The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) was developed to advance participants’ self-care of chronic illness and may be offered to both individuals with chronic conditions and their caregivers.
Author Archives: Public Health
This study explored the relationship between health orientation (i.e.
To evaluate the adherence to a sports-club–based standardised real-life exercise programme for overweight or obese patients.
In this study, we examined state-level monthly gonorrhea morbidity and assessed the potential impact of existing expedited partner therapy (EPT) laws in relation to the time that the laws were enacted.
Karoshi (death from overwork) is a social medicine term that originated in Japan.
Chhattisgarh in India is a malaria-endemic state with seven southern districts that contributes approximately 50–60% of the reported malaria cases in the state every year.
We describe the development and validation of measures of human papillomavirus (HPV)/HPV vaccination knowledge, fear/anxiety about vaccination, involvement in HPV vaccine decision-making, and self-efficacy with regard to getting the vaccine, designed to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to affect these domains (collectively termed the HAVIQ: HPV Adolescent Vaccine Intervention Questionnaire).
To examine how physical activity and physical mobility are related to obesity in the elderly.
E-cigarettes are relatively new devices, which are growing in popularity among adolescents.
Electronic cigarettes (ECs) are now commonly used among youth in Western Europe and North America.1,2 Although rates of adolescent tobacco use are known to be high in Eastern Europe,3 little is known about EC use in that part of the world.
Understanding the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors has an impact on the public policy for initiating CVD prevention.
Despite an ongoing measles elimination programme, a measles outbreak occurred in 2013 in Turkey.
Tackling the social determinants of diseases in primary health care by promoting health, better quality of life, and disease prevention defines the so called ‘New Public Health’ movement in Brazil.1,2 The Brazilian Unified Health Care System, forged on this movement, aims to guarantee the right to health to all individuals adopting the principles of universality, equity, integrality, decentralization, and regionalization of health services under social control, with primary health care as their main strategy.