Research Papers/Topics in Public Health Technology

Adoption Level Of A Proactive Safety Program Within The Construction Phase Of Olkaria’s Geothermal Power Stations Of Nakuru County, Kenya

Kenya is among the leading countries globally with significant geothermal resources. Geothermal energy provides reliable, cost-competitive, base load power with a small carbon footprint, and reduces vulnerability to changes in climate by diversifying power supply away from hydropower. Kenya has set out ambitious targets for geothermal power plants to meet an increasing power demand with significant impact to the safety and health of the workforce. This study focused m...

Care For Children With Sickle Cell Anemia; A Case Study Of Children In Imo State Specialist Hospital Owerri

ABSTRACT Sickle Cell Anemia, an inherited devastating genetic disorder requires wholistic and multi-disciplinary approach in its care, with full involvement of affected families. Children are the future generation of any ethnic group and their vulnerability nature calls for proper care. World Health Organization (WHO), declared sickle cell anemia public health priority according to Makani et al.,2010 as 2% of New Born Babies in Nigeria Alone are affected by sickle cell anemia given a t...

Care For Children With Sickle Cell Anemia; A Case Study Of Children In Imo State Specialist Hospital Owerri

ABSTRACT  Sickle Cell Anemia, an inherited devastating genetic disorder requires wholistic and multi-disciplinary approach in its care, with full involvement of affected families. Children are the future generation of any ethnic group and their vulnerability nature calls for proper care. World Health Organization (WHO), declared sickle cell anemia public health priority according to Makani et al.,2010 as 2% of New Born Babies in Nigeria Alone are affected by sickle cell anemia given a total...

ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI.

A study on assessment of X-ray radiation among X-ray workers and associated potential health problems in Owerri was carried out with the thermolumolunescent dosimeter between 12th April to 30th December 2011. A total of 50 workers were used for the study. Comprising 24 male X-ray workers and 26 female X-ray workers. The mean X-ray dose below permissible doses is 9.4.7 the T-test is -4.29; the P-value is 0.000. The mean exposure factor is 20msv upto six test ...

Novel clustering algorithm on population flow distribution and risk evaluation of coronavirus Oyekan Oluwatobi

AbstractThe emergent disease coronavirus (COVID-19) has raised global concern since its outbreak and official declaration by the world health organization (WHO) as a pandemic. Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that spreads through droplets and the incremental morbidity has raised concern. The coronavirus became a concern in Nigeria on February 27, 2020 when an Italian was reported as the index case in Lagos. Since the first outbreak, there have been several strategies and precautionary mea...

A Review of Underlying Causes of Maternal Deaths in Benue North Central Nigeria

Abstract: Most maternal death reviews are on impact assessment rather than the underlying factors. Maternal death review that goes beyond the number has not been widely studied in Nigeria despite the high contribution of underlying factors to maternal deaths in the country. To determine the underlying causes of maternal death in the facility. This was a comprehensive facility-based maternal death review at Federal Medical Centre Makurdi from 1st January to 31st December 2012. Factors surround...

Maximizing Returns for Public Funding of Medical Research with Open­source Hardware

The majority of the world's medical care facilities and research labs have limited access to optimal tools because of the exorbitant prices of proprietary equipment. This results in both reduced acute public health and slows the rate of medical science hampering future public health. The tremendous success of free and open source software in driving innovation and lowering costs has spread to the world of hardware. Free and open-source hardware (FOSH) provides the “code” for hardware incl...

PERCEIVED CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE

PERCEIVE CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG UNDERGRADUATE IN TERTIARY INSTITUTION TABLE OF CONTENTS        PagesTitle page iCertification Page iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement ivTable of Contents viList of Table ixAbstract xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTIONBackground of the Study 1Statement of the Problem 6Research Questions 7Research Hypotheses 8Purpose of the Study 8 Sign...