Research Papers/Topics in Applied Health

A Survey of Primary School Students’ Knowledge of Communicable Diseases in Kwara State

ABSTRACT         This study was carried out to survey the knowledge of primary school pupils on communicable diseases in Kwara State. Two hundred respondents got through the use of purposive random sampling technique were selected from four schools that formed the research population. The instrument used to obtain information for the research was structured questionnaire, while frequency and percentage were used in the analysis.    ...

Cause and Management of Epilepsy in Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONE§  Introduction§  Background to the study§  Statement of the problem§  Justification for the study§  Objectives of the studyCHAPTER TWO§  Concept of epilepsy§  Types of epilepsy§  Effects of epilepsy§  Causes of epilepsy§  Signs and symptoms of epilepsy§  Diagnosis§  Management§  Complication§  Prevention of epilepsyCHAPTER THREE§  MethodologyCHAPTER FOUR§  Discussion§&...

ATTITUDE, PERCEPTION AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL BARRIERS TO HIV AND AIDS VOLUNTARY COUNSELLING AND TESTING: A CASE STUDY OF EXPECTANT MOTHERS IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have been a major health problem worldwide. Many world health bodies since the discovery of HIV and AIDS have been reporting frightening increases in the prevalence rates of the virus and the syndrome. According to the UNAIDS (2004) global summary of the AIDS Epidemic, 39.4 million people worldwide were living with HIV and AIDS. This body reporte...