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Abnormal Visual Acuity Screening among Secondary Pupils in Owerri Urban

Abnormal Visual Acuity Screening among Secondary Pupils in Owerri Urban. ABSTRACT   A cross sectional descriptive study of visual acuity if post-primary school children in one urban and one rural community in Owerri were undertaken. A total of 318 children were randomly selected using a multistage sampling procedure. Out of this number, 170 were males while 208 […]

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Factors Influencing Animal Disease Reporting in Borno and Gombe States, North Eastern Nigeria

Factors Influencing Animal Disease Reporting in Borno and Gombe States, North Eastern Nigeria. ABSTRACT   Animal disease reporting in Nigeria is inefficient and characterized by late, inaccurate and gross under-reporting. Recently, most states of the country under reported and show a general inconsistency in disease reporting. However, there is dearth of documented information on the reasons for […]

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Factors Influencing Adoption of Recommended Palm Oil Processing Technologies in Ughelli-north and Isoko-north Local Government Areas of Delta State, Nigeria

Factors Influencing Adoption of Recommended Palm Oil Processing Technologies in Ughelli-north and Isoko-north Local Government Areas of Delta State, Nigeria. ABSTRACT   The influence of respondents‟ socio-economic characteristics along with other factors on adoption of the recommended palm oil processing technologies in Delta State, Nigeria was investigated. This study was carried out in order to determine the specific factors that […]

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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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Cryptosporidiosis among HIV Patients Presenting with Diarrhoea Between September to December, 2012 in Specialist Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria

Cryptosporidiosis among HIV Patients Presenting with Diarrhoea Between September to December, 2012 in Specialist Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria. SUMMARY  Diarrhoea remains one of the most important health problems globally and a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among immuno compromised individuals. It accounts for over 50 million deaths (in all ages) world-wide and it ranks 3rd among diseases responsible for human mortality […]

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Assessment of Out-of-pocket Expenditure on Healthcare Among Households in Keffi

Assessment of Out-of-pocket Expenditure on Healthcare Among Households in Keffi  SUMMARY   Background: One of the main challenges of accessing health care in Nigeria is payment for service at the point of delivery. Out-of-pocket (OOP) payments being the main method of financing health care, has posed a serious constraint in accessing health care. This study assessed the socio-economic status of households in relation […]

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Assessment of Post-abortion Care Services in Public Health Facilities in Bauchi State

Assessment of Post-abortion Care Services in Public Health Facilities in Bauchi State  SUMMARY   Worldwide, an estimated five million women are hospitalized each year for treatment of abortion-related complications, such as hemorrhage and sepsis. Almost all abortion related deaths occur in developing countries.2 These deaths are highest in Africa, where there were an estimated 650 deaths per 100,000 […]

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Factors Associated with Depression and Anxiety Among Hypertensive Patients

Factors Associated with Depression and Anxiety Among Hypertensive Patients. Abstract Hypertension is a global challenge with high morbidity and mortality rates. Depression is a burdensome disease of global importance, and although prevalent, it is mostly undiagnosed in patients with hypertension. Anxiety is another significant cause of increased BP and is an independent predictor of future […]

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