Mustafa Afifi

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Egyptian ever-married women's attitude toward discontinuation of female genital cutting
    M Afifi
    Department of Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health Headquarters Dubai, PO Box 1853, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Singapore Med J 51:15-20. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in mental health
    M Afifi
    Ministry of Health Headquarters, Department of Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat 113, Oman
    Singapore Med J 48:385-91. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Egyptian women's attitudes and beliefs about female genital cutting and its association with childhood maltreatment
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    Nurs Health Sci 9:270-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Egyptian biomedical publications in PubMed, 1996-2005
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 82:91-104. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Wealth Index association with gender issues and the reproductive health of Egyptian women
    Mustafa Afifi
    Dubai Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Nurs Health Sci 11:29-36. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's empowerment and the intention to continue the practice of female genital cutting in Egypt
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Primary Health Care, MOH HQ, P O Box 1853, Dubai, UAE
    Arch Iran Med 12:154-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Gynecological and related morbidities among ever-married Omani women
    Riyami Al Asya
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health Headquarters, Oman
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:188-97. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Omani women's self-reporting of gynaecologic morbidities
    Asya Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Headquarters, Muscat, Oman
    Med Princ Pract 14:92-7. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's autonomy, education and employment in Oman and their influence on contraceptive use
    Asya Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Reprod Health Matters 12:144-54. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A national study of gynecological morbidities in Oman. Effect of women's autonomy
    Asya Al-Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat 113, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 28:881-90. 2007

Collaborators

  • Mohammed Ali Al-Shafaee
  • Asya Al-Riyami
  • A Bener
  • Asya Al Riyami
  • A A Al Riyami
  • Mohammed A Al Shafaee
  • Y A Jaffer
  • Y Bint Ahmad Jaffer
  • Mohamed M F Fathalla
  • Riyami Al Asya
  • Yahya Al Farsi
  • Syed Gauher A Rizvi
  • Shyam S Ganguly
  • Samir Al Adawi
  • Mushtaq A Khan
  • Sulaiman Al-Shukaili
  • F Al Ajmi
  • K Alouhaishi
  • Ruth M Mabry

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Egyptian ever-married women's attitude toward discontinuation of female genital cutting
    M Afifi
    Department of Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health Headquarters Dubai, PO Box 1853, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Singapore Med J 51:15-20. 2010
    ..We also examined the significant sources of information which the women with positive attitude were exposed to the year prior to the survey...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in mental health
    M Afifi
    Ministry of Health Headquarters, Department of Non Communicable Diseases, Muscat 113, Oman
    Singapore Med J 48:385-91. 2007
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  3. ncbi request reprint Egyptian women's attitudes and beliefs about female genital cutting and its association with childhood maltreatment
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    Nurs Health Sci 9:270-6. 2007
    ..Holding positive beliefs about the practice of FGC or intending to continue it was associated with maternal physical abuse and this has significant implications for health and welfare workers in Egypt and for society in general...
  4. ncbi request reprint Egyptian biomedical publications in PubMed, 1996-2005
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health HQ, Muscat, Oman
    J Egypt Public Health Assoc 82:91-104. 2007
    ..The J Egypt Soc Parasitol followed by J Pharm Biomed Anal and East Mediterr Health J came on top of the list of 1139 journals that published the Egyptian studies (11.44%, 3.07% and 2.51% respectively)...
  5. doi request reprint Wealth Index association with gender issues and the reproductive health of Egyptian women
    Mustafa Afifi
    Dubai Primary Health Care, Ministry of Health, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Nurs Health Sci 11:29-36. 2009
    ..The association of poverty with the aforementioned adverse health outcomes are discussed. Physicians should understand the effect of poverty on health and endeavour to influence policy-makers to reduce the poverty burden on health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Women's empowerment and the intention to continue the practice of female genital cutting in Egypt
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Primary Health Care, MOH HQ, P O Box 1853, Dubai, UAE
    Arch Iran Med 12:154-60. 2009
    ..The study aimed to (dis)prove the association of the level of women's empowerment with their future intention to perpetuate female genital cutting for their daughters...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gynecological and related morbidities among ever-married Omani women
    Riyami Al Asya
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health Headquarters, Oman
    Afr J Reprod Health 8:188-97. 2004
    ..The predictors of common morbidities were assessed using regression analysis according to a pre-specified conceptual model...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reliability of Omani women's self-reporting of gynaecologic morbidities
    Asya Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Headquarters, Muscat, Oman
    Med Princ Pract 14:92-7. 2005
    ..To assess the agreement of women's self-reports of gynaecologic morbidities (reproductive tract infections, RTIs; genital prolapse, and urinary tract infections, UTIs), physician's observations and the final diagnosis of these conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Women's autonomy, education and employment in Oman and their influence on contraceptive use
    Asya Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Oman
    Reprod Health Matters 12:144-54. 2004
    ..For nearly half the 1,830 women in the study, the husband decided whether contraception was used. Fewer than 1% were using contraception before their first child as women are expected to have a child within the first year of marriage...
  10. ncbi request reprint A national study of gynecological morbidities in Oman. Effect of women's autonomy
    Asya Al-Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat 113, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 28:881-90. 2007
    ..To determine the level of gynecological morbidities and other related morbidities; and to examine the effect of women empowerment on the reproductive tract infections among currently married Omani women...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Saudi Medical Journal publications in PubMed, January 2001-November 2006
    Mustafa Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health HQ, PO Box 393, PC 113, Muscat, Oman
    Saudi Med J 28:1145-7. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' use of health services in Alexandria, Egypt: association with mental health problems
    M Afifi
    Directorate of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 10:64-71. 2004
    ..A history of organic illness in the previous year (OR = 1.80), having depressive symptoms (OR = 2.93) and having aggressive symptoms (OR = 5.53) were significantly associated with frequent use of health services (> or = 4 visits/year)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Determinants of women's fertility in Oman
    Asya A Al-Riyami
    Department of of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, PO Box 393, PC 113, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Saudi Med J 24:748-53. 2003
    ..Our aim is to study the association of women education, and empowerment with some of the fertility determinants in a community based survey...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors among Omani adults
    A A Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 9:893-903. 2003
    ..Metabolic cardiovascular syndrome is a public health problem in Oman. Increasing awareness in healthcare providers and the wider population by comprehensive dissemination of the survey results is crucial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lactational amenorrhoea method for family planning and women empowerment in Egypt
    M Afifi
    Department of Non communicable Diseases Control, Ministry of Health Headquarters, PO Box 393, Muscat 113, Oman
    Singapore Med J 48:758-62. 2007
    ..This study aims to assess the potential for the lactational amenorrhoea method (LAM) and passive LAM among women with children below six months of age, and to examine its association with women empowerment in household decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' attitudes toward gender roles and women's empowerment in Oman
    Y Bint Ahmad Jaffer
    Department of Family and Community Health, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 11:805-18. 2005
    ..Eight variables predicted higher scores in both indices: sex, age, socioeconomic class, sleep problems, self-esteem, current smoking, history of indulging in violent behaviour and parental relations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Oman: prevalence and characteristics of smokers
    A A Al Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 10:600-9. 2004
    ..Government action, e.g. tobacco taxation, clean air laws and bans on advertising, is also recommended...
  18. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes and practices of secondary-school pupils in Oman: II. reproductive health
    Y A Jaffer
    Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 12:50-60. 2006
    ..Knowledge of fertility period was poor as was knowledge of AIDS and sexually transmitted infections. There was a high rate of approval (80%) of female genital cutting by both sexes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Depression in adolescents: gender differences in Oman and Egypt
    M Afifi
    Department of Research and Studies, Directorate General of Planning, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 12:61-71. 2006
    ..Poor relationship with parents affected girls more than boys in Alexandria and in the merged sample. Gender differences in rates or correlates of depression exist but may differ for different countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint A community-based study of common hereditary blood disorders in Oman
    A A Al-Riyami
    Department of Research and Studies, Ministry of Health, Muscat, Oman
    East Mediterr Health J 7:1004-11. 2001
    ..8% and 2.2% respectively and showed no significant gender differences. There was a significant association between all three disorders and region of the country...
  21. pmc Knowledge and perceptions of diabetes in a semi-urban Omani population
    Mohammed A Al Shafaee
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
    BMC Public Health 8:249. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the knowledge and perception of diabetes in a sample of the Omani general population, and the associations between the elements of knowledge and perception, and socio-demographic factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Falls and depression in the elderly population
    Mustafa Afifi
    Saudi Med J 27:128-9; author reply 128. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of erectile dysfunction among hypertensive and nonhypertensive Qatari men
    Abdulbari Bener
    Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Weill Cornell Medical College Qatar, 3050 Doha, State of Qatar
    Medicina (Kaunas) 43:870-8. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Encouraging letters to the editor in EMHJ
    Mustafa Afifi
    East Mediterr Health J 12:933-4. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint The bi-directional link between women's and men's mental health
    Mustafa Afifi
    Singapore Med J 48:971-2. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Violence and the Millennium Development Goals
    Mustafa Afifi
    Lancet 370:1034. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Health locus of control beliefs and smoking in Kuwait. Could the data tell us more?
    Mustafa Afifi
    East Mediterr Health J 13:475-6; author reply 476-7. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint PubMed-indexed duplicate publications in the last decade, 1996-2006
    Mustafa Afifi
    Ann Saudi Med 27:302-4; author reply 304. 2007
  29. ncbi request reprint Female genital mutilation in Egypt
    Mustafa Afifi
    Lancet 369:1858. 2007
  30. pmc Adolescent suicide in the Middle East: ostrich head in sand
    Mustafa Afifi
    Bull World Health Organ 84:840. 2006
  31. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity in patients referred to an insomnia clinic
    Mustafa Afifi
    Singapore Med J 48:479-80; author reply 481. 2007