Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study https://amrsjournals.com/index.php/jamrmhss <p><strong>Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study (JAMRMHSS) </strong>ISSN <a href="https://portal.issn.org/resource/ISSN-L/2708-972X">2708-972X</a> is an international platform for scholars to publish research report, article review, and short communication. <strong>JAMRMHSS</strong> covers all the areas of research activities in all fields of Medical and Health Science such as Health Care Delivery, Health Care Research, Epidemiology, Medical Care, Nursing, Nursing Education, Neonatal nurse, Home Health Nursing Community and Home care, Information Technology in Nursing, Occupational Health and Safety, Midwifery, Health Care Administration, Hospital Science and Management, Innovations in Patient Care, Public Health, Health Psychology, Social Health, Physical health, Quaternary Care, Secondary Care, Veterinary Nursing, Medical Sciences and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Pathology, Physiotherapy &amp; Rehabilitation, Ergonomics, Food and Nutrition, Veterinary Medicines.</p> Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study en-US Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study 2708-972X HIV-Related Knowledge and Health Care Seeking Barriers among Transgender Individuals in a Megacity of Bangladesh: A Cross-sectional Study https://amrsjournals.com/index.php/jamrmhss/article/view/424 <div><span lang="EN-US">The prevalence of HIV among Transgender is 1% in Bangladesh while only 0.9% in Dhaka City.Being minority group barriers faced by transgenders for healthcare-seeking are major public health concerns. Thus, the study aims to find out the </span></div> <div><span lang="EN-GB">HIV-related knowledge and health care seeking barriers among transgender individuals in dhaka city. </span>This was a cross-sectional study purposively selecting 135 transgender from Drop-in-center and three Hijra pollis of Dhaka City. Data was collected using a semi-structured questionnaire containing a Likert scale regarding HIV-related knowledge. Majority were professional sex sellers including 54.10% having irregular sexual clients while 48.9% had been engaged in sex work for more than 10 years. Although more than half (57%) had good HIV-related knowledge. Only one-third (37.30%) sometimes used barrier method and more than half (58%) had knowledge of HIV symptoms. The barriers were negligence (16%), inconvenient location (12.43%), shame (13.45%), judgment (11.68%), fear (7.60%) and long waiting time (8.10%). Transgenders from Drop-in-center had higher HIV-related knowledge compared to ones from hijra pollis [t (95% CI)=.168, p&lt;.001]. Those having HIV-related higher knowledge did not feel the necessity of isolated health corners [t (95% CI)= -3.799, p&lt;.001]. Although DIC provides healthcare services, but existing facilities barriers need to be addressed to extend health services.</div> Mantaka Rahman Ummul Khair Alam Ciptasari Prabawanti Sathi Dastider Ajmari Sharmin Afroza Tamanna Shimu Copyright (c) 2024 Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ 2024-05-22 2024-05-22 5 1 7 13 10.47616/jamrmhss.v5i1.424 The Impact of Alcohol Consumption Duration and Types on Colorectal Cancer: Insights from a Cross-Sectional Study in Medan, Indonesia https://amrsjournals.com/index.php/jamrmhss/article/view/480 <p>Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the world, in Indonesia it is in the fourth highest position. Nearly 1 million deaths a year were due to colorectal cancer. Alcohol increases the risk of developing colorectal cancer. This study aims to analyze differences in duration of alcohol consumption in people with and without colorectal cancer and to analyze the relationship between type of alcohol and the incidence of colorectal cancer. The research was carried out at the Digestive Surgery Polyclinic, H. Adam Malik Hospital, Medan. Using primary and secondary data involving 31 subjects. Subjects aged 30-80 years, 21 men, 10 women, 80.6% suffered from colorectal cancer. 28 people (90.3%) consumed type A alcohol the most. The mean duration of alcohol consumption in colorectal cancer sufferers and those without colorectal cancer was 14.76 ± 3.33 years and 11.00 ± 3.688 years. There is a difference in the duration of alcohol consumption in people with and without colorectal cancer, and the type of alcohol consumed is not related to the incidence of colorectal cancer.</p> Irma Yanti Rangkuti Copyright (c) 2024 Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Medical and Health Science Study https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ 2024-02-10 2024-02-10 5 1 1 6 10.47616/jamrmhss.v5i1.480