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Risk factors for chronic non communicable diseases in Mombasa, Kenya: epidemiological study using WHO stepwise approach
OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence and distribution patterns of the major common risk factors for non communicable diseases among the people living in Mombasa, Kenya. METHODS: Using the WHO STEPwise approach, risk ...
Epidemiology of soccer-related injuries among male high school players in Kigali, Rwanda
(LAM Publications Limited, 2012)
Soccer in Rwandan high schools can expose players to the risk of injury warranting prevention programmes. The aim of this study was to determine the type, causes, severity and management of injuries among high school soccer ...
Prevalence and ergonomic risk factors of work-related musculoskeletal injuries amongst underground mine workers in Zambia
(Japan Society for Occupational Health, 2013)
Work-related musculoskeletal injuries (WMSIs) are common in both developed and third world countries. Most researchers agree that exposure to ergonomic risk factors is a major contributor to these injuries. Objective: The ...
The impact of a school-based health education programme on knowledge regarding risk factors for chronic diseases of lifestyle: a pilot study
(LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a health education programme on the risk factors of chronic diseases of lifestyle. This study adopted a one-group pretest posttest non-experimental design. The ...
The outcomes of a sport-based intervention on risky sexual behaviours among rural school-going adolescents
The spread of HIV infection in sexually active adolescents and young adults has been attributed to the increasing risky sexual behaviours including early sexual activity, multiple sexual partnership, and irregular condoms ...
Health-related quality of life and associated factors in adults living with HIV in Rwanda
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
In Rwanda, as in other sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLWH) has increased dramatically as a result of combined antiretroviral therapy (cART). People living with HIV can now ...