- Predicting Factors of Professional Behavior of Indonesian Nurses, West Java Province, Indonesia
Background: The understanding of how nurses perceive the concept of professionalism has always been fundamental in terms of creating appropriate policy. However, Indonesia managed to pass the updated Nursing Act in 2014 and has been struggling to create proper policy regarding nurses so far. It is a...
Author : Leli Khairani, Areewan Oumtanee
Keyword (s) : Self-efficacy; Organizational support; Professional behavior; Personal factors; Empowerment
- Community Participation for Behavior Development to Prevent Opisthorchiasis among People in a Rural Areas of Lower North Thailand
Background: Opisthorchiasis is a chronic parasitological disease. It is one of the significant public health problems in Southeast Asia, especially Thailand. This action based research aimed to study an application of community participation for behavior development to prevent Opisthorchiasis among ...
Author : Rungrueng Kitphati, Katekaew Seangpraw, Oranard Wattanawong, Monchanok Choowanthanapakorn, Thitima Wongsaroj
Keyword (s) : Community participant; Behavior development; Prevention Opisthorchiasis
- Carers’ Perceptions of Type 2 Diabetes and Caregiving in Northern Thailand
Background: The number of people in Thailand who have Type 2 diabetes has increased dramatically making it one of the country’s major health problems. Carers play an important role in looking after relatives with Type 2 diabetes but little is known about their perceptions of this condition. Th...
Author : Nitima Suparee, Paula McGee, Salim Khan
Keyword (s) : Type 2 diabetes; Carers; Caregiving; Thailand
- Factors Affecting Child Mortality among Poor and Non-Poor Households with Children under Five in Lao PDR: an Analysis of the 2015 Population and Housing Census
Background: Lao PDR has the highest rate of child mortality among ASEAN countries. The reduction of child mortality is one of the core goals of the Lao government and an overarching indicator of its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Overall, child mortality in Lao PDR has significantly declined....
Author : Pangkham Thikeo, Jongjit Rittirong, Marc Voelker
Keyword (s) : Child mortality; Children under five; Poverty; Lao PDR
- The Association between Distribution of Influenza-Like Illness and Climate in Each Zone of Thailand
Background: Influenza is a respiratory infection that commonly occurs in humans. According to the World Health Organization, the estimation of influenza-related morbidity rate was 5 - 10% in adults and 20 - 30% in children worldwide, causing 3 - 5 million people to have serious influenza-related ill...
Author : Suphakit Wechphanich, Soontorn Supapong, Thanapoom Rattananupong
Keyword (s) : Influenza-like illness; Climate; Thailand; Ecological study
- Knowledge, Use and Associated Factors Relating to Modern Contraceptive Methods among Female Sex Workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Background: Female sex workers (FSWs) are an isolated population of the world who have unmet needs of contraceptive services. This study assessed knowledge on and use of modern contraceptive methods among FSWs.
Methods: A survey (n=731) and 14 qualitative in-depth interviews with 15-49 year old FSW...
Author : Tasnuva Wahed, Anadil Alam, Salima Sultana, Nazmul Alam, Shakila Zaman, Ratana Somrongthong
Keyword (s) : Knowledge and use; modern contraceptives; female sex workers; Dhaka
- Factors Associated with Open Burning Behaviors among Thai and Hill Tribe Farmers in Northern Thailand
Background: Air pollution is a major public health problem. In 2016, 936,000 deaths were attributed to ambient air pollution in Southeast Asia. For over a decade, it has been associated with several health problems to residents of northern Thailand. The study aimed to investigate the factors associa...
Author : Adelowo Adeleke, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Phitsanuruk Kanthawee, Yanasinee Suma, Pilasinee Wongnuch, Nittaya Pasukphun
Keyword (s) : Open burning; Farmers; Hill tribe; Environmental health literacy; Thailand