Mariam Amer Al-Tell

Mariam Amer Al-Tell
An-Najah National University · Department of Medicine

Doctor of Philosophy
Head of public health department Coordinator of public health master program Coordinator of public health managemen pro

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Introduction
Coordinate for the Public health management master, program, Teaching, Supervising master students, Conducting Research, Attending and participating in conferences, Tackle some administrative tasks
Additional affiliations
March 2004 - August 2007
UNICEF Palestine
Position
  • Assistant Project Officer
August 2002 - August 2003
CARE International
Position
  • Field coordinator
August 2001 - June 2002
Ministry of Health, Palestine
Position
  • Technical officer : European Project
Education
September 2007 - December 2010
Ain Shams University
Field of study
  • Community Health
September 1998 - June 2000
An-Najah National University
Field of study
  • Public Health
September 1995 - June 1996
University of Nottingham
Field of study
  • Education

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Publications (31)
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Introduction: Diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) is among leading causes of mortality in Occupied Palestinian territories and providing data on its level of management using pharmacological and dietary approaches is important to provide policy makers of possible gaps in clinical practice. Aims: we aimed to study the level of control of recently diagnos...
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Introduction MyPlate is an educational tool developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as a replacement for an earlier approach called MyPyramid. It provides the US public with key messages on a healthy diet, but has not been studied in universities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Aims We aimed to study the acceptance...
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IntroductionAnemia is a global nutritional problem with consequent mortality and morbidity on females of reproductive age and infants and children.Aims and Objectives:The aims of this study was to assess knowledge about anemia and associated factors among Palestinian medical and allied health students and to evaluate their response to study course...
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Introduction Palestinian society is going through health transition that is associated with increase in chronic diseases due to poor dietary habits so adequate integration of nutrition information is important. Aims The aim of this study is to find the association between nutrition literacy and diet behavior among a group of Palestinian participan...
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Background Breast cancer affects women's lives worldwide, yet early detection is an effective strategy for reducing mortality. The participation of women in mammography screening is linked to their knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers. Objectives Our study aims to assess mammography screening uptake and barriers among women attending primar...
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Introduction: Nutrition literacy is important because it creates motivation and knowledge among public to have accountability towards their nutrition behaviors. Three types of nutrition literacy including functional literacy (FNL), Interactive literacy (INL) and critical literacy were not studied before in Palestinian society. Aims: The aims of the...
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Infants with low birth weight (LBW) < 2.5 Kg and large gestational weight (LGA) > 4 Kg are conditions that are linked to infant mortality and future decline in wellbeing. This study aimed to evaluate factors that are associated with both LBW and LGA among a group of pregnant women in Nablus in the northern West Bank. The study involved 387 pregnant...
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Background: Use of food labels can help consumers to make informed choices on foods they purchase which could have beneficial role in protection from obesity and diet related chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate food label use in the Palestinian society along with related factors. Methods: Electronic survey was distributed on...
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Introduction: Palestinian society is going through health transition associated with increase in chronic diseases due to poor dietary habits so adequate integration of nutrition information is important. Aims: The aim of this study is to find the association between nutrition literacy and diet behavior among a group of Palestinian participants. Met...
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Introduction: Corona virus pandemic was associated with restriction on movement and perceived danger among the public but changes in the lifestyle and mental-wellbeing aspects were not studied in Palestinian People Aims: We aimed to study the changes in lifestyle and mental wellbeing aspects of Palestinian society. Methods: A translated questionnai...
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Background: Complications observed during pregnancy affect both mother and fetus, and are more commonly observed among pregnant women from developing countries. The study aims to identify the most common pregnancy and fetal complications during pregnancy, and associated risk factors with these complications. Methods: A longitudinal study was conduc...
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Introduction: MyPlate is an American educational tool that was introduced by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as replacement for MyPyramid. It provides the American public with key messages on healthy diet, but was not studied in other populations. Aims: we aimed to study the acceptance and utility of MyPlate among Palestinian medical...
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Factors related to weight gain during pregnancy among Palestinian women in the North of West Bank were not studied before. The aim of this study was to evaluate various factors in relation to inadequate weight gain and excessive weight gain relative to normal weight among a group of pregnant Palestinian women. The study involved 387 pregnant women...
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Breast cancer incidence in Palestinian Occupied Territories is less than western countries but it is the leading cause of cancer mortality among women. The Performance of breast can-cer screening leads to early detection and reduction of mortality. Hence it is important to un-derstand the barriers to breast cancer screening. A cross-sectional study...
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Conclusion: Having high BMI and weight gain during pregnancy increase the risk of CS and IVD. Introduction: The factors that are associated with an increase in Cesarean delivery (CS) and instrumental vaginal delivery (IVD) were not studied among Palestinian women before.
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Introduction Depression was defined by WHO, 2017 as "a common mental disorder that presents with depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, decreased energy, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, and poor concentration" [1]. Globally depression is one of the most burdensome diseases [1], it is considered the leading c...
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Introduction Depression was defined by WHO, 2017 as "a common mental disorder that presents with depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, decreased energy, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, and poor concentration" [1]. Globally depression is one of the most burdensome diseases [1], it is considered the leading c...
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Objectives: The study aimed at assessing the stressors among hemodialysis (HD) patients and finding out whether there is any relation between these stressors and patients' characteristics in the North of the West Bank. Methods: A quantitative, cross-sectional, descriptive–analytical study was carried out. Data collection took place at three governm...
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bstract Introduction: Pregnancy is a natural period of women life cycle; it is also a time of physical and psychological changes that have to include pleasure, joy and hope feelings to women herself and her family. However, it can be a stressful period that facilitate the increasing of depression rate Aim of Study: the study aimed at finding out th...
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Background or Objectives: All humans by nature cope with stressors by using productive and nonproductive coping strategies. Adolescents and students in particular experience stress mainly due to academic examinations but the strategies adopted by students in the West Bank/Palestine are largely unknown and understudied. This study examines stress-co...
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Introduction: Schizophrenia is a mental illness which cause severe disability and considered as major cause of suffering for clients affected with it. Diagnosis with Schizophrenia affects functioning within the family and caregivers, this manly resulted because the caregivers have to take their role in caring. Aim: This study aimed at understanding...
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Prevalence of SI and NSI among Nurses in Northern West Bank Hospitals / Palestine Introduction: Standard precautions defined as “a group of infection prevention practices that apply to all patients, regardless of suspected or confirmed diagnosis or presumed infection status”. The aim of these precautions is prevention and or reduction of transmiss...
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It has been noticed that nurses do not always provide the care they had been taught in the classroom and as a result , they cannot perform competently in clinical settings in their transition period or even after graduation. This is what called theory practice gap, which if not minimized has its consequences on nursing as profession and its related...
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Iron deficiency anemia is one of the main health problems in Palestine, it affects about a quarter of pregnant women who attended the Ministry of Health facilities in the West Bank. It is preventable awhile its consequences can’t be prevented or treated easily. Health Believe Model (HBM) is widely used in intervention programs that aiming to changi...
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Intra uterine device (IUD) is the most popular method of contraception among Palestinian women. It is one of the very effective contraceptive methods with very small failure rate. Infection has been the main problem that faces women using IUD all over the world. The aim of this study is to explore the epidemiological pattern of aerobic bacterial in...

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