Public Health

  • Assessing the quality of the Acute Flaccid Paralysis surveillance system in Edo state, Nigeria 2017

    Assessing the quality of the Acute Flaccid Paralysis surveillance system in Edo state, Nigeria 2017 Ireye F1,  Bassey Enya B1, Walla H1, Onimisi A1, Okocha-Ejeko A1* , Onyibe R1, Sume G1, Braka F1, ,Bodeno E2, Ejiyere HO3 1World Health organization (WHO) Nigeria Country office, UN House, plot 617/618, Diplomatic Drive, Central Business District, PMB 2861, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria. 2Community Health Dept. University Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria 3Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria This paper…

  • Food/Drinking Water Contaminants/Adulterants in Bangladesh

    Food/Drinking Water Contaminants/Adulterants in Bangladesh AK Mohiuddin Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Food adulteration and contamination is nothing new in this age. It is the consequence of modern civilization, people moving from places with altered social value and ethics, industrialization and rapid progression of economic activities. It is highly prominent in urban areas of many developed or underdeveloped countries and so is with in Dhaka city. Commercialism and business mind drive people toward such unethical activities knowingly…

  • Enigmatic Domination of Chemical Contaminants and Pollutants in the Measurable Life of Dhaka City

    Enigmatic Domination of Chemical Contaminants and Pollutants in the Measurable Life of Dhaka City AK Mohiuddin Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Background Environmental pollution and food contamination are as old as the civilization itself. It is the result of the improvement of civilization, over usage of nature, industrialization and in certainty a cost for the advancement. It is exceedingly conspicuous in Dhaka city. Air pollution is chiefly because of the vehicle emanation, modern release and consuming of…

  • The Maternal Outcomes and its Determinants among Pregnant Women Complicated by Severe Preeclampsia at Hidar 11 Hospital

    The Maternal Outcomes and its Determinants among Pregnant Women Complicated by Severe Preeclampsia at Hidar 11 Hospital NIGUSS CHERIE1, AHMED MOHAMMED2 1Department of public health, Wollo University, Ethiopia 2Asayta Hospital, Afar, Ethiopia Background: Pre-eclampsia is one of the causes of maternal morbidity and mortality throughout the world. It is common problem in developing countries. This study was aimed to assess the maternal outcomes of severe pre-eclampsia among pregnant women admitedand managed at at Hidar 11 Hospital in 2018. Methods: A…

  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Work Related Stress in the Medical Emergency Services in Douala, Cameroon

    Prevalence and Risk Factors of Work Related Stress in the Medical Emergency Services in Douala, Cameroon Leon Jules Owona Manga1, Adiogo Dieudonne2, Doumbe Jacques Narcisse3, Beye Beye Ii Buruce Charly4, Onana Ngassimi Marie-Mathilde5, Bonny Jean Sylvain6 1Senior Lecturer, Head of Public Health Department Faculty of Medecine and Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Douala; 2Professor, Head of Biological Sciences Department Faculty of Medecine and Pharmaceutical Sciences – University of Douala; 3Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Sciencess, Faculty of Medecine and Pharmaceutical…

  • Exposure and transmission risk of blood and body fluids among health care personnel at first level referral public hospitals in Meme division, Cameroon

    Exposure and transmission risk of blood and body fluids among health care personnel at first level referral public hospitals in Meme division, Cameroon Tinyami Erick Tandi1, 2, 3*, KyungHee Kim3, Tambetakaw Njang Gilbert2, JaeWook Choi13* 1Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health Korea University, Seoul South Korea. 2Ministry of Public Health Yaounde, Yaoude Cameroon; 3Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea Occupational exposure to blood and body fluids is a serious…

  • Assessment of Hygiene Practices among Students at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana

    Assessment of Hygiene Practices among Students at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana James Prah1,*, Mohammed Abdulai1, Obed Lasim2, Adelaide Ampofo-Asiama1 1University of Cape Coast Hospital, University of Cape Coast, Ghana; 2Department of Health Information Management, College of Health & Allied Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana Background: Proper hand hygiene practices have been shown to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. Although diarrhoeal diseases continue to be recorded among university students, there is paucity of studies focusing on hygiene…

  • Effects of Freshwater Environmental Changes on Spread of Schistosoma haematobium in Guinea Bissau: a Retrospective Analysis

    Effects of Freshwater Environmental Changes on Spread of Schistosoma haematobium in Guinea Bissau: a Retrospective Analysis Maria A Grácio and António J Santos Grácio Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical / Universidade Nova de Lisboa Rua da Junqueira 100, 1348-008 Lisboa, Portugal Schistosoma haematobium (blood fluke) is a digenetic trematode, which, as all digenetic trematode, has a complex life cycle including one parasite stage in a mollusk (freshwater snail – intermediate host) and one in a vertebrate – definitive host (1). In…

  • Risk perception of cigarette and alcohol consumption: Korea and Cameroon public assessment views

    Risk perception of cigarette and alcohol consumption: Korea and Cameroon public assessment views KyungHee Kim1,Tinyami Erick Tandi*1, 2,JaeWook Choi1, 3 1Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea; 2Ministry of Public Health Yaounde, Yaoude Cameroon; 3Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health Korea University, Seoul South Korea. Introduction: There is a strong risk perception of personal knowledge on both cigarette-and alcohol-related harm. One possible factor contributing to this may be greater availability…

  • Determination of Microbiological quality and detection of Thermotolerant fecal E. coli in ready to use water from Navsari city of South Gujarat

    Determination of Microbiological quality and detection of Thermotolerant fecal E. coli in ready to use water from Navsari city of South Gujarat A. P. Suthar, R. Kumar, C. V. Savalia, N. K. Patel and R. K. Patel Department of Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology, College of Veterinary science & Animal Husbandry, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari-396 450, Gujarat. India Fecal bacterial indicator analyses have been widely used for monitoring the water quality. The present study was designed to determine the density…