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SCImago Journal & Country Rank
ISSN 0857-4421 (Print)
From : 1986-
ISSN 2586-940X (Online)
From : 2011-


Volume 31, Supplement 2, , 2017
  • The Association between the Perception of Age-Friendly City Features and the Mental Health Status of the Elderly in Photaram District, Ratchaburi Province, Thailand
  • Background: Since the growth of the elderly population has been continuously increasing, the World Health Organization proposed the concept of the age-friendly city in 2007 as a response to the aging society with an aim for healthy lives among the elderly. This study aimed to learn about demographi...
    Author : Supattra Assawamaitree, Prathurng Hongsranagon
    Keyword (s) : Age-friendly city; Elderly and mental health; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 18 Hits ]
  • Assessment of Need for Elderly in Community in Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand Using Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly Questionnaire (CANE)
  • Background: The population ageing is an inevitable demographic change occurring in many countries including Thailand. Therefore, the actual need of the elderly should be evaluated properly in order to manage the continuing growth of the ageing society. This study aimed to identify the needs and the ...
    Author : Piyanuch Tiativiriyakul, Peter Xenos
    Keyword (s) : Elderly; Care for elderly; Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly Questionnaire (CANE); Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 19 Hits ]
  • Factors Affecting the Emotional Intelligence of Primary School (Prathomsuksa 3) Students in Muang District, Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
  • Background: In 2016 the average EQ level was about 45.12 (the standard level of EQ was changed from 140 to 50). Therefore the problem of the EQ of students has increased dramatically. Not only that, in 2009, the children living with both their parents decreased from 62%. This study aimed to: 1) stu...
    Author : Phattraporn Thewaaksorn, Montakarn Chuemchit
    Keyword (s) : Emotional intelligence; Primary school; Students; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Patterns of Heroin Use and Risk Behaviors among Prisoners, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Background: All drug users and abusers who end up with significant health and social complications are not known. Heroin use patterns and risk behaviors can cause adverse results for users as well as society. The purpose of this study is to assess the patterns of heroin use and heroin user’s, ...
    Author : Theruwani N. Dissanayake, Chitlada Areesantichai
    Keyword (s) : Heroin use; Risk behaviors; Prisoners; Sri Lanka
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Lung Cancer in Relation to Smoking, Including Relighting Cigarette Butts: Kathmandu Valley: “An Unmatched Case Control Study”
  • Background: Lung cancer is one of the most common cancer in Nepal causing 14.1%of total death among cancer. Nepal is a developing country with poor socio-economic and human development. The rate of lung cancer patient is in an increasing trend. Tobacco smoking is one of the major risk factors causin...
    Author : Deepshikha Rajya Laxmi Rana
    Keyword (s) : Lung cancer; Cigarette smoking; Relighting of cigarette butts; Nepal
    Abstract | Full Text [ 25 Hits ]
  • Knowledge, Belief and Practice of Menstrual Hygiene Management among in-School Adolescents in Katsina State, Nigeria
  • Background: In Nigeria menstruation tends to be an unmentionable topic of discuss, bounded by silence in the name of culture and blanketed in myths and misconceptions; yet, menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as critical issues for gender equality and inclusion, human rights and developm...
    Author : Ifeoma Stella Okafor-Terver, Montakarn Chuemchit
    Keyword (s) : In-school adolescents; Menstrual hygiene management (MHM); Water sanitation and hygiene facilities (WASH); Nigeria
    Abstract | Full Text [ 27 Hits ]
  • Household Environmental Factors and Childhood Acute Respiratory Infection in Bangladesh: Findings from National
  • Background: Unsustainable household environmental factors influences the risk of under 5 morbidities. The prevalence of childhood acute respiratory infection (ARI) considerably high in Bangladesh. The objective of this study was to find out the associations of household environmental factors and ARI...
    Author : Shakina Sultana
    Keyword (s) : Household environment; Acute respiratory infection; Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey; Bangladesh
    Abstract | Full Text [ 25 Hits ]
  • Social Stigmatization Access to Services and Service Satisfaction among Transgender Persons at Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center - Tangerine Project: a Qualitative Study
  • Background: Transgender has become an umbrella term to mean all those who are cross sex. There has been much progress in women’s rights. The gay rights movement has come much more recently, and in many environments. Transsexuals, crossdressers, intersexual, and visibly "gay" men and women ofte...
    Author : Chanathip Laphon, Montakarn Chuemchit
    Keyword (s) : Transgender; Stigmatization; Services satisfaction; Transgender women (TW); Transgender men (TM); Life-grid; Thailand; Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Center (TRCAC)
    Abstract | Full Text [ 17 Hits ]
  • Assessment of HIV/AIDS Preventive Practice among Myanmar Female Sex Workers in Mae Sot District, Tak Province, Thailand
  • Background: Myanmar female sex workers (MFSW) in Mae Sot district, Tak province, Thailand are seriously at risk of HIV/AIDS infection and transmission due to their profession and their migration status. They hardly access and/or being accessed to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services by health...
    Author : Napapan Der Kinderen, Tepanata Pumpaibool
    Keyword (s) : Preventive practice; Condom use; HIV/AIDS; HIV/AIDS Prevention; Cross-border migrant workers; Myanmar Female Sex Workers; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 23 Hits ]
  • Factors Associated with Diarrhea among Children Less Than 5 Years Old in Sudan: a Secondary Analysis of Sudan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014
  • Background: Diarrhea is the passage of three or more loose or liquid stools per day (or feces are discharged frequently from the bowl than the normal for the person). It is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children under the age of five in developing countries especially in the Sub-Sah...
    Author : Tesfit Brhane Netsereab, Peter Xenos
    Keyword (s) : Diarrhea; Multiple indicator cluster survey 2014; Risk factors; Sudan
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Premenstrual Syndrome and Sleep Quality among Private Hospital Nurses in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Background: Premenstrual syndrome is a recurrent disorder in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. The common sleep problems associated with premenstrual syndrome are insomnia, night time awakenings, and non-restoration of sleep. A nurse is a profession that tends to have more circadian rhythms d...
    Author : Irada Winyuchakrit, Nutta Taneepanichskul
    Keyword (s) : Sleep quality; Premenstrual syndrome; Nurses; Private hospital
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Effect of Using Smartphone before Bed on Sleep Quality among Undergraduate Students at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Background: People perform better when they have a good sleep but the smartphone usage is the one activity that people do before bedtime which can interrupt their sleep. Therefore, this study aimed to describe the effect between using smartphone before bedtime and sleep quality of undergrad student ...
    Author : Mookrawee Bunyalug, Naowarat Kanchanakhan
    Keyword (s) : Smartphone; Sleep quality; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 20 Hits ]
  • Transportation Barriers on Healthcare Utilization among Elderly Population Living in Mahasarakham Province, Thailand
  • Background: Health Insurance System Research Office (HISRO) of Thailand found that the utilization of healthcare services of outpatient care was decreasing from 2009 to 2010 among elderly. Transportation could be a predominant factor influencing outpatient care utilization especially in rural area w...
    Author : Apisit Kullanit, Nutta Taneepanichskul
    Keyword (s) : Transportation barriers; Health care utilization; Elderly; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 16 Hits ]
  • Quality of Life among Hypertensive Population Aged 45 Years and Above in Kathmandu Valley: a Hospital Based Cross-Sectional Study from Nepal
  • Background: Hypertension is the humongous health issues which is not the disease; it is a medical condition of an individual. Quality of life is a concept used to assess the factors other than illness that are responsible for affecting the health of the people. Prevalence of hypertension has increas...
    Author : Sasmrita Bastola, Ratana Somrongthong, Nanta Auamkul
    Keyword (s) : Co-morbidities; Hypertension; Quality of life; Smoking; Alcohol; Nepal
    Abstract | Full Text [ 19 Hits ]
  • Customers Satisfaction and Core Competency on Service-Minded among Frontline Staff of the Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
  • Background: Regarding to the national strategies, the changing in public sector in order to promote innovative and effective response to public demand, to be trusted worldwide, to become good governance under public conscious and to sustain prosperity are the core competencies of Thailand 4.0 reform...
    Author : Kirana Dheva-Aksorn, Prathurng Hongsranagon
    Keyword (s) : Core competency; Customer satisfaction; Quality of service; Human resource management; Thailand
    Abstract | Full Text [ 39 Hits ]
  • Molecular Analysis of Pfmdr1 Gene in Plasmodium falciparum in Thai-Cambodia Border
  • Background: Drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum is a major problem for malaria control. Policy makers currently depend on in vivo and in vitro test to adjust antimalarial regimens for malaria treatment guideline. Methods: These two methods are required expertise for interpretation and time consumi...
    Author : Prapatchaya Pa-onta, Naowarat Kanchanakhan
    Keyword (s) : Real-time PCR; Pfmdr1; Plasmodium falciparum; Drug resistance
    Abstract | Full Text [ 18 Hits ]