Research Papers/Topics in Health Administration and Management

Knowledge and Management of Menstruation and Menstrual Problems Among Urban and Rural Secondary School Girls in Enugu East Local Government Area

ABSTRACT In many societies menstruation is not openly discussed in some families, school and communities leading to a very big gap in knowledge about menstruation and menstrual problems. This gap equally poses problems on issues about menstrual hygiene, menstrual problems and management of those problems. In addition to inadequate information, girls need access to hygienic absorbent sanitary products, water, good toilets that ensure privacy and disposal facilities which can in the long run, p...

An Assessment of Psychosocial Challenges of the Elderly in Ibagwa-Aka Community, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT. A descriptive survey design was used to assess the Psychosocial Challengesin Ibagwa-aka Community, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, South East Nigeria. The specific objectives of the were to: identify the mental challenges of the elderly in Ibagwa-aka community; identify the emotional challenges of the elderly in the community studied and determined the social challenges of the elderly in the area of studied.Validated questionnaire was used to administer the inst...

THE BASIC INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES (ICD) CODING PRACTICE MODELS

A follow up paper to the 2 day refresher training/workshop on ICD 10 and introduction to ICD 11 with the theme: operationalization of ICD 10 as a determinant of ICD 11 implementation in Nigeria. Jointly organized by Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN), Association of Health Records Information Management Practitioners of Nigeria (AHRIMPN) and Cathund Research and Educational Consult Limited Abuja @ Old SGF Conference Hall Federal Secretariat FCT Abuja 

KNOWLEDGE ABOUT STIGMA AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS CASE STUDY OF ISHAKA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL BUSHENYI-ISHAKA MUNICIPALITY- BUSHENYI DISTRICT

ABSTRACTTopic: Knowledge about stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS case study of Ishaka Adventist Hospital in Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality.General objective: to asses knowledge about stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS,Specific objectives: To asses the causes of stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS and to assess impact of stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS.Results: The main cause given for stigma among people living with HIV/AIDS is lack of knowledge about HIV/AIDS and acq...

Implication of Domestic Violence on the Health of Women in Ogbomosho North Local Government Area of Oyo State

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page                                                                                      I Certification Ii Dedication Iii Acknowledgement iv Table of contents v Abstract viii CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Background to the Study 1 Statement of the problem 4 Objective of the study 7 Research Question 7 Research Hypothesis 8 Operat...

IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WOMEN IN WORKFORCE GLOBALLY

The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral, and COVID-19 is no exception. For the single mother in Nigeria, COVID-19 lockdown measures have paused her small business that brings food to the table. For the domestic workers in Nigeria, the pandemic has meant no job and no unemployment benefits or other protection (Unwomen, 2020).  According to Forbes (2021), the pandemic has disproportionately affected women. But we may not have realized the scope of the hit. It’s extraordinarily signifi...

Quality Of Hiv And Aids Data Reported In Community Based Health Information System In Homa-Bay County, Kenya.

ABSTRACT Kenya national AIDS strategic plan end term review on data quality reported from community level by the Community-Based Organizations and Faith-Based Organizations revealed data to be inadequately accurate which hampers achievement of the goal of zero infections rates. However, there is limited evidence on factors contributing to the poor quality of data reported and solutions to address these problems. To address this gap, this study purposed to assess quality of HIV/IDS data report...

Quality Of Hiv And Aids Data Reported In Community Based Health Information System In Homa-Bay County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Kenya national AIDS strategic plan end term review on data quality reported from community level by the Community-Based Organizations and Faith-Based Organizations revealed data to be inadequately accurate which hampers achievement of the goal of zero infections rates. However, there is limited evidence on factors contributing to the poor quality of data reported and solutions to address these problems. To address this gap, this study purposed to assess quality of HIV/IDS data report...

Pitfalls of Financing Healthcare in Nigeria

Introduction The 2020 World Bank data estimates Nigeria's population to be about 202 million. Nigeria is also a multi-ethnic federation with 36 states spread across 6 geopolitical regions (North-Central, North-West, North-East, South-South, South-East, and South-West) and the Federal Capital Territory. The country's major source of revenue is oil and gas, with a Gross domestic product (GDP) of 23.4 billion USD. Health expenditure accounts for 3.7% of the total GDP and the total per capital e...

Determinants Of Antenatal Care Attendance Among Women In The Reproductive Age At Guriel District, Somalia

ABSTRACT Worldwide it is estimated that 303,000 of maternal deaths occurred in 2015.It is also estimated that in Somalia the maternal mortality rate is 669 deaths per 100,000 live births. Infect one out every 12 women dies due to pregnancy-related issues and one every nine Somali children dies before one year. Antenatal care attendance at four times in Somalia is 24 %. Seventy nine percent of women deliver at home, and twenty-four percent of them delivery with skilled assistance .The major co...

Information Seeking Behaviour Among Health Professionals In Public Health Facilities In Garissa County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Information is inevitable in the health profession. The need to become informed and knowledgeable which leads to “information seeking behaviour processes” is important among qualified health professionals who have vital roles in achieving health goals of a given country. However, in Kenya, little effort have been made in understanding the information seeking behaviour of health professionals compared to effort made towards developing new information technologies. Therefore, the g...

Epidemiological Studies Of Mycobacterium Species In Slaughter Cattle And Contaminations Of The Slaughter Facilities Environment In Iringa Municipality, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This cross sectional study was carried out between August and December 2015 in order to determine the presence of Mycobacterial infections in slaughter cattle and assess the occurrence of Mycobacteria in the slaughter facility environment in Iringa Municipality, Tanzania. A total of 3817 slaughter cattle were examined tuberculous like lesions in lymph nodes, lungs and other visceral organs. Tissues with suspect lesions were collected for laboratory analysis. Effluent samples in the s...

Enhancing Performance And Fatty Acids Composition Of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) Through Housefly Maggots (Musca Domestica) Meal Cultured On Aquatic Macrophytes

ABSTRACT Fish forms an integral part of human diet in Tanzania being rich in protein and Omega 3 fatty acids (ω-3FAs) which are important for growth and proper functioning of human body. The amount of ω-3FAs and performance of tilapia (O. niloticus), the most cultured and consumed fish in Tanzania reported to be low due to inadequate of quality feeds. This study was conducted to compare the effect of three substrates on yield and composition of housefly maggots (HFM); assessed growth perfor...

Prevalence And Characterization Of Staphylococcus Aureus In Fresh Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger Kanagurta) In Unguja Island

ABSTRACT A cross-sectional study design was conducted to assess the prevalence and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in fresh Indian mackerel fish (IMF) in Unguja Island. A total of 400 fish samples of IMF were collected from three landing sites Malindi, Mangapwani and Mkokotoni. From each fish two samples were collected namely fish skin swab and fish tissue (muscle). The primary culture were obtained from Mannitol salt agar, Nutrient and Blood agar followed by Gram staining, Catalase...

Occurrence Of Fungal Infections In Rufiji Tilapia And Hybrids Of Female Nile Tilapia And Male Rufiji Tilapia At Different Salinities

ABSTRACT Fungal diseases are prevalent in fish and have the potential of limiting productivity in aquaculture. This study aimed to isolate and determine fungal infections in hatchery with female Rufiji tilapia and their hybrids of male Rufiji tilapia and female Nile tilapia. An experimental study design was conducted to determine the occurrence of fungal infections and to characterize the isolates of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger. Fish samples were randomly collected from the hatch...


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