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Educational Problems of Muslims in India

Education gives you wings! If you want to fly high in 21st century you must be highly educated and this applies to individuals as well as to all communities. Though the overall literacy rate of India has improved over past few years , its largest minority is still struggling to make its presence felt in the educational field. Here I try to find out various reasons for educational backwardness of Muslims in India and the role played by the State and the community to improve the level of educat...

Reported Cases of Vehicular Accidents at the St. Dominic’s Hospital (Akwatia) in the Denkyem-Buor District of Ghana

ABSTRACT Deaths and injuries resulting from vehicular accidents are on the increase worldwide. Akwatia in the Eastern Region of Ghana (Denkyem-buor District) is no exception. It is to this effect that a retrospective study was done to determine the prevalence of vehicular accidents in Akwatia. Secondary data was obtained from the St. Dominic’s Hospital (Akwatia) on the number of vehicular accident victims who reported to the hospital for treatment. A total of 531 accident victims ...

The Reported Cases of Vehicular Accidents at the Regional Hospital Koforidua

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Accidents occur in various forms; at home, work places and results in various forms of injuries to persons ranging from minor, serious – which sometimes leads to temporal or permanent disability, and death. One of the forms of accident that causes great harm and danger to humankind is Road Traffic Accidents (RTA). According to the World Health Organization (WHO) almost 16,000 people die every day around the world from all types of injuries which represents ...

Explore the Incidence of Reported Vehicular Accidents at Koforidua Regional Hospital.

BACKGROUND OF STUDY Road traffic injuries contribute significantly to the burden of disease and mortality throughout the world, but particularly in developing countries (Ameratunga & Norton, 2006; Mohan, 2002; Nantulya & Reich, 2002). Currently Road traffic injuries are ranked ninth globally among the leading causes of disability adjusted life years lost. It has been predicted that by 2020, they will rank as high as third among causes of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) lost (...

Treatment Outcome of Motorcycle Crash Injuries among Patients Reporting to Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital between August, 2013 and September, 2015.

BACKGROUND Road traffic injuries contribute significantly to the burden of disease and mortality throughout the world but particularly in developing countries. Currently Road traffic injuries are ranked ninth globally among the leading causes of disability adjusted life years lost. It has been predicted that by 2020, they will rank as high as third among causes of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) lost. The Global status Report on Road Safety 2015, reflecting information from 18...

Effect of Motorbikes on Users and the Reported Incidents of Motorcycle Crashes in Pentecost Hospital.

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Road traffic accidents (RTAs) affect populations all over the world; different local factors influence the causes of RTA in specific regions. The causes of RTAs’ among others include human or driver errors, vehicle characteristics, traffic infrastructures including engineering design, road maintenance and traffic regulation. Driver attitude including road courtesy and behavior, driving under the influence of drugs especially alcohol, male sex, use of seat b...

Exposure to Occupational Health Hazards among Clinical and Non Clinical Staff at the 37 Military Hospital

ABSTRACT The specific objective of the study was to evaluate exposure to occupational health hazards among clinical and non-clinical staffs at the 37 Military Hospital. The study design was cross sectional. A sample size of fifty (50) respondents was selected for the study. The main instrument for the study was a questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that, infection through fluids (92.0%), infection through the skin (82.0%), exposure to viruses (80.0%), infection through ...

Reported Incidence of Motorcycle Crash in Pentecost Hospital, Ghana

BACKGROUND OF STUDY An Accident is defined as “a crash” (an incident involving a moving vehicle that results in property damage, personal injury or death), “a mishap” (an unplanned and unfortunate event that results in damage, injury or upsets of some kind), “a chance” (the way things happen without any planning, apparent cause or deliberate intent).  The safety of motorcyclists on our nation roads has become an increasing concern among traffic safety professionals and ...

A Report on Incidence of Motorcycle Crash

INTRODUCTION  Modernization and the advancement of societies have been made possible through science and technology. This advancement had with time reduced the world to a global village. Two most important technological advancements which have made this possible are the telecommunication and the transport industries. These development models were spearheaded by Europe and America, (Cohen J, Dannhaeuser N. (2002). Seeing how beneficial these models were to the financial economy ...

The Trend of Vehicular Accidents Reported at the Battor Catholic Hospital Between the Periods, 2012 To 2015.

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The American National Standard (ANSI D16.1-2007) classifies a vehicle as ―any motorized (electrically or mechanically powered) transport device designed primarily for moving persons or property along with the device itself from one place to another‖. A motor-vehicle accident is a transport accident that: (1) involves a motor-vehicle in-transport; (2) in which the first harmful event is not produced by an external event (such as the discharge of a firearm ...