Volume 10, issue 3


Road safety: the potholes of neglect

Research articles

Contraception continuation rates and reasons for discontinuation in Zahedan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Patterns of antenatal care in low- versus high-risk pregnancies in Lebanon 

Ceftriaxone versus ampicillin/cloxacillin as antibiotic prophylaxis in elective caesarean section

Effect of exclusive breastfeeding and complementary feeding on infant growth and morbidity

Socioeconomic predictors of unconstrained child growth in Muscat, Oman

Cost–effectiveness of audiometric screening of first-year preparatory pupils in Dhofar region, Oman

Efficacy of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a small sample of Sudanese children

Influenza surveillance in the Islamic Republic of Iran from 1991 to 2001

Antimicrobial resistance and plasmid profiles of urinary Escherichia coli isolates from Jordanian patients

Evaluation of the COBAS AMPLICOR MTB test for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex  

Molecular evidence of mixed P. vivax and P. falciparum infections in northern Islamic Republic of Iran 

Prévalence des parasites intestinaux au nord du Liban : 1997-2001

A retrospective hospital study of human cystic echinococcosis in Egypt

Inpatient satisfaction with physician services at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Primary health care services utilization and satisfaction among the elderly in Asir region, Saudi Arabia

Performance of health providers in primary health care services in Jordan

Reducing health care costs by rationalizing staffing in primary care settings

Using the job characteristics model to compare patient care assignment methods of nurses 

Evaluation of availability, accessibility and prescribing pattern of medicines in the Islamic Republic of Iran 

Prevalence of skin diseases among students with disabilities in Mansoura, Egypt

The presence of dental fluorosis in the permanent dentition in Doha

أسباب تلوث المياة في الصهاريج التي تجمع فيها مياه الأمطار في ثلاث قرى برام الله ، ومنطقة البيرة في فلسطين


Normal uterine size in women of reproductive age in northern Islamic Republic of Iran

Postage stamps as a health promotion tool in the Nepalese community

Case reports

Successful outcome of pregnancy in a case of aplastic anaemia in Jordan

Managing a patient with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura requiring large amounts of blood in Oman

Pseudotumour due to retained surgical sponge (gossypiboma)