Volume 3 Issue 1 (2010)
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5965
Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Softcover, Double column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents


Clinical holistic pediatrics and children
Søren Ventegodt, MD, MMedSci, EU-MSc-CAM and Joav Merrick, MD, MMedSci, DMSc


Canadian homeless women: Gaps in the research agenda
Solina Richter, DCur, RN, RM and Jean Chaw-Kant, MSc

Global child malnutrition and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Daniel Schwekendiek, PhD

The necessity of breastfeeding for the prevention of bone and joint diseases during childhood
Angelos Kaspiris, MD, MPhil, Theodoros B Grivas, MD, Chrisi Zaphiropoulou, MD, Elias Vasiliadis, MD and Olga Savvidou, MD


An evaluation of a community-based learning program designed for medical undergraduates in Sri Lanka
Bilesha Perera, MSc, PhD, Sujeewa Amarasena, MBBS, DCH, MD, Champa Wijesinghe, MSc, MD, Ananda Wijayasiri, MBBS, MSc, Nayana Fernando, MSc, MD, Saman Jayasinghe, MBBS and Asanka Kapilaratne, MBBS

Knowledge of and attitudes toward smoking, smoking patterns and perceived stress in Sri Lankan undergraduates
Bilesha Perera, PhD, Mohammad R Torabi, PhD, Chandramali Jayawardana, PhD and Ramani Perera, PhD

Does a health education program for 5–8-year-old children improve physical activity and fitness indices?
Emmanouil A Smpokos, MSc, Manolis Linardakis, MSc, Manolis Kogevinas, MD, PhD and Anthony G Kafatos, MD, PhD

Factors affecting visual-motor coordination deficit among children residing near a petrochemical industrial estate
Piraya Aungudornpukdee, MSc and Nuntavarn Vichit-Vadakan, DrPH

Early childhood lead exposure and exceptionality designations for students
Marie Lynn Miranda, PhD, Pamela Maxson, PhD and Dohyeong Kim, PhD

A pilot study of exposures to endocrine-disrupting compounds in pregnant women and children from the United Kingdom
Adrianne Holmes, MPH, Mildred Maisonet, PhD, Carol Rubin, DVM, MPH, Stephanie Kieszak, MA, MPH, Dana B Barr, PhD, Antonia M Calafat, PhD, Andreas Sjodin, PhD, Richard W Jones, MBChB, DPhil, Jean Golding, PhD, DSc, Dana Flanders, MD, DSc2, Michael A McGeehin, PhD, MSPH and Michele Marcus, MPH, PhD

“When will they ever learn?” The Indian experience of Universal Immunization Program
Nilanjan Patra, MPhil, MSc, BSc

Alertness observations in children with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities
Vera Munde, MSc and Carla Vlaskamp, PhD

Analysis of newspaper journalists’ portrayal of the homeless and homelessness in Alberta, Canada
Solina Richter, DCur, RN, Kathy KovacsBurns, MSc, MHSA, PhD and Jean Chaw-Kant, MSc


A genetic study of six typical families of the sickle cell disease in India
Ranbir S Balgir, MScHons, PhD

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