American Journal of Health Research

Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016

  • Prevalence and Predictors of Oral Contraceptive Pills Use Among Yemeni Women in Dhamar Area

    Amat Al-Khaleq O. Mehrass, Abdulelah H. Al-Adhroey, Abdullatif D. Ali

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 26 December 2015
    Accepted: 8 January 2016
    Published: 21 January 2016
    Abstract: In the face of continuous efforts of the government and international organizations, population growth rate in Yemen still high. The present study was aimed to investigate the current prevalence and predictors of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) use among Yemeni women in Dhamar area. A cross-sectional study was carried out among 400 women using a se... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Mothers Towards Immunization of Infants in Health Centres at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Shiferaw Birhanu, Aderaw Anteneh, Yezabnesh Kibie, Ayalew Jejaw

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2016
    Pages: 6-17
    Received: 18 November 2015
    Accepted: 8 December 2015
    Published: 16 February 2016
    Abstract: Background: In Ethiopia, a considerable proportion of childhood morbidity and mortality is due to vaccine preventable diseases. According to EDHS 2011, only 24% of children were fully vaccinated nationally. Mothers’ knowledge, attitude and practice are key tools to decrease dropout rates and to prevent or control infectious diseases. Thus, this stu... Show More