The quarterly Journal of Health Sciences and Surveillance System is a non profitable periodical, common to the School of Health and Nutrition and the vice-chancellor for Health at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The journal publishes original research papers, short communications, scientific notes, case reports, letter to editors, and review articles in English. The scope of papers comprises all aspects of Health Sciences and Surveillance System. The Editorial Board would be glad to receive your original papers on any area of Health Sciences.

 

1. Cost-effectiveness analysis of HIV/AIDS prevention among intravenous drug users in Iran's Drop-in Centers

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Reza Majdzadeh; Kazem Mohammad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 52-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.83382.1025

Abstract
  Background: The goal of this study was to analyze the cost-effectiveness of harm reduction programs among Intravenous Drug Users (IDUs) who referred to Drop-In Centers (DICs) for prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) infection. Methods: To calculate ...  Read More

2. Bioremediation of lead and zinc contaminated soils by compost worm

Hassan Hashemi; Abbas Khodabakhshi; Bahram Alinia; Fariba Abbasi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 58-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.80235.0

Abstract
  Background: This study investigated the bioremediation of lead and zinc in contaminated soils by the compost worm Eisenia Fetida. Methods: The initial concentrations of 50 and 100 mg/kg for zinc and lead respectively as well as 40 mg/kg and 80 mg/kg for the control group were studied. 30 earthworms ...  Read More

3. Survey of safety climate and its associated factors in various enterprises, 2015-2017

Mehdi Jahangiri; Yadollah Yosefi; Amaneh Barikani; Arezoo Norozi; Younes Mohammadi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 64-71

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.80232.0

Abstract
  Background: Safety is a part of organizational climate and reflects the workers’ current perception toward safety issues in an organization. The aim of this study was to survey the level of safety climate and its associated factors in various enterprises. Methods: Data were collected using Persian ...  Read More

4. Simultaneous removal fluoride and nitrate from water in a batch reactor using Al and Fe anodes and Cu, Steel and Graphite cathodes.

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Razieh Ashoori; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Saeed Yousefinejad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 72-79

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.83388.1026

Abstract
  Background: Simultaneous existence of excessive amounts of fluoride and nitrate in drinking water can cause health problems for humans. In this study, simultaneous removal of fluoride and nitrate from aqueous solutions was investigated using a combination of electroreduction and electrocoagulation processes ...  Read More

5. The Effectiveness of Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior on Clinical Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Leila Khabir; Nurollah Mohamadi; Changiz Rahimi; Seyed Ali Dastgheib

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 80-88

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.81738.1012

Abstract
  Background: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Metalization-based Treatment (MBT) are two approaches to the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The present study aimed to investigate the clinical outcomes of dialectical behavior group therapy and metallization-based group therapy ...  Read More

6. Using modified Montmorillonite by Methylene Blue for removing Brilliant Red from textile wastewater

Elham Asrari; Esmail Izadi Navan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 89-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.81238.0

Abstract
  Background: The presence of quantities of dye chemicals in the textile industry effluent is clearly visible and harmful environmental impacts caused by chemical compounds are also as a noticeable challenge. Regarding this issue, control of the pollution has been considered. Methods: In this study, an ...  Read More

7. Time series analysis on the appropriate time for malaria residual spraying based on Anopheles abundance, temperature, and precipitation between 2009 - 2016 in Kazerun, south of Iran.

Mojtaba Norouzi; Haleh Ghaem; Hamid Reza Tabatabaee; Malihe Abdollahi; Mohammad Afkar; Fatemeh Rahmani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 98-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.81655.1011

Abstract
  Background: Malaria is one of the most important vector-borne diseases, a major health problem, and a serious cause of mortality around the world. Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) together with insecticide-treated nets is among the primary methods used for controlling and reducing the burden of malaria. ...  Read More

8. Comparative Evaluation of Antibiotic Residues in Raw Milk Samples by ECLIPS 50 and TWINE SENSOR kits in Sepidan and Beyza, Iran

Alireza Mollaei; Maryam Hamidian Shirazi; Amir Reza Hamidian Shirazi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, Pages 105-109

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2019.83392.1027

Abstract
  Background: The presence of antibiotic residues in milk and other livestock by products is a health hazard that can endanger the public health. Antibiotics are widely used in animal husbandry to treat bacterial infections. In this industry, antimicrobial drugs are being used for decades; as a result, ...  Read More

1. A Study of Antibiotics Self-Medication at Primary Health Care Centers in Shiraz, Southern Iran

Mehrdad Askarian; Mohsen Hosseingholizadeh mahani; Mina Danaei; Mohsen Momeni

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 1-5

Abstract
  Background: Nowadays, self-medication of therapeutic agents is of global concern particularly in developing and underdeveloped countries. Some studies conducted in Iran showed that the frequency of self-medication was significant. Objective: This research was conducted to estimate the prevalence of arbitrary ...  Read More

2. Risk Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Determination of the Associated Factors among Workers of a Dairy Products Factory

zahra zamanian; hadi daneshmandi; Hojjatolah Setoodeh; Ebrahim Nazaripoor; Abdollah Haghayegh; Saeed Shaban Sarvestani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 134-139

Abstract
  Background: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries that appear in the lower back, neck and upper and lower extremities mainly. This study was conducted to assess the risk of MSDs and determine of its associated factors in workers of a dairy products ...  Read More

3. A Comparative Assessment of Manual Load Lifting Using NIOSH Equation and WISHA Index Methods in Industrial Workers of Shiraz City

Naeimeh Asadi; Alireza Choobineh; Sareh Keshavarzi; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 8-12

Abstract
  Background: Manual load lifting is the most common and stressful activity that imposes high biomechanical pressures on the body, particularly on the back. Diverse studies have shown that load lifting can cause work-related musculoskeletal disorders among workers. This study was conducted to assess manual ...  Read More

4. Knowledge and Practice of Medical Students on Healthy Lifestyle: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shiraz

Mehrdad Askarian; Zahra Dehghani; Mina Danaei; Veda Vakili

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 77-82

Abstract
  Background: Physicians are one of the most important groups directly associated with public health and their health related lifestyle has a significant impact on their patient’s behaviors. Several studies showed that the majority of medical students did not have appropriate and healthy behaviors. The ...  Read More

5. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Assessment of Working Conditions in an Iranian Petrochemical Industry

Alireza Choobineh; Hadi Daneshmandi; Shahed Asadi; Shahram Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 33-40

Abstract
  Background/Objective: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries. This study was conducted with the objectives of determination of prevalence rate of MSDs and ergonomics assessment of the risk of MSDs among workers of a petrochemical company. Methods: ...  Read More

Publisher:
Shiraz University Of Medical Sciences

Chairperson:
  Dr. Fariba Moradi

Editor-in-Chief:
  Prof. Kourosh Azizi


Print ISSN: 2345-2218

Online ISSN: 2345-3893

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