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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 - Clarivate (Thompson Reuters) Impact factor (2018): 0.842. CiteScore (2018): 0.99.

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 19, No 4 (2019)

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Articles

NCD epidemic and sexual reproductive health issues in the infectious disease world EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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James K Tumwine i-iv
Association of Vitamin D deficiency and Vitamin D Receptor Gene Polymorphisms with Type 2 diabetes mellitus Saudi patients EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayman S Al-Hazmi 2812-2818
Predictors of poor glycemic control in adult with type 2 diabetes in South-Eastern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Innocent Chidi Anioke, Azubike Nnamdi Ezedigboh, Ogechukwu Calista Dozie-Nwakile, Ikechukwu Johnpaul Chukwu, Peculiar Ngozi Kalu 2819-2828
Prevalence of ECG abnormalities among adults with metabolic syndrome in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Adeoye Abiodun, Adebayo Oladimeji, Tayo Bamidele, Adebiyi Adewole, Owolabi Mayowa 2829-2838
Tear electrolyte assessment of diabetic patients in Southern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Juno Okukpon, Oziegbe Okukpon 2839-2845
Exploration of hypoglycemic effect of an extract from leaves of a plant from Tunisian pharmacopeia: artemisia campestris (asteraceae) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Amel Belgacem, Neyla Ben Gdara, Ikram Khemiri, Lotfi Bitri 2846-2853
Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among students of the University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: a cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Guy I Wanghi, Paulin B Mutombo, Ernest K Sumaili 2854-2862
Renal risk profiling in newly diagnosed hypertensives in an urban population in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Aderoju Gbadegesin, Oluyomi Okunola, Olugbenga Ayodele, Fatiu Arogundade, Abubakre Sanusi, Adewale Akinsola 2863-2873
Impact of aerobic exercise versus resisted exercise on endothelial activation markers and inflammatory cytokines among elderly EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Fadwa M Al-Shreef, Osama H Al-Jiffri 2874-2880
Impact of aerobic versus resisted exercise training on systemic inflammation biomarkers and quality of Life among obese post-menopausal women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Shehab M Abd El-Kader, Osama H Al-Jiffri 2881-2891
Estimation of hospital admission respiratory disease cases attributed to exposure to SO2 and NO2 in two different sectors of Egypt EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Atef MF Mohammed, Yasser H Ibrahim, Inas A Saleh 2892-2905
Determinants of harmful use of alcohol among urban slum dwelling adults in Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mariam Gitatui, Samuel Kimani, Samuel Muniu, Okubatsion Okube 2906-2925
A pre-test post-test assessment of non-invasive keratograph break up time and corneal epithelial thickness after vaping EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Alvin Munsamy, Bhavna Bhanprakash, Amina Sirkhot, Lufun Mlambo, Samukelisiwe Dlamuka, Ndumiso Mhlongo, Ronelle Naidoo 2926-2933
Relationship between sleep characteristics and depressive symptoms in last trimester of pregnancy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gülçin Nacar 2934-2944
Development and Validation of the Minnesota Low Vision Reading Test (MNRead) Acuity Chart for the Asante Twi Language EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Samuel Bert Boadi-Kusi, Michael Agyemang Kwarteng, Emmanuel Asubonteng 2945-2953
Effect of removal of AuraOnceTM laryngeal mask in awake or deep anaesthesia: a randomized controlled trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ronald Ombaka, Vitalis Mung’ayi, David Nekyon, Samina Mir 2954-2963
Trends and gender differences in age at sex debut among adolescents and young adults in urban Cape Area, South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Evans Muchiri, Clifford Odimegwu 2964-2972
Sexual dysfunction: prevalence and associated factors in patients with mental illness receiving psychotropic medication in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Samuel Obateru Osasona, Mary Ehimigbai 2973-2984
High risk human papillomavirus (HPV) common among a cohort of women with female genital mutilation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Jeremiah Ogah, Olatunji Kolawole, Daniel Awelimobor 2985-2992
Risk factors for dysmenorrhea among Ghanaian undergraduate students EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Ayokunle Osonuga, Martins Ekor 2993-3000
Complementary and alternative treatment methods for menopausal hot flashes used in Turkey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Handan Ozcan, Pınar Çolak, Berna Oturgan, Esra Gülsever 3001-3008
How do reproductive age women perceive breast cancer screening in Ethiopia? A qualitative study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Feleke Doyore Agide, Gholamreza Garmaroudi, Roya Sadeghi, Elham Shakibazadeh, Mehdi Yaseri, Zewdie Birhanu Koricha 3009-3017
Attitude of women in a Nigerian local government to reproductive health following health education intervention EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chinedu Arthur Idoko, Chinelo Ifeoma Idoko, Ikechukwu Christian Chidolue 3018-3026
Evaluation of the level of awareness of congenital toxoplasmosis and associated practices among pregnant women and health workers in Tanzania’s Temeke district in Dar es Salaam EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Onduru Gervas Onduru, Susan Fred Rumisha, Musso Munyeme, Andrew Malata Phiri 3027-3037
Impact of parity and gestational age of mothers with hypertension on birth weight, red blood cells and mode of delivery of their babies EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Helen Chioma Okoye, Chilota Chibuife Efobi, Josephat Maduabuchi Chinawa, Odutola Israel Odetunde, Awoere Tamunosiki Chinawa, Elias Chikee Aniwada 3038-3044
The current pattern of facility-based perinatal and neonatal mortality in Sagamu, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Tinuade A Ogunlesi, Victor A Ayeni, Olusoga B Ogunfowora, Edward O Jagun 3045-3054
Prevalence and maternal socio-demographic factors associated with stillbirth in health facilities in Anambra, South-East Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Nonye E Anyichie, Evelyn N Nwagu 3055-3062
Adequacy of macro and micronutrients in infants and young children’s diets in Zanzibar, Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Joyce Kinabo, Peter Mamiro, Akwilina Mwanri, Nyamizi Bundala, Kissa Kulwa, Janeth Picado, Julius Ntwenya, Aneth Nombo, Rehema Mzimbiri, Fatma Ally, Asha Salmini, Abuu Juma, Elizabeth Macha, Edith Cheung, John Msuya 3063-3077
Under-five malnutrition in a South-Eastern Nigeria metropolitan city EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chukwuemeka Kenechukwu Jude, Agozie Ubesie Chukwunedum, Kunle Obidike Egbuna 3078-3084
A review of clinical presentation and physiotherapy management of cerebral palsy patients in Esut teaching hospital, Enugu, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Wilfred Okenwa, Anthony Edeh 3085-3090
An empirical study exploring the determinants of stress among medical healthcare professionals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Amna Anjum, Ali Anjum, Umaira Anjum, Xu Ming 3091-3099
Core competencies acquired in indigenous training of traditional health practitioners in Kwazulu-Natal EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mbatha Nompumelelo, Exnevia Gomo, Nceba Gqaleni, Mlungisi Ngcobo 3100-3106
Medical error reporting among physicians and nurses in Uganda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Gideon Mauti, Margaret Githae 3107-3117
Pseudoscience in medicine: cautionary recommendations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Chris Callaghan 3118-3126
Intra-operative low-dose ketamine does not reduce the cost of post-operative pain management after surgery: a randomized controlled trial in a low-income country EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Luca Ragazzoni, Arthur Kwizera, Marta Caviglia, Moran Bodas, Jeffrey Michael Franc, Hannington Ssemmanda, Alba Ripoll-Gallardo, Francesco Della-Corte, Annet Alenyo-Ngabirano 3127-3135
Effect of target controlled propofol infusion versus intermittent boluses during oesophagogastroduodenoscopy: a randomized controlled trial EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Catherine Ndosi, Vitalis Mung’ayi, Ednah Gisore, Samina Mir 3136-3145
Self-rated oral health status and social and health determinants among community dwelling adults in Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Supa Pengpid, Karl Peltzer 3146-3153
A retrospective clinico-pathologic analysis of cemento-osseous dysplasia in a South African patient population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Mouna M Benaessa, Farzana Mahomed, Sizakele P Ngwenya 3154-3159
Stigmatization and discrimination as predictors of self-esteem of people living with HIV and AIDS in Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Dorothy Ebere Adimora, Eucharia Nchedo Aye, Immaculata Nwakaego Akaneme, Edith Nwakaego Nwokenna, Francis Ekenechukwu Akubuilo 3160-3171
Psychometric validity of the distress thermometer and problem check list in ART-naïve HIV infected patients in Northern Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Victor Olisah Obiajulu, Tajudeen Abiola, Christopher Okpataku Izehinosen, Reginald O Obiako, Ishaq Audu Aveka, Bashir Yakasai Adam, Taiwo Sheikh Lateef 3172-3180
Knowledge about modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases adults living with HIV in Rwanda EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Juvenal Biraguma, Eugene Mutimura, José M Frantz 3181-3189
Uptake and utilization of institutional voluntary HIV testing and counseling services among students aged 18-24 in Kenya’s public Universities EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Caliph Cheruiyot, Dennis Magu, Patrick Mburugu, Daniel Sagwe 3190-3199
An overview of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia for the African generalist practitioner EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I Govender, O M Maphasha, S Rangiah, C Steyn 3200-3207
Seroprevalence, risk factors and comorbidities associated with Helicobacter pylori infection amongst children receiving care at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Amos Msekandiana, Levina Msuya, Rune Philemon, Blandina M'mbaga, Grace Kinabo 3208-3216
C - reactive protein and urinary tract infection due to Gram-negative bacteria in a pediatric population at a tertiary hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Martha F Mushi, Vaileth G Alex, Mwanaisha Seugendo, Vitus Silago, Stephen E Mshana 3217-3224
The diagnostic accuracy of routine clinical findings for detection of esophageal varices in rural sub-Saharan Africa where schistosomiasis is endemic EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Christopher K Opio, Lalitha Rejani, Francis Kazibwe, Ponsiano Ocama 3225-3234
The effect of myometrial invasion on prognostic factors and survival analysis in endometrial carcinoma EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Cem Dane, Sait Bakir 3235-3241
Immunoglobulin heavy variable (IgHV) gene mutation and micro-RNA expression in Burkitt’s lymphoma at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Western Kenya EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Isaac Ndede, S K Mining, K Patel, F M Wanjala, C Tenge 3242-3248
Generalized lymphadenopathy: an unusual presentation of Burkitt lymphoma in a Nigerian child: a case report EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Osita U Ezenwosu, Barth F Chukwu, Okechukwu C Okafor, Anthony N Ikefuna, Ifeoma J Emodi 3249-3252
Carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma: a case report and review of literature EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Deepak Khanna, Tanay Chaubal, Ranjeet Bapat, Anshad Mohamed Abdulla, Sunil Thomas Philip, Suraj Arora 3253-3263


ISSN: 1680-6905
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