Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Induced Abortion Among Women of Reproductive Age Group in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia

    Mohammed Oumer, Agmas Manaye

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 66-73
    Received: Mar. 28, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2019
    Published: May 27, 2019
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    Abstract: Background:Abortion is the termination of pregnancy by the expulsion of a fetus or embryo from the uterus before viability. An estimated 56 million induced abortions occurred worldwide each year. Ethiopia has the fifth highest number of maternal deaths in the world: one in twenty-seven women die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth annual... Show More
  • Planning Capacity, Determinants, and Challenges of Integrating Multisectoral Nutrition into Communal Development Plans in Burkina Faso

    Ousmane Ouedraogo, Maimouna Halidou Doudou, Koiné Maxime Drabo, Denis Garnier, Noel Marie Zagré, Kristina Reinhardt, Philippe Donnen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 74-82
    Received: May 06, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 06, 2019
    Published: Jun. 20, 2019
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    Abstract: Introduction Translating national policies into concretes actions at sub-national level is a prerequisite to scaling up interventions and ensuring an impact on the nutritional status of populations. The objective of this study was to analyze the overall process of local planning in Burkina Faso to identify factors that positively and negatively inf... Show More
  • Evaluation of China's Health Resources Allocation Performance

    Yunying Yan, Xue Lei, Huawei Tan, Ling Yu, Peilin Zhang, Fei Chen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 83-90
    Received: May 06, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: Background As one of the limited public resources, health resources is the material basis for maintaining health, and its allocation has a direct impact on the demand and utilization of health services, thus affecting the health status of the population. How to improve the performance of health resources allocation, to obtain the best social and ec... Show More
  • Supply Priority of Health Service Industry in Chongqing, China: A Cross-Sectional Study

    Yunying Yan, Zhan Yang, Zheng Wang, Xue Lei, Yue Sun, Fei Chen

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 91-97
    Received: May 06, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 05, 2019
    Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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    Abstract: Background The mismatch between supply and demand is the primary issue in the development of health service industry in China. The study aims to explore the relationship between the demand for and satisfaction of residents in Chongqing, China from health service products, in order to analyze the supply priority of health service industry from the p... Show More
  • Unhygienic Food Handling as a Source of Parasites and Pathogenic Bacteria in Dessie Town, North Eastern Ethiopia

    Brhanu Teka, Assefa Mulu, Muluneh Ademe

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 98-103
    Received: May 13, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 23, 2019
    Published: Jul. 08, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Food handlers (individuals engaged in food preparation, transport and provision) are implicated in the transmission of foodborne diseases if appropriate hygienic practices are not maintained. Hence, this study aimed to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites and bacteria among food handlers of Dessie town, Ethiopia. Methods: A ... Show More