American Journal of Health Research

Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020

  • Facebook as a Tool for Health Research: A Systematic Review

    Felicitas Yari, Foluso Ayeni, Mary Adewunmi, Richard Ayo, Timothy Ayo, God’swill Katchoua, Samson Adewole, Olumide Fawehinmi, Victor Mbarika

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 6-10
    Received: 22 March 2020
    Accepted: 9 April 2020
    Published: 30 April 2020
    Abstract: Background: A lot of researches have been conducted on public health; however few studies have used social media such as Facebook as data source. Objectives: To conduct a systematic review on the use of Facebook in public health research, define a terminology to describe Facebook use and classify the current state of Facebook in health research. Se... Show More
  • Assessment of Hepatitis B Virus Infection and Associated Factors Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care Service in Bishoftu Town, South East, Ethiopia

    Dagaga Kenea, Firaol Lemessa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, March 2020
    Pages: 11-17
    Received: 1 April 2020
    Accepted: 21 April 2020
    Published: 15 May 2020
    Abstract: Background: Hepatitis B virus infection is one of the serious public health problems in the world particularly in a developing country. It is transmitted from person to person by anybody fluid commonly through sexual intercourse. Hepatitis B virus infection has serious effects on both pregnant women and infants. Objective: This study aims to assess... Show More