Research Papers/Topics in Epidemic & Community Health

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF INTERMITTENT PREVENTIVE TREATMENT FOR MALARIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CLINIC IN JIGAWA STATE, NIGERIA

Malaria remains the most devastating human parasitic infection in the world today.  it has been estimated that between 1-2 billion people throughout the world lives in areas at risk of malarial infection and each year up to 500 million people contract the disease out of which 1.7 million to 2.7 million people die.  Several recent reports indicate that more than 90% of these causalities are from Africa, south of the sahara where the most virulent species of the parasite Plasmodium Fa...

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 ...

Knowledge and attitude of hypertension and its risk factors among adults in maiduguri metropolitan Council

Abstract This research was carried out to assess the knowledge of hypertension and its risk factors in Maiduguri Metropolitan council, Northern eastern Nigeria. A descriptive survey study was used to evaluate hypertension knowledge and attitude in a mixed population of hypertensive and non-hypertensive victims. Participants were selected through a random sampling method. Demographic data including age, gender, marital status, highest educational qualification and occupation were recorded. In...

The Incidence of Anaemia in Pregnancy in Rumueme Community of Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State

ABSTRACT This study is designed to identify the incidence of anemia in pregnancy in  ________________________________________________. A historical and statistical survey approach was adopted; antenatal records dating from 2014-2016 were reviewed and analysed to produce data on incidence and some 20 respondents from the study area (10 from each) were surveyed to provide subjective information on other facts and figures concerning anemia in pregnancy. Findings identified incide...

The Impact of Adequate Nutrition Among Pregnant Mothers in Anguwam Juma of Zaria Local Government Area, Kaduna State

This research work have five chapters respectively chapter one include preliminary pages, statement of the problem and definition of terms while chapter two is literature review, chapter three is research methodology, chapter four is data analysis and data presentation finally chapter five was summary conclusion and recommendations