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Background: COVID-19 pandemic affected almost all aspects of life of people in the world. While the world was facing the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, undergraduates were badly affected at their core. For them, the period was undoubtedly very stressful and tight situation. However, undergraduates can focus on good things and try to come up from ba...
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Background and objective: Stress is a mind and body response or reaction to a real or imagined threat, event or change. It is important to remember that stress is a natural part of life. Experiencing stress can be good, but it can also negative effects one's wellbeing. The objective of this study was to nd out the prevalence of stress among Unde...
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The present paper covers the history of Pharmacovigilance in India. Earlier also, attempts were made to compile the history of Pharmacovigilance, but in bits and pieces. While writing the history of any episode, chapter, or section, one should not be biased and prejudiced. The discipline of Pharmacovigilance in India evolved with the contribution o...
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Background: Antibiotic resistance has escalated worldwide without proportionate production of new antibiotics. One of the new ways is to explore natural sources of treating bacterial infections without acquiring bacterial resistance. Snail type Achatina fulica in Japan, the mucus extract has demonstrated immense antibacterial activity against Gram-...
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Introduction :Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was an emerging disease outbreak. Now a pandemic, it continues to threaten public health around the world. The objective of this study aimed to study knowledge and attitudes toward COVID-19 among dental public health students. Methods:A cross-sectional study was conducted among students of the Bache...
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Background: Role of Ultrasound into Acute Viral Hepatitis is inadequate for excluding jaundice surgical reasons. Though, here are definite features of ultrasound that may assist us for expect acute viral hepatitis in preliminary only some days previous to clinical jaundice onset. Aim: To determine the sonographic findings in patients of Hepatitis B...
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a trusted source for public health information, but people must be able to access and understand that information for it to be used. The CDC and the CDC Foundation recognized the need to ensure that its guidance documents related to COVID-19 were accessible to the full range of individuals wit...
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The ability to speak fluently in English is important in many fields of education and employment. However, many learners find multiple reasons that hinder their ability. Among them, learners' intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation to practice are crucial. Therefore, compulsion to attract undergraduates the learning based on intrinsic motivat...
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Introduction: A student enrolled in Allied Health Sciences has a curriculum and academic standards that are different compared to a student enrolled in a medical programme. Nevertheless, little is known about the psychological distress of this population. Our objective was to determine whether psychological distress is prevalent in students enrolle...
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Introduction: Knowledge about the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and serum lipid levels is important in detecting the risk of cardiovascular diseases. The present study assessed the correlations of serum total cholesterol and triglyceride levels with BMI in a group of healthy undergraduates. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducte...
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Background: Background: Oral health inequalities are becoming a major threat to public health, and they excessively burden disadvantaged communities, especially within low and middle-income countries. This study explored the socioeconomic inequalities in self-perceived oral health behaviors among college-going students in Karachi, Pakistan. Methods...
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Aim & Objective-This study has been undertaken to assess the knowledge and awareness about basics of radiation and safety measures in diagnostic radiology among allied health professionals including, Radiographers, and students of Radiology and imaging technology. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire based survey was performed to collect data of...
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Purpose Purpose: Sinusitis in recent times has been known as one of the major causes for reduced quality of life and work absenteeism. Chronic sinusitis being one of the health hazards affecting QOL of subjects of any age and gender requires a specific therapeutic intervention. Clinical trials that can demonstrate the effectiveness of manual therap...
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Bacterial strains resistant to antimicrobial treatments, such as antibiotics, have emerged as serious clinical problems, necessitating the development of novel bactericidal materials. Nanostructures with particle sizes ranging from 1 to 100 nanometers have appeared recently as novel antibacterial agents, which are also known as “nanoantibiotics”. N...
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Although Customer Relationship Management is an existing and well-known concept, Social Customer Relationship Management is a newly emerged concept that has been identified with social media. In existing literature, the significance of the Social Customer Relationship Management has been explained. In global and Sri Lankan context, there is...
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BACKGROUND: Social media has become a most inseparable part of young adults' lives with the rapid development of information and communication technology. The study aimed to assess the use of social media and its association with academic performance, well-being, and interpersonal relation of the health sciences undergraduates. MATERIALS AND METHOD...
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This study was aimed to determine the relationship between study orientation and academic achievements of MBBS and allied health sciences undergraduate students. This cross-sectional survey was conducted in King Edward Medical University, Lahore. The authors selected 450 students using non-probability, convenience sampling. Student of either gender...
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Medical students are at risk of developing stress due to sleep deprivation. Students become agitated and increase their day time sleeping time. This stress greatly affects the academic performance and later on their clinical skills. Objectives: To analyze association between perceived stresses and sleep disturbance in medical students. Study Design...
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Objective: To find Physical activity (PA) for Metabolic Equivalent Task (MET), in undergraduate students using IPAQ. Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted on students of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The University of Lahore. We included 174 (71 males and 103 females) students in the study. Ages of students were from 19 to 26 y...
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The ability to communicate with words is one of a person's distinguishing characteristics. People who have lost their ability to talk are unable to communicate effectively for whatever reason. The acquisition (AAC) approach was implemented as a viable alternative for assisting these individuals Objective: To find out awareness of augmentative an...
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Background: The discipline of clinical psychology is the one that deals with assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychological illnesses and disorders with the aim to improve mental health. It is highly vital that the learner interested in faring for the said subject of clinical psychology must be subjected to competencies which are...
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Background: Biomedical sciences can be said to be a collective of multiple scientific subjects to obtain, organise, apply, analyse information for the betterment of public healthcare. The stream of biomedical sciences comprises not only one but also multiple subjects under its roof such as microbiology, epidemiology, statistics, engineering as well...
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Anthony Martin Toroitich,1,2 Louise Dunford,3 Rachel Armitage,4 Sangeeta Tanna2 1Trade Affairs Department, Pharmacy and Poisons Board, Nairobi, Kenya; 2Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; 3Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK; 4Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, De Mont...
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Background: Visual impairments have physical, emotional, social, and economical consequences and are a crucial element influencing one's quality of life. A total of 1.285 million people are estimated to be visually impaired worldwide of which 39 million are categorised as blind. These figures are startling, given that 80 percent of known vision im...
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The aim of this research is two-fold; first, to explore the most frequent COVID-19 inspired words in medical news reporting contexts, and second, to classify them into different categories. This paper adopts a corpus-based approach to build a lemmatized academic word list (AWL) inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic. Factiva was used to retrieve the pan...
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The lockdown posed a great impact on teaching and learning process which aided in the shift of face to face education to virtual classroom. As the e- learning was newly introduced, it was difficult to execute initially due to prior unpreparedness. We put forth this study to analyse student's perspective and challenges faced in online education duri...
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Objective: To determine the association between mental toughness and fatigue among amateur athletes in relation to their number of training days per week. Study Design: Analytical cross-sectional study Place and Duration of Study: Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of South Asia Cantt Campus Lahore from 1st October 2020 to 31st March...
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Trichomonas vaginalis is a motile pathogenic protozoan which causes trichomoniasis, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) in humans. Clinical diagnosis of trichomoniasis is not reliable due to nonspecific clinical presentation, which overlaps with the clinical features of other sexually transmitted diseases. Therefore, confirmation of suspected clin...
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Purpose: To examine the various facets of job satisfaction among radiographers in Saudi Arabia and compare the influential contributing factors locally and internationally. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in June and July 2020 with an electronic questionnaire distributed to radiographers in Saudi Arabia. The validated Job Satisfa...
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Superior University is aiming to achieve excellence in research. As you may be aware, Superior University offers research degrees in Engineering Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, IT and Computer Sciences. Superior University is planning to collaborate with universities and institutions of excellence in Pakistan and abroad. We understand the importa...
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Superior University is aiming to achieve excellence in research. As you may be aware, Superior University offers research degrees in Engineering Sciences, Allied Health Sciences, IT and Computer Sciences. Superior University is planning to collaborate with universities and institutions of excellence in Pakistan and abroad. We understand the importa...
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Background: Talking about the present scenario of curricula, it is essential to test whether curricula are in conformity with the standard guidelines and principles of curriculum design and centricity and orientation. This present study deals with aspect of adherence to principles of curriculum design as well as centricity and orientation of the cu...
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The increased advancement in nanosciences in recent times has led to fascinating innovations. It has potential applications for altering the structural, surface, and physicochemical properties of nano-ranged metamaterials. The adaptable optical, structural, and surface characteristics of the nanoscopic regimes enhance the quality of integrated nano...
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Aim: This study aimed to determine the prevalence and associated factors of internet addiction among undergraduate clinical medical students of a Nigerian private university. Study Design: Cross sectional descriptive study Place and Duration of Study: College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Bingham University, Jos campus, Plateau state, Nig...
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Infertility in women is caused by a variety of hereditary and acquired uterine problems. Ultrasound has been found to be a good, quick, safe, and cost-effective way to assess the size, quantity, and location of abnormalities and to measure endometrial thickness in different phases of menstrual cycle.Objective: The main objective of this study wasto...
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Climate Change is unequivocal and occurring at an alarming pace. Increasing greenhouse gas emissions, their concentration in the atmosphere and increased energy absorption have resulted in changes in climate. This study was a cross sectional study conducted from April 12th to May 12th, 2021. The survey was conducted online using Google form that wa...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of peripheral nervous system disorders among COVID-19 survivors. Study Design: Cross-sectional Survey Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at the Department of Rehabilitation and Allied Health Sciences, Riphah International University Lahore Campus from December,...
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The world is facing remarkable change in science and technology from the end decades of the last century to the first two decades of the current century. Rehabilitation sciences professions have also faced the same technological change as other professions of medical and allied health sciences, where manual assistive devices, diagnostic tools, trea...
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Introduction: Testicular cancer (TC) commonly occurs among young men aged 20 to 34 years old. However, many young men are not aware of the disease which could cause the disease to metastasize. Early detection of TC is crucial to decrease fatality due to late diagnosis of the disease. Testicular self-examination (TSE) is the easiest and cheapest met...
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PROFESSIONAL SELF-CONCEPT, RETENTION AND ATTRITION OF UNDERGRADUATE NURSING STUDENTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF PERADENIYA-A MIXED-METHOD STUDY I.D.M.H. Amarasinghe1, S.P.K.J.Subasinghe1, A.M.S.Deepanie Pathiranage1 1Depanrtment of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya Introduction Professional self-concept, retention, and...
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Key words: Breast cancer, Cortisol, stress related life events. BACKGROUND & HYPOTHESIS: Studies reveal that stress induced by major life events is strongly associated with increased breast cancer (BC) risk. As BC is the commonest carcinoma among women in Sri Lanka and no data is available on the impact of stressful lifestyle, objectives of the stu...
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Introduction The purpose of this study was to determine the perceptions of Allied Health Sciences undergraduates towards online learning during the COVID 19 outbreak. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted with undergraduates of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. A self-administered online questionna...
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Purpose: To assess the knowledge regarding eye donation among students of Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences and gauge their willingness for eye donation. Methods: The data was collected by online questionnaire method (Google forms) from medical, nursing and allied health care students for a group of 723 students. The questionnaire compris...
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Health Professions Educator Journal (January, 2021 - June, 2021) www.hpej.net HPEJ 2021 VOL 4, ISSUE. 1 ABSTRACT Introduction: Digitalization in the 21st century has transformed nearly all aspects of our society, including education. However, many believe that this transformation is occurring with little strategic planning and much may not be rea...
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Development of Pharmacopoeial Monograph for Tribulus terrestris Grown in SriLanka Jayasinghe JMOV, Wijayabandara MDJ, Dissanayake RK Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka Background: Tribulus terrestris, commonly known as “Heen Nerenchi” is a herbaceous me...
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This book is written for Paramedical & Allied Health Science Students. It also include common laboratory instruments for practical purpose .
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Objective: To determine the prevalence of refractive errors among medical students and identify associated factors. Study Design:Analytical, cross-sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: The study was conducted in the Department of Community Medicine at Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College, Lahore from September 2020 to December 2020....
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Medical and allied health sciences professionals are increasingly dealing with clients who use cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. Yet, university curricula in many countries do not provide education for students and professionals in medicine and allied health fields including psychology about medical cannabis (MC) use. This study compa...
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, accounting for approximately 9.6 million deaths [1]. The WHO recommends that each nation has a national cancer control program (NCCP) to reduce the incidence of cancer and deaths related to cancer, as well as to improve the quality of life of can...
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Purpose: Cultural competence is an essential skill for healthcare providers in our increasingly ethnically diversified society. There is an unmet need for educating future culturally competent physical therapists. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of pro bono clinic on cultural competence in first-year doctoral physical therap...
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Objective: To assess the perceived stress levels amongst faculty and students of medicine, dentistry and allied health sciences during COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: This multi-institutional descriptive study was conducted from April to June 2020. All the students and faculty from three institutes namely University College of Medicine, University Coll...
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Dental radiography is one of the best diagnostic methods used to identify dental diseases and several dental radiographic methods are practised in order to achieve quality images of the specific dental region. In the process of imaging lower third molar region using bisected angle technique (BAT), which is an intra-oral peri apical (IOPA) radiograp...
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Academic staff, being one of the main stakeholder groups, has a major responsibility to maintain quality standards in higher education. Their perception has a significant impact on the quality of the higher education system in any country. However, academics‘ perspective on quality assurance (QA) in higher education has not been well explored yet i...
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This book “Concise notes in Biochemistry for Physiotherapy and Allied Health Sciences graduates” is a comprehensive yet concise textbook of biochemistry concepts. It primarily targets students pursuing courses in physiotherapy and allied health sciences field having biochemistry in their course but not in-depth. It is suitable for the readers of un...
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Teaching is an alert level used by teachers to create an environment that allows the learning process to take on a methodology. As a result of teaching, changes are permanent in an explicit or implicit form (Shababuddin et al. 2003). Teaching and learning is a phase of student-teacher interaction. There is a chance that the learning that takes plac...
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Technological advancement and change of student attitude towards learning have brought in the necessity of blended learning which is now ubiquitous across medical and allied health sciences education. Flipped classroom forms an increasingly large part of this approach. As the term states, Flipped Classroom means “inverted” classroom. Does that mean...
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Background: Musculoskeletal issues have persistently growing for students of allied health sciences with the online classes during the coronavirus disease (COVID) pandemic. To find out the relationship between timed online exposure and musculoskeletal health of allied health sciences students even though having mere basic knowledge about the cause...
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Background: Physiotherapists have long been recognized as important providers of services for people with disability. In Sri Lanka the concept of community physiotherapy has not emerged yet. The present study aimed to identify the need for ‘community physiotherapy service’ in Kandy district, Sri Lanka. Methods: A community service projection commun...
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Introduction: Didactic lectures lead to lack of attention and limited independent thinking with limited self-assessment, crossword puzzles having shown promising results and substantial usability. A thorough literature search showed that most of the studies done were on the introduction of crosswords as a tool of assessment in either medical or al...
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Background: Healthcare students act as potential vectors for pathogenic agents and play a vital role in transmitting nosocomial infections. Therefore, assessing their knowledge on nosocomial infections and control measures will aid in preventing these infections. Objectives: This study aimed to assess knowledge on nosocomial infections and control...
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This study was design to examine the acute toxicity of the 80%-ethanolic extract of CP Men capsules in healthy male and female Sprague-Dawley rats and phytochemical screening of the product. Six samples of the product were submitted to the, Accra for the analysis and others. The investigators at the University declared in their research report that...
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Eliminating the apprehension of public speaking is vital for law undergraduates to perform well as future attorneys and other legal professionals. A descriptive cross-sectional study assessed Public Speaking Anxiety (PSA) among all the (n=140) second-year law undergraduates who followed the compulsory Public Speaking module in KDU, Sri-Lanka. A pre...
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Background Depression, Anxiety and Stress levels are considered indicators of psychological well-being. These mental disorders conflict with the healthy lives of young adults when entering critical life transitions like university life. Further, Allied Health Sciences undergraduates have been reported as a more vulnerable group in this regard. The...
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This textbook describes the basic principles of Biomechanics. This book was originally published in the Japanese language and authored by Prof. Yamamoto Sumiko, Prof. Ishii Shinichirou, and Prof. Ehara Yoshihiro. The book is organized into 14 chapters that illustrate in a detailed manner the characteristics of forces applied to human movement. It w...
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Introduction: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) can affect the ability, efficiency and effectiveness, well-being, productivity , absence from work, quality of work, and performance of individuals, as well as leading to restrictions on the normal activities of students. University life is a period in which individuals experience significant changes w...
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This study aimed to examine the patterns of associations between empathy and coping among undergraduate men and women studying at Allied Health Sciences. This cross-sectional study is part of a larger longitudinal study conducted in an Allied Health Sciences School. Participants were 183 undergraduate students from 12 training programs (e.g., Physi...
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This study aimed to examine the patterns of associations between empathy and coping among undergraduate men and women studying at Allied Health Sciences. This cross-sectional study is part of a larger longitudinal study conducted in an Allied Health Sciences School. Participants were 183 undergraduate students from 12 training programs (e.g., Physi...
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In developing nations, the adolescent group is progressively exposed to health issues and young girls are increasingly weak due to anemia. An observational study was conducted to assess the prevalence of anemia among the adolescent girls in a selected college in Kanchipuram. The objectives were to assess the socio-demographic variables of the adole...
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Background To establish successful strategies and increasing the utilization of preventive services, there is a need to explore the extent to which the general female population is aware and use the service for cervical cancer-screening among women infected with HIV in Africa. Available evidences in this regard are controversial and non-conclusive...