American Journal of Health Research

Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017

  • Prevalence and Associated Factors of Anemia Among Pregnant Women Residing at High Altitude in Yemen

    Mohammed Yahya M. Akabat, Abdulqawi Ali Al-Shammakh, Amat Al-Khaleq Obad Mehrass, Abdulelah Hussien Al-Adhroey, Abdullatif Daiffallah Ali

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 93-98
    Received: May 04, 2017
    Accepted: May 10, 2017
    Published: Jul. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: Anemia continues to be a major health problem affecting the mother and her neonate in the developing countries. The present study was aimed to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of anemia among Yemeni pregnant women residing in Dhamar district 2400 meters above the sea level. This was a cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the preval... Show More
  • The Impacts of Albuminuria and eGFR on Cardiovascular Disease

    Hao-Huan Hu, Chin-Wen Hsieh, Yu-Kuei Liao, Szu-Mei Hsiao, Pi-Li Lin, Aih-Fung Chiu, Tsan Yang

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 99-105
    Received: May 14, 2017
    Accepted: May 25, 2017
    Published: Jul. 11, 2017
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    Abstract: Albuminuria is often used as a surrogate marker for the risk of fatal and non-fatal events in clinical trials of antihyperglycemic medications or in antihypertensive therapy. Similarly, low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), which is a common manifestation of progressed diabetic nephropathy, has also been demonstrated to be an independent... Show More
  • Prevalence and Correlates of TB and HIV Co-infection Among People Living with HIV/AIDs at the DLHM Hospital, Calabar

    Samson Olusegun Aturaka, Abiodun Olaiya, Olusola Omotola, Wasiu Olalekan Adebimpe, Philip Imohi, Affiang Daniel, Enny Ogban

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 106-109
    Received: Jan. 27, 2017
    Accepted: May 26, 2017
    Published: Jul. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: TB is the most common opportunity infection and cause of death among people living with HIV. With dwindling prevalence figures from several national studies and dwindling funding, CD4 monitoring makes management easy, accessible and affordable. Objectives to determine prevalence and correlates of TB and HIV Co-infection among People Living with HIV... Show More
  • Knowledge of Risk Factors and Screening for Diabetes Mellitus Among Youths in Southwestern Nigeria

    Samson Olusegun Aturaka, Olusola Omotola, Abiodun Olaiya, Philip Imohi, Abidemi Faturoti

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 110-113
    Received: Feb. 20, 2017
    Accepted: May 26, 2017
    Published: Jul. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: With the adoption of western lifestyle, youths are at risk of Diabetes mellitus (DM), a disease traditionally known to be common among older people. This study assessed prevalence and knowledge of risk factors for DM among youths in Southwestern Nigeria. Descriptive cross sectional study among 1610 students of tertiary institutions selected by seri... Show More
  • Logistic Challenges Associated with Supply Chain Management of HIV/AIDS Programs in Cross River State, Nigeria

    Samson Olusegun Aturaka, Olaiya Abiodun, Olusola Omotola, Wasiu Olalekan Adebimpe, Philip Imohi, Offiong Okon

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017
    Pages: 114-118
    Received: Jan. 27, 2017
    Accepted: May 26, 2017
    Published: Jul. 12, 2017
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    Abstract: Background: Life-saving drugs such as anti-retroviral therapy and other critical supplies are becoming more accessible to millions of people living with HIV/AIDs. The modern pharmaceutical and laboratory commodity supply and management chain is complex and ravaged with numerous challenges. Objective: of this study is to examine health commodity sup... Show More