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THE COMPLEMENTARY ROLE OF PRIVATE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: PERSPECTIVES OF THE REGULATOR, PROVIDER AND CARE SEEKERS IN THE UPPER WEST REGION OF GHANA

This study explored the perspectives of regulators, private healthcare providers and healthcare seekers on the complementary role of private sector providers in the Upper West Region of Ghana. A mixed method approach was adopted. Key informant interviews were conducted with regional and district directors of health services as regulators, and managers of private healthcare facilities as providers, while a semi-structured questionnaire was administered to healthcare seekers. The World Health O...

PREVALENCE AND FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR TRAMADOL ABUSE AMONG YOUTHS IN PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL CALABAR.

These study is structurally designed to determine the prevalence and factors responsible for Tramadol Abuse among patients in Federal Neuropsychiatric hospital calabar, Nigeria between 2013 and 2018. It's aimed at determining the sociodemographic characteristics associated with Tramadol abusers and the perceived psychological, and socioeconomic  factor responsible for it's abuse as well as preferring recommendations and interventions for curbing the situation. 

ANALYSIS OF TONGUE PANGOLINS

The macro – and micro - anatomy of the tongue were studied in African pangolins. Eight (8) healthy pangolins, Manis tricuspis, were used in this study. The average body weight and body length were 1449.42 ± 220.15 g, 115.75 ± 6.75 cm respectively.  The average tongue weight and length were determined to be 19.75 ± 0.85 g and 66.38 ± 11.92 cm respectively while the relative tongue weight (RTW) and relative tongue length (RTL) were 1.10% and 56.38% respectively. The findings of th...

Oil spill and associated challenges on aquatic organisms.

The environment of man plays a significant role in the development of man and in determining his health status, no animal or plant has changed the environment as much as man (Mohtadi, 2015). The earth, air, land and water have witnessed man’s devastating activities (Martonas, 2017). In some instances the environment has been altered in a manner that its originality cannot be regained. Today the threat of oil spillage, air pollution, global warming, earthquake, landslides and other natural...

EFFECTS OF BITTER KOLA ON RESPIRATORY SYSTEM(BASICALLY IN RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION) (1)

ARTICLE ON THE EFFECT OF BITTER KOLA ON RESPIRATORY SYSTEM ( IN CASES OF TRACT INFECTION , COUGH AND CATARRH BASICALLY)1) INTRODUCTION2) DEFINITION OF RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION/ DEFINITION OF CATARRH3) SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION(CATARRH BASICALLY)4) EFFECTS IF BITTER KOLA5) EVALUATION FROM INDIVIDUAL THAT TAKE BITTER KOLA DURING (R.T.I) RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION, COUGH AND CATARRH BASICALLY6) CONCLUSION

Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTIONTuberculosis is a disease caused by Bacteria called mycobacteriumtuberculosis, the bacteria usually attacked the lung, but Tuberculosis bacteriacan attack any part of body such as kidney, spine, and brain. If not treatedproperly, tuberculosis can be fatal, tuberculosis was once leading cause of deathin the united state, and TB is spread through air from one person to another, thebacteria are put into air when a person with tuberculosis disease of ...

Gastric Juice as a Diagnostic Sample

Gastric juice is a digestive fluid formed in the stomach and is composed of hydrochloric acid (HCl), potassium chloride (KCl) and sodium chloride (NaCl). Gastric juice analysis is performed by measuring and assessing the contents of a fasting patient’s stomach for acidity, appearance and volume; results from this test may help evaluate suspected peptic ulcer, severe gastritis, Zollinger-Ellison (Z-E) syndrome, H pylori and gastric cancer. However, X-rays and other studies are recommen...

Evaluation of Radiographer`s Knowledge in Management of Unconscious Patient in Radiology Departments in Awka and Nnewi Metropolis Anambra State

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page                                                                                                    iApproval Page                                                                                           iiCertification Page                            ...

ASSESSMENT OF THE PROBLEM OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: CASE STUDY OF PORT HARCOURT METROPOLIS

                                                                            ABSTRACTThe analysis of the problem of solid waste management  associated with Port Harcourt Metropolis in developing countries, like Nigeria, have become pronounced in recent years as a result of urbanization and inadequate disposal of waste. This paper examines the current method of waste disposal in Port Harcourt city area of River St...

The Placebo Effect and Therapy on Memory and Learning With Clinical Pointers

This paper attempts to describe the placebo effect and therapy using various tools like the placebo arm, response, effect, therapy, block, psychology  and reflex using a mathematical construct in the form of formulae deduced by a common understanding of the anatomy of the placebo process. The applications of the psychology considers the expectation theory and expectations violations theory from which the violation valence can be determined. These on a broad spectrum presents the possible int...

ANC

Antenatal care (ANC) is the care a pregnant woman receives during her pregnancy through a series of consultations with trained health care workers such as midwives, nurses, and sometimes a doctor who specializes in pregnancy and birth. According to the WHO (2014), a teenager (adolescent, youth or young person) is a person aged between thirteen (13) and nineteen (19) years. Thus, a person aged between 13 and 19 years and pregnant can be termed as a pregnant teenager, and in every society...

PERCEIVED CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE

PERCEIVE CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG UNDERGRADUATE IN TERTIARY INSTITUTION TABLE OF CONTENTS        PagesTitle page iCertification Page iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivTable of Contents viList of Table ixAbstract xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTIONBackground of the Study 1Statement of the Problem 6Research Questions 7Research Hypotheses 8Purpose of the Study 8 Sign...

MALARIA: HAVE WE WON THE BIOWAR?

Chapter One - IntroductionChapter Two - Literature ReviewChapter Three - Conclusion and recommendation References

Knowledge, expectations and beliefs of pregnant women on antenatal ultrasound.

ABSTRACTPurpose of the studyThis study investigated pregnant women’s awareness of antenatal ultrasound, their knowledge of its benefits, their beliefs on the scan, their expectations from the scan as well as their feelings after the scan so as to uncover the reasons behind underutilisation of antenatal ultrasound at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and Harare hospiatal.MethodologyThe study was a descriptive cross sectional study of pregnant women visiting antenatal clinics at Harare ho...

Effect and habit of sleep deprivation among medical student

In a world where streets level are raising exposure to natural sunlight is diminishing, and technology is leading to constant demand of everybody’s attention, it’s no surprise that so many people struggle is get enough sleep. What does it mean to be sleep deprived? What are some of the negative effects of sleep deprivation? 


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