Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020

  • A Policy Discussion on Maternity Waiting Home in Zambia to Achieve Its Vision 2030 on Maternal and Perinatal Mortality

    Israel Oluwaseyidayo Idris, Damilola Araoye, Obasi David Chijioke, Nataliia Gavkalova

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 30 December 2019
    Accepted: 17 January 2020
    Published: 31 January 2020
    Abstract: Maternal and child health, with a focus on perinatal health, remains an area of focus for developing countries. Zambia has identified maternal and child health as an area of concentration in its 2030 vision agenda, with the goal of achieving less than 180 maternal deaths per 100, 000 live births by 2030. So far, interventions executed by the govern... Show More
  • A Quantitative Study Exploring the Social Determinants of Health in the North West Region of Cameroon

    Joel Ngwa Ambebila, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Stellamaris Moronkeji, Olayinka Victor Ojo, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Christie Omolola Adams

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: 15 January 2020
    Accepted: 27 January 2020
    Published: 12 February 2020
    Abstract: Health and wellbeing are shaped by social and economic factors. These factors are known as Social Determinants of Health and are defined as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. A number of factors shape wellbeing including distribution of money, power, and resources both at global, national and local level. The purpose... Show More
  • An Investigation of Nurse Clinicians’ Opinions on Standardized Training Methods for Nurses

    Li Qiufeng, Wang Yu, Liu Lina, Zuo Feifei, Hong Weixi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 15-19
    Received: 5 February 2020
    Accepted: 19 February 2020
    Published: 28 February 2020
    Abstract: Objective: We try to explore new standardized training methods for nurses to further improve the standardized training system for nurse clinicians. Methods: Based on study of previous literature, we used self-designed questionnaires to investigate 262 nurse clinicians. Their opinions on through what training methods they most expect to receive the ... Show More
  • Epidemio-clinical Profile of the Baby Blues in Cameroonian Women

    Georges Pius Kamsu Moyo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 20-23
    Received: 7 February 2020
    Accepted: 21 February 2020
    Published: 2 March 2020
    Abstract: Background: The baby blues may be defined as a mild and transient depressive state occurring in newly delivered women. It is considered as the most precocious and benign emotional disorder of the puerperium. Objective: This study aimed at describing the epidemiological and clinical aspects of this condition in Cameroonian women. Method: A cross-sec... Show More
  • Healthcare Reform in the U.S. Must Be Driven by Policy and Data, Not Politics and Ideology

    Teresa Waters, Michael Karpf

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2020
    Pages: 24-30
    Received: 21 February 2020
    Accepted: 9 March 2020
    Published: 31 March 2020
    Abstract: Background U.S. healthcare spending will reach 20% of GDP by 2026. Despite this spending, almost 14% of our under-65 population still lacks health insurance and out-of-pocket healthcare spending is high. To date, much of the healthcare reform debate has focused on who pays—the government, employers or individuals. Objective To review current health... Show More