Research Papers/Topics in Applied Epidemiology

Factors Leading to Livestock Losses and Its Influence On the Psychosocial Wellbeing of Livestock Farmers in Two Districts in Ghana

ABSTRACT Introduction Against the backdrop of the Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2 and 3, which aim to improve global health, food security, and reduce poverty, agriculture for most is crucial to achieving self-sustainability in Africa. However, the increased occurrence of adverse events including droughts and conflicts, with losses to farmers, threatens efforts to achieve the set goals. These losses can affect livestock farmers’ psychosocial wellbeing and productivity. Identifying, there...

Relationship Between Palmar Dermatoglyphic Pattern and Academic Performance of Students in Selected Government Secondary

CHAPTER ONE1.0 INTRODUCTIONDermatoglyphics was derived from the Greek word, “dermis” meaning skin and “glyph”meaning curving. Dermatoglyphics is the science of configuration of epidermal ridges of thevolar surfaces of the fingers, toes, palms and soles (cummins and mildo, 1961).Dermatoglyphics is the scientific study of epidermal ridge (or papillary peaks) patterns on fingers (fingerprints) and palms (palmprints). Each person has distinct and unique ridges on the fingers and pal...

Determinants of Utilization of Family Planning Services Among Women of Gambari Ward in Ilorin, kwara State.

ABSTRACTThis study was conducted on the determinants of utilization of family planning services among women of Gambari ward in Ilorin, Kwara State.The specific objectives were to determine the level of utilization of family planning services, to assess the level of knowledge of family planning among women of reproductive age group in Gambari Ward, to determine the proportion of women currently using family planning methods and to determine the proportion of women who wish to use family...

Longitudinal Analysis To Assess The Contribution Of The Multimonth Scripting (Mms) Regime On Art Outcomes Among Adult Persons Living With Hiv In Zimbabwe

Abstract Zimbabwe has a generalized HIV epidemic. Since 2015, the national ART program has been rolling out a suite of differentiated models of care in line with the 2013 WHO guidelines. One of the common models adopted by the country is Multi-Month Scripting (MMS) for stable ART patients. Insufficient evidence exists in the country around the contribution of MMS to patient level ART outcomes, almost two years after it was rolled nationally. A retrospective cohort study was conducted at...