Background: Young adults are at risk for HIV/STIs because they generally have an active sex life with multiple sexual partners; moreover, they use condoms to a lesser extent.
Author Archives: BMC Public Health
Background: The burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasing in low-to-middle income countries (LMIC).
Background: TV and other screen use are common among elementary school aged children with both potential benefits and harms.
Background: Countries of sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly confronted with hypertension and urbanization is considered to favor its emergence.
Background: Political violence and war are push factors for migration and social determinants of health among migrants.
Background: Measles is a highly infectious disease, and timely administration of two doses of vaccine can ensure adequate protection against measles for all ages in a population.
Background: We report on levels and determinants of attrition in Rwanda, one of the few African countries with universal ART access.
Background: The burden caused by the coexistence of obesity and underweight in Low and Middle Income Countries is a challenge to public health.
Background: Increased vegetable and fruit consumption is encouraged to promote health, including the maintenance of a healthy body weight.
Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant global public health issue.
Background: The amount and distribution of rainfall and temperature influences household food availability, thus increasing the risk of child under nutrition.
Background: Malaria is a public health problem especially in vulnerable groups such as pregnant women and children under five years in Cameroon including the Buea Health District (BHD).
Background: The efficacy of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in suppressing viral replication and delaying the progress of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is related to optimal adherence.
Background: Although there is evident association between alcohol-related hospitalization and alcohol use, the relationship has not been well examined.