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Published: 6 May 2023
Population Medicine, Volume 5, pp 1-12; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/163113
Introduction: HIV is a chronic viral infection that invariably progresses into a life-threatening condition known as AIDS. India has the third highest burden of HIV in the world with an estimated 2.3 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) in 2021. Existing studies assessing the knowledge and...
Published: 28 April 2023
Population Medicine, Volume 5, pp 1-5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/163244
As the World Health Organization moves forward into the Decade of Healthy Ageing in 2020, developing immunization programs with a life-course and integration approach for older people is one of the key strategic priority areas, and is highlighted in the Immunization Agenda 2030 roadmap. The World...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/165492
Background and Objective: Early detection of heart failure allows an evaluation of risk factors and adequate pharmacotherapy in order to postpone or reversing cardiac remodeling. The diagnosis of heart failure can be supported by B-type Natriuretic Peptide measures (BNP or NTproBNP). These test...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/164910
Prior studies have explored the individual effect of drunk riding on a variety of risky riding behaviours, whereas the effects of unhelmeted riding or unlicensed riding and their association with running-off-road (ROR) crashes have been rarely examined. This study investigated the relationship...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/165169
Background: At the time of discharge from acute care (AC) hospital, many old patients are unable to return home and need a short or extended stay at skilled medical and nursing facilities in the hospital, post-acute care (PAC), for clinical stabilization and/or reactivation/rehabilitation. This...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/164945
Background: Providing rehabilitation services in primary health care (PHC) is associated with numerous health, social, and economic benefits. Therefore, low and middle-income countries, such as Iran, should benefit from the advantages of integrating rehabilitation services into PHC. We conducted...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/165424
Background and Objective: Good menstrual hygiene practices are essential during the menstruation phase to promote confidence in day-to-day activities among school-going adolescent girls. Contrarily, poor menstrual hygiene practices may increase vulnerability to health-related concerns. However,...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/164799
Background and Objective: Maternal mental disorders are implicated in a range of adverse perinatal outcomes, although few studies have examined these links among Australian Aboriginal populations. We aimed to evaluate the association between maternal mental disorders and key adverse perinatal...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/165308
Background and Objective: Previous studies have explored the impact of interpersonal level factors on sexual minority people’s mental health outcomes. Even though increased number of studies are discussing sexual minority aging and mental health, the importance of neighborhood level factors has...
Population Medicine, Volume 5; https://doi.org/10.18332/popmed/165154
Background: Health systems have a critical role in a multi-sectoral response to domestic violence against women, but the evidence is skewed to toward high-income countries, and lessons learned are not easily transferred to low-and-middle-income countries due to social, cultural and economic...