International Archives of

Public Health and Community MedicineISSN: 2643-4512

Current Issue

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710055

Patient Safety Culture amongst Nurses in Qatar

M. Walid Qoronbfleh

Article Type: Short Communication | First Published: February 28, 2021

The vitality of developing a safety culture in healthcare settings has become increasingly emphasized following international investigations that highlighted failures in health care delivery. Weak patient safety culture has been identified as one of the major contributing factors to adverse events. This study used the English version of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSOPSC [1]) to collect responses from nurses working in Qatar to determine their perceptions of patient safety cul...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4512/1710054

Determinants of Caretakers Acceptability of HIV Testing among Children Admitted at Lubango Provincial Pediatric Hospital, Angola

Ketha Francisco, Rashmi Kumar, Lucy Mungai, Dalton Wamalwa and Ruth Nduati

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 19, 2021

Early diagnosis and treatment of HIV infected children is particularly important since they face a very high mortality rate. With the recent availability of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART), routine HIV testing is now an essential component of HIV prevention and care. However, many HIV infected children are never identified or are lost from the health care system before they can be enrolled into care contributing to high mortality. Early diagnosis of HIV infected children is critical for optimal the...

Volume 5
Issue 1