International Journal of Health Economics and Policy

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017

  • Trend of Poisoned Patients’ in Emergency Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital of Eastern Nepal

    Chaudhary Ritesh, Rai Bijendra Kumar, Poudel Masum, Yadav Ashok Kumar, Kafle Naresh, Khadga Shambhu Nandan, Regmi Shusil

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 01, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2016
    Published: Jan. 18, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20170201.11
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    Abstract: Poisonings are the major emergency health issues of which many are acute as well as severe case are encountered in emergency ward of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) being located in the Eastern region of Nepal. A hospital based retrospective study was carried out where 57 poisoned patients admitted, 24 (42.1%) were males whereas 33... Show More
  • Mapping Environmental Health Injustice in Chuka Town Through Land Use Refinement Method and Dispersal Modeling GIS Based Techniques

    Kibetu Dickson Kinoti

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 6-11
    Received: Dec. 08, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 28, 2016
    Published: Jan. 19, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20170201.12
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    Abstract: As the world population becomes urbanized, issues of environmental health, justice and equity are growing in interest. In developing countries, improper waste management contributes to environmental related health risks. In Kenya particularly, dumpsites are located close to residential blocks in urban areas exposing surrounding communities to olfac... Show More
  • Nutrition Counseling in Homelessness: A NC4HD Nexus

    Md. Abdul Hakim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 12-15
    Received: Dec. 21, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2017
    Published: Jan. 24, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20170201.13
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    Abstract: Health and nutritional horrors are in great triumph on the helm of galore public health fright in the world, especially in the developing countries. This situation is panicky to all classes’ people and the author attempts to evaluate the contribution of nutrition counseling for health development (NC4HD) project in context of homeless children in B... Show More
  • Knowledge Sharing: Exploring the Links to Organizational Culture

    Farshad Andam

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 16-26
    Received: Dec. 18, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2017
    Published: Jan. 26, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20170201.14
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    Abstract: Countless studies have examined the relationship between organizational culture and knowledge management, and yet there is little research done on the relationship between organization culture and knowledge sharing in public organizations. The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between organizational culture and knowledge sharing ... Show More
  • Lack of Medicaid Expansion in Some States

    Ejezie Francis Uchechukwu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 27-29
    Received: Jan. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2017
    Published: Feb. 15, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hep.20170201.15
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    Abstract: The patient protection and Affordable Care Act became law on march 23rd 2010 and was intended to be fully implemented on January 1, 2014. The reason for this law was to address the systemic health inequalities for millions of Americans who lacked health insurance. A major component of this law is the expansion of Medicaid which is the program for t... Show More