Public Health

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ISSN 2472-3878

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Prevalence and Severity of Internet Addiction: Current and Future Public Health Challenges

Rachid Belmasrour, Abdelmounaim Fillali, Naya Kendrick, Serene Stoudemire, Christian Clement, Illya Tietzel*, Mostafa Elaasar and Bashir M. Rezk*

Towards Universal Health Coverage: Designing a Community Based Intervention to Scale Up Coverage with Health Insurance, in A-Duiem Administrative Unit, Sudan 2018-2019

Samia Y. I. Habbani*, Egbal A. B. A. Karaig, Sumaia M. Al-Fadil, Maisa El-Fadul, Siddik M. A. Shaheen, Nahid A. A. Gadir, Hashim Al-Amin S. Abu Zaid and Elfatih M. Malik

Determinants of Non-Insurance in A-Duiem Administrative Unit, White Nile State, Sudan 2018

Samia Y. I. Habbani, Egbal A. B. A. Karaig*, Elfatih M. Malik, Sumaia M. Al-Fadil, Maisa El-Fadul, Siddik M. A. Shaheen, Nahid A. A. Gadir and Hashim Al-A. S. AbuZaid

Improving Health Equity for Black Communities in the Face of Coronavirus Disease-2019

Charlotte Jones-Burton, Kemi Olugemo and Judith R. Greener*

Alcohol Consumption Patterns and Associated Risk Behaviors in Three Ethnic Groups of Malaysian Millennials

Sangeeta K. Singh*, Kwong H. Yap, Peter Natarajan, Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath

Health, Nutrition, and Economic Development in Africa

Babatunde Omilola and N’doh A. Sanogo*

Business and Investment Opportunities in Healthcare in Africa

Babatunde Omilola and N’doh A. Sanogo*

Chemical and Drug Use in Dairy Farms of Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia

Haben Fesseha*, Saliman Aliye, Temesgen Kifle and Mesfin Mathewos

Lifestyle Pattern and Bone Mineral Density: A Preliminary Study

Renu Tyagi*, Meenal Dhall, Mary Grace Tungdim, Peteneinuo Rülu and Satwanti Kapoor

Epidemiological Profile of Hypertension, and Its Determinants Amongst Adult Patients in Cameroon: A Hospital-Based Study

Christine Fernande Nyangono Biyegue*, Pierre Mintom Medjo, William Dakam, Marthe Edwige Banini, Yvette Noume and Marie Modestine Kana Sop

Risk Behaviors for Proactive Health Promotion

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla*, Muna Hassan Mustafa, Amal Omer Bashir, Amani Elsayed Abdullah, Hind Amin Merghani, Eiman Mohamed Ibrahim Haj and Ahmed Mohammed Alamin Abdulmajid Abdulrahman

A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Pilot Resilience Training Course on Stress Management

Shawn T. Mason*, Chun Wang, Raphaela O’ Day, Helen M.P. Scott, Jenn Lea, and Jennifer Turgiss

Patients’ Satisfaction with the Quality of Provided Services for Management of Hypertension in Public Primary Health Care Facilities, Sharg-Alneel Locality, Khartoum State, Sudan

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla*, Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri, Mohamed Osman Eltayeb Hassan, Asim Mohamedkhair Omer Alawad, Ali Elsiddig Omer Ahmed and Ahmed Mohammed Alamin Abdulmajid Abdulrahman

Cupping Therapy: An Alternative Method of Treating Pain

Erica L. Dalton* and Benito J. Velasquez

Patient Satisfaction with an Interprofessional Approach to Wound Care in Qatar

Shaikha Ali Al-Qahtani*, Kim A. Critchley and Emmanuel Ngwakongnwi

Overweight and Obesity Prevalence in Young Children Living in Athens

Anastasia-Evangelia Afthentopoulou, Vassiliki Kaioglou and Fotini Venetsanou*

Management of Hypertension by Primary Health Care Providers in Khartoum, Sudan

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla* and Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri

Why do Organizations Focus on Health Equity in their Childhood Obesity Policy Work?

Lainie Rutkow*, Jessica C. Jones-Smith, Hannah J. Walters, Marguerite O’Hara and Sara N. Bleich

Urban Policies and Health in Developing Countries: The Case of Maputo (Mozambique) and Cochabamba (Bolivia)

Mireia Gascon*, David Rojas-Rueda, Sergio Torrico, Faustino Torrico, Maria N. Manaca, Antoni Plasència and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

Prader-Willi Syndrome: A Case Report

Erika Tayal*, KR Indushekar, Bhavna G. Saraf, Neha Sheoran and Ashima Doda

Teachers-Centred Distribution of Praziquantel to Control Schistosomiasis in Gezira State, Sudan

Elfatih Mohamed Malik*, Abdelhafiz H. Abdalla, Ali O. Babiker, Abbas S. Elmahi, Ahmed E. Abdalla, Samira Hamid, Salwa M. Elsanosi, Bakri Nour, Musab S. Elhag, Khalid A. Elmurdi, Ismaeldin M. Abdalla, Elnair Mubark, Hoida Abdalrhman Awadalkarim, Mamoun M. Ali Homeida and Alan Fenwick

The Importance of Open Access Journals in the Area of Public Health

Małgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka* and Anna Prusak

Importance of Field Research

Nadira Sultana Kakoly*
Word cloud of 100 most common five-letter

Original Research

2023 Dec

Vaikunthan Rajaratnam, Messrs K. Siladass and Sangeeta K. Singh*
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Prevalence

review

2023 Aug

Rachid Belmasrour, Abdelmounaim Fillali, Naya Kendrick, Serene Stoudemire, Christian Clement, Illya Tietzel*, Mostafa Elaasar and Bashir M. Rezk*

Original Research

2021 Apr

Samia Y. I. Habbani*, Egbal A. B. A. Karaig, Sumaia M. Al-Fadil, Maisa El-Fadul, Siddik M. A. Shaheen, Nahid A. A. Gadir, Hashim Al-Amin S. Abu Zaid and Elfatih M. Malik

Original Research

2020 Jul

Samia Y. I. Habbani, Egbal A. B. A. Karaig*, Elfatih M. Malik, Sumaia M. Al-Fadil, Maisa El-Fadul, Siddik M. A. Shaheen, Nahid A. A. Gadir and Hashim Al-A. S. AbuZaid

Mini Review

2020 Jun

Charlotte Jones-Burton, Kemi Olugemo and Judith R. Greener*

Original Research

2020 Apr

Sangeeta K. Singh*, Kwong H. Yap, Peter Natarajan, Pascale Allotey and Daniel Reidpath
Coronavirus Disease-2019 Response--Global Public Health Professionals Supporting Collaborative, Official, Organized Actions in Local Communities

Special Edition - Editorial

2020 Apr

Gregory Fant*, Elfatih M. Malik, Ednah Madu, Renu Tyagi and Sharath B. Nagaraja

Opinion

2020 Mar

Babatunde Omilola and N’doh A. Sanogo*

Opinion

2020 Mar

Babatunde Omilola and N’doh A. Sanogo*

Original Research

2020 Jan

Haben Fesseha*, Saliman Aliye, Temesgen Kifle and Mesfin Mathewos

Original Research

2019 May

Renu Tyagi*, Meenal Dhall, Mary Grace Tungdim, Peteneinuo Rülu and Satwanti Kapoor

Original Research

2019 May

Christine Fernande Nyangono Biyegue*, Pierre Mintom Medjo, William Dakam, Marthe Edwige Banini, Yvette Noume and Marie Modestine Kana Sop

Original Research

2019 May

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla*, Muna Hassan Mustafa, Amal Omer Bashir, Amani Elsayed Abdullah, Hind Amin Merghani, Eiman Mohamed Ibrahim Haj and Ahmed Mohammed Alamin Abdulmajid Abdulrahman
A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Pilot Resilience Training Course on Stress Management

Original Research

2019 Jan

Shawn T. Mason*, Chun Wang, Raphaela O’ Day, Helen M.P. Scott, Jenn Lea, and Jennifer Turgiss

Original Research

2018 Jul

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla*, Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri, Mohamed Osman Eltayeb Hassan, Asim Mohamedkhair Omer Alawad, Ali Elsiddig Omer Ahmed and Ahmed Mohammed Alamin Abdulmajid Abdulrahman
Identifying Children Potentially at Risk of Abuse at the Emergency Setting: A Qualitative Study on Healthcare Professionals

Original Research

2018 Apr

Anne Noor Sri Juwaneeta Jamaludin*, Jennifer Anne Oxley and Quek Kia Fatt

review

2017 Jul

Erica L. Dalton* and Benito J. Velasquez
Patient Satisfaction with an Interprofessional Approach to Wound Care in Qatar

Original Research

2017 Jun

Shaikha Ali Al-Qahtani*, Kim A. Critchley and Emmanuel Ngwakongnwi

Original Research

2017 Feb

Anastasia-Evangelia Afthentopoulou, Vassiliki Kaioglou and Fotini Venetsanou*

Original Research

2016 Oct

Naiema Abdalla Wagialla* and Mustafa Khidir Mustafa Elnimeiri

Original Research

2016 Sep

Ikhlas Mohamed Hamed Elyas*, Abushadi Abdelfadeel Hassan and Adel Abu Elmaali Elsiddig

Brief Research Report

2016 Aug

Lainie Rutkow*, Jessica C. Jones-Smith, Hannah J. Walters, Marguerite O’Hara and Sara N. Bleich
Implementation of Value Stream Mapping for Waste Elimination in Public Sectors: A Case Study at Emam Sajjad Clinic, Rasht, Iran

Original Research

2016 Jul

Fateme Sedighi Fashtali, Mohsen Mohammadnoorbakhsh Langroudi and Abbas Mahmoudabadi*
Urban Policies and Health in Developing Countries: The Case of Maputo (Mozambique) and Cochabamba (Bolivia)

Case Report

2016 Mar

Mireia Gascon*, David Rojas-Rueda, Sergio Torrico, Faustino Torrico, Maria N. Manaca, Antoni Plasència and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen
Prader-Willi Syndrome: A Case Report

Case Report

2016 Feb

Erika Tayal*, KR Indushekar, Bhavna G. Saraf, Neha Sheoran and Ashima Doda

Short Communication

2016 Feb

Elfatih Mohamed Malik*, Abdelhafiz H. Abdalla, Ali O. Babiker, Abbas S. Elmahi, Ahmed E. Abdalla, Samira Hamid, Salwa M. Elsanosi, Bakri Nour, Musab S. Elhag, Khalid A. Elmurdi, Ismaeldin M. Abdalla, Elnair Mubark, Hoida Abdalrhman Awadalkarim, Mamoun M. Ali Homeida and Alan Fenwick

Original Research

2016 Feb

Jacob Mufunda*, Yustina Ndambakuwa, Davison Munodawafa and Aminata Kobie

Editorial

2016 Jan

Małgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka* and Anna Prusak

Editorial

2015 Nov

Nadira Sultana Kakoly*

Special Editions

Tips to Aspiring Authors

Public Health – Open Journal [ISSN 2472-3878]: Building a Healthier World, Together

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editor-in-chief

Małgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka is an Editor-in-Chief of Public health – Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Małgorzata Schlegel-Zawadzka, PhD

Department of Human Nutrition, Jagiellonian University
Denise Rizzolo is a Co- Editor-in-Chief of Public health – Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Denise Rizzolo, PhD, MPH

Physician Assistant Education Association

Associate editors

Helena Maltezou is an Associate Editor of Public health – Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Helena Maltezou, MD, PhD

Department for Interventions in Health Care Facilities, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Elfatih M. M. Mohamed is an Associate Editor of Public health – Open Journal at Openventio Publishers.

Elfatih M. M. Mohamed, MBBS, MD

Federal Ministry of Health

editors

Anitha Myla, MPH, PhD

Mississippi State Department of Health

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Manan Shah, MPAP, MBA

NewYorkBIO

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Stephanie S. Weaver, PhD, MPH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Renu Tyagi, PhD

Solid State Physics Laboratory

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Mohammad R. A. Karam, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Pasteur Institute of Iran

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Sharath B. Nagaraja, MBBS, MD

Department of Community Medicine, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR

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Stephen J. Mills, PhD, MPH

PheroSyn

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Sabina F. Rashid, PhD

BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health

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Golam E. H. Chowdhury, MPH

BRAC University

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Nadira S. Kakoly, MPH, MBBS

North South University

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Dionyssios (Dennis) Tsilimingras, MD, MPH

Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University

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William Jacobowitz, MS, MPH, EdD, RN

College of Nursing and Public Health

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reviewers

Erin Byrne, MPH

Rutgers Institute for Corporate Social Innovation, USA

Armando R. Ochoa, MD

Secretariat of National Defense (SEDENA), Mexico

Harshita Ghosalker, PhD

Mody University, India

Siyuan Zhang, PhD

University of Notre Dame, USA

Ednah Madu, PhD

Adelphi University, USA

Luther-King O. Fasehun, MD

University of Ottawa, USA

Gregory Fant, PhD

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, USA

Rosin G. Varghese, MD

The United Nations Development Programme, India

Yen-Chun Peng, PhD

Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan

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