Public Health

  • The influence of population aging in Public Health

    The influence of population aging in Public Health Nélio Veiga 1,2, Patrícia Couto 1,2, Adélia Fernandes 1, Alexia Oliveira 1, Daniela Gomes 1, Daniela Santos 1, Odete Amaral 3, Carlos Pereira 3, Pedro Pereira 1, Inês Coelho 4 1Health Sciences Institute, Universidade Católica Portuguesa-Viseu, Portugal; 2Centre for Interdisciplinary Health Research (CIIS)- Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal; 3CI&DETS- Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal; 4Family Health Unit Grão Vasco- Viseu, Portugal. Introduction Population aging is one of the greatest challenges in contemporary public…

  • 2016 Deterministic Model Behind Zika Virus Infections in Brazil

    2016 Deterministic Model Behind Zika Virus Infections in Brazil Isack E. Kibona, Cuihong Yang, Shanshan Dong College of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University, 152 Luoyu Avenue, Wuhan, Hubei 430079, P. R. China We formulated a deterministic model for simulation of zika virus (ZIKV) infections. This cooperates with WHO serious alert on February 1st, 2016 to contain ZIKV epidemic in the world, Brazil being the most hit. Accordingly, we have taken Brazil records on ZIKV cases as an example…

  • Herpes Zoster: Increased Risk for Parkinson Disease Development?

    Herpes Zoster: Increased Risk for Parkinson Disease Development? Santiago Junior, J.B1; Silva, J.P.R2; Farias, L.H.S3; Santos, E.L4; Mendonça, D.M.F5 1Biological Sciences Student, UFS, 2Physiotherapy Student, UFS; Nurse, UFS; 4Biological Sciences Student, UFS; 5Professor, Researcher at the Biosciences Department, UFS. Introduction: Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease characterized clinically by tremor, stiffness, bradykinesia and postural instability. In addition to motor symptoms, some non-motor signals may be observed, such as olfactory dysfunction, sleep disturbance, constipation, depression, irritable bowel syndrome, hearing loss, cataract…

  • Tracing a Diagnosis under the Multiprofessional Look at a Hospital De Pernambuco

    Tracing a Diagnosis under the Multiprofessional Look at a Hospital De Pernambuco Costa, M.P¹; Anjos, A.M²; Assis, C.R³; Vasconcelos, G.G4; Lins, I.R.V5; Nascimento, D.F.R6 1,2,3,4,5Estudante de Pós-Graduação do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE; 6Farmacêutico vinculado a ESPPE. Introduction: It is important to chart the profile of service users so that actions and resources are planned to ensure effectiveness, and proportionality. The funds will be procured in…

  • Neurodegenerative Diseases: Epidemiological Survey in Sergipe University Hospital

    Neurodegenerative Diseases: Epidemiological Survey in Sergipe University Hospital Santos, E.L1; Silva, J.P.R2; Santiago Junior, J.B3; Mendonça, D.M.F4 1Biological Sciences Student, UFS, 2Physiotherapy student, UFS; 3Biological Sciences Student, UFS; 4Professor, Researcher at the Bioscience Department, UFS. Introduction: Epidemiology is the study of factors that determine the frequency and distribution of diseases in human collectivities. Neurodegenerative diseases compose a very heterogeneous group of diseases, caused by distinct mechanisms and characterized by the neuronal degeneration in different regions of the Nervous System. Objective:…

  • Feelings about sexuality of South Korean international student couples in Japan

    Feelings about sexuality of South Korean international student couples in Japan Chie Koh1, Kyoungwha Na2, and Ruriko Miyashita3 1Graduate School of Nursing, Osaka Prefecture University 2Osaka Habikino Medical Center 3Prefectural University Hiroshima Graduate Program in Midwifery Introduction: South Korean international students are the fourth largest number of international students in Japan. Japan and Korea have similar sexuality-related issues, such as declining birthrates, increasing ages of marriage and childbirth. The purpose of this study is to clarify the feelings of Korean international…

  • Nutritional Status of Children and Youth in Accompanied MEC/ SESU Project of UFPE

    Nutritional Status of Children and Youth in Accompanied MEC/ SESU Project of UFPE ALMEIDA C.M1, LIMA M.B2, BRAGA A.K.O2, NASCIMENTO T.G.N2, RÊGO C.M2, ANJOS F.B.R2 Faculdade São Miguel/FSM. Recife – PE, Brasil; Universidade Federal de Pernambuco/UFPE, Recife-PE, Brasil To evaluate the nutritional status of children and adolescents monitored in MEC / SESu UFPE project. Cross-sectional descriptive study in Centro de Revitalização e Revalorização da Vida, in the community of Bode, Recife / PE, from August to September 2015. A total…

  • Knowledge and Attitude of Nursing Students Towards the Care of Patients Living With HIV/AIDS

    Knowledge and Attitude of Nursing Students Towards the Care of Patients Living With HIV/AIDS: a Case Study 1Roselyne Ejakhianghe Esewe, MsN, MHPM, RN, RM, 2Florence Oluyemisi Adeyemo, PhD, RN, RM, 1Daniel Okechukwu Ikedimma, BsN (UNIBEN) 1Dept. of Nursing Science, School of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin. 2Dept. of Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Nigeria. The Human Immune-deficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Virus (AIDS) is one of the most significant…

  • Relationship between Patients Perception of Recovery, Distance to Health Facility and Tuberculosis Treatment Default in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

    Relationship between Patients Perception of Recovery, Distance to Health Facility and Tuberculosis Treatment Default in Ebonyi State, Nigeria Chikere Ifeanyi Ebirim1, Chijioke Akurunwa Agbaka2, Daniel Egbule3, Amobi Mkpuma1, Ugonma Winnie Dozie1, Judith Ezelotte 1 1Department of Public Health, Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. 2Eastern Summit Specialist Clinics, 37 Orlu Road, Amakohia Imo State 3National Agency for the Control of AIDS With the current launch of End TB Strategy by World Health Organization, this is a global call to reduce…

  • Semblances of “aangdan (organ donation)” with “kanyadan (gift of a maiden)”under hindu marriage

    Semblances of “aangdan (organ donation)” with “kanyadan (gift of a maiden)”under hindu marriage Reeta Dar (PhD Scholar) Health Education Officer, Central Health Education Bureau, DGHS, MoHFW, GOI This article seeks to draw parallels between various rituals and practices of the Indian wedding and the concept of organ donation and transplantation. The purpose of this article is to make it easier for the layman to relate to the concept of organ donation and transplantation. The article attempts to liken “Kanyadan” (giving…