Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 18 No. 8, 2012
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
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.     2012        104   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: Using geographical information systems to analyse accessibility to health services in the West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory; Comparison of tobacco control policies in the Eastern Mediterranean countries based on tobacco control scale scores; Controlling medicine prices in Sudan: the challenge of the recently established Medicines Regulatory Authority; Pharmaceutical representatives beliefs and practices about their professional practice: a study in Sudan; Problems and perceived needs for medical ethics education of resident physicians in Alexandria teaching hospitals, Egypt; Epidemiology of suicide and attempted suicide derived from the health system database in the Islamic Republic of Iran:2001-2007; Obesity and psychological traits associated with eating disorders among Cypriot adolescents: comparison of 2003 and 2010 cohorts; An inventory for assessment of the health needs of Iranian female adolescents; Exploring dysmenorrhoea and menstrual experiences among Lebanese female adolescents; Lessons learnt from malaria epidemics in the Islamic Republic of Iran; Test de Mantoux : quel seuil ? Pour quel but ?; Assessment of physicians knowledge and awareness about the hazards of radiological examinations on the health of their patients; Root causes for late presentation of severe neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia in Egypt; Association of ABO blood group in Iraqis with hypercholesterolaemia, hypertension and diabetes mellitus; Flexibility and pragmatism in promoting health: an experience of synergy between health and religion in the Islamic Republic of Iran;