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African Health Sciences is an open access, free online, internationally refereed journal publishing original articles on research, clinical practice, public health, policy, planning, implementation and evaluation, in the health and related sciences relevant to Africa and the tropics. African Health Sciences acknowledges support provided by the African Health Journals Partnership Project that is funded by the US National Institutes of Health (through the National Library of Medicine and the Fogarty International Center) and facilitated by the Council of Science Editors.

Indexed on MEDLINE/PUBMED; PUBMED CENTRAL; African Index Medicus; HINARI; Bioline; AJOL; Science Citation Index - Thompson Reuters. Impact factor: 0.666

Other websites related to this journal include:  http://www.bioline.org.br/hs

African Health Sciences encourages authors to now submit their papers online to the following website: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mums-ahs


Vol 18, No 1 (2018)

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Articles

Health issues of concern to Africa and beyond: infections, NCDs and health systems inertia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine
Silencing the nosocomial pathogen Serratia marcescens by glyceryl trinitrate EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hisham A. Abbas, Ahmed M Elsherbini 1-10
Phenotypic and genotypic detection of antibiotic resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from urinary tract infections EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Hisham A Abbas, Amira M El-Ganiny, Hend A Kamel 11-21
Prevalence and risk factors for brucellosis in prolonged fever patients in post-conflict Northern Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Harriet N Muloki, Joseph Erume, David O Owiny, Joseph M Kungu, Jesca Nakavuma, Duncan Ogeng, George W Nasinyama 22-28
Stigma and increase of leprosy cases in SouthEast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ramadhan Tosepu, Joko Gunawan, Devi Savitri Effendy, Fitri Rachmillah Fadmi 29-31
Multidrug-resistant pattern of food borne illness associated bacteria isolated from cockroaches in meal serving facilities, Jimma, Ethiopia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Fithamlak Solomon, Gebre Kibru, Solomon Ali 32-40
First studies showing high temephos resistance in Anopheles labranchiae (Diptera: Culicidae) from Tunisia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Tabbabi, Jabeur Daaboub 41-47
First study of susceptibility and resistance status to pyrethroids insecticides in Anopheles (Cellia) sergentii (Theobald, 1907) from Southern Tunisia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ahmed Tabbabi, Jabeur Daaboub 48-54
Ebola virus disease: assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice of nursing students of a Nigerian University EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Aniekan J Etokidem, Boniface U Ago, Mary Mgbekem, Affiong Etim, Eno Usoroh, Anastasia Isika 55-65
Predictors of esophageal candidiasis among patients attending endoscopy unit in a tertiary hospital, Tanzania: a retrospective cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Martha F Mushi, Nathaniel Ngeta, Mariam M Mirambo, Stephen E Mshana 66-71
Knowledge, awareness and practice of infection control by health care workers in the intensive care units of a tertiary hospital in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Majeed Babajide Adegboye, Suleiman Zakari, Bola Abdulkadir Ahmed, Gbenga Habeeb Olufemi 72-78
Human bite as a weapon of assault EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Samuel Ohayi Robsam, Emeka Udeh Ihechi, William Odesanmi Olufemi 79-89
Characteristics of COPD phenotypes classified according to the findings of HRCT and spirometric indices and its correlation to clinical characteristics EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ravi Bhaskar, Seema Singh, Pooja Singh 90-101
Clinical implication of smoking among patients with schizophrenia at a Tertiary Institution in South East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chinyere Aguocha, Richard Uwakwe, Emmanuel Olose, Kennedy Amadi, Gabriel Onyeama, Chukwuma Duru 102-110
Impact of aerobic exercises on selected inflammatory markers and immune system response among patients with sickle cell anemia in asymptomatic steady state EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Fadwa M Al-Shreef 111-119
Inflammatory cytokines and immune system modulation by aerobic versus resisted exercise training for elderly EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Fadwa M Al-Shreef 120-131
Illicit drug use and violence in acute psychosis among acute adult admissions at a South African psychiatric hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Robert Wicomb, Lyndall Jacobs, Naasika Ebrahim, Megan Rensburg, Muiruri Macharia 132-136
Early diagnosis and intervention for autism spectrum disorder in Africa: insights from a case study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nicola Wannenburg, Roelf van Niekerk 137-146
Truncus arteriosus communis: report of three cases and review of literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Henriette Poaty, Fanny Pelluard, Gwenaelle André, Brigitte Maugey-Laulom, Dominique Carles 147-156
Outcome of caesarean section at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Banjul The Gambia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Patrick Idoko, Matthew Anyanwu 157-165
Teaching obstetric ultrasound at Mulago Hospital - Kampala, Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Homa Ahmadzia, Sarah Cigna, Imelda Namagembe, Charles Macri, France Galerneau, Urania Magriples 166-171
Turkish University seniors’ knowledge of and opinions on fertility and expectations of having children EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nebahat Özerdoğan, Burcu Yilmaz 172-179
Behavioural risk factors for sexually transmitted infections and health seeking behaviour of street youths in Ibadan, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adeyimika Titilayo Desmennu, Musibau Ayoade Titiloye, Eme Theodora Owoaje 180-187
Approaches and strategies used in the training and supervision of Health Extension Workers (HEWs) delivering integrated community case management (iCCM) of childhood illness in Ethiopia: a qualitative rapid appraisal EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Duduzile Nsibande, Marian Loveday, Karen Daniels, David Sanders, Tanya Doherty, Wanga Zembe 188-197
Responsible conduct of research EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Beuy Joob, Viroj Wiwanitkit 198


ISSN: 1680-6905
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