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  1. Content type: Research

    A novel approach for improving community case-detection of acute malnutrition involves mothers/caregivers screening their children for acute malnutrition using a mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) insertion ta...

    Authors: Angeline Grant, James Njiru, Edgar Okoth, Imelda Awino, André Briend, Samuel Murage, Saida Abdirahman and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:11

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  2. Content type: Research

    Severe thalassemia diseases are a major health problem in Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, there has never been a significant program for prevention or control of severe thalassemia. We, therefore, studied the eff...

    Authors: Kimhaung Cheng, Supan Fucharoen, Kanokwan Sanchaisuriya, Goonnapa Fucharoen, Pattara Sanchaisuriya and Arunee Jetsrisuparb

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:13

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  3. Content type: Study protocol

    Policy implementation remains an under researched area in most low and middle income countries and it is not surprising that several policies are implemented without a systematic follow up of why and how they ...

    Authors: Charles Hongoro, Elizeus Rutebemberwa, Thembinkosi Twalo, Chikondi Mwendera, Mbuyiselo Douglas, Moses Mukuru, Simon Kasasa and Freddie Ssengooba

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    A significant number of cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related deaths occur in developing countries. An increasing prevalence of CVD is associated with a change in the macro-economy of these countries. In this p...

    Authors: Frederick J. Raal, Alawi A. Alsheikh-Ali, Mohamed I. Omar, Wafa Rashed, Omar Hamoui, Abdoul Kane, Mohamed Alami, Paula Abreu and Walid M. Mashhoud

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:15

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  5. Content type: Research

    Despite postnatal care services significant role in improving maternal and new-born health, services are underutilized in most developing countries including Ethiopia. Hence, it is important to identify factor...

    Authors: Teshome Abuka Abebo and Dawit Jember Tesfaye

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:9

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  6. Content type: Research

    Based on successive Health Interview Surveys (HIS), it has been demonstrated that also in Belgium obesity, measured by means of a self-reported body mass index (BMI in kg/m2), is a growing public health problem t...

    Authors: S. Drieskens, S. Demarest, S. Bel, K. De Ridder and J. Tafforeau

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:10

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  7. Content type: Research

    Violence against women is a common form of human rights violation, and intimate partner violence (IPV) appears to be the most significant component of violence. The aim of this study was to examine the associa...

    Authors: Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Kwamena Sekyi Dickson and Abdul-Aziz Seidu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:5

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  8. Content type: Research

    The integration of different administrative data sources from a number of European countries has been shown useful in the assessment of unwarranted variations in health care performance. This essay describes t...

    Authors: Enrique Bernal-Delgado and Francisco Estupiñán-Romero

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:6

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  9. Content type: Study protocol

    Severe weight loss through means of bariatric surgery has been associated with loss of muscle mass due to lack of absorption of protein. The aim of this RCT is to investigate the effectiveness of protein suppl...

    Authors: Sahar D. Al-Shamari, Mohamed Aly ElSherif, Wahiba Hamid and Fahad Hanna

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:7

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  10. Content type: Research

    Even though, the disclosure of HIV sero- status to sexual partners, friends or relatives is the main tool for prevention and care strategies, most of the HIV/AIDS patients do not inform their close friends. Th...

    Authors: Tamiru Tesfaye, Jiregna Darega, Tefera Belachew and Abebe Abera

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:1

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  11. Content type: Research

    Performance-based financing (PBF) in the health sector has recently gained momentum in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as one of the ways forward for achieving Universal Health Coverage. The major pri...

    Authors: Oriane Bodson, Ahmed Barro, Anne-Marie Turcotte-Tremblay, Nestor Zanté, Paul-André Somé and Valéry Ridde

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:4

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  12. Content type: Study protocol

    Not much is known about the health seeking behavior of people with substance use disorders before they enter specialized treatment and afterwards. This paper explains in detail the protocol that has been follo...

    Authors: Luk Van Baelen, Karin De Ridder, Jérôme Antoine and Lies Gremeaux

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:3

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  13. Content type: Research

    Population-based surveys currently face the problem of decreasing response rates. Mixed-mode designs are now being implemented more often to account for this, to improve sample composition and to reduce overal...

    Authors: Elvira Mauz, Elena von der Lippe, Jennifer Allen, Ralph Schilling, Stephan Müters, Jens Hoebel, Patrick Schmich, Matthias Wetzstein, Panagiotis Kamtsiuris and Cornelia Lange

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:8

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  14. Content type: Research

    Despite being one of the plausible measures towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), various issues pertaining to pre-pregnancy clinic (PPC) services still need to be pondered upon. Based on thi...

    Authors: Mizanur Rahman, Natazcza Abdul Rahim and Mohd Taha Arif

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:67

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  15. Content type: Research

    The global phenomenon of population ageing is creating new challenges in both high and middle income countries, as functional limitations are expected to increase with age. The attribution method has been prop...

    Authors: Renata T.C. Yokota, Wilma J. Nusselder, Jean-Marie Robine, Jean Tafforeau, Patrick Deboosere, Lenildo Moura, Silvânia S. C. A. Andrade, Shamyr S. Castro and Herman Van Oyen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:68

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  16. Content type: Study protocol

    Implementing efficient stoves and clean fuels in low and middle-income countries are critical for improving health of poor women and children and improve the environment. Cleaner biomass stoves, however, perfo...

    Authors: Praveen Kumar, Amar Dhand, Rachel G. Tabak, Ross C. Brownson and Gautam N. Yadama

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:70

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    Several kinds of pressure can lead to the emergence of infectious diseases. In the case of zoonoses emerging from livestock, one of the most significant changes that has taken place since the mid twentieth cen...

    Authors: Marius Gilbert, Xiangming Xiao and Timothy P. Robinson

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:48

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  18. Content type: Research

    Socio-demographic variables are widely known to have an association with the presence of any disability. However, the association between the severity of locomotor disability and socio-demographic variables ha...

    Authors: Ilias Mahmud, Lynda Clarke and George B. Ploubidis

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:47

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  19. Content type: Research

    Poor infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices in the first 2 years of age are among major causes of childhood malnutrition, in developing countries including Ethiopia. It results in irreversible outcome...

    Authors: Mekonnen Tegegne, Semere Sileshi, Tomas Benti, Mulusew Teshome and Haile Woldie

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:53

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  20. Content type: Methodology

    The burden of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is estimated using unadjusted prevalence estimates. SAM is an acute condition and many children with SAM will either recover or die within a few weeks. Estimating ...

    Authors: Assaye Bulti, André Briend, Nancy M. Dale, Arjan De Wagt, Faraja Chiwile, Stanley Chitekwe, Chris Isokpunwu and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:66

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  21. Content type: Research

    Anemia is responsible for 20% of maternal mortality worldwide, and it is associated with premature birth, low birth weight, and infant mortality. In Ethiopia, about 22% of pregnant women are anemic. However, l...

    Authors: Abera Abay, Haile Woldie Yalew, Amare Tariku and Ejigu Gebeye

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2017 75:51

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