Marie Claire Van Hout
University of Liverpool
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#1Mamoon Hussain Syed (JazanU: Jazan University)H-Index: 1
#2Ayesha Yasmeen (JazanU: Jazan University)H-Index: 2
Last. Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 20
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In Saudi Arabia, there are concerning rates of non-compliance with pharmaceutical regulations prohibiting the pharmacy dispensing of prescription-only medications without a physician prescription. This is the first study in the Middle East which examines physicians’ perceptions regarding misuse of codeine, listed as a narcotic, controlled, and prescription-only drug. The CODEMISUSED survey was adapted to the Saudi Arabian context and pilot tested, prior to cross-sectional administration to physi...
PURPOSE: The purpose of the paper was to conduct a legal-realist assessment of the South African prison system response to COVID-19. Severely congested and ill-resourced prison systems in Africa face unprecedented challenges amplified by COVID-19. South Africa has recorded the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in Africa and, on March 15th 2020, declared a national state of disaster. The first prison system case was notified on April 6th 2020. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH: A legal-realist assessmen...
Purpose : The global spotlight is increasingly shone on the situation of women in the male dominated prison environment. Africa has observed a 24% increase in its female prison population in the past decade. This year is the 10 year anniversary of the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (the Bangkok Rules) adopted by the General Assembly on 21 December 2010. Design/methodology/approach: Using a legal realist approach we examine...
#1Shabbar Jaffar (LSTM: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine)H-Index: 70
#2Kaushik RamaiyaH-Index: 18
Last. Anupam GarribH-Index: 4
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The prevalences of diabetes and hypertension have risen sharply in sub-Saharan Africa, but only a minority of people living with these conditions receive regular care and among those who do, glycaemia and blood pressure are generally poorly controlled. 1 , null 2 Diabetes and hypertension can be effectively controlled, 1 , null 3 but complications from these two conditions are estimated to be responsible for up to 2 million premature deaths in sub-Saharan Africa each year. 4 Diabetes and hyperte...
#1Elizabeth H. ShayoH-Index: 16
#2Sokoine KivuyoH-Index: 9
Last. Marie Claire Van HoutH-Index: 20
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#1Alyson HillisH-Index: 1
#2Conan LeaveyH-Index: 7
Last. Marie Claire Van HoutH-Index: 20
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Purpose: This paper contributes to sex tourism literature by placing it into a contemporary context of globalisation, harm reduction and disease migration. Design/methodology/approach: The paper takes a public health and social science approach to map sex tourism, drawing on sex worker and tourist situations alongside global forces including technology, human rights, law enforcement and health. Findings: A new, holistic conceptual model is presented, containing interacting, multi-level associati...
#1Marie Claire Van Hout (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 20
#2Simon Fleißner (Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences)
Last. Heino Stöver (Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences)H-Index: 21
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On any given day, almost 11 million people globally are deprived of their liberty. In 2020, the global female population was estimated to be 741,000, an increase of 105,000 since 2010. In order to ...
#1Waed Al-Khalaileh (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 2
#2Rana K Abu-Farha (Applied Science Private University)H-Index: 5
Last. Mayyada Wazaify (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 16
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This study was conducted to provide background regarding knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of ophthalmologists in Jordan regarding ophthalmic product abuse and misuse. A cross-sectional self-reported survey was conducted among a sample of ophthalmologists of all ranks who were working at different hospitals, centers, and clinics in Jordan. A total of 137 valid questionnaires were returned (response rate = 69.1%). The majority of respondents were male (73.7%) and between 20 and 40 years old...
#1Evelyn Hearne (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 8
#2Mayyada Wazaify (UJ: University of Jordan)H-Index: 16
Last. Jim McVeigh (MMU: Manchester Metropolitan University)H-Index: 24
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The use of image- and performance-enhancing drugs particularly anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) is not a new phenomenon. AAS use is not limited to athletes, with mainstream populations using these drugs for aesthetic purposes. Prevalence has been predominantly in Western countries, with some recent studies indicating a rise in popularity in the Eastern Mediterranean region. A scoping review of extant empirical literature from the Eastern Mediterranean region described and mapped what is known ...
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