Journal of Health Research: Volume 32 Issue 1 , Open Access


Health and Social Care

Table of contents

Patients’ attitude toward diabetes mellitus screening in Thai dental clinics

Chanita Tantipoj, Narin Hiransuthikul, Sirirak Supa-amornkul, Vitool Lohsoonthorn, Siribang-on Piboonniyom Khovidhunkit

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an important health problem throughout the world. Association between DM and oral diseases has been reported and dental clinic is indicated to be…

The development of neonatal nursing standards of practice for Cambodia: a Delphi study

Manila Prak, Suvinee Wivatvanit

Cambodia has one of the highest death rates for children under five years of age in Southeast Asia. The high mortality rate of children under five years of age, especially…

Assessment of the validity and reliability of an urban household health expenditure (HHE) questionnaire in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Murallitharan Munisamy, Tharini Thanapalan, Pattaraporn Piwong, Alessio Panza, Sathirakorn Pongpanich

Out-of-pocket (OOP) payments continue to be a major method of financing healthcare in many low- and middle-income countries including Malaysia. Although macro-level data…

The effects of unilateral Swedish massage on the neural activities measured by quantitative electroencephalography (EEG)

Nattakarn Kaewcum, Vorasith Siripornpanich

It is generally accepted that massage can provide a lot of benefits to human health, especially for the brain functions. Little is known about the effect of unilateral…

Analytical study of training program factors to develop the competency of regional operating officer (ROO) in the virtual service provider office (VSPO) in Thailand

Phongpisanu Boonda, Aree Preedeekul, Phataraphon Markmee

Virtual regional service provider is a key management mechanism created to realize the health service system development plans and a mechanism established to bring about…

Assessment of ambient dust pollution status at selected point sources (residential and commercial) of Mingaladon area, Yangon region, Myanmar

Sai Nyan Lin Tun, Than Htut Aung, Aye Sandar Mon, Pyay Hein Kyaw, Wattasit Siriwong, Mark Robson, Than Htut

Dust (particulate matters) is very dangerous to our health as it is not visible with our naked eyes. Emissions of dust concentrations in the natural environment can occur…

A view on medical care globalization and medical tourism

Samlee Plianbangchang

The purpose of this paper is to disseminate among concerned professionals its certain operational aspects, including some possible implications on health and medical care…

The use of a pedometer with or without a supervised exercise program for control of pre- to mild hypertension: A randomized control trial and follow-up study in Thailand

Sukanya Chongthawonsatid, Wipawee Chinjenpradit

Exercise training has been shown to be an effective and integral component of non-pharmacological intervention for the control of blood pressure. The purpose of this paper…

Parental feeding practice is associated with child’s body mass index in Thai school-aged children: A case study in Don Tum district, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

Uruwan Yamborisut, Piyanuch Visetchart, Wiyada Thasanasuwan, Weerachat Srichan, Rittirong Unjana

Parental feeding practice (PFP) plays an important role in child’s eating behavior and weight status, but less information is available about its role in the Thai family…

Diversity of foods among older people in northern communities of Thailand: Ways to promote health and wellness

Nisachon Bubpa, Khanitta Nuntaboot

Due to the increasing population and diverse lifestyles of aging people in Thailand, close examination of their needs and health care problems is required. Availability…