Journal of Health Research: Volume 32 Issue 2 , Open Access


Health and Social Care

Table of contents

International leadership for the control of disease outbreaks relating to “One Health”

Samlee Plianbangchang

In view of the current global challenge of infectious diseases transmitted from animal to man, this is a complimentary piece of paper to promote, in particular, the…

Self-efficacy, social support, and quality of life among primary family-member caregivers of patients with cancer in Thailand

Anchalee Warapornmongkholkul, Nopporn Howteerakul, Nawarat Suwannapong, Nopadol Soparattanapaisarn

In Thailand, most patients with cancer primarily receive in-home care from their family members. However, information regarding the quality of life (QoL) of the primary…

Knowledge, attitude and practice of municipal solid waste management among highland residents in Northern Thailand

Pussadee Laor, Yanasinee Suma, Vivat Keawdounglek, Anuttara Hongtong, Tawatchai Apidechkul, Nittaya Pasukphun

Chiang Rai is the northernmost province of Thailand. Municipal solid wastes (MSWs) was generated 430,828.2 ton/y in this area; however, only 24 percent of waste was…

The experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence in Thai women

Suwannee Sroisong, Somporn Kantharadussadee Triamchaisri, Ronnachai Kongsakon, Trude Bennett, Ratchneewan Ross

The study on experiences of women with intimate partner violence (IPV) reveals the meanings of recovering psychological health and independence from their abuser. However…

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and factors related to intention to obtain the vaccine among young college women in Thailand

Nop T. Ratanasiripong, Sirinat Sri-Umporn, Duangrat Kathalae, Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong

Most cervical cancers are caused by genital human papillomavirus (HPV). However, it can be prevented if females receive an HPV vaccine. Nevertheless, there is limited…

The impacts of community-based HIV testing and counselling on testing uptake: A systematic review

Jaelan Sumo Sulat, Yayi Suryo Prabandari, Rossi Sanusi, Elsi Dwi Hapsari, Budiono Santoso

Community-based HIV testing and counselling (HTC) has been recommended for improving access to prevention, care, and treatment services in at-risk populations. Earlier…

Patient readiness for discharge after total hip replacement: an integrative review

Supattra Changsuphan, Puangpaka Kongvattananon, Chomchuen Somprasert

The purpose of this paper is to reduce or eliminate pain while enabling full advantage and function of daily living activities after hospital discharge. Readiness for…

An investigation into respiratory health problems of workers at stone crushing industries in Bangladesh

Ehtesham Kabir, Aminul Islam, Md. Taufikuzzaman

Occupational exposure to dust is a major health and safety concern for workers in developing countries. Such laborers are often exposed to dust without being aware of its…