1. Institutionalization of an Efficient and Effective Oral and Maxillofacial Injury Surveillance System at a Tertiary Care Public Dental Hospital: An Interventional Study from Sri Lanka

Gayan Surendra; Irosha Perera; Sumith Attanayake

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 169-178

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.88859.1155

Abstract
  Background: Oral and Maxillofacial (OMF) injuries constitute a multifaceted public health threat in Sri Lanka. Surveillance of OMF injuries has become crucial for planning and monitoring of preventive and control strategies. A pilot project was undertaken aiming at strengthening the OMF injury surveillance ...  Read More

2. Epidemiological Aspects of Ascariasis and Associated Risk Factors Among Primary School Children in Lambata Community, Niger State, Nigeria During 2019-2020

Gideon. I.A. Okoroiwu

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 191-198

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2021.90372.1189

Abstract
  Background: Ascaris worm, as one of the commonest helminthic infections, constitutes a major public health challenge and concern in the majority of developing countries. This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Ascaris worm infection and its associated risk factors among primary school children ...  Read More

3. Epidemiological Study of Scorpion-sting in Patients Referred to Medical Centers of Shiraz, South-west of Iran

Masoumeh Bagheri; Hamzeh Alipour; Ali Keshawarz

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 105-110

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.87847.1125

Abstract
  Background: Scorpion sting is one of the serious and major medical problems in the world. Shiraz is a tourist city and one of the high-risk areas where a number of scorpion sting occurs annually. Objectives: The present research aimed to conduct an epidemiological study of scorpion sting in Shiraz County. Methods: ...  Read More

4. Modeling and Estimating the COVID-19 Incidence and Fatality in Europe

Fernando Almeida

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 179-182

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.87047.1105

Abstract
  Background: The estimation of the real number of COVID-19 infected people is one of the concerns of the governments around the world. In this sense, this study seeks to assess the incidence and fatality of COVID-19 in Europe considering the expected number of the infected cases. Methods: A quantitative ...  Read More

5. Epidemiological and clinical aspects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak based on global data: A review article

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Ahmadreza Eidi; Zahra Keshtkaran; Nasrin Shokrpour; Parisa Zand; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 100-104

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86851.1102

Abstract
  Background: In December 2019, a series of pneumonia cases of unknown cause appeared in Wuhan, China, which was very similar to viral pneumonia. In late January 2020, the World Health Organization named this disease  the sixth public health emergency of international concern due to an increase in ...  Read More

6. Risk factors for cervical cancer: An epidemiological review

Hamed Delam; Safoura Izanloo; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Ahmadreza Eidi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 105-109

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86539.1092

Abstract
  Background: Cervical cancer is one of the most common female genital cancers. It accounts for about half of the one million new cases and one-quarter of all cancer deaths in women. The present study was designed to comprehensively identify the risk factors of cervical cancer using the results of similar ...  Read More

7. Epidemiology of suicide attempts and deaths: A population-based study in the South of Iran (2012–2017)

Hamed Delam; Kosar Zarebi; Esmaeil Kavi; Nasrin Shokrpour; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 115-120

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86633.1095

Abstract
  Background: Suicide is a multi-factorial phenomenon whose patterns can vary even from one place to another in one country; the purpose of this study was to determine the causes of suicide attempt in a 6-year period in Larestan County in the period between 2012 and 2017. Methods: The present study was ...  Read More

8. Thyroid cancer in the world: An epidemiological review

Hamed Delam; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Ahmadreza Eidi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 63-68

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86850.1101

Abstract
  Background: Thyroid cancer is the most common malignancy of the endocrine glands at any age and sex. The present study was designed to comprehensively identify the epidemiological status of thyroid cancer using the results of similar studies. Methods: The present study was an epidemiological review study. ...  Read More

9. The epidemiological status of malaria during 2006 to 2018 in Larestan city, Southern Iran: A cross-sectional study

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Mohammad Reza Foroutani; Ahmadreza Eidi; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 93-97

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.86549.1094

Abstract
  Abstract Background: Malaria has been considered by health systems as one of the most dangerous human infectious diseases. In Iran, the disease has caused great economic and social damage to the country. The present study was designed to identify the epidemiological situation of malaria during 2006 to ...  Read More

10. Epidemiology of cutaneous Leishmaniosis in south Fars province, Iran: A retrospective decade long survey

Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan; Khalil Safari; Nasrin Shokrpour; Hamed Delam

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 28-33

http://dx.doi.org/10.30476/jhsss.2020.85841.1078

Abstract
  Objective: Fars province in south Iran is an endemic focus of Leishmaniosis. This study was designed to evaluate the epidemiological status of cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Fars province, South Iran, from 2007 to 2016. Methods: This study was a retrospective-analytical cross-sectional study. The study ...  Read More

11. Epidemiological Study of the Brucellosis in Iran, Andimeshk, 2001-2016

Mansour Kashfi; Nahid Hatamian; Tayebeh Rakhshani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 23-28

Abstract
  Introduction: Despite the provision of health care in Iran, brucellosis is still an endemic disease, so this study was carried out to determine the epidemiology of brucellosis in Andimeshk city during 2001-2016. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with brucellosis, ...  Read More

12. Epidemiology of Fatal Road Traffic Accidents in Iran, Yasouj, 2014-2015

Tayebeh Rakhshani; Mansour Kashfi; Irandokht Amirian; Mohammad Reza Ebrahimi; Seyyed Saeed Hashemi Nazari

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 29-35

Abstract
  Introduction: Traffic accidents are considered a major public health problem in many parts of the world. The present study aimed to investigate the epidemiology of fatal traffic accidents in Yasouj city during the years 2014-2015. Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was carried out through a cross-sectional ...  Read More

13. Epidemiologic Study of Suicidal Attempt Cases in Fars Province, South of Iran, 2010-2011

Mojtaba Naghshvarian; Mohammad Hossien Kaveh; Maryam hesampour; fariba Rezaee; Ali Reza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 32-39

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: The reduction of suicidal attempts as one of the most important goals is improvement of societies’ health status. The present study aimed to assess the epidemiologic aspects of suicide cases in Fars province in 2010-2011.Methods: A total of 9714 suicide cases in Fars province, south ...  Read More

14. Epidemiology and Morbidity of Head Lice Infestation in Khorram-shahr County, Iran (2006-2009)

Hamid Kassiri; Ali Kasiri; Niusha Kasiri; Fahimeh Moeininejad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 83-87

Abstract
  Background: Pediculosis capitis is a continuous common health problem worldwide. Pediculus capitis distributes quickly in overcrowded regions. The goal of the present research was to determine some epidemiological features of head lice infestation in Khorram-shahr County, southwestern Iran. Methods: ...  Read More