Volume 8 Issue 3 (2016)
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

Special Issue: Risk of HIV/AIDS transmission among adolescents in English speaking Caribbean

Edited by Cecilia Hegamin-Younger and Joav Merrick


The vulnerability of the Caribbean region
Cecilia Hegamin-Younger and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Pan American Health Organization approves nine-year regional strategy and plan of action to reduce the vulnerabilities of Caribbean adolescents and youth
KizzyAnn M Abraham

Human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer health system preparedness in Saint Lucia: A policy brief
Krystal Austin, Anyka Clouden, Dalia Rassier, and Praveen Durgampudi

Sexual and reproductive health education: A case for inclusion in the curriculum of primary schools in the Caribbean
Satesh Bidaisee

Original Articles

“Horning” and the emergence of female empowerment: Translation of gendered sex practices
Scott Hutton, Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, and Rohan D Jeremiah

Violence among adolescents in 13 Caribbean islands
Shantel Peters-St John, Doneal Thomas, and Shelly Rodrigo

Socio-cultural factors influence vulnerability to HIV infection: An outreach to men who have sex with men (MSM) in Grenada
Trent R Worrell, Peter E Gamache, Rohan D Jeremiah, and Kamilah B Thomas-Purcell

Child sexual abuse in Saint Lucia
Lamese Basilyous and Praveen Durgampudi

The threat of HIV and hepatitis C transmission among Grenadian adolescents from injection drug use
Cecilia Hegamin-Younger, Rohan Jeremiah, Praveen Durgampudi, Jonathan Waller, and Abdul Seckam

Provision of tuberculosis services in public facilities to HIV/AIDS infected clients in the Eastern Caribbean
Martin S Forde, St Clair M Forde, Anika Keens-Douglas, and Altrena G Mukuria

The influence of family structure on sexual health behavior in Saint Lucia youth
Andrea Reichert, Lydia Atkins, Livio Ituah, and Richard Atkins

Correlation between self-efficacy in sexual negotiation and engagement in risky sexual behaviors: Pilot study of adolescents attending a secondary school in Grenada, West Indies
Desiree Jones, Kamilah B Thomas-Purcell, Jacquelyn Lewis-Harris, and Christine Richards

Risky sexual behaviors and marijuana use among Grenadian adolescents
Olufunmilola Ajala, Christine Richards, Leselle Pierre, Nanette Hegamin, and Tessa Alexander-St Cyr

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