Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 18 No. 6, 2012
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
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Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2012        128   pages
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: Effect of air pollution on onset of acute coronary syndrome in susceptible subgroups; Air pollution and low birth weight: a historical cohort study from Tehran; Impact of twice weekly versus daily iron supplementation during pregnancy on maternal and fetal haematological indices: a randomized clinical trial; Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards family planning among women in the rural southern region of Jordan; Seroprevalence of tetanus antibodies among pregnant women in Duhok Governorate, Iraq; Child physical abuse in Bahrain: a 10-year study, 2000 2009; Physical, mental, emotional and social health status of adolescents and youths in Benghazi, Libya; Health-care-seeking behaviour among university students in Lebanon; Suicide in the Islamic Republic of Iran: an integrated analysis from 1981 to 2007; Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms in type 1 diabetes mellitus: a new pattern from Khorasan province, Islamic Republic of Iran; La néphropathie non diabétique chez les patients diabétiques de type 2 à l'hôpital militaire Mohammed V de Rabat (Maroc); Prevalence of hepatitis B and C infections and associated factors among blood donors in Aden city, Yemen; Anti-hepatitis B surface antigen titres in vaccinated dentistry students at Damascus University; Management of diarrhoea cases by community pharmacies in 3 cities of Pakistan; Utilization and cost of antibacterial drugs in 2 general surgery units in Palestine measured using anatomical therapeutic chemical classification and defined daily dose methodology; L'instauration de la pharmacovigilance dans un nouveau centre hospitalier universitaire au Maroc : comment et pourquoi ?; Microbiological study of spiced chicken burgers in Tripoli City, Libya; Health needs and eHealth readiness assessment of health care organizations in Kabul and Bamyan, Afghanistan; Views of final-year medical students at Damascus University about clinical skills acquired before graduation.