Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 19 No. 10, 2013
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04501910
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2013        66   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: From vision to action: meeting public health challenges in the Region; Effect of delay in diagnosis on the rate of tuberculosis among close contacts of tuberculosis patients; Patterns of meningococcal infection in Sudan with emergence of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135; First survey of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Borujerd county, western Islamic Republic of Iran; Fatalities from road traffic accidents among the young in Bahrain; Cigarette and waterpipe smoking associated knowledge and behaviour among medical students in Lebanon; Emotional abuse among children: a study in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Experiences of intimate-partner violence and contraception use among ever-married women in Jordan; Ventilator-associated pneumonia in a teaching hospital in Tehran and use of the Iranian Nosocomial Infections Surveillance software; Communicable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: prevention and control 2010?2011; Strategic approach to control of viral haemorrhagic fever outbreaks in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: report from a regional consultation; A case of vocal tic: an unusual presentation of neurobrucellosis.