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Background: Sexual health has been recognised as an essential dimension of health. Therefore, sexual health training of health care providers assumes a significant role. The present study was conducted to assess the attitudes and perceptions of final-year medical students regarding sexual health history taking at a medical college in Oman. Methods:...
Background: Water is the most common and essential resources on earth and there are no creatures without it in globe. The quality of drinking water is finding out from its physical, chemical and biological characteristics. In this study, we have to identify water sources, quality of drinking water, its implications and the prevalence of selected wa...
background and Objectives: Iodine is an essential micronutrient needed for normal human growth and brain development. Methods and Study design: A community based observational study was done in Anichakuppam, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu, South India in the year of 2012 with a sample of 2830 individuals from 1233 households. Eight villages were r...
Background: School health education programs provide a convenient platform for engaging the students in health promotion activities. Public health problems like mosquito borne diseases cannot be controlled without active participation of the community and students are a resourceful component of the community who can be encouraged to take up activit...
Methods: This community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in rural Tamil Nadu, involving 310 individuals aged= 60 years of age. A structured questionnaire administered by personal interview was followed by clinical examination. Results: Majority (62.9%) belonged to socioeconomic class IV. Males constituted 51.3%. Half of the population w...
Abstract Background: India harbours the largest number of diabetic patients in the world. Poor awareness and practices are some of the important variables influencing the development and progression of diabetes and its complications, which are largely preventable. Preventive strategies need to be formulated based on factors contributing to the deve...