Public Health

  • Risk perception of cigarette and alcohol consumption: Korea and Cameroon public assessment views

    Risk perception of cigarette and alcohol consumption: Korea and Cameroon public assessment views KyungHee Kim1,Tinyami Erick Tandi*1, 2,JaeWook Choi1, 3 1Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 2Ministry of Public Health Yaounde, Yaoude Cameroon; 3Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health Korea University, Seoul South Korea. Introduction: There is a strong risk perception of personal knowledge on both cigarette-and alcohol-related harm. One possible factor contributing to this may be greater availability…

  • Determination of Microbiological quality and detection of Thermotolerant fecal E. coli in ready to use water from Navsari city of South Gujarat

    Determination of Microbiological quality and detection of Thermotolerant fecal E. coli in ready to use water from Navsari city of South Gujarat A. P. Suthar, R. Kumar, C. V. Savalia, N. K. Patel and R. K. Patel Department of Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology, College of Veterinary science & Animal Husbandry, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari-396 450, Gujarat. India Fecal bacterial indicator analyses have been widely used for monitoring the water quality. The present study was designed to determine the density…

  • Spatial and Temporal Level of Methane Gas from Some Dumpsites in Yenagoa Metropolis

    Spatial and Temporal Level of Methane Gas from Some Dumpsites in Yenagoa Metropolis 1Tariwari C. N Angaye*, 1Elijah I. Ohimain and 2Donbebe Wankasi 1-Department of Biological Sciences, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State Nigeria. 2-Department of Chemical Sciences, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State Nigeria. The emission of methane from dumpsite have become a global mantra due to its remarkable effect on global climate change. This study assessed the levels of methane emissions from 6 dumpsites using portable…

  • Malaria infection among persons patronizing drugstores for malaria treatment in Port Harcourt and its environs Rivers, State Nigeria

    Malaria infection among persons patronizing drugstores for malaria treatment in Port Harcourt and its environs Rivers, State Nigeria Augustine- D’Israel, E. and Abah, A.E Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, PMB 5323 Port Harcourt 50001, Rivers State, Nigeria. Background: Malaria continues to be of grave concern, despite all efforts geared towards its control and so remains a public health dilemma in Nigeria. Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the occurrence…

  • Public and Private Hospitals: Outpatients Perceived Health Service Quality in Wuhan City, China

    Public and Private Hospitals: Outpatients Perceived Health Service Quality in Wuhan City, China Raynard Christopher Burnsidea*, Pengqian Fanga and Lali Mwamaka Sharifub a.School of Medicine and Health Management, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, P.R. China; b.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tongji Medical College Huazhong, University of Science and Technology, Wuhan City, Hubei Province, P.R. China We investigated the perceived health service quality provided by public and private hospitals in Wuhan City, China….

  • Competence Training and Incentives Medical Services Support the Achievement of Nurses’ Performances in General Hospital of Prof. W. Z. Johannes Kupang

    Competence Training and Incentives Medical Services Support the Achievement of Nurses’ Performances in General Hospital of Prof. W. Z. Johannes Kupang Frans Salesman1 and Thresia Bayo2 1Institute of Health Sciences Citra Husada Mandiri Kupang-East Nusa Tenggara; 2Nusa Cendana University Kupang-East Nusa Tenggara Background.Nurse gives professional nursing service to patients according to competence owned. Based on these services in the end of every year, nurses are given incentives for medical services as financial incentive. Purpose. To analyze the impact of competence…

  • Extraordinary Rapid Wound Healing Time in Diabetic Patients Treated with Microburst Insulin Infusion

    Extraordinary Rapid Wound Healing Time in Diabetic patients treated with Microburst Insulin Infusion John P. Elliott, M.D.1 ,Andrew Elliott, BS1 Allison Cimler, NP-C1 Nardo Zaias, M.D.2 Sandra Escovar, M.D.2 1Diabetic Innovations, Scottsdale, AZ; 2Trina Health of Florida, Miami FL; 3Trina Health, Sacramento, CA Importance: Non-healing diabetic ulcerations of the foot lead to amputations and premature mortality.  Microburst Insulin Infusion has demonstrated an ability to accelerate healing in otherwise non-healing wounds. Objective:  To demonstrate the benefit of adding Microburst Insulin Infusion…

  • Heavy Metals and Trace Elements in Blood, Hair and Urine of Nigerian Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

    Heavy Metals and Trace Elements in Blood, Hair and Urine of Nigerian Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Blaurock-Busch E. PhD1 and Nwokolo Chijioke C.2 1Research Scientist, Lecturer, Micro Trace Minerals Laboratory, Germany. Advisor, German Medical Association of Clinical Metal Toxicology; Address: Röhrenstr. 20, 91217 Hersbruck, Germany; 2University of Benin, Dept. of Biochemistry Faculty of Life Sciences, Benin City, Nigeria Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of developmental disorders defined by a range of behavioral problems including social withdrawal, communication…

  • 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…