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Food Hygiene Practices Among Food Handlers in Ahmadu Bello University (A.B.U.), Zaria

Food Hygiene Practices Among Food Handlers in Ahmadu Bello University (A.B.U.), Zaria. ABSTRACT Food hygiene is a subject of great concern to anyone who cares about eating healthy and staying alive because the import of food borne illness can occasionally be grave. This research work was carried out among food handlers in Ahmadu Bello University […]

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Determinants of Childhood Immunization in Idoha Community

Determinants of Childhood Immunization in Idoha Community. ABSTRACT This study is a cross sectional study aimed at evaluating practice and determinants  of child hood immunization in Idoha. This study is focused on identifying why children don’t recei ve immunization, and factor that encourage or deter immunization practice in the community. A total of 400 respondents […]

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Factors Affecting Utilization of Public Health Facilities by Rural Dwellers in Abia State

Factors Affecting Utilization of Public Health Facilities by Rural Dwellers in Abia State. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Utilization of public health services is an important factor in the effectiveness of national health care and achievement of Health  for  All.  Nigeria’s population is predominantly rural and the health needs of rural areas are numerous. For one to be […]

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Sputum Smear Conversion in Pulmonary Tuberculosis: An Intensive Phase Monitoring of Sputum Smear Positive Patients in Zaria, Nigeria

– Sputum Smear Conversion in Pulmonary Tuberculosis: An Intensive Phase Monitoring of Sputum Smear Positive Patients in Zaria, Nigeria – ABSTRACT Tuberculosis (TB) is a high burden global problem. Nigeria ranks fifth among the 22 high burden TB countries globally and first in Africa. Directly observed treatment short-course (DOTS) is central to all TB control […]

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Socio-Demographic Features and Risk Factors Associated with Suspected Cases of Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever in Northern Borno State Nigeria

Socio-Demographic Features and Risk Factors Associated with Suspected Cases of Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever in Northern Borno State Nigeria. Abstract Tick-borne relapsing fever (TBRF) is a bacterial disease caused by Borrelia species which is transmitted to humans by infected ticks. The disease occurs worldwide. In West Africa, geographical distribution of Borrelia is classically limited to the […]

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An Assessment of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (Pmtct) Of Hiv/Aids in Enugu Hospitals

An Assessment of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (Pmtct) Of Hiv/Aids in Enugu Hospitals. ABSTRACT Pregnant women living with HIV are at high risk of transmitting HIV to their infants during pregnancy, birth or through breastfeeding and without any interventions, between 20% and 45% of infants may become infected with an estimated risk of […]

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An Assessment of Quality of Antenatal Care Services in Primary Health Centres in Awka South LGA of Anambra State

An Assessment of Quality of Antenatal Care Services in Primary Health Centres in Awka South LGA of Anambra State. ABSTRACT Antenatal care is a basic component of  any  reproductive  health  care programme and reproductive health is one of women’s fundamental human rights. It aims to achieve optimal health outcomes for the mother and the baby […]

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Sexual Behaviour and Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Infections Including Hiv/Aids among in School and Out of School Adolescents Kumbotso Local Government Area, Kano State

Sexual Behaviour and Knowledge of Sexually Transmitted Infections Including Hiv/Aids among in School and Out of School Adolescents Kumbotso Local Government Area, Kano State. Abstract Background: Interest in the reproductive health of adolescents continues to grow through the world. Few studies had explored the issue on sexual behaviour and knowledge of STD among in- school […]

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Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease among Zamfara State Government Employees

Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease among Zamfara State Government Employees. ABSTRACT Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become a common cause of death and disability in developing countries. According to the WHO it is expected that by 2020, 35% of all deaths in these nations will be due to CVD. A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted in […]

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Prevalence of Bovine Tuberculosis and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Workers in Two Abuja Abattoirs, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Prevalence of Bovine Tuberculosis and Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Workers in Two Abuja Abattoirs, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. Abstract Mycobacterium bovis is present in animals in most developing countries where surveillance and control activities are often inadequate or unavailable and pasteurization is rarely practiced. In Nigeria, the disease is sporadic. The current status on […]

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