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Preventive Medicine and Community Health

Online ISSN: 2516-7073


Preventive Medicine and Community Health is a quarterly, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of preventive medicine and community health.

PMCH publishes articles which provide complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments of science and practice of diseases and management, health promotion, public health policymaking on the practice, teaching, and research of community health, analysis of environmental factors.

Journal also features articles on epidemiology, biostatistics, public health administration, health care delivery, national health problems and also papers related to innovative methods and thoughtful explorations of health statistics and robust controlled trials. It will also act as benchmark for the policy makers and health planners for improving our health system.

Preventive Medicine and Community Health is composed of the following Specialty Sections:

Disease Management

Nutrition

 Health equity

Health intervention

 Epidemiology

Substance abuse

 Global health

Chronic diseases

 Patient safety

Mental disorders

 Malnutrition

Pharmacovigilance

Vaccination

Radio chemotherapy

Obesity

Women’s health

Preventive Medicine and Community Health welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.pmch@oatext.com

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by PMCH, is properly cited.

Editor in chief


Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board


Yvonne Kellar-Guenther

Clinical Associate Professor
Colorado School of Public Health
Department of Community and Behavioral Health
USA

Hans P. Cassagnol

Assistant Dean of Clinical Quality
SUNY Upstate Medical University
USA

Suna Sabuncuoglu

Associate Professor
Hacettepe University
Toxicology Department
Turkey


Ayers, Britni Lee

Community Health and Research Department University of Arkansas Medical Science-Northwest
USA

Elaine S. Belansky

Associate Professor
Department of Community and Behavioral Health University of Colorado Denver
USA

Gamal Elsayed Shiha

Professor
Specialized Medical Hospital
Faculty of Medicine
Mansoura University
Egypt


Valquiria Bueno

Associate Professor (Immunology)
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology Federal University of São Paulo
Brazil

Dr Inam Danish Khan

Department of Microbiology
Army College of Medical Sciences & Base Hospital
India

Ahmed Hammad Elsharkawi

Faculty of medicine
Mansoura University, Mansoura
Egypt


Eisuke Nakazawa

Faculty of Medicine
Department of Biomedical Ethics University of Tokyo
japan

Serra Gregorio

Maternal Infant Department
UOC of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria
Italy

Shannon Doherty Lyons

Department of Environmental Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
USA

In Press


Psychosocial impact of partial or complete edentulism due to periodontal diseases among rural population of Tumkur district of Karnataka

Pushpalatha G Subbaiah SK Bose A Joshipura V

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 29, 2019


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Moacir A Borges Moacir F Godoy Daniela C dos Santos Gerardo M de Araujo Filho Graziela de Lima Carraro

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

May 17, 2019


Health seeking behaviour and access to care for mobile and migrant populations in Cambodia

Soy Ty Kheang Emma Louise Collins Ashley Preston Yom An Por Ir Hok Phalla Dysoley Lek Rekol Huy Sovannaroath Siv Hala J AlMossawi Neeraj Kak

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 27, 2019


A cross-sectional survey of knowledge of malaria prevention among mobile and migrant populations in Cambodia

Soy Ty Kheang Ashley Preston Emma Louise Collins Yom An Hok Phalla Por Ir Dysoley Lek Rekol Huy Sovannaroath Siv Hala J AlMossawi Neeraj Kak

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 27, 2019


Current Issue

Volume 2, Issue 1


Unmet needs in Italian cardiology: acute cardiovascular syndrome in the new multiethnic society

Alice Sacco Nuccia Morici Dario Brunelli Giovanna Viola Fabrizio Oliva

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 10, 2018


Nicotine degradation in smokers: will a new and potent enzymatic approach work where nicotine vaccines have failed?

Constant van Schayck Bo V Engelen Thisted T Kalnik M

Review Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 19, 2018


Nursing student engagement: Researching the journey and its potential impact on transitions to practice

Kathleen Hudson Zhaomin He Rebecca Carrasco

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

January 25, 2019


Prevalence and associated factors of bed bug infestations (Cimex lectularius) in lubaga division, Kampala capital city, Uganda

George W Senabulya John B Alege Christine Atuhairwe Ivan M Taremwa

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 18, 2019


Community health perceptions and human environmental exposure to chromium contamination in a small new Jersey City

Doherty Lyons SP Bari S Gany F Leng J Duch T Reveille D Morris JS Hernandez M Nadas A Costa M Zelikoff JT

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 19, 2019


Archive


Volume 2

Unmet needs in Italian cardiology: acute cardiovascular syndrome in the new multiethnic society

Alice Sacco Nuccia Morici Dario Brunelli Giovanna Viola Fabrizio Oliva

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 10, 2018


Nicotine degradation in smokers: will a new and potent enzymatic approach work where nicotine vaccines have failed?

Constant van Schayck Bo V Engelen Thisted T Kalnik M

Review Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 19, 2018


Nursing student engagement: Researching the journey and its potential impact on transitions to practice

Kathleen Hudson Zhaomin He Rebecca Carrasco

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

January 25, 2019


Prevalence and associated factors of bed bug infestations (Cimex lectularius) in lubaga division, Kampala capital city, Uganda

George W Senabulya John B Alege Christine Atuhairwe Ivan M Taremwa

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 18, 2019


Community health perceptions and human environmental exposure to chromium contamination in a small new Jersey City

Doherty Lyons SP Bari S Gany F Leng J Duch T Reveille D Morris JS Hernandez M Nadas A Costa M Zelikoff JT

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 19, 2019


Volume 1

Socio-Ecological Model factors influencing Fruit and Vegetable consumption among adolescents in Nakawa division, Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda

Margaret Nagawa Peter Kirabira Christine Atuhairwe Ivan Mugisha Taremwa

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

July 2, 2018


A closer look into down syndrome: unlocking the mystery of alzheimer’s disease

Nakisa Malakooti

Review Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

September 4, 2018


A one health approach to reducing schistosomiasis transmission in Lake Malawi

Jay Richard Stauffer Henry Madsen

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

September 10, 2018


Importance of genetics in the age of direct acting antivirals against the Hepatitis C virus

Juan J Sanchez-Ruano Tomas de Artaza Ana Z Gomez-Moreno

Commentary-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

September 25, 2018


Contribution to public health from prison health care, Spanish experience on prison harm reduction programs (1998-2017)

Arroyo-Cobo J Manuel

Review Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

October 29, 2018


Pharmaco-epidemiological Studies using WHO Prescribing, Patient Care and Facility Indicators in Diabetic Patients in Southern Punjab region, Pakistan

Syed Nisar Hussain Shah Ayaz Ahmad Hina Javed Qalandar KhanMuhammad Yousuf Naveed Nisar
Rabeea Anam

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

October 30, 2018


Factors associated with being in favor of punishing a woman who aborts

Anibal Faúndes Graciana Alves Duarte Maria Helena de Sousa Osis Maria José Duarte Osis Karla Simônia de Pádua Silvana Ferreira Bento

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

April 24, 2018


Dementia care based on hospital size : An internet-based survey of nurse experience

Mariko Kaneko Asao Ogawa Seika Kato Yusuke Kanno Ryoko Kakehi Yumiko Kono

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 05, 2018


Developing a public health pipeline: key components of a public health leadership program

Alina L. Flores Kristina Risley Kenneth Quintana

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 07, 2018


Prospective study of prescription trends in gastroenteritis pediatrics patients in southern Punjab region, Pakistan

Syed Nisar Hussain ShahMuhammad Yousuf Hina Javed Imran Qureshi Naveed Nisar

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 23, 2018


FABTOTS- An early years community based obesity prevention programme: A pilot study

Fatemeh Rabiee Lynne Thompson

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

June 30, 2018


A case of dementia in a middle aged man following three decades of amphetamine dependence

Kelly Ridley Mathew Coleman

Research Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 15, 2017


Parents with mood disorders should know the risks for their children

Robert M. Post

Review Article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 15, 2017


Elements of Effective Practice in Patient-Centred Laboratory Medicine

Chit Tam William Chi-shing Cho Tzi Bun Ng

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

December 27, 2018


Mental health is an integral part of the sustainable development goals

Ragnhild Dybdahl Lars Lien

Commentary-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

January 30, 2018


Impact of community oriented interventions on pediatric care-seeking practices - a multi-country study in Cambodia, Guatemala, Kenya And Zambia

Anbrasi Edward Juan F Sanchez Chea Chhorvann Christina Bowles Sydney Malama Jane Chege

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

February 21, 2018


A prospective randomized controlled study on the Suppression of Prostate Cancer by Naftopidil (SNAP)

Daisuke Yamada Haruki Kume Hideyo Miyazaki Mototsugu Tanaka Munenori Takata Yukari Uemura Teppei Morikawa Yutaka Enomoto Motofumi Suzuki Hiroaki Nishimatsu Tohru Nakagawa Tetsuya Fujimura Hiroshi Fukuhara Yasuhiko Igawa Yukio Homma

Research article-Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH)

March 5, 2018


Submit Manuscript


Preventive Medicine and Community Health welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: submissions@oatext.com alternatively to: editor.pmch@oatext.com

Publication Charges


Preventive Medicine and Community Health is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Preventive Medicine and Community Health are GBP 2490.

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