Essential Newborn Care in the Municipality of Kara (North Togo) in 2019
Segbedji KAR, Tchagbele O-B, Talboussouma SM, Agrigna H, Kombieni K, Atakouma YD and Azoumah KD
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 08, 2021
Every newborn at birth needs an adequate essential care provided by qualified personnel in order to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to evaluate the practice of essential newborn care (ENC) in two tertiary hospitals in the City of Kara (North Togo). It was a prospective and descriptive study about ENC, carried out from March 1st to May 30th of 2019. The study was focused on newborns after their immediate vaginal delivery, their mothers and the hospital personnel...
Assessment of Magnitude and Associated Factors of Immunization Drop Out Rate for Children Aged 12-23 Months In Abobo District South West Ethiopia
Ayalew Kassaw, BSC, MPH IN RH, Abebe Gebere Mariam, BSC, MPH, PHD, Alemi Kebede, BSC, MPH IN RH, and Fassikaw Kebede, BSC, MPH (Epidemiology)
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 20, 2021
Vaccination is the epicenters of preventive care for good children health outcomes in each nation. Nevertheless, numbers of factors have been hindering the attainment of targets to provide complete vaccination in different nations. The aim of this study is to assessed predictors of immunizations in 12-23 months aged children in Abobo District, Gambela regions south west Ethiopia. A community based cross-sectional study was employed in 436 pairs of mothers to children aged 12-23 months from 12 ma...
The Use of Hypnosis for the Treatment of Nocturnal Enuresis: Myth or Reality?
Anna Maria Della Grotta, MD and Alessandro Boscarelli, MD
Article Type: Commentary | First Published: August 30, 2021
Nocturnal enuresis is a common condition which may be cause of considerable psychological distress especially in children. Despite poor evidence across the literature, hypnosis could have an important role as first-line treatment option for primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis. Nocturnal enuresis, also called bed-wetting or night-time incontinence, is a common condition which may be cause of considerable psychological distress especially in children. Nocturnal enuresis refers to the involu...
Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Levels of Apparently Healthy Nigerian Children Aged 1-24 Months
Akeredolu FD, Akuse RM, Mado SM and Yusuf R
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 23, 2021
The role of vitamin D in promoting health and contributing to disease is an emerging area of research interest that has important health care and public health implications. As the health relevance of vitamin D outside bone health is now being explored globally, scanty data is available about the vitamin D status of healthy Nigerian children. Because Infants and young children have a relatively low supply of foods rich in vitamin D and may also have inadequate exposure to sunlight, they are at r...