International Health: Volume 14, Issue 6, November 2022

01 Nov 2022

International Health is an open-access journal publishing original, peer-reviewed articles and reviews on all aspects of global health. Take a look at the article features in the most recent issue, Volume 14, Issue 6, here.

The latest issue includes review articles on self-reported STIs among young women and girls in sub-Saharan Africa, and a review of the considerations of sex and gender dimensions by research ethics committees. There are also original articles on teen pregnancy narratives in Jos, Nigeria, as well as a study on links between exposure to household air pollution from solid cookfuels and childhood stunting in low- and middle- income countries. Please find all articles linked below.

Review Articles

Self-reported sexually transmitted infections among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa 
Louis Kobina Dadzie, Ebenezer Agbaglo, Joshua Okyere, Richard Gyan Aboagye, Francis Arthur-Holmes, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah

Considerations of sex and gender dimensions by research ethics committees: a scoping review 
Abha Saxena, Emily Lasher, Claire Somerville, Shirin Heidari 

Original Articles

“It's like being involved in a car crash”: teen pregnancy narratives of adolescents and young adults in Jos, Nigeria 
Comfort Z Olorunsaiye, Hannah M Degge, Tina O Ubanyi, Timothy A Achema, Sanni Yaya

Pricing air pollution: evidence from short-term exposure to air pollution on hospitalization of acute bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in southwestern China 
Pei Zhang, Xiaoyuan Zhou

Association between place of delivery, assistance during delivery and fistula occurrence in Afghanistan 
Nandeeta Samad, Pranta Das, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Aliu Mohammed, James Boadu Frimpong, Dipak Kumar Mitra

Trends in hospitalization of patients with diabetes mellitus in Ghana from 2012 to 2017 with predictions to 2032 
Clement T Narh, Joyce B Der, Anthony Ofosu, Maria Blettner, Daniel Wollschlaeger

Assessment of water, sanitation and hygiene practices for prevention and control of COVID-19 in Kenya 
J Mwai, D Nyole, M Abdi, I Ahmed, J Mutai, L Kaduka, P Ndemwa, J Omogi

Knowledge and attitude of Saudi Arabian citizens towards telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Hadeel Abdullah Alajwari, Asma Alfayez, Demah Alsalman, Fahad Alanezi, Hala Alhodaib, Saja Al-Rayes, Afnan Aljaffary, Bashair AlThani, Heba AlNujaidi, Atheer K Al-Saif, Razaz Attar, Duaa Aljabri, Sama'a Al-Mubarak, Mona M Al-Juwair, Sumaiah Alrawiai, Zahraa Alakrawi, Turki M Alanzi

Determinants of maternal knowledge on neonatal danger signs and care-seeking practices in a rural area of southeastern Ethiopia 
Tamirat Getachew, Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta, Teklehaimanot Gereziher, Addis Eyeberu, Merga Dheresa

Determinants of the use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets in pregnant women: a mixed-methods study in Ghana 
F Dun-Dery, N Kuunibe, P Meissner, V Winkler, A Jahn, O Müller 

Lessons for strengthening childhood immunization in low- and middle-income countries from a successful public-private partnership in rural Nigeria 
Aima A Ahonkhai, Olumuyiwa O Odusanya, François P Meurice, Leslie J Pierce, Temitope O Durojaiye, Ewan F Alufohai, Ralph Clemens, Vincent I Ahonkhai

Exposure to household air pollution from solid cookfuels and childhood stunting: a population-based, cross-sectional study of half a million children in low- and middle-income countries 
Rishi Caleyachetty, Nakawala Lufumpa, Niraj Kumar, Nuredin Ibrahim Mohammed, Hana Bekele, Om Kurmi, Jonathan Wells, Semira Manaseki-Holland

Individual, household, and community-level predictors of modern contraceptive use among married women in Cameroon: a multilevel analysis 
Betregiorgis Zegeye, Dina Idriss-Wheeler, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Mpho Keetile, Sanni Yaya

Short Communications