Volume 1 Issue 2 (2009)
International Public Health Journal


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1947-4989
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Size: 8.5″ x 11″, Double Column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents


Hepatitis C and public health
Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSc, DMSc

Review Articles

Eosinophil cationic protein in pediatric asthma
Eugenia Panagiotopoulou, MD, Michael B. Anthracopoulos, MD, PhD, FAAP and Kostas N. Priftis, MD, PhD

Are WHO/Euro system framework functions applicable to public health services?
Itamar Grotto, MD, MPH, PhD2 and Alex Leventhal, MD, MPH, MPA

Advancing youth tobacco use cessation in developing countries: Practical considerations
Steve Sussman, PhD and David S. Black, MPH

Postpartum depression: Effects on the mother-infant relationship and child development
Deana B. Davalos, PhD, Alana M. Campbell, BS and Amanda L. Pala

Typical and atypical expression of distress: A study on cry
Gianluca Esposito, PhD and Paola Venuti, PhD

Original Articles

New psychosocial methods in child health care: Can we make a difference under routine conditions?
Dagmar Lagerberg, PhD, Margaretha Magnusson, MD and Claes Sundelin, MD

Watching health threats on the news: Predicting health risk perceptions, fear and behavior intentions
Marijke Lemal, MA and Jan Van den Bulck, PhD, DSc

Body esteem in British children: Differences due to weight status, ethnicity and gender
Michael J. Duncan, PhD1, Yahya Al-Nakeeb, PhD, Lorayne Woodfield, PhD and Alan M. Nevill, PhD

Causes and consequences of childhood burn: Experience from 100 cases in Bangladesh
Selim Ahmed, MBBS, FCPS, Aminur Rahman, MBBS, DCM, MMed, Maleeha Hussain, MBBS, MPhil and Fazlur Rahman, MBBS, MPhil, PhD

Attitude of secondary school children towards people with HIV/AIDS. An insight into the stigma and discrimination problem in the English speaking Caribbean
Alok Kumar, MBBS, MD, Geeta Kumari, MSW, MA Richard Carter, MSc and Carmita Douglin, MSc

Does prolonged bottle use effect obesity indexes among preschool children?
Constantine I. Vardavas, RN, MPH, Manolis Linardakis, MSc and Anthony G. Kafatos, MD, PhD

Psychological and socio-demographic determinants of obsessionality ratings among the general population
Bruce D. Kirkcaldy, MA, PhD, FBPsS and Rainer Georg Siefen, Priv. Doz, MD, Dipl Psychol

Knowledge and attitudes toward anorexia nervosa and self body image among young and older women in Israel
Liat Korn, PhD and Racheli Magnezi, PhD, MBA

Case Reports

Detection of a rare hereditary persistence of fetal hemoglobin in a tribal family in Orissa, India
Ranbir S. Balgir, M.Sc.Hons., Ph.D

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