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Research Article
Published On: June 12, 2020

Audit on the Management of Asthma Control among Adult Patients Attending a Primary Care Clinic

Shanmuganathan P*, Basri NF, Yusri MYM, Ibrahim N, Yin LK and Ariffin F
Asthma is a common chronic disease seen at the primary care clinics. It is important that healthcare professionals diagnose and manage asthma confidently. There is a lack of studies regarding the quality of asthma management practices in our primary healthcare clinics in Malaysia....

Published On: July 30, 2020

Health Literacy Needed, Now More Than Ever!

Aroso M and Monteiro R*
Health literacy is defined as “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions” and “the ability to access, comprehend, evaluate and communicate information as a way to promote, maintain and improve health in a variety of settings across the life-course” [1]. Thirteen percent of the European population shows inadequate health literacy skills, while 35,4% reveals problematic health literacy [2]....

Research Article
Published On: October 22, 2020

Determinants of Health & Health Seeking Behavior among Families

Mamta M*, Vineeth R and Sasidharan PK
Background: There have been studies on morbidity patterns among families, but no study has been undertaken on health determinants and health seeking behavior of the people of Kerala especially in Kozhikode. All diseases can be prevented or modified if we address the lifestyle and determinants of health among families. And thus, investigating the broader contextual issues can help us improve the health services offered and see if their health needs are met or not....