Research Papers/Topics in Environmental Health Science

FLOODING IN NIGERIAN CITIES: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS. A Case Study of Aba Urban, Abia State, Nigeria

This project work capture the causes and effects of flooding in different parts of the nation. ABSTRACT: Nigeria is the most populous Black race country in Africa and in the world with a total land area of 983,213 km2  occupied by over 160 Million people: The interaction of these millions of people with their environment has left indelible mark  on the  landscape.  Urbanization, deforestation,  flooding,  desertification, over population  and ...

Prevalence of Parasitic Eggs in Freshly Consumed Vegetables Commercially Traded in Selected Markets within the Abuja Municipal Area Council, FCT Abuja

ABSTRACTCommonly sold vegetables within the Abuja Municipal Area Council, FCT Abuja were investigated for the prevalence of parasitic eggs. A total of 225 vegetable samples were collected and investigated for the presence of these parasites using standard methods, and quite a number of them were positive. Results obtained showed the parasitic infestation rates were 71.11%, 71.11%, 68.89%, 55.55% and 20% for water leaf, green, pumpkin, lettuce and carrot respectively. The parasites encountered...

Effect of EMR from Laptop on Reproductive Hormones, Sperm Quality and Prostate Specific Antigen of Male Albino Rats

ABSTRACTHumans in modern society are exposed to an ever-increasing number of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) generated from the production and supply of electricity, television sets, personal computer (PC), radio communication, and mobile communication, hence, it has become a public health issue.  This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) emitted from new generation laptop computers on sperm quality and reproductive hormone of male albino rats. Thi...

Determinant and Effect of Pests in Diseases Transmission Among Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State.

ABSTRACTThis project work was based on the DETERMINANT EFFECT OF PEST IN DISEASE TRANSMISSION AMONG THE INHABITANTS OF IBARAPA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OYO STATE. Information was gathered through the use of questionnaire which was distributed and finally analyzed. This project woke has five chapters. Chapter one consists of Introduction, Background to the study, Statement of problem, Significance of the Study, Justification of the Study, Broad objectives, Specific objectives, Research q...

Assessment of House hold waste products in Romi kaduna south LGA

INTRODUCTIONLead ingestion and absorption the exposure of children to many possible sources of lead takes on special importance because of the degree of oral activity among young children. Most infant begin mouthing objects in the middle of their first year and continue until early in the second year of life, when this activity usually subsides. Persistence of mouthing as a major activity beyond 18 months is considered abnormal. The 75 pica, a perverted appetite for nonfood items, occurs comm...

Dangers of Dumping Waste Into Public Drains

IntroductionBackground of the studyStatement of the problemObjective of the problemResearch questionDefinition of termLiterature reviewsData analysisRecommendationReferences

ASSESSMENT OF THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL QUALITY OF WELL WATER OF ARAROMI AUTOMOBILE SPARE PART MARKET, AGODI, IBADAN.

ABSTRACTThis research work physico-chemical quality of well water within Araromi Automobile Spare Parts market Agodi, Ibadan. The research work assess the physico-chemical characteristics of thewell water sample collected in the study area and also identify analyze and compare the heavy metal concentration with national and international standards. The procedure adopted included observation, and the water sample was collected from seven hand dug well within the study area using 750ml water co...

STRATEGIES PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF REFUSE MANAGEMENT A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS

INTRODUCTIONA clear environment promotes health and esthetics living man has consistency struggled throughout the ages to keep his environment clean. Generally the task of maintaining a heating environment through good sanitary disposal or waste has a become increasing difficult in west Africa and  most developing countries of the world. This is due to such factors as population explanation rapid urbanization, industrialization increased use prepared (package products, changing lifestyle...