American Journal of Health Research

Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Evaluation of Integrated Community Case Management of Common Childhood Illness Program: Quality of Program Implementation in Hadiya Zone, Ethiopia

    Ermias Larebo Holamo, Dawit Wolde, Gebeyehu Tsega, Yeshanew Ayele Tiruneh

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-12
    Received: Nov. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2022
    Published: Jan. 13, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Integrated community case management of common childhood illnesses (ICCM) is life saving curative health service delivery for common childhood illnesses (CHI) at health post and community level before developing a complication. ICCMCHI quality has little information in the study area. Methods and Materials: The focus of this evaluation ... Show More
  • A Cross-Sectional Assessment of Self-Medication Among University Students of Lahore, Pakistan

    Muhammad Ans, Sameen Abbas, Anosh Sana, Mishal Bajwa, Kalsoom Jehan Khan, Waqas Abdul Aziz, Asima Bibi, Mujahid Hussain

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Nov. 10, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2022
    Published: Jan. 17, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: Symptoms or ailments that a person is aware of and chooses to treat on their own are referred to as self-medication. The idea of self-medication has been influenced by awareness of individual responsibility for own health and unnecessary professional care for mild illnesses. Self-medication is common practice around the globe. Gradually... Show More
  • Fear Avoidance of Work Beliefs Amongst Workers Reporting Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Kenya

    Jotham Miyawa Munala

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: Jan. 21, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 07, 2023
    Published: Feb. 16, 2023
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    Abstract: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are a devastating concern to the working population globally. WRMSD can result in disability, especially in cases where diagnosis and treatment are delayed. The primary objective of this study was to determine the proportions of flower farm workers exhibiting Fear Avoidance of work beliefs among worke... Show More
  • Tuberculosis-Related Stigma Among Healthcare Workers in Tanzania: Level, Experience and Manifestations

    Wilbard Deogratias Muhandiki, Lucas Eliaimringi Matemba, Ndakibae Gabriel Mabega, Riziki Michael Kisonga, Emmanuel Heriel Matechi, Hamimu Omary Kigumi, Gerald Phares Mwing’a, Onay Godson Lwanzali, Joseph Nyamuhuri Musuguri, Oscar Leonard Kaswaga, Eliakimu Paul Kapyolo

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: Jan. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 25, 2023
    Published: Feb. 21, 2023
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    Abstract: Background: TB-related stigma among healthcare workers (HCWs) can negatively impact on health-seeking behavior, treatment adherence, TB treatment completion, and the overall quality of TB services. Yet, the dimensions, experiences, and manifestations of TB-related stigma among HCWs are largely unknown in our region, particularly in the context of T... Show More