BMC International Health and Human Rights
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1472-698X
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [287 journals]
- Health and legal literacy for migrants: twinned strands woven in the cloth
of social justice and the human right to health care
Authors: Bilkis Vissandjée; Wendy E. Short Karine Bates
Abstract: Based on an analysis of published literature, this paper provides an over-view of the challenges associated with delivering on the right to access quality health care for international migrants to industrializ...
- Challenges in the delivery of public HIV testing and counselling (HTC) in
Douala, Cameroon: providers perspectives and implications on quality of
Authors: Patrice Ngangue; Marie-Pierre Gagnon Emmanuelle Bedard
Abstract: The Cameroon government has made HIV testing and counselling (HTC) a priority in its HIV/AIDS strategic plan. However, there is a dearth of literature on the perspectives of providers on the quality of HTC ser...
- Prevalence of, and barriers to the disclosure of HIV status to infected
children and adolescents in a district of Ghana
Authors: Eric Gyamfi; Paul Okyere, Acheampong Enoch Emmanuel Appiah-Brempong
Abstract: Globally there are about 3.3million children under the age of 15 years living with HIV. Of this number, 88% live in sub-Saharan Africa. In Ghana, an estimated 33,000 children were said to be living with the HI...
- Bibliometric analysis of medicine – related publications on refugees,
asylum-seekers, and internally displaced people: 2000 – 2015
Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh
Abstract: Wars and violent domestic conflicts have forced millions of people to move outside their homes. Meeting the basic health needs of those people requires an understanding of research activity and research output...
- Wife beating refusal among women of reproductive age in urban and rural
Authors: Eshetu Gurmu; Senait Endale
Abstract: Wife beating is the most common and widespread form of intimate partner violence in Ethiopia. It results in countless severe health, socio-economic and psychological problems and has contributed to the violati...