Volume I Issue 1


I            Introduction to the Journal of Social Health
             Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria-Gonzalez


1         Buang at Ulyanin: An Ethnographic Study on the Selected Cases of Schizophrenia and Dementia in Baseco Compound, Manila
           Bea H. Andres, Toni Ann J. Begonia, and Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria-Gonzalez

20       Medication Adherence of Hypertensive and Diabetic Patients taking Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Intervention Study
           Carol Geraldine Pablo, Kwien Anne I. Austria, Hannah Nicole M. Cortez, Christian B. Garcia, Karen Grace P. Julao, Nicole Ann V. Pulido, John Kolvin K. Rosales, and Joie Patricia F. Samson

31        Effects of Footbath in Improving Sleep Quality Among Filipino Elderly
            Crystalle Jayllene A. Ong, Edward Gerard M. Opiña, Antoinette R. Orallo, Niña Teollie C. Ortega, Rona Joan Kea G. Ortega, JN Junille Paat, and Florence C. Navidad

56        Medication Adherence to Antidiabetic Agents in Selected Rural (Barangay Patubig, Marilao, Bulacan) and Urban Communities (Bagong Barangay, Pandacan, Manila)
            Jay P. Jazul, Jewel Iry Dela Pedra, Krista Carminia Caseda, Lourdes Antonina Del Rio, Jenny Joy Maningding, Ester Florentina Quesada, Erika Faye Rapinan, and Kristian Paolo Sta. Ana.

89        Quality of Life of Visually Impaired Adolescents in Metro Manila
            Karen Sagun Ongtangco, Enrico C. Aguila, Guia Marie V. Morales, Ramon Alfredo S. Amores, Krizianne Gayle M. Diaz, Jeraleen Ruth U. Lim, and Merija Vicka DJ Dela Vega

111        The Perceived Impacts Of Alternative Food Source* (“Pagpag”) On Selected Families Of An Urban Poor Community In The Philippines
              Charlene Chua, Chelsea Rae Mercadillo, Dana Kriselli Munoz, and Ray John Salud

123        Thinking of Kapatiran: Older Adults’ Aspirations for Well-Being In an Informal Settlement in Manila
             Maria Carinnes P. Alejandria-Gonzalez and John Jasper A. Sanchez


142      The Prevalence and Clinical Profile of HIV Infection among Newly Diagnosed Adult Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in a Tertiary Government Hospital: A Cross Sectional Study
           Jade E. Leuterio and Joan E. Cerrada