World Journal of Public Health

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Understanding Component Structures to Support Quality Primary Health Care Using Factor Analysis in O. R. Tambo District Municipality, South Africa

    Nombulelo Chitha, Wezile Chita, John Sungwacha Nasila, Zukiswa Jafta, Buyiswa Swartbooi, Siyabonga Sibulawa, Onke Mnyaka, Natasha Williams, Benjamin Ben-I-Sasa Longo-Mbenza

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 67-80
    Received: May 23, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 04, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: This publication intends to provide a step-by-step description of the application of factor analysis performed at the two levels and interpretation of the results based on information seeking behaviour of medical professionals of five selected hospitals in O. R. Tambo District municipality in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The data for ... Show More
  • Assessment of Healthcare Providers Compliance with Standard of MDR TB Care and Treatment Outcome

    Laura Madukaji, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Francis Ejeh, Adewole Olanisun Olufemi, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Kabir Yunusa Amar, Christiana Asibi Ogben, Michael Oladapo Olagbegi, Gabriel Omoniyi Ayeni, Olayinka Victor Ojo, John Danjuma Mawak

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 81-88
    Received: Jul. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 28, 2021
    Published: Aug. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: The acquisition of MDR-TB results mainly from health system/service and patient-related factors. Previous studies showed that factors that affect health outcome can be human (patient, healthcare provider) and health system related. Poor quality of care provided to TB patients affects treatment outcome which could trigger development and spread of m... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Populations Towards Barrier and Preventive Measures Against COVID-19 in Two Cities in Cameroon

    Cécile Ingrid Djuikoue, Elodie Ngazoue, Gildas Tazemda, Rodrigue Kamga Wouambo, Agbor Michael Ashu, Mariella Leumi, Esemu Livo, Héritier Malengele Mawalala, Yvonne Valérie Yolande Voumbo Matoumona Mavoungou, Aliocha Natuhoyila Nkodila, Eugène Ndebia, Nombulelo Chitha, Wezile Chita, John Sungwacha Nasila, Omer Tchikamgoua Njajou, Venant Tchokonte-Nana, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Charles Awono Onana

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 89-98
    Received: May 25, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 07, 2021
    Published: Aug. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Since the first reported case in sub Saharan Africa, countries have struggled to respond to the pandemic despite all the barrier measures and preventions strategies put in place; amongst them, Cameroon is character... Show More
  • Experience of Pregnant Mothers on Preconception Care Among Antenatal Care Attendants in Sendafa Town Public Health Facilities, Ethiopia, 2020

    Ketema Gurmu, Wassie Negash, Zalalem Kaba, Robert Wondimu

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 99-109
    Received: Jun. 23, 2021
    Accepted: Jul. 21, 2021
    Published: Aug. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Preconception care is the provision of biomedical, behavioral, and social health interventions to women and couples before conception occurs. Today, there is already a global consensus to incorporate preconception care as one of the continuum of reproductive health services which could decrease 71% of unwanted pregnancies, thereby eliminating 22 mi... Show More
  • Factors Associated with the Use of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPTp) by Women During Pregnancy in Burkina Faso

    Aristide Romaric Bado, Hermann Badolo, Mwinonè Hervé Hien, Ibrahim Lougué, Sathiyasusuman Appunni, Nicolas Méda

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 110-120
    Received: Jul. 09, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 04, 2021
    Published: Aug. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Introduction: Malaria infection during pregnancy is more pronounced in endemic areas of sub-Saharan Africa and is a major risk factor for maternal and child morbidity and mortality. Intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) is presented as an effective way of combating malaria. This study aims to identify the different factors that may ... Show More
  • Crisis Prevention and Control Management of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Yaxin Hou, Lian Zhang, Mengmeng Guo, Huifei Wang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 121-127
    Received: Jul. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Aug. 03, 2021
    Published: Aug. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: It is crucial that prevention and control of the COVID-19 global pandemic is summarized ahead of the next pandemic presumably, under the current severe pandemic situation. Foreign experience in COVID-19 crisis prevention and control management is introduced, and the main prevention and control strategies include isolation, mitigation, and inhibitio... Show More