Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

Current issue: November 2015

Volume 21, issue 11, November 2015


Confronting climate change in the EMR: a win–win public health approach
A. Basel Al-Yousfi, Maria Neira and Hamed Bakir

Research articles

Prevalence of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in Jalalabad city, Afghanistan, evaluated using the WHO STEPwise approach
K.M.I. Saeed, M.H. Rasooly and A. Alkozai

Compliance with and knowledge about diabetes guidelines among physicians and nurses in Palestine
N. El Sharif, I. Samara, I. Titi and A. Awartani

Study of prevalence and effects of insulin resistance in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 4
A.F. Amer, M.M. Baddour, M.A. Elshazly, G. Fadally, N.F. Hanafi and S.L. Assar

Trauma research in Qatar: a literature review and discussion of progress after establishment of a trauma research centre
A. El-Menyar, M. Asim, A. Zarour, H. Abdelrahman, R. Peralta, A. Parchani and H. Al-Thani

Socioeconomic inequality and child maltreatment in Iranian schoolchildren
Z. Hosseinkhani, S. Nedjat, A. Aflatouni, M. Mahram and R. Majdzadeh

Antibiogram of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from clinical specimens at King Hussein Medical Centre, Jordan: a retrospective analysis
A. Batarseh, A. Al-Sarhan, M. Maayteh, S. Al-Khatirei and M. Alarmouti


Ageing and intergenerational family ties in Arab countries
N.M. Kronfol, A. Rizk and A.M. Sibai


Jordan tobacco dependence treatment guidelines: rationale and development
H. Ayub, N. Obeidat, S. Leischow, T. Glynn and F. Hawari

WHO events addressing public health priorities

Strengthening hospital management in the Region

Reducing health inequities through actions on the social determinants of health