American Journal of Health Research

Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2018

  • Sero-Prevalence of HIV and Syphilis Infection Among Pregnant Mothers Attended Labor Ward at Wolaita Sodo University Teaching Referral Hospital: A Five-Year Retrospective Study (2012-2016)

    Temesgen Anjulo Ageru, Temesgen Lera Abiso

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 67-73
    Received: Mar. 29, 2018
    Accepted: May 31, 2018
    Published: Aug. 14, 2018
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    Abstract: Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as HIV and Syphilis infections are the major public health problem in the developing countries. The prevalence of syphilis and HIV infections among pregnant women has been shown to vary by geographic areas, study population and time-period. Objective: The aim of study was to assess sero prevalence of HIV ... Show More
  • Preparedness Perceptions of Environmental Health Graduates in Handling Emerging Public Health Concerns in Kenya

    Jepngetich Hellen, Nyamwange Caleb, Baliddawa Joyce, Karani Anna

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, May 2018
    Pages: 74-78
    Received: Jun. 13, 2018
    Accepted: Jul. 09, 2018
    Published: Aug. 15, 2018
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    Abstract: Background: Public Health workforce faces varied challenges ranging from workforce shortages to debates on relevance and the adequacy of their training. This is particularly true to graduates undertaking Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health (BSc EVH) because of the wide areas in the job market that they can be absorbed into. Consequen... Show More