Research Papers/Topics in Environmental Health Science

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

BIOSTIMULATION OF BACTERIA DEGRADATION OF CRUDE OIL POLLUTED SOIL USING PLANTAIN PEELS

Biostimulation of bacteria degradation of crude oil polluted soil using plantain peels were studied in University of Abuja permanent site. Top soil was collected randomly from different points, sieved and weighed out 3kg into each plastic bucket, and were polluted with 300ml, 250ml and 200ml on each. The plastic buckets were labeled in single form with cotton wool plugged at the base to retain the water. (A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J) with the control as J without crude oil. After 30 days, the...

Cobalt Report

Cobalt is one of the natural elements that happens to be found throughout the natural environment. This natural element is present in trace amounts in sols, plants, water and our diet. When cobalt is in its pure form it is a steel-grey to black shinny hard metal. Cobalt can also exit as cobalt II and cobalt III which forms a number of both organic and inorganic salts. Cobalt in small proportion is essential to good health. Cobalt is only found in the environment in chemically bonded form...

A Survey of Hand washing Behaviour and Awareness Among Health Care Workers in Health Care Facilities in Kubwa District of Bwari Area Council, FCT, Abuja, Nigeria

ABSTRACTBackgroundHand washing is the process of decontaminating the hands, a cheap and effective method of limiting the spread of nosocomial infections. Good hand hygiene involves cleansing hands in between patients or between examining an infected site and a clean body site on the same patient. Proper hand washing practice involves following the WHO accepted guidelines for hand washing. Hand washing is an effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrhea and acute respiratory infections. Th...

Health Risk Assessment on Heavy Metals Ingestion Through Groundwater Drinking Pathway for Residents in an Oil and Gas Producing Area of Rivers State , Nigeria

In the study, health risk assessment on heavy metals ingestion was presented through the groundwater drinking pathway for residents in an oil and gas producing area of Rivers State, Nigeria. The level of the ground water pollutionwas examined, the quality of the borehole and the well water was assessedand the quality of the ground water pathway for the resident in the oil and gas producing area was determined and compared with the national and international standards for the drinking water. T...

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2018: BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION

INTRODUCTION The  World  Environment  Day  is  a  day  set  aside  by  the  United  Nations  (UN)  set  aside  to encourage  worldwide  awareness  and  develop  actions/solutions  to  some  of  the  important global  environmental  issues  we  face.  It  is  celebrated  in  over  a  100  countries  and  has  been  a pivotal  platform  for  public  environmental  outreach  since  1974.  The  theme  of  this  year’s event  is  “BEAT  ...