American Journal of Health Research

Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021

  • Trust and Culture in Rural Research Design

    Lacey Andrews, Joy Butcher-Winfree, Marianna Linz, Todd Davies

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 64-71
    Received: Apr. 15, 2021
    Accepted: May 05, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Community isolation, poor economic conditions, intimate group structures and the natural terrain creates unique challenges in both the treatment and study of opioid use disorder (OUD). The maternal and neonatal consequences for OUD can be profoundly altered by co-occurring psychiatric conditions in the mother, a phenomenon that may be m... Show More
  • Twenty-Five Years of the Partners in Policymaking® Leadership Institute: A Longitudinal Survey of Tennessee Alumni

    Bruce Lane Keisling, Robert Zach DeBerry, Alexandra Marie Vohs

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 72-81
    Received: Apr. 21, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 30, 2021
    Published: May 14, 2021
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    Abstract: Partners in Policymaking® is a leadership and advocacy training program for adults with disabilities and family members of persons with disabilities. The Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities began implementing this intensive seven-weekend program in 1993. Objectives: The lasting influence of such a training program on the advocacy practi... Show More
  • Twenty Years of Deceased Organ Donation in Slovenia: Steps Towards Progress in Quality, Safety, and Effectiveness

    Danica Avsec, Jana Simenc

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 82-88
    Received: Mar. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 24, 2021
    Published: May 21, 2021
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    Abstract: The paper describes 20 years of the thriving evolution of the organ donation system in Slovenia. Even before the turn of the century, Slovenia was a pioneering country in South-East Europe in terms of the organizational, legislative, medical, and ethical development of donor and transplantation medicine. Real progress came in the year 2000 when the... Show More
  • Utilization of Iodized Salt and Associated Factors Among Pregnant Mothers in Kimbibit District, North Shoa Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

    Tola AberaTesema, Haji Aman Deybasso, Ebrahim Mohammed Gebaba

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, May 2021
    Pages: 89-99
    Received: May 03, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2021
    Published: Jun. 21, 2021
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    Abstract: Globally, it has been reported that 38% of people live in areas with iodine deficiency and are at risk of its complications. The main health concern of iodine deficiency during pregnancy is its negative effect on the brain and nervous system of unborn infants. Despite the national availability of iodized salt was 89%, adequate utilization of iodize... Show More