American Journal of Health Research

Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020

  • Concordance to Guideline-recommended Statin Therapy: Real-world Evidence from India

    Surendra Shamkant Borgharkar, Soma Soumitra Das

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 13 April 2020
    Accepted: 30 April 2020
    Published: 28 May 2020
    Abstract: To evaluate concordance to the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) guideline on treatment of blood cholesterol for primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in India. Concordance to 2013 ACC/AHA guideline was assessed by retrospectively analyzing statin therapy prescribin... Show More
  • Low Mortality Rate of Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (COVID-19) - Outside of the Main Epidemic Area Wuhan

    Li Juan Feng, Li Guo, Qing Yang, Qing Mei Yang, Yue Yi Zhang, Fei Fei Yang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 26-31
    Received: 7 April 2020
    Accepted: 19 May 2020
    Published: 4 June 2020
    Abstract: Objective: In December 2019, a new coronavirus is spreading in China at a faster pace. This paper focuses on the regional differences in mortality rate to provide useful references and suggestions for the prevention and control of 2019-nCoV pneumonia in other regions of the world. Material/Methods: Data resource: All date of cases In Yunnan Provinc... Show More
  • Qualitative Research on Yellow Fever Outbreak Responses in Wolaita Zone of SNNPR Region, Ethiopia

    Yonas Assefa Tufa, Yaregal Fufa, Melaku Abebe, Shambel Habebe, Diriba Sufa, Desalegn Bealy, Adamu Tayachew, Musse Tadesse, Wadu Marshalo, Bletete W/Mariam, Mesfine Melese, Zerihun Doda

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 32-41
    Received: 15 April 2020
    Accepted: 5 May 2020
    Published: 15 June 2020
    Abstract: Background: Outbreak response basically entails preparedness which helps to establish arrangements in advance to enable timely, effective and appropriate responses to specific potential hazardous events or emerging disaster situations that might threaten society/environment. Researches about outbreak response or interventions that focus on post-inc... Show More
  • Vulnerable Population in Covid-19 Outbreak: A Look at Italy

    Antonio Rimedio

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, May 2020
    Pages: 42-48
    Received: 5 May 2020
    Accepted: 27 May 2020
    Published: 16 June 2020
    Abstract: We examine the population groups most exposed to Covid-19 in the Italian social and health context. These groups include, firstly, elderly and disabled people with one or more pre-existing diseases and, secondly, health workers, especially doctors and nurses, who have paid a very high price in terms of contagion and death. If elderly people are inf... Show More