Annals of Community Health (ISSN 2347-5455, eISSN 2347-5714), Peer Reviewed, Indexed Journal focusing exclusively on Community Medicine and Public Health

Annals of Community Health

Annals of Community Health (AoCH), [An Indexed (Index Medicus, DOAJ and More), Peer Reviewed, Quarterly, International Journal focusing exclusively on Community Medicine and Public Health] aims to publish papers that advance the understanding of community medicine and its allied topics to disseminate recent updates, stimulate debate, educate and entertain. Remember that AoCH is not a general medical journal; articles must be comprehensible and interesting and relevant to the experts in community medicine.

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Vol 8, No 4 (2020)

Table of Contents


Addressing Research Ethics Challenges during the COVID 19 Pandemic: Need of the Hour PDF
Shivesh Devang, Mohit Sharma 1-2

Original Research Article

A Cross-sectional Study to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practices about Organ Donation among the Medical Students of Punjab PDF
Amanpreet Kaur, Priyanka Devgun, Kanwal Preet Gill 2-8
A Study on Risk Factors for Malnutrition among Primary School Children in Karnataka, South India PDF
M Amrut, S. Dharaneesh Prasad, Sudeepti Panat, Vikash Kumar, Raju Hanumant Patil, Atul Saxena 9-17
Prevalence and Determinants of Pre-hypertension among High School Children in Urban Slums of Davangere PDF
L H Ashwini, D B Shubha, Shravika Reddy kandi 18-22
Drugs at Home: A Source of Potential Health Threats? A Community-based Exploratory Study on the Patterns of Home Drug Storage Practices in South India PDF
Chandani Ashok kumar, S Vahini, M Bindupriya2, Moksha Prada, V Senthil 23-29
Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Novel Coronavirus Disease Among Adults of Mandya City: A Cross-sectional Study PDF
M. Vinay, A Divya, B R Harish, H Bhagyalaxmi, S Vasumathi, K Shambhulinga 29-34
Mobile Phone Dependence and its Association with Sleep Quality among Postgraduate Medical Students in a Tertiary Care Center in Kochi, Kerala, India PDF
M Meera, S Manjima, Leyanna Susan George, Minu Maria Mathew 35-39
Coverage Evaluation Survey of Mass Drug Administration Strategy to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis in North Karnataka Region. Are We on Track? PDF
N A Gururaj, Ramesh Ramesh, G A Ajaykumar, K Ravikumar, B G Devendrappa 40-45
Epidemiological Study of Swine Flu (H1N1) in Punjab in Year 2018 PDF
Harjot Singh, Shyam Lal Mahajan, Sandeep Kaur, Amrit Kahlon 46-50
Impact of Coronavirus Disease-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of Housewives A Cross-sectional Study PDF
Manisha Nagpal, Harpreet Kaur, Pooja Sadana, Mandeep Kaur 51-55
Knowledge Regarding Cervical Cancer and Screening amongst Nursing Staff in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Marathawada Region of Maharashtra, India PDF
Hina M Kausar, Purushottam A Giri 56-59
A Cross-sectional Study on Urban and Rural Difference of Knowledge and Attitude towards Family Planning Methods, Gadag, Karnataka PDF
Jannatbi Iti, Roshan Mudaraddi 60-63
A Cross-sectional Study on the Sleep Quality among Type 2 Diabetes Patients Attending Tertiary Care Hospital in North Karnataka PDF
Raniya Palliyedath, Jayaraj R Mhetri, Vinay Reddy Gottam 64-66
Male Involvement in and Knowledge about Family Planning: A Community-based Study from Urban Slums of Hyderabad, Telangana PDF
K J Kishore Kumar, M Vijay Kumar, Nikitha Chellapuram 67-70
A Comparative Study on Dietary Pattern and their Associated Factors among the Rural and Urban School Going Adolescents PDF
V Shiyam, N Nishanthini, R Niranjjan, A Lokeshmaran 71-77
Impact of Coronavirus Disease-19 Pandemic on the Academics of Adolescents of Amritsar City PDF
Pooja Sadana, Manisha Nagpal, Harpreet Kaur 78-82
Assessment of Self-Medication Practices in a Rural Area of North India: A Questionnaire-based Study PDF
Richa Mahajan, Reeha Mahajan 83-88
Study of Patterns of Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Raichur Karnataka PDF
Roshan Mudaraddi, Shrinivas Patil 89-92
Determinants of Self-care Practices among Patients with Hypertension in the Rural Field Practice Area of a Medical College in Coastal Karnataka PDF
Kibballi Madhukeshwar Akshaya, Santosh k Yatnatti, Vesta P Rai, A G Balakrishna 93-97
A Study of Impact on Mental Health Status among Health-care Professionals at Tertiary Care Centre during Coronavirus Disease-19 Pandemic: An Exploratory Study PDF
B. Savitha Rani, S G Anusha, S Anusha, . Pranaya, K S Vinay 98-102
A Study on Perceptions and Knowledge of Current Public Health Situation of India among Future Mid-level Health Providers Studying at Program Study Center in South Gujarat, India PDF
Solanky Priti P, Shah Hitesh M, Kapadia Rachana G, Nayak Sunil N 103-108
Assessment of Diabetes Self-Care Activities among Elderly Diabetics Residing Under Rural and Urban Field Practice Areas of a Medical College Situated at Hilly Region PDF
S Soumya, B M Shivraj, . Jagadish 109-114
Biochemical Analysis for Iodine Deficiency among 612 Years Old School Children Residing in Rural Areas of Bagalkot District, Karnataka PDF
. Gowrishankar, Shrinivas K Patil, Ashok S Dorle, Jayaraj R Mhetri 114-118
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Breast Self-examination among Young Females A Cross-Sectional Study from Central Karnataka, India PDF
D B Shubha, K Manisha, S N Sanjana 119-122
A Comparative Study of ZiehlNeelsen Staining, Culture, and Line Probe Assay in Suspected Tuberculosis Patients Attending Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern India PDF
Aishiya Ishrat, Sikander Chirag, Shashi Sudan Sharma 123-125
Study of Prevalence and Risk factors of Cataract amongst Geriatric Population in Rural Field Practice Area of a Municipal Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Mumbai, Maharashtra PDF
Sneha A Wasekar, Sujata R. Lavangare 126-132
Trend and Pattern of Childhood Mortality in a Rural Tertiary Care Hospital of Darjeeling District, West Bengal, using International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision PDF
Mausumi Saha, Sucharita Maji 133-136
Knowledge and Practice of Growth Chart among Mothers attending Well-Baby Clinic at Urban Health Training Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra PDF
Sujata R. Lavangare, Prabhadevi Ravichan 137-141
Perceptions and Practice of Infant and Young Child Feeding among Mothers of Children Aged 624 Months: A Mixed Methods Study in a Rural Maternity Hospital, Karnataka PDF
Thomson C Davis, Merlyn Joseph, Tia T Thomas, Shreya Rasquinha, Sr Simy, Avita Rose Johnson 142-147
Patients Satisfaction and Out-of-Pocket Expenditure for an Outpatient Department Visit at a Government Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in Hyderabad, Telangana PDF
Anupama Pulla, Venu Bolisetti, K. Aishwa 148-152
Study on Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus risk using Indian Diabetic Risk Score among Adults (1840 years) in Urban Field Practice Area of Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad, Telangana, India PDF
Vimala Thomas, K. J. Kishore Kumar, M. Vijay Kumar 153-156
Study of Sociodemographic and Clinical Profile of Patients Attending Dental Outpatient Department of a Government Tertiary Care Hospital in Adilabad District of Telangana PDF
Vinod Balla, Vijayalakshmi Eruva, Rafath Unnisa Begum 157-161
Indian Medical Students and COVID-19 Pandemic: A Web-based Study to Explore the Untapped Potential PDF
Suruchi ishra, Anita Khokhar 162-168

Review Article

Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Indian Tribal Population: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis PDF PDF
Nalini Tripathi, Jugal Kishore, Vinod Chaitanya, Prem Kumar, Bontha V. Babu 169-177


Medical Education During COVID-19 Pandemic Is Revamping of Existing Curriculum Needed to Adapt to New Normal? PDF
Nilanjana Ghosh, Purushottam A Giri 178-181

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