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: 584

Table of Content: September 2015; 7(9)

September 2015

Knowledge of food borne infection and food safety practices among local food handlers in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State

Increase in food borne infection has been linked with the lack of knowledge of food borne infection (FBI) and poor food safety practice (FSP) of food handlers. This is a major determinant of the kind of patronage received by local restaurants and fast food restaurants. This study was carried out to assess the knowledge of FBI and FSP of local food handlers in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State. Four hundred...

Author(s): Oladoyinbo Catherine Adebukola, Akinbule Oluwafunke Opeyemi and Awosika Israel Ayodeji

September 2015

Medicine pricing: Impact on accessibility and affordability of medicines vis a vis the product origin as pharmaco-economic drivers in Comoros

This paper highlights the availability, pricing and affordability of popular medicines in Comoros. We used the standardized survey methodology developed by the World Health Organization and Health Action International to conduct a cross sectional survey for collecting data on availability and patient prices of medicines in public, private and mission sector medicines outlets from April 1 to June 30, 2014. Median...

Author(s): Said Abasse Kassim, Raphael Nammahime Alolga, Assogba Gabin Assanhou, Said Mohamed Kassim, Li Hongchao and Ma Aixia

September 2015

Geomedical study of thyroid disorders in the foot hill settlements of Pir Panjal Range

The present study is an, attempt to find out the concentration of Iodine (I) in soil and water phases of the natural environment, and its relationship with the human health in the foot hill settlements of Pir Panjal Range in Anantnag district of Kashmir valley. Also, socio-economic determinants of health were taken into due account. Firstly, the area was divided into altitudinal zones and soils classes. Then, the soil...

Author(s): Rafiq Ahmad Hajam, Ghulam Mohmad Rather and Tasawoor Ahmed Kanth

September 2015

Study of ABO and Rh-D blood group among the common people of Chittagong city corporation area of Bangladesh

This study was aimed to identify the distribution patterns of ABO and Rh-D blood group among the population of Chittagong city corporation area in Chittagong city of Bangladesh in order to promote social awareness, and safe blood transfusion among the population. A cross sectional, analytical study was carried out on a total of 937 people in three different area of Chittagong City Corporation (that is, Central railway...

Author(s): Rashaduz Zaman, Mohammad Parvez, Md. Jakaria and Mohammed Abu Sayeed

September 2015

Viral and bacterial acute lower respiratory tract infections in Khartoum children emergency hospital in 2012

Acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRI) including severe pneumonia are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in children under five years of age worldwide especially in developing countries. There is little information on the viral and bacterial etiology of severe pneumonia in Sudan where the disease burden is particularly high. The objectives of this study were to identify causative...

Author(s): Sozan M. Abdelkhalig, Elsheikh G. Mahgoub and Mohammed A. Soghaier