eHealth and health Internet domain names: Report by the Secretariat
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Association between attitudes towards Internet usage and health practices in high-school students in 2 schools in Turkey: a cross-sectional study Kaya, N.; Asti, T.; Kaya, I.; Yaylaci, S.; Kaya, H.; Turan, N.; Aydin, G. Ozdemir (2016-11)Excessive usage of the Internet can negatively affect health and health practices especially among youth. To examine the issue among Turkish students, this study determined the association between high-school students' attitudes towards Internet usage and their health behaviour. The sample [n = 2043] was randomly drawn from all students at two high schools in Turkey: one in Anatolia and one [a vocational school] in Istanbul. Data were collected using the Structured Questionnaire, Attitude Scale towards Internet Usage [ASTIU] and Adolescent Lifestyle ...
Typology and credibility of Internet health websites originating from Gulf Cooperation Council countries Weber, A.S.; Verjee, M.; Rahman, Z.H.; Ameerudeen, F.; Al Baz, N. (2014)The quality of information available on health websites in the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] countries has not been comprehensively assessed. From November to December 2012 we retrieved all functional health-related websites [n - 925] originating in GCC countries. Data on authorship, language, date,information content and type of site were recorded. A novel website checklist was developed based on the credibility and trust criteria of the Internet assessment organization Health On the Net Foundation [HON]. Only 5 sites [0.5%] fulfilled all ...
Lebedev, Georgy; Zimina, Ekaterina; Korotkova, Anna; Shaderkin, Igor; Kirsanova, Elena; World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe (2019)