Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Vol. 22 No. 3, 2016
Trilingual edition English/French/Arabic
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
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.     2016        70   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: Moving away from the comfort zone of tobacco control policies to the highest level of implementation; Risk factors for neonatal intensive care unit admission in Amman, Jordan; Trend of bacterial meningitis in Bahrain from 1990 to 2013 and effect of introduction of new vaccines; Change in attitudes and knowledge of problem drug use and harm reduction among a community cohort in Kabul, Afghanistan; Accuracy of the VITEK« 2 system for a rapid and direct identification and susceptibility testing of Gram-negative rods and Gram-positive cocci in blood samples; Routine immunization services in Pakistan: seeing beyond the number; Responding to physical and psychological health impacts of disasters: case study of the Iranian disaster rehabilitation plan; Environmental carcinogen exposure and lifestyle factors affecting cancer risk in Qatar: findings from a qualitative review; Medical error reporting: is it about physicians? knowledge and their practice, or patient safety culture in the workplace?; Implementing the WHO FCTC: the need to scale up tobacco control.