Volume 2, Issue 1


Editor’s Note

With papers from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, this issue makes Academic Medical Journal of India a national journal in its literal sense. Themed around Adolescent health, this issue explores some highly sensitive areas like Child Sexual Abuse and Sexuality Education. Also topics like Menstrual Hygiene among Tribal girls, Overweight and Obesity among students and Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram are dealt with.

Other topics covered include Breast Cancer risk, Goiter Prevalence, Organ Donation, Blood Component Utilization and Caesarean Sections. We also get a glimpse of the role of Google as a diagnostic tool.


Adolescent Health – High time we adopted a responsible approach to Sexuality Education

Anoop Amrith Lal

Original Research

Self-Reported Sexual Abuse among a Group of Adolescents Attending Life Skills Education Workshops in Kerala

Arun B Nair, Devika J

Original Research

Risk Factors of Breast Cancer in Kerala, India – A Case Control Study

Paul Augustine, Regi Jose,  Arun Peter, Anoop Amrith Lal,  Jem Prabhakar, Jayadevan S, Jeesha C Haran

Original Research

Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH): What do tribal schoolgirls know and do?

Liaquat Roopesh Johnson, Monisha Ravichandran, Merlin Rachel Thomas, Mohsina Basheer, Nishanthi Sekar

Original Research

Prevalence of Goiter among Primary School Children of Kulgam District, Jammu & Kashmir, India

S. Muhammad Salim Khan, Raihana Mahjabeen,  Muneer Ahmad Masoodi, Junaid Kauser, Shahnaz Nabi

Original Research

Prevalence and Correlates of Overweight and Obesity among Medical Students in Ipoh, Malaysia

Sandheep Sugathan, Davinder Singh Bagh

Original Research

Knowledge and Attitude towards Organ Donation in Rural Kerala

KK Manojan, Ramiz Raja A, Vincy Nelson, Nazeema Beevi, Regi Jose

Original Research

Pattern of Blood Component Utilization in a Teaching Hospital in South Kerala

Apuca Susan Mathew, Surupa Susan Kurian, Nadaraja Pillai  Sundaresan, Jayalekshmi, Felicia Prema Roderigues, Abraham John, Beyaril Chitra

Original Research

Comparison of Fetal Outcomes of Emergency and Elective Caesarean Sections in a Teaching Hospital in Kerala

Suja Daniel, Manjusha Viswanathan, B N Simi, Nazeema A

Case Report

Tuberous Sclerosis with Angiomyolipoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma

Ambikavathy Mohan, S Kumar, Krishna Shetty


Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK)

Liaquat Roopesh Johnson

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