Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

Current issue: March 2015

Volume 21, issue 3, March 2015

Editorial

Food safety in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: time to act
Ala Alwan and Mohamed Elmi 

Research articles

Investigating the informed consent process, therapeutic misconception and motivations of Egyptian research participants: a qualitative pilot study
H. Mansour, N. Zaki, R. Abdelhai, N. Sabry, H. Silverman and S.S. El-Kamary 

Undiagnosed diabetes mellitus in rural communities in Sudan: prevalence and risk factors
S.K.M. Noor, S.O.E. Bushara, A.A. Sulaiman, W.M.Y. Elmadhoun and M.H. Ahmed

Primary health care use and health care accessibility among adolescents in the United Arab Emirates
C. Barakat-Haddad  and A. Siddiqua 

Smoking behaviour, knowledge and perceived susceptibility to lung cancer among secondary-school students in Amman, Jordan
H.M. Shadid  and S.Z. Hossain

First report of asthma prevalence in Afghanistan using international standardized methods
M.H. Bemanin, M. Fallahpour, S. Arshi, M. Nabavi, T. Yousofi  and A. Shariatifar 

Hepatitis C virus infection and risk factors in health-care workers at Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt
O. Okasha, A. Munier, E. Delarocque-Astagneau, M. El Houssinie, M. Rafik, H. Bassim, M. Abdel Hamid, M.K. Mohamed  and A. Fontanet 

Development of a conceptual model of the role of hospital nurses in health promotion in Jordan
N. Shoqirat 

Short communication

Managing Jordanian nurse migration to the Gulf Cooperation Council states
A.H. Al-Nawafleh

Invited commentary

Accreditation is not a stand-alone solution
Charles Shaw, PhD, MB BS, FPH, FHSM

WHO events addressing public health priorities

Strengthening service provision in the Region: the family practice approach