Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 653

Table of Content: July 2017 ; 9(7)

July 2017

Socioeconomic conditions and health hazards of brick field workers: A case study of Mymensingh brick industrial area of Bangladesh

The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of brick kilns on socioeconomic conditions working environment, hazards and risk associated with each of the tasks as well as the negative effect of hazardous work of brick field workers. A semi-structured survey has been served as the main data collection method from the different 9 brick fields of Gouripur and Ishwargonj sub district under the Mymensingh district...

Author(s): Sajan Das, Md. Shamim Quamrul Hasan, Rumana Akhter, Sumaiya Huque, Sumana Khandaker, Md. Zobayer Hossain Gorapi and Mohammad Shahriar

July 2017

Prevalence of intestinal parasites in children from four to twelve years in the city of Itapetim- PE Brazil

The intestinal parasitosis constitutes one of the main problems of public health, presenting itself endemic in several areas of Brazil. They may be closely related to socio-demographic and environmental factors; and the child population is often hardest hit. In this context, the objective of this study was to analyze the prevalence of intestinal parasites in children aged 4 to 12 years belonging to the city of...

Author(s): Ednaldo Queiroga de Lima, Nara Gilmara de Sousa and Raquel Lira Braga da Silva