World Journal of Public Health

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Jaggery and Tea Workers Perceptions on the Use of ITNs in Prevention of Malaria in South Mugirango Sub- County, Kisii County, Kenya

    Masta Ondara Omwono, Justus Oseno Osero, Alloys Sigar Steven Orago, Taratisio Ndwiga

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Nov. 18, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2017
    Published: Jan. 16, 2018
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    Abstract: Background; An estimated 51.6% of adults by age distribution among the Jaggery and Tea workers aged 18-49 years are at risk of contracting malaria due to improper use of ITNs in South Mugirango Sub County. Kisii County, Kenya. This is due to their perception and the reasons for not sleeping under ITNs. Published data on ITNs use among the Jaggery a... Show More
  • Functionality of Elderly Persons: A Comparison Between Institutionalized and Non – Institutionalized Elderly Persons in Nairobi City County, in Kenya

    Judy Wairimu Mugo, Vincent Onywera, Judith Waudo, Ochieng George Otieno

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Dec. 01, 2017
    Accepted: Dec. 23, 2017
    Published: Mar. 23, 2018
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    Abstract: This study compared the Functionality of Institutionalized elderly persons and that of the elderly persons living with their family and or community members using the Modified Barthel Index. Two hundred and seventy elderly men and women who met the inclusion criteria were sampled, 135 from 4 Institutions namely Mji wa Huruma, Nyumba ya Wazee Ruarak... Show More
  • Relation of Job Related Factors with Different Dimensions of Quality of Work Life

    Shahria Sattar, Kamrul Laila, Mohammad Zakir Hossain Khan, Golam Mohammad Abul Monsur Khan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 16-22
    Received: Mar. 14, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 28, 2018
    Published: May 09, 2018
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    Abstract: Background The quality of organization depends on the quality of work, which controlled by workers. The problem of workers’ adjustment to their work situation is reflected through their perception of QWL. Methods This descriptive type of cross-sectional study was carried out to assess the quality of work life of the garment workers in Dhaka city. T... Show More
  • Maternal Perception of Body Mass Index and Dietary Habits Leading to Obesity Among Saudi School Aged Children a Comparative Study

    Maha Mohammad Al Balawi, Manal Fehade Al-Harbi, Sahar Mohammed Hassan Yakout

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 23-31
    Received: Mar. 31, 2018
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2018
    Published: May 17, 2018
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    Abstract: Background: Childhood obesity is one of the most severe public health problems of the 21st century. Obesity is global, and it affects many low- and middle-income countries, especially in urban settings; its prevalence has increased at an alarming rate. The study was carried out in Prince Sultan Military Medical City and King Fahad Medical City in R... Show More