Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 19 No. 3, 2013
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
.     2013        91   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: Tuberculosis care in 2013 and beyond: 20 years after the birth of the DOTS strategy; Estimation of the contribution of private providers in tuberculosis case notification and treatment outcome in Pakistan; Effective gender-based violence screening tools for use in primary health care settings in Afghanistan and Pakistan: a systematic review ; Parental involvement and bullying among middleschool students in North Africa; Ongoing deterioration of the nutritional status of Palestinian preschool children in Gaza under the Israeli siege; Prevalence of and factors associated with obesity among Pakistani schoolchildren: a school-based, cross-sectional study; Assessment of suicidal and self-injurious behaviours among patients with depression; Screening for BRCA1 large genomic rearrangements in female Egyptian hereditary breast cancer patients; Aspects épidémiologiques et anatomopathologiques des cancers dans la région de Fès-Boulemane (Maroc); Effect of zinc supplementation on serum zinc and calcium levels in postmenopausal osteoporotic women in Tabriz, Islamic Republic of Iran; Apports alimentaires durant le mois de ramadan chez le patient diabétique de type 2 marocain; Ocular disorders among schoolchildren in Khartoum State, Sudan; Possible health effects of liquefied petroleum gas on workers at filling and distribution stations of Gaza governorates; Iraqi parents views of barriers to childhood immunization; Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference in Amman, Jordan, November 2012.