American Journal of Health Research

Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018

  • Evaluation of a Pilot Project to Combat Community Malnutrition in the Health District of Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire

    Coulibaly Amed, Coulibaly Aboubakary, Egnon Vivien Kouakou, Ake-Assi Marie-Hélène

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 14 November 2017
    Accepted: 28 November 2017
    Published: 2 January 2018
    Abstract: In Côte d'Ivoire, to combat community malnutrition, the country has opted for the Learning and Nutritional Rehabilitation Center (FARN). Before establishing these centers, a pilot phase was initiated in the Korhogo Health District. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of this intervention in the community. This was a retrospective a... Show More
  • Role of Vitamin D3 on Alkaline Phosphatase, Collagen, and Bone Mineralization: Impact of Biofield Energy Healing Treatment

    Bonnie Patrice Hegarty-Diaz, Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Sambhu Charan Mondal, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 6-14
    Received: 4 December 2017
    Accepted: 13 December 2017
    Published: 10 January 2018
    Abstract: The objective of this study was to assess the potential of Biofield Energy Treated vitamin D3 and DMEM medium on bone health. The test items, were divided into two parts. One part of each sample received the Consciousness Energy Healing Treatment by Bonnie Patrice Hegarty-Diaz and those samples were labeled as the Biofield Energy Treated (BT) sampl... Show More
  • School Adolescents’ Risky Sexual Practice and Associated Factors in Nekemte Town, West Ethiopia, 2017

    Worku Dechassa, Emiru Adeba, Haileyesus Senbeta

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 15-24
    Received: 30 October 2017
    Accepted: 14 November 2017
    Published: 15 January 2018
    Abstract: Introduction: World Health Organization (WHO) defines adolescent as person between 10 and 19 years of age. Adolescents’ sexual behavior threatens the physical, psychological and social health and wellbeing of this group and takes their life. Objective: So, the aim of this study was to assess in school adolescents’ Risky sexual practice and associat... Show More
  • Isolation and Identification of Enterobacteriaceae from Patients with Community Acquired Urinary Tract Infection

    Abd Elrahman Mustafa Abd Elrahman Osman, Shingray Osman Hashim, Mohammed Abdall Musa, Omer Mohammed Tahir

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 25-31
    Received: 28 October 2017
    Accepted: 4 December 2017
    Published: 22 January 2018
    Abstract: The study was carried out in red sea state during the period from November 2013 to March 2014 to investigate the Enterobacteriaceae from patients suffering from community-acquired urinary tract infections and then do sensitivity test for each of isolates. In this study out of 100 specimens 52 Enterobacteriaceae species were isolated from different ... Show More
  • Knowledge and Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Mothers Seen at the University of PortHarcourt Teaching Hospital

    Yaguo Ide Lucy Eberechukwu, Uchenwa-Onyenegecha Tochi Ada

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018
    Pages: 32-36
    Received: 29 September 2017
    Accepted: 31 October 2017
    Published: 15 March 2018
    Abstract: Exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is a natural, cost effective and feasible intervention that promotes child survival. Exclusive breastfeeding has been promoted severally but its practice has remained poor in Nigeria. This study aims to determine the knowledge and practice of exclusive breastfeeding among mothers who bring th... Show More