Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 19 No. 4, 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: Universal health coverage; Factors affecting the prevalence of chronic diseases in Palestinian people: an analysis of data from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics ; WHO MPOWER tobacco control scores in the Eastern Mediterranean countries based on the 2011 report; Geographic epidemiology in a small area: cancer incidence in Baakline, Lebanon, 2000-2008; Antenatal depression and its predictors in Lahore, Pakistan; Physical abuse in basic-education schools in Aden governorate, Yemen: a cross-sectional study; Do personal beliefs and peers affect the practice of alcohol consumption in university students in Lebanon?; Factors influencing women s willingness to volunteer in the healthcare system: evidence from the Islamic Republic of Iran; Characterization of wound infections among patients injured during the 2011 Libyan conflict; Relation between some haematological abnormalities, degree of immunosuppression and viral load in treatment-na´ve HIV-infected patients; Study of methacholine positivity in patients with chronic cough at Masih Daneshvari hospital, Tehran, 2007-2008; Renal patients views on generic prescribing and substitution: example from the United Arab Emirates; Demographics and the social reckoning in the Arab region; Consensus recommendation for meningococcal disease prevention for Hajj and Umra pilgrimage/ travel medicine; A case of vocal tic: an unusual presentation of neurobrucellosis.