Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 19 No. 2, 2013
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04501902
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2013        105   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: Evaluation of the national tuberculosis surveillance system in Afghanistan; Diagnostic et évaluation de l hépatite virale C chez l hémodialysé; Médicaments et allaitement maternel : évaluation du risque médicamenteux chez le nourrisson; Interleukins 12 and 13 levels among beta-thalassaemia major patients; Frequency of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus in subjects with fasting blood glucose below 6.1 mmol/L (110 mg/dL); Depression among a group of elders in Alexandria, Egypt; External cephalic version for breech presentation at term: predictors of success, and impact on the rate of caesarean section; Birth weight and risk of childhood acute leukaemia: Blood lead level among Palestinian schoolchildren: a pilot study; Public awareness of and support for smoke-free legislation in Turkey: a national survey using the lot quality sampling technique; Risk factors for human brucellosis in northern Jordan; High incidence of hepatitis B infection after treatment for paediatric cancer at a teaching hospital in Baghdad; Health education and peer leaders role in improving low vaccination coverage in Akre district, Kurdistan region, Iraq; Mycobacterium tuberculosis spoligotypes circulating in the Lebanese population: a retrospective study; Factors associated with patient delay in accessing pulmonary tuberculosis care, Gezira State, Sudan, 2009; Factors affecting defaulting from DOTS therapy under the national programme of tuberculosis control in Alexandria, Egypt; Child mortality in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: challenges and opportunities; Acknowledgement of the work of Dr Mohammad Haytham Khayat.