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: 608

Table of Content: January 2015; 7(1)

January 2015

Routine dissemination of summary syndromic surveillance data leads to greater usage at local health departments in North Carolina

Public health surveillance data is critical as it provides actionable information to guide public health response. Thirty interviews were conducted across North Carolina from May to September, 2009 with local public health department staff to describe the use of routine syndromic surveillance data during a local outbreak and compared this to usage during a large, statewide outbreak, during which the state disseminated...

Author(s): Mary T. Fangman, Erika Samoff, Lauren DiBiase, Pia D. M. MacDonald, and Anna E. Waller,

January 2015

Knowledge, attitude and acceptance of voluntary male medical circumcision among male students attending Botswana University

In recent years safe voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC) has been recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) as one of the preventive strategies for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infection for those countries with high HIV prevalence and low medical male circumcision rates. This study aimed to assess the level of knowledge, attitude, and acceptance of safe VMMC among male university students...

Author(s): S. L. Mndzebel and G. A. Tegegn

January 2015

Knowledge, attitudes and participation of community pharmacists in Lagos State, Nigeria towards primary health care (PHC)

The general objective of this study was to evaluate community pharmacists’ participation in primary health care as well as to assess community pharmacists’ knowledge of primary health care and determine their level of participation in health promotion, disease prevention and curative primary health care activities in Lagos, Nigera. A total of 120 community pharmacists were used for this study. Data was...

Author(s): Olumide I. Soyemi and Oladipo O. Hunponu-Wusu

January 2015

Environmental human faecal contamination in pig raising in Soroti district of Uganda: A short communication

Environmental faecal contamination is the defecation on the ground or failure to dispose faeces into the latrine; it could be because of lack of latrines or even a deliberate shunning of latrines. This contamination is a worldwide problem that is perhaps exercabating parasitic neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).The vice enables the lifecycle of parasitic zoonoses like taeniasis which is associated with...

Author(s): Zirintunda G., Fyfe J. , Nsadha Z. and Waiswa C.