Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 18 No. 10, 2012
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04501810
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2012        84   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: Goals for oral health in Tunisia 2020; Growth advantage of CD34+ cells in trisomy 8 high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome despite enhanced apoptotic signals; Mismatch between Arab women s preferences and options offered for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in the United Arab Emirates; Serial tumour markers serum carcinoembryonic antigen and cancer antigen 15-3 assays in detecting symptomatic metastasis in breast cancer patients; Age-standardized mortality rates by cause in Basra, Iraq: 1978 and 2007; Vector ecology and susceptibility in a malaria-endemic focus in southern Islamic Republic of Iran; Field efficacy of expanded polystyrene and shredded waste polystyrene beads for mosquito control in artificial pools and field trials, Islamic Republic of Iran; Workers safety in the construction industry in the southern West Bank of Palestine; Home-related injuries among children: knowledge, attitudes and practice about first aid among rural mothers; Physical and verbal/emotional abuse of schoolchildren, Lebanon, 2009; Which form of nicotine replacement therapy is more effective for quitting smoking? A study in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran; Waterpipe smoking and dependence are associated with chronic bronchitis: a case-control study in Lebanon.