Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 607

Table of Content: February 2016; 8(2)

February 2016

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of health care workers on Ebola virus disease in Conakry, Guinea: A cross-sectional study

In the current Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak, health care workers (HCWs) are on the frontline of the response. The study aimed to report on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Conakry HCWs. A cross-sectional survey was done among HCWs from the two national hospitals and at the communal hospitals in Conakry, using a standardized questionnaire. Demographic, knowledge, attitudes and practices data of the...

Author(s): A. Touré, F. A. Traoré, F. B. Sako, A. Delamou, F. S. Tonguino, D. Sylla, M. Bangoura, M. Barry, M. Cisse and P. Vanhems

February 2016

The epidemiology of thyroid diseases in the Arab world: A systematic review

Thyroid gland diseases are a public health problem worldwide. Imbalance in the regulation of thyroid gland hormones can cause many disorders that range from a small goiter to life threatening diseases, such as thyroid cancer. Thyroid dysfunction both hyper and hypothyroidism can affect circulatory system by affecting cardiac output, cardiac contractility, blood pressure, vascular resistance and rhythm disturbance which...

Author(s): Awad Saad Al Shahrani, Ashraf El-Metwally, Khaled Al-Surimi, Salih Bin Salih, Yousef Saleh, Abeer Al-Shehri and Anna Ali