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Apr 28, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Exploration of Factors That Affect Travel Safety of Child Passengers

Kai Liu
There are few studies on the travel safety of child passenger in China. The study aims to describe the seating position and restraint practice of child passenger in China’s first-tier cities. The travel information on the children enrolled in 10 early education institutions, 15 kindergartens and 10 primary schools was randomly selected in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing and Jinan in recent years. A total of 4900 parents we
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Feb 23, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Re-Emergence of Malaria in Malaysia: A Review Article

Alene Sze Jing Yong, Parasakthi Navaratnam, Amudha Kadirvelu, Naganathan Pillai
Malaria is a global health problem, affecting millions of people annually. According to the World Malaria Report 2015, there were 214 million new cases of malaria globally (range 149 - 303 million) with an estimated mortality of 438,000 (range 236,000 - 635,000). The vast majority of the cases occur in the WHO African Region (88%), with the rest being in the WHO South East Asian Region (10%) and the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regio
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Jul 14, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Effect of Anthropometry and Dyslipidaemia on Birth Weight

Edward Delali Darku, Afu Clifford Jr., Martin Kwesi Darku
The period of pregnancy is a very important aspect of fetal growth and development. Maternal weight gain during pregnancy is associated with fetal macrosomia. Generally, delays in low maternal weight gain have been linked to limitations in fetal growth and development, and there is some evidence that low maternal weight gain is associated with an increased risk of pre-term delivery. Objective:
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Oct 17, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Prevalence of Malaria Positive Rapid Diagnostic Test and Antimalarial Treatment in Patients with Fevers in the Accident and Emergency Unit of Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital, Western Region, Ghana

Verner N. Orish, Jones Ofori-Amoah, Innocent Afeke, Ibrahim Jamfaru, Donatus W. Adongo, Kokou H. Amegan-Aho
Background: Rapid diagnostic test (RDT) is a simpler, easy to read malaria diagnostic test. It was introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) to supplement the use of microscopy and can be used alone in areas where microscopy is unavailable. Its introduction was necessary to maintain the WHO test-based treatment protocol for malaria, as dependence of microscopy which is the gold standard is not possible in many areas in S
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Nov 13, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes among Maasai Pastoral Communities in Simanjiro, Tanzania

Juliana Mandha, Buza Joram, Neema Kassimu, Pammla Petrucka
Background: The prevalence of non-communicable diseases in particular diabetes is rising worldwide especially in low income countries. Information on the risk factors at the community level is of paramount importance to enable strategic preventive programs. This study is undertaken to investigate the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes and Impaired Fasting Glucose and associated risk factors among Maasai communities of Simanjiro District, Tanzania. Methods: This is a cross- sectional population based ...


Jul 16, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Progress towards the Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis

Adekunle Sanyaolu, Chuku Okorie, Yashika Dixon, Muguette Kemajou, Krystel Ly, Elizabeth Mathew, Jerome Nchamukong, Pooyan Nikookar, Roselin Ogunjimi, Risha Patidar, Sonam Sharma, Justin Woei
Dracunculus medinensis is a parasitic infection that can be prevented but still endemic in few countries today. Most individuals are not even aware that they are infected until when the symptoms develop. Contaminated drinking water, endemicity for the disease, and previous history of infection are the major risk factors for transmission of this disease. The Guinea worm’s life-cycle begins in contaminated water and ends within the human body. A host is necessary for the survival of this pa...


Jul 15, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Outcome of Management of 5 Cases of Abdominal Pregnancies

Augustine Ochigbo Ojabo, Samuel Kuma Hembah-Hilekaan, Onyemocho Audu, Ehiagwina Andrew Okoh, Nwoyi Otu Oka
Abdominal pregnancies are rare; however, they are still frequently missed pre-operatively. This presents diagnostic and treatment dilemma especially in resource-constrained settings where CT-scan and MRI are not readily available for accurate diagnosis. Five cases of abdominal pregnancies were managed over an eighteen-year period. In 2 cases, the condition was diagnosed preoperatively. The age range of the patients was from 32 to 36 years with a mean of 32.4 years. All 5 patients recovered fully...


Jun 11, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Identified Factors Behind Low Consumption of Animal Foods among the Children of 6 - 23 Months Old in Alive and Thrive Intervention Areas in Bangladesh

Umme Salma Mukta, Barnali Chakraborty, Umme Sayka, Md. Raisul Haque, Md. Moslem Uddin Mia
Background: In Bangladesh, more than two-thirds of total food consumption is rice as main staple, especially for the poor, in addition to some vegetables, pulses and small quantities of fish, meat, egg, etc. if and when available. The similar dietary pattern and practices were found for under two years old children in the intervention areas of Alive and Thrive (A & T) project where consumption of animal foods by children was minimal even after being counseled on its rightly mentioned. Premis...


Mar 23, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Perception of Risks and Benefits of Smoking among Adolescents of Glacier International College

Bibha Dhungel, Neema Bhandari
Background: Tobacco use is one of the important preventable causes of death and a leading public health problem all over the world. Multiple factors are involved in the initiation of smoking in adolescents and young adults. Adolescents may incorrectly believe that cigarette smoking is less risky than other behaviors, such as alcohol consumption and drug use, and they do not understand the short-term effect and addictive nature of smoking. Objectives: The main objective of the study was to find o...


Feb 13, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Oncoplasty’s Contribution in Breast Cancers: About 48 Cases

Amine Rafik, Mounia Douiri, Naima Bahechar, Abdessamad Chlihi
Introduction: Oncoplasty has developed for 20 years in order to avoid potentially major deformations of conservative treatment. We report the results of our oncoplastic breast operations. Patients and Methods: We conducted a descriptive and retrospective study of 48 patients treated by oncoplastic technique in the national center of burn and plastic surgery in the U.H. IBN-ROCHD of Casablanca between 2011 and 2014. Patient and tumor characteristics, as well as information on the procedures and c...


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