Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 18 No. 2, 2012
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Order Number    04501802 Format    Paper Back
Price    CHF    20.00 / US$    24.00 Developing countries:    CHF    14.00
.     2012        84   pages
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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: Nurses attitudes and reactions to workplace violence in obstetrics and gynaecology departments in Cairo hospitals; Evaluating the psychosocial and mental health consequences of abuse among Jordanian women; Postmenopausal symptoms among Egyptian geripausal women; Knowledge, attitude and beliefs towards HIV/AIDS among students of health institutes in Sana a city; Hepatitis C virus infection among multi-transfused patients and personnel in haemodialysis units in central Islamic Republic of Iran; Distribution of hepatitis C virus genotypes in haemodialysis patients of Guilan, northern Islamic Republic of Iran; Iron deficiency in Yemeni patients with sickle-cell disease; Reproductive behaviour of mothers of children with beta-thalassaemia major; Factors associated with timely initiation of breastfeeding in Al-Hassa province, Saudi Arabia; Middle ear and hearing disorders of schoolchildren aged 7-10 years in South Sinai, Egypt; Primary health care: what is it and what is it not? Views of teaching faculty at an undergraduate medical college in Pakistan; Teaching of major communicable diseases in Sudanese medical schools: a critical look; Isolation and identification of Mycobacterium avium complex and other nontuberculosis mycobacteria from drinking-water in Basra governorate, Iraq; Achievements of the Iranian family planning programmes 1956-2006; Protecting Pakistan s health during the global economic crisis; Schistosomiasis of the spinal cord: report of 5 cases from Sudan; Early-onset severe isoniazid-induced motordominant neuropathy: a case report.