Journal Published On: 2019-03-31

Journal Identifiers: eISSN: 1995-7262 | Print ISSN: 1995-7262

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Original Research: Burden of family caregivers of ophthalmic patients in a university teaching hospital in south-west Nigeria

Samuel Olowookere Department of Community Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria Keywords: family caregivers, burden, ophthalmic patients Abstract BackgroundThe family provides support in the care of their ill members and suffers…

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Original Research: Healthcare professionals’ perception of the quality of care of patients with cardiac disease in Nigeria: Implication for a clinical guideline, inter-professional education, and teamwork

Nse Ayooluwa Odunaiya Department of Physiotherapy, University of Ibadan Keywords: quality of care, health care professionals, perceptions, cardiac patients Abstract BackgroundHeart disease is one of the leading chronic conditions posing a…

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Original Research: Dietary patterns and associated socio-economic factors in rural Mozambican adolescents

Milagre Macuácua Federal University of Pernambuco, Graduate Program in Nutrition. Recife, Brazil Keywords: adolescent, food consumption, education, low income country, nutrition transition, socio-economic factors. Abstract BackgroundAssessing food consumption in adolescents is…

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Original Research: Prevalence and knowledge of risk factors of childhood obesity

Wasiu Olalekan Adebimpe Department of Community Medicine, University of Medical Sciences Ondo, Nigeria Keywords: school children, obesity, risk factors, Nigeria Abstract BackgroundThe global prevalence of overweight and obesity in children is…

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Original Research: Inactivation of pathogens in ecological sanitation latrines in Malawi: An observational follow up study

Save Kumwenda Keywords: sanitation, guidelines, safety, pathogens, follow-up, risk, Malawi Abstract IntroductionIn Malawi, EcoSan sludge from ecological sanitation (EcoSan) latrines has been found to contain helminths, Salmonella and E. coli above…

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Original Research: Factors associated with the utilization of postnatal care services among Malawian women

Jessie Khaki UNIMA, College of Medicine Keywords: postnatal care, Women, Malawi, demographic and Health Survey. Abstract IntroductionThe World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that every woman be checked after the delivery of…

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