Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 18 No. 5, 2012
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04501805
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2012        84   pages
Summary
The EMHJ was launched in 1995 as a peer-reviewed medical journal. Starting January 2010, the Journal has been given a new format and is now published monthly. The EMHJ serves as a forum for the dissemination of biomedical information through the publication of scientific research papers on a range of topics related to public health, with particular relevance to the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

In this month's issue: Promoting public-private mix for TB-DOTS: a multi-country study from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region; Reproductive and non-reproductive health status of women aged 15 years and above in southern Jordan; Maternal mortality in Jordan: role of substandard care and delays; Postnatal depression among Bahraini women: prevalence of symptoms and psychosocial risk factors; Predictors of fetal demise after trauma in pregnant Saudi Arabian women;General practitioners awareness and management of common psychiatric disorders: a community-based survey from Karachi, Pakistan; Smoking habits and attitudes among university students in Palestine: a cross-sectional study; Low adherence of Kuwaiti adults to fruit and vegetable dietary guidelines; Feasibility of a peer-led, school-based asthma education programme for adolescents in Jordan; Study of the relation between quality of inpatient care and early readmission for diabetic patients at a hospital in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia; Relationship between consultation length and rational prescribing of drugs in Gorgan city, Islamic Republic of Iran; Social and behavioural HIV/AIDS research in Jordan: a systematic review; Evaluation of specific biochemical indicators of Helicobacter pylori-associated gastric cancer in Egypt