Journal of Health Research: Volume 32 Issue 5 , Open Access


Health and Social Care

Table of contents

Factors influencing the quality of life among Indonesian elderly: A nursing home-based cross-sectional survey

Bayu Anggileo Pramesona, Surasak Taneepanichskul

In spite of being a significant public health concern, quality of life (QoL) amongst elderly in nursing home (NH) settings is rarely analyzed. The purpose of this paper is…

Can early initiation to breastfeeding prevent stunting in 6–59 months old children?

Muldiasman Muldiasman, Kusharisupeni Kusharisupeni, Endang Laksminingsih, Besral Besral

The prevalence of stunting in children under five years old is high (37.9 percent). The health advantage of breast milk as a prevention is recognized. The purpose of this…

Needs of patient with advanced stages of cancer in a Thai community: Mixed method approach

Panita Krongyuth, Pimpan Silpasuwan, Chukiat Viwatwongkasem, Cathy Campbell

The purpose of this paper is to explore the needs of people with cancer in advanced stages and to analyze factors that influence them.

Effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue hemorrhagic fever prevention among rural communities in Thailand: A quasi-experimental study

Suda Hanklang, Paul Ratanasiripong, Suleegorn Sivasan

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention program for dengue fever prevention among people in rural communities.

Biological properties in relation to health promotion effects of Garcinia mangostana (queen of fruit): A short report

Naymul Karim, Jitbanjong Tangpong

For the prevention and cure of disease, patient use various types of chemical and drug agents. Along with their curative effect, almost all drugs have some destructive…

Interventions commonly used to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders among healthcare workers

Sanpatchaya Sirisawasd, Sasitorn Taptagaporn, Chaweewon Boonshuyar, Poramet Earde

The purpose of this paper is to review the prevalence and risk factors of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) among healthcare workers (HCWs) in order to…

Health and disease concepts: an approach to health development

Samlee Plianbangchang

Health for all is an ideal goal that all governments aspire to reach. The purpose of this paper is to assess the definitions of the key terms used to better appreciate the…

Life narrative to substance use: voices from LGBTQ people

Nanchatsan Sakunpong

While there is a growing amount of literature showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ people) are more at risk to use substances compared to…