New resources added to The College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences collection.
The Perception of Law Enforcement Officers, Public Transport Drivers, and Health Care Workers on Preventing Road Traffic Injuries in Vanuatu: A Qualitative Study
Authors: Saen W Fanai Description: The aim of this study is to explore and understand the perception of Public Transport Drivers (PTDs), health Care Work and Law Enforcement Officers on risk factors and the existing prevention strategy of RTI in V...Read More
Factors Affecting Diabetes Self Management Among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) Patients in Labasa : A Qualitative Study
Authors: Lalesh Kumar Description: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) has serious public health implications with huge impact on health expenditure and patient’s quality of life and functional capacity resulting in morbidity and premature mortality...Read More
Perceptions of Hypertensive Patients in Special Outpatient Deparment at Sigatoka Hospital, Fiji (2021) – A Mixed Method Study
Authors: Mohammed Amos Zibran Description: Hypertension is the number one contributing risk factor for deaths globally causing heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular complications. This study aims to describe the demographic and clinical c...Read More
The Perspective of Child Physical Abuse Amongst Caregivers Attending MCH Clinics in Bua Sub Division
Authors: Talei Ruslia Jioji Description: Child physical abuse (CPA) is an extensive public health problem because of its associations with poor health outcomes. There is dearth in the literature on abuse in Fijian communities but anecdotal evidenc...Read More
Perceptions of Cancer Among SOPD Patients and Primary Health Care Workers at Lautoka Subdivision : A Qualitative Study
Authors: Kaushal Kumar Description: Perception is defined as a way of understanding and interpreting something. Understanding patient’s perspective and the primary health care workers (HCWs) perspective to get an insight into cancer and how best...Read More
Determinants of Food Choices and Physical Activity Among Secondary School Adolescents (15-18 Years old) in Suva : A Qualitative Study
Authors: Lilymay Dennis Roqica Description: Studies have indicated that unhealthy food choices and sedentary lifestyles in adolescents can lead to chronic disease such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cancer later on ...Read More
Incidence and Exploration of the Knowledge, Barriers and Control of Leptospirosis in the Central Division, Fiji : A Mixed Method Study
Authors: Kolosa Matebalavu Description: The aim of this study is to determine the incidence of human leptospirosis in the central division and to describe the demographic characteristics of leptospirosis patients. it also includes the assessment o...Read More
Awarness and Practices Among Barbers Regarding Health Hazards Associated with Their Profession : A Mixed Method Study
Authors: Dip Chand Description: Barbershops are places of risk of spreading many communicable diseases. Several factors are involved in transmission of disease of disease in this trade including lack of awareness, lack of personal hygiene and lack...Read More
Patients, Dental Staff and Dental Managers Perception on Services Provided by the Colonial War Memorial (CWMH) Dental Clinic: A Qualitative Study
Authors: Richard Diwakaran Nair Description: Oral health can influence the quality of an individual’s life. Patients visit a dental clinic particularly a public facility to access dentistry services at a reasonable cost and without compromised c...Read More
Percerptions of Parents and Health Care Workers Towards Childhood Immunisation in Suva, Fiji: A Qualitative Study
Authors: Preeti Balgovind Description: This research aimed to assess and understand parent’s /caregivers perceptions and attitudes towards childhood immunization in Fiji. This research also aimed to understand the perceptions, knowledge and atti...Read More