PATTERN OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN EKWULOBIA TOWN IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA.

PATTERN OF OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN EKWULOBIA TOWN IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA. ABSTRACT 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 …

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EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE –  A CASE STUDY OF ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA  

EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE –  A CASE STUDY OF ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA   ABSTRACT Background 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 …

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BIRTH PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY READINESS PLANS OF ANTENATAL CLINIC ATTENDEES IN AMAKU GENERAL HOSPITAL AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE NIGERIA

BIRTH PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY READINESS PLANS OF ANTENATAL CLINIC ATTENDEES IN AMAKU GENERAL HOSPITAL AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE NIGERIA ABSTRACT Background: Maternal  mortality  is  an  enormous  public  health  burden  in  developing  countries  of  the  world.  Birth  preparedness  and  emergency  readiness  is  the  process   of  planning  for  safe  delivery  and  anticipating  the  actions  needed  in  case  of  …

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AWARENESS, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS TO ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING IN NNEWI NORTH L.G.A, 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 …

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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

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  ABSTRACT 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 …

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ACHIEVING THE MDG 4: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF CHILD HEALTH SERVICES IN  THE PUBLIC PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN NNEWI NORTH LGA OF ANAMBRA STATE.

ACHIEVING THE MDG 4: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF CHILD HEALTH SERVICES IN  THE PUBLIC PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN NNEWI NORTH LGA OF ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT Children as a vulnerable group bear an undue share of the global burden of disease. Attention to the provision of quality child health services can prevent many …

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