Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

Current issue: July 2017

Volume 23, issue 7, July 2017

Editorial

Eliminating hepatitis from the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Mahmoud Fikri

Research articles 

Patients' attitudes and perceptions regarding research and their rights: a pilot survey study from the Middle East
Tamer Hifnawy, Samer Kobrosly, Hillary Edwards, Manal Anwar, Dalia Zahran and Henry Silverman

Urbanization and noncommunicable disease (NCD) risk factors: WHO STEPwise Iranian NCD risk factors surveillance in 2011
Zahra Khorrami, Koorosh Etemad, Shahin Yarahmadi, Soheila Khodakarim, Mohammadesmail Kameli, Alireza Mahdavi Hezaveh and Ebrahim Rahimi

Implementation of a peer-mediated health education model in the United Arab Emirates: addressing risky behaviours among expatriate adolescents
Zachary D. Stanley, Leena W. Asfour, Michael Weitzman and Scott E. Sherman

Prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among school-aged children in Jordan
Manar Al Azzam, Mohammed Al Bashtawy, Ahmad Tubaishat, Abdul-Monim Batiha and Loai Tawalbeh

Prevalence and preventability of sentinel events in Saudi Arabia: analysis of reports from 2012 to 2015
Salem Al Wahabi, Fayssal Farahat and Ahmed Y. Bahloul

Health-related quality of life of patients with asthma: a cross-sectional study in Semnan, Islamic Republic of Iran
Naim S. Kia, Farhad Malek, Elaheh Ghods and Mona Fathi

Epidemiological characteristics and trends in the incidence of animal bites in Maku County, Islamic Republic of Iran, 2003−2012
Seyed Morteza Shamshirgaran, Hamid Barzkar, Saber Ghaffari-Fam, Ahmad Kosha, Parvin Sarbakhsh and Pari Ghasemzadeh

Short communication 

Reprocessing practices for gastrointestinal endoscopes: a multicentre study in Egyptian university hospitals
Rehab H. El-Sokkary, Ahmed A. Wegdan, Ahmed A. Mosaad, Rasha H. Bassyouni and Wael M. Awad

WHO events addressing public health priorities

Prevention of re-establishment of local malaria transmission in malaria-free countries