Category: COMMUNITY MEDICINE PROJECT TOPICS

CONTAINING THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF NCDCCONTAINING THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF NCDC

CONTAINING THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF NCDC NIGERIA CENTRE  FOR DISEASE CONTROL Epidemic risk is complex, but policymakers have tools they can deploy in response. Some tools minimize the likelihood of outbreaks or limit their proliferation. Others attempt to minimize the health impact of outbreaks that cannot be prevented or […]

Assessment of nutritional status of under five children in katagum local government, Bauchi stateAssessment of nutritional status of under five children in katagum local government, Bauchi state

Assessment of nutritional status of under five children in katagum local government, Bauchi state   CHAPTER ONE/Introduction Background to the Study The quality of nutrition throughout life determines the growth, development and disease susceptibility. Nutrition is a critical part of health and development.  World Health OrganizationWHO (2000) stated that nutrition improves children’s health, enhances stronger […]

Factors Influencing the Utilization of Insecticide-Treated Nets in the Prevention and Control of Malaria Among Pregnant Women in NigeriaFactors Influencing the Utilization of Insecticide-Treated Nets in the Prevention and Control of Malaria Among Pregnant Women in Nigeria

ABSTRACTS CONTEXT Malaria in pregnancy poses a serious public health threat in Nigeria due to its antecedent adverse consequences on the mother and her foetus. It can be prevented through the correct and consistent use of insecticide treated mosquito nets. However, its use is deficient among pregnant women I Nigeria. Therefore, this study explores the […]

Prevalence Of Bacterial Vulvovaginal Candidiasis In Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal ClinicPrevalence Of Bacterial Vulvovaginal Candidiasis In Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic

Prevalence Of Bacterial Vaginosis, Trichomoniasis And Vulvovaginal Candidiasis In Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic ABSTRACT  Introduction: Vaginal infections are usually caused by Candida albicans, Trichomonas vaginalis and organisms responsible for bacterial vaginosis including Gardneralla vaginalis, Bacteriodes spp, and Mobilincus. These infections in pregnancy are associated with considerable discomfort and adverse pregnancy outcome including preterm delivery, […]

Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic In NigeriaPrevalence Of Anaemia Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic In Nigeria

Prevalence Of Anaemia Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic Of Dutsinma Town ABSTRACT Anaemia in pregnancy is a common problem in most developing countries and a major cause of morbidity and mortality especially in malaria endemic areas. In pregnancy, anaemia has a significant impact on the health of the foetus as well as that of […]

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV (PMTCT) PROGRAMMEASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV (PMTCT) PROGRAMME

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV (PMTCT) PROGRAMME ON MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (NAUTH) NNEWI Introduction Mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV is a preventable route of HIV transmission in Nigeria. The federal government of Nigeria introduced the prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) […]

EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATEEVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE

AWARENESS, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS TO ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING IN NNEWI NORTH L.G.A, ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT This descriptive cross sectional survey was conducted on healthcare professionals working at different healthcare facilities in Nnewi North L.G.A of Anambra state to determine their awareness, attitude and practice to ADR reporting. The research was […]

EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATEEVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE

EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE – A CASE STUDY OF ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA Childhood immunization is a cost effective public health strategy. Expanded Programme on immunization (EPI) services have been provided in Anambra East local government area of Anambra State mainly through the health facilities in the […]

PATTERN OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NIGERIAPATTERN OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

PATTERN OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN EKWULOBIA TOWN IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA   BACKGROUND: Childhood overweight and obesity is a health hazard and is an emerging public health problem. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to determine the pattern of overweight and obesity and influencing factors among secondary school students […]

AN APPRAISAL OF THE UTILIZATION OF INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS BY PREGNANT WOMENAN APPRAISAL OF THE UTILIZATION OF INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS BY PREGNANT WOMEN

AN APPRAISAL OF THE UTILIZATION OF INSECTICIDE TREATED NETS BY PREGNANT WOMEN IN ENUGU CAPITAL. TERRITORY: SOCIO-CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS Abstract A descriptive cross-sectional survey of pregnant women in Enugu metropolis was carried out between the months of July and September 2010. This was done to appraise their utilization of insecticide-treated nets currently known as Long Lasting Insecticide Nets […]