Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021

  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Infection Control Measures Among Healthcare Workers at King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) in Riyadh, KSA

    Najod Alshathri

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 180-189
    Received: Sep. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 18, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Background: Infections acquired in healthcare facilities have become an increasingly challenging issue worldwide. The prevention of infectious diseases is a critical issue since healthcare workers develop acquired infections while providing services to patients. However, infection prevention and control are challenging, especially in healthcare fac... Show More
  • Predictors of Postnatal Care Supplements in Bole Sub-City Health Centers Under the COVID-19 Environment: Analysis of Service User’s Perspective

    Nolawit Kebede, Nigatu Regassa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 190-197
    Received: Oct. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2021
    Published: Nov. 19, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Background: Postnatal Care (PNC) visits help decrease maternal morbidity and mortality right after delivery. However, the services are severely affected during crisis time, such as the recent COVID-19 pandemic, as most health care services were suspended and shifted to combat the pandemic. Objective: to assess the determinants and challenges of pos... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude & Practice of Health Care Workers on COVID-19 in Babylon Governorate, Iraq 2020

    Tamara Abdulhussein, Ammar Saaed, Rafaat Abbas, Ali Aljebbawi

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 198-203
    Received: Oct. 30, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2021
    Published: Nov. 25, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: During the last month of 2019 a highly contagious infectious disease caused by a corona virus known as COVID-19 that identified in Wuhan/China, then the WHO declared the outbreak to be a public health emergency of international concern, after two months the disease entered our country with the international travelers and started its rapid spread in... Show More
  • Insomnia Among Patients with Chronic Medical Illness During COVID-19 Pandemic: Association with Sociodemographic Variables and Social Support

    Aman Dule, Zakir Abdu, Mohammedamin Hajure, Mustefa Mohammedhussein, Mandaras Tariku

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 204-210
    Received: Nov. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Introduction: The altered circadian rhythm from home confinement during COVID-19 pandemic has resulted to mental disturbances and interference of sleep specifically among vulnerable groups. The present study was aimed to evaluate the impacts of the pandemic on the sleep status of peoples living with chronic medical diseases. Methods: A cross-sectio... Show More
  • Oral Health Status Assessment of Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Consultations in Abidjan –Cote d’Ivoire

    Jean-Claude Guinan, Anita Amangoua, Mamadi Traore, David Meless, Dorothee Koumi-Meledje

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 211-216
    Received: Nov. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2021
    Published: Dec. 07, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Introduction: Although there are evidence-based associations between oral health status and adverse pregnancy outcomes, oral health screening is not systematically included in antenatal consultations in Côte d'Ivoire. Furthermore, there are no oral health promotion activities specifically targeting pregnant women. Objective: Assessing the oral stat... Show More
  • Wrong Perceptions Towards Health Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation and Associated Factors Among Women in Adama District, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Chala Diriba Feyissa, Lemlem Kebede, Meyrema Abdo, Ephrem Mannekulih

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2021
    Pages: 217-223
    Received: Nov. 15, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 02, 2021
    Published: Dec. 11, 2021
    Downloads:
    Views:
    Abstract: Background: Wrong perceptions towards health consequences of female genital mutilation among women can contribute to the continuation of the practice of female genital mutilation. This study aimed at determining the prevalence of wrong perception towards health consequences of female genital mutilation and associated factors among women at Adama Di... Show More