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: 573

Table of Content: March 2017; 9(3)

March 2017

A study on the fungi isolated from the carpeting, walls and prayer beads from the “New Mosque and Nuruosmaniye Mosque” situated in the province of Istanbul

Mosques which are visited by many people every day, for both worship and touristic purposes, play an important role in the spread of infections in society.  It is for this reason that research into the fungal concentrations found on the carpets, walls and prayer beads in mosques may prove instrumental in determining potential risks and in protecting the health of visitors. The sampling of fungus content from the...

Author(s): Hanife Handan Paça and Günay Tülay ÇolakoÄŸlu

March 2017

Retrospective study on rabies at selected districts of Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia

A retrospective study was conducted on the prevalence of rabies at selected districts of Tigray (Gantafeshum, Enderta, Mekelle, and Adigrat) from 2008 to April 2009 for human and animals. In addition to the retrospective study, a questionnaire was also prepared and circulated to 420 study participants. As per the information collected, 267 animals and humans died of rabies and the highest percentage of cases was in dogs...

Author(s): Hailelule Aleme and Yibrah G/meskel

March 2017

Prevalence of precancerous cervical lesion and associated factors among women in North Ethiopia

Literature shows that cervical cancer is very prevalent among women living in low resource settings. Once it progresses to invasive cervical cancer, its cost is very high. Thus, screening cervical cancer is highly recommended in poor settings including Ethiopia, where the disease burden is very high. However, little is documented on the prevalence and determinants of precancerous cervical lesion among healthy women....

Author(s): Kebede Haile Misgina, Hailay Seyoum Belay and Teklehaymanot Huluf Abraha