Assessment of Student Knowledge and Opinions of Older Adults and Aging: A pilot Study
Amy K. Chesser, PhD, Jacie Green, MA, Marsha Norton, BA and Nicole L. Rogers, PhD
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 23, 2021
Population aging continues to be a global phenomenon. Those working in health professions will continue to provide care for the health and wellbeing of this growing population. Few studies have investigated the level of ageism and knowledge of older adults amongstudents pursuing health-related careers. This pilot study was designed to investigate the relationship between a student’s aging knowledge and ageist attitudes. A survey was distributed to a convenience sample of students enrolled at a...
Micronutrient Nutrition Perspectives for Low Income Countries in the Context of COVID-19
Edgar Okoth, Violet Wanjihia and Zipporah Bukania
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: April 03, 2021
The origin of COVID-19 originally named Novel coronavirus was Wuhan in China in December 2019. Renamed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization on February 11th 2020 the virus is severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (WHO. Novel Coronavirus-China, 2020). Investigations linked the virus to a local Huanan South China Seafood Market in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. Coronavirus is a major pathogen belonging to a family of viruses that target the human respira...