Identifying Children with Special Health Care Needs in Alexandria, Egypt

Children with special health care needs (CSHCN) are defined as: “those who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioural, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.” The care of CSHCN is a significant public health issue. These children are medically complex, require services and supports well beyond those that typically developing children require, and command a considerable proportion of the pediatric health care budget.

June 18, 2019

The Effect of Training of School Physicians on Their Knowledge Regarding Surveillance in Alexandria

Schools inherently foster the transmission of infections from person to person because they are a group setting in which people are in close contact and share supplies and equipment. Surveillance is important in schools and actions that can help control the spread of infections are the key to effective disease control in the community [1]. School health physicians should play an important role in surveillance.

May 02, 2019

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