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THE EFFECT OF HEALTH STATUS ON LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study was on the effect of health status on labour force participation in Nigeria. Three objectives were raised which included:  To ascertain the health status affects on the level of participation in the labour force, to ascertain the effect of female health status on labour force participation and to ascertain the effect of male health status on labour force participation . A total of 77 responses were received ...

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DEMOGRAPHICS DIFFERENCES IN MENTAL HEALTH AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF EKITI STATE UNIVERSITY (EACOED CAMPUS)

ABSTRACT The study was to investigate the demographics differences in mental health among undergraduate students of Ekiti state University. The objectives of the study are: To ascertain the effect of self esteem on mental health among undergraduate students of Ektit state University, to find out the effect of peer relationship on mental health among undergraduate students of Ekiti state University and to find out the effect of parent socioeconomic status ...

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KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE EFFECTS OF IMMUNIZATION OF CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 5 YEARS

Abstract This study was on knowledge and understanding of the effects of immunization of children under the age of 5years. Three objectives were raised which included:  To find the effect of knowledge of mother on immunization of children under the age of 5years, to find out the effect of education of mother on immunization of children under the age of 5 years and to find out the effect of religion ...

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COPING STRATEGIES OF CHILDREN FROM DIVORCED HOMES IN IKPOBA-OKHA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

ABSTRACT           This study reviewed literatures on the coping strategies of children from divorced homes. It also proffers solutions and recommendations.           Parents going through divorce may have children who experience increased likelihood for problems relating to social skills, behaviour issues and academic achievement. Parents who share similar values and practices for role expectations, discipline and time spent with children may diminish the negative impact divorce has on children.           ...

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AWARENESS AND PERCEPTION ON EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AS A BIRTH CONTROL METHOD AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINIC IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to examine the awareness and perception on exclusive breastfeeding as a birth control method among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in rural communities. Specifically, the study determined the attendance level of women in rural areas to antenatal classes, examined the level of awareness among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in rural communities on exclusive breastfeeding as a birth control method and examined the level ...

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ASSESSMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION

Abstract The study focus on the public health risk associated with oil and gas in Nigeria. The importance of crude oil has come at a great cost. In many developing economies of the world, it can be described as the bitter-sweet crude for its double-edged impacts on the welfare, wellness and wellness of the people. Agitations and restiveness remain characteristic features of Niger Delta following claims of exploitation and neglect ...

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EFFECTS OF IMPROPER DOCUMENTATIONS OF HEALTH RECORDS

Abstract This study was on effects of improper documentations of health records. Three objectives were raised which included:  To ascertain the importance of records management practice to health staff, to identify the state of records management practice at health facilities, to assess how record management affects the quality of health service delivery at the various health facilities and tassess the availability of capacity for electronic records management in terms of ...

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ASSESSMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION.  A CASE STUDY OF WARRI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE

Abstract This study was on assessment of public health risks associated with oil and gas production. Using Warri South local government area of Delta state as a case study. Three objectives were raised which included: To find out the perceptions and lived experiences of the villagers of Warri South local government regarding the effect of oil and gas pollution on their physical health, to find out the perceptions and lives ...

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KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF RADIATION EXPOSURE AND SAFETY PRACTICE AMONG PATIENTS UNDERGOING MEDICAL IMAGING IN 3 SELECTED HOSPITALS IN THE F.C.T

Abstract People become nervous and worried whenever they are exposed to X-rays or similar forms of radiation. Such reactions may be attributed to ignorance, hearsay or actual knowledge of the harmful effects associated with these forms of radiation. To ascertain the true position a Radiation Safety Awareness survey was conducted among patients who receive X-ray irradiation at three Hospitals in F.C.T, Abuja. The study employed the use of a carefully ...

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PERCEPTION OF FAMILY PLANNING MEDIA CAMPAIGN AMONG WOMEN  IN OSUN STATE

CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In a developing country like Nigeria, over population is a major concern and the main reason is that our resources are no longer enough to cater for the citizens, hence the increased poverty. Despite the progress recorded from making contraception widely available, there is poor acceptance of contraceptive methods either due to ignorance or fear of complications or side effects using them. Inadequate knowledge ...

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THE UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY BY MOTHERS IN ACCESSING MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH INFORMATION

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to examine the utilization of information communication and technology by mothers in accessing maternal and child health information with special reference to mother and child hospital. Specifically, the study aims at examining the methods mothers adopt in accessing MCH information using ICT, find out the challenges encountered by mothers in accessing MCH information using ICT and investigate the benefit of mothers in using ICT ...

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION IN THE CONTROL OF VECTOR BORN DISEASES IN NASSARAWA LOCAL GOVT. AREA

Abstract Vector-borne infectious diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, and plague, cause a significant fraction of the global infectious disease burden; indeed, nearly half of the world’s population is infected with at least one type of vector-borne pathogen, the problems that are specific to the health sector and ones associated with issues of sustainability, programmes for the control of vector-borne diseases are increasingly resorting to environmental management measures ...

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KNOWLEDGE AND ACCEPTABILITY OF CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING AMONG FEMALE PART TIME STUDENTS

ABSTRACT Cancer  of  the  cervix  remains  the  most  common  malignant  neoplasm  of  the  female  genitalia  and  the  second  most  common  cancer  in  female  students.  Cervical  Cancers  screening  serves  to  detect  the  possibility  that  a  cancer  is  present.  The  main  objective  of  the  study  was  to  determine  the  knowledge  and  acceptability  of  Cervicals  Cancer  Screening  among  Female  Part-  Time  Students  in  University  of  Benin.  The  hypothesis  for  the  study  was:  there  ...

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING AMONG ADULT MEN (25 YEARS AND ABOVE) IN JOS NORTH

Abstract Despite the global increase in awareness of prostatic diseases resulting from widespread availability of screening tools, there is no evidence that the knowledge, attitudes and screening practices of Nigerian men have improved regarding prostatic diseases. A descriptive survey research design amongst 300 community-dwelling men. Respondents were selected using multi-staged sampling techniques. Knowledge, attitudes and screening practices were determined based on responses to a semi-structured questionnaire. Data were analyzed using ...

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PERCEIVED BENEFITS OF EXERCISE AMONG PREGNANT MOTHERS

ABSTRACT The main focus of this study was the perceived benefits of exercise among pregnant mothers in Ikwo Local Government Area. In order to successfully carry out the study, objectives and research questions with corresponding hypothesis'were1 formulated to guide the study. Literature was reviewed based on the research variables, The research instrument used in collecting data for analysis was a questionnaire which was administered on one hundred and fifty (150) ...

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC AMONG RESIDENTS OF THREE COMMUNITIES OVIA-NORTH EAST, EDO STATE

Abstract This study was carried out on the knowledge, attitude and perception of Covid 19 pandemic in Nigeria. Mass gatherings at sporting and religious events attract huge crowds, creating high-risk conditions for the rapid spread of infectious diseases.  The study was carried out in Ovia-North East LGA, Edo state. During the first week of March, the surge of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has reached over 100 countries with more ...

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MATERNAL WEIGHT CHANGES IN PREGNANCY AS A MEANS OF PREDICTING LOW BIRTH WEIGHT AND LARGE FOR GESTATIONAL AGE BABIES

ABSTRACT Introduction: Low Birth Weight which is birth weight of less than 2500g remains a significant public health problem from short to long term consequences. It is responsible for significant neonatal morbidities, mortalities and disability in infancy and childhood which is associated with long term impact on health outcomes in later life General Objective: The general objective of this study was to determine the factors influencing low birth weight among ...

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KNOWLEDGE, AWARENESS AND PERCEPTIONS OF CORONAVIRUS IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study was carried out on the knowledge, awareness and perceptions Covid 19 pandemic in Nigeria. Mass gatherings at sporting and religious events attract huge crowds, creating high-risk conditions for the rapid spread of infectious diseases.  The study was carried out in Ibadan, Oyo state. During the first week of March, the surge of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases has reached over 100 countries with more than 100,000 cases. ...

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PREVELANCE OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG YOUTHS IN JOS LGA PLATEAU STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study In this contemporary world, growth and development in medical discoveries have brought about more effective drugs and have changed the overall health of many people. Many drugs are now available to prevent, treat or cure diseases, injuries and medical problems which consequently have helped millions of people live longer and healthier lives. However, many of these drugs and other non-medical drugs are being ...

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PERCEPTION ON THE AETIOLOGY OF EPILEPSY AMONG THE PEOPLE OF DIYE DISTRICT OF JOS SOUTH LGA OF PLATEAU STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Epilepsy is a chronic non-communicable brain disorder, according to the World Health Organization. It had a global impact on more than 50 million individuals. Epilepsy is characterized by recurring seizures. Seizures are short bouts of uncontrollable movement that may affect one or more parts of the body and are often associated with loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function. ...

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