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BACKGROUND Measuring health status in a population is important for the evaluation of interventions and the prediction of health and social care needs. Quality of life (QoL) studies are an essential complement to medical evaluation but most of the tools available in this area are in English. In order to evaluated QoL in rural and urban areas in Lebanon, the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess self-reported morbidity and its determining factors in South Lebanon, with an emphasis on the influence of the habitat location (urban vs. rural) and gender. METHODS Cross-sectional survey in 2000 among 524 South Lebanon residents >/=14 years sampled from a random sample of households using a multi-level cluster sampling technique.(More)
Healthcare workers (HCWs) who are employed in traditional health care workplaces face a serious danger that may threaten their life; it is their exposure to blood and body fluids (BBF). In Lebanon, the introduction of a hospital accredi-tation system has put a particular emphasis on staff safety, and on the evaluation of professional practice (EPP)(More)
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