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Prevalence of Alcohol-Related Mortality Among Reported Cases in Juba Teaching Hospital

A Record of Alcohol-related Deaths at Juba Teaching Hospital

Purpose: Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment for the award of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Authors: Siham Juan Lewai, Dona Joel Small, John Mabor Kok and Deng Simon Garang University: University of Juba College: College of Medicine Study Area/Period: Juba, South Sudan (January 2012 – December 2012) INTRODUCTION Despite general warning of its harmfulness to health, alcohol consumption has nevertheless re­mained a matter of public concern over the past few years in South Sudan. Major­ity of emergency cases at the Juba Teaching Hos­pital, for instance, are linked to terrible road traffic accidents that are also related to alcohol consumption.(MOH/RSS, 2013). This research, Prevalence of Alcohol-Related Mortality Among Reported Cases in Juba Teaching Hospital, is a retrospective study of mortality due to alcohol among the population of Juba in a period of one year (January 2012 to December 2012). It assumes that without under­standing the gravity of deaths […]

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The Knowledge and Attitude of Lactating Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding in Juba, South Sudan

Mother breastfeeding her baby. © IRIN

  University/College: University of Juba College of Medicine (Department of Community Medicine) Title: The Knowledge and Attitude of Lactating Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding in Juba, South Sudan Submitted By:  Wani Bosco Fabiano Ayire, Chol Mabil David Ajang, Wahib Natale Daniel, John Mawich Nangdor, Joshua Jockjio Thor Machar, Ruai Koang Mut Purpose:  A Thesis Submitted In Partial Fulfilment For The Award of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Date of Submission: June 30, 2014   ABSTRACT The knowledge and attitude of mothers towards exclusive breastfeeding was studied between December 2013 and June 2014 in Juba, Republic of South Sudan. One hundred and twenty-three (123) lactating mothers (with infants less than or equal to six months of age) were interviewed using self-administered well structured questionnaires, for literate mothers and verbal interpretation of questionnaires to illiterate mothers at Al-Sabbah Children’s Hospital Juba by trained Health personnel. Scoring of the responses to […]

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