Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 20 No. 1, 2014
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04502001
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2014        67   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: Less than 1000 days to go for MDGs 4 and 5: where are we and what needs to be done?; Invited review: Reducing the burden of maternal and child morbidity and mortality in the Eastern Mediterranean Region? Yes, we can; Community participation eludes Pakistan?s maternal, newborn and child health programme; Expanding the comprehensive national neonatal screening programme in the United Arab Emirates from 1995 to 2011; Prevalence and factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months of life in Tehran: a population-based study; Prevalence of anaemia in preschool children in Karma Albalad area, Northern State, Sudan; Association between dietary habits and body mass index of adolescent females in intermediate schools in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Comparison of two assays in the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis: immunological and molecular; Prevalence of coeliac disease among adult patients with autoimmune hypothyroidism in Jordan; Physicians? knowledge, attitude and practices regarding management of medications in Ramadan.