Science Journal of Public Health

Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Customer-Care Initiatives of Service Providers and the Uptake of Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Services in Mutare, Zimbabwe

    Tinashe Kureya, Alex Mushonga, Thomas Masese, Maxwell Mhlanga*, Munyaradza Mukuzunga

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 57-72
    Received: 10 April 2024
    Accepted: 24 April 2024
    Published: 10 May 2024
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    Abstract: Social marketing globally promotes social mobilization to increase uptake of recommended health services. The Ministry of Health and Child Care in Zimbabwe markets breast and cervical cancer screening for reproductive-age women. Despite efforts, uptake remains low, particularly in Mutare district. To address this, an analytical cross-sectional stud... Show More
  • Research Article

    Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) of Sterilization and Disinfection of Health Care Professionals in Bangladesh

    Abdur Rab Akanda*, Sohel Rana Sumon, Mohammad Motiur Rahman, Marzuk Ahamed, Mohammad Ripon Sikder, Mohammad Salehin Abedin, Mohammad Mojibur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 73-78
    Received: 1 November 2023
    Accepted: 27 November 2023
    Published: 24 May 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjph.20241203.12
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    Abstract: Background: Healthcare professionals face a constant risk of acquiring infections from patients. Exposure to blood, saliva, and sharp instruments increases their susceptibility to various infectious diseases. Proper sterilization and disinfection procedures are crucial for protecting both healthcare workers and patients. Objective: This study aimed... Show More
  • Research Article

    Exploration of the Effects of Agarwood Extract on the Inflammtory Microbiota in the Oral-Gut Axis

    Lin-Yi Li, Jie Zhou, Cun-Hao Mao, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhuo-Da Yang, Xu-Dong Tian, Zi-Nan Zhan, Zhu-Ling Guo*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, June 2024
    Pages: 79-82
    Received: 22 April 2024
    Accepted: 9 May 2024
    Published: 24 May 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjph.20241203.13
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    Abstract: Agarwood, as a precious medicinal material with distinctive characteristics from Hainan, has been shown in recent studies to possess significant anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. With the rapid growth in public recognition of health concepts, oral health has garnered increased attention. The main focus of this study is the impact of a... Show More