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JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND DISEASES
Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2705-2214
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/JPHD
Start Year: 2018
Email: jphd@integrityresjournals.org


JPHD Articles


Time Management As Predictor Of Marital Satisfaction Of Working Housewives In The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Nigeria
Effects of time management of educated working housewives on their marital satisfaction was investigated in this study. Among others was the determination of effective time management on working wives’ family satisfaction. A total of 435 working women were selected through the stratified random procedure with the survey method. Data collected were analysed... Continue here

Cystoisosporiasis In Apparently Healthy Subjects And Hiv/aids Patients In Minna, Niger State
A random sampling and cross sectional study was carried out in General Hospital, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria using parasitological techniques to screen faecal samples for Cystoisospora belli. Blood samples of participants were also screened to determine the CD4 counts of infected subjects while Body Mass Index of subjects was determined to describe their... Continue here

Application Of Nanoparticles In The Control And Management Of Pathogenic Microorganisms
In the past few decades, there have been growing interests in the use of nanoparticles (NPs) in combating infectious diseases. This is due to their unique size, shape and significantly improved physical, chemical, biological and antimicrobial properties at the nanoscale. Different types of NPs like gallium, copper, zinc, titanium, magnesium, gold and silver have... Continue here

Therapeutic Potency Of Probiotics In The Treatment Of Gastrointestinal Parasites
Current World Health Organization estimates suggest that around 1.5 billion people worldwide and approximately a quarter of all people on earth, chiefly among the developing countries, are affected by intestinal parasites, despite the aggressive control and an alarming treatment over the years. Besides, the extensive use of the available chemotherapeutic agents,... Continue here

Psychotropic Substance Abuses And Academic Attainments Of Learners From Randomly Selected School Environments And Reviews Of Previous Joint Studies At Knust In Ghana
Psychotropic effects of substance abuse on academic attainments was studied from a cross sectional descriptive survey from January to June, 2010 in Bosomtwi and Atwima Kwanwoma Districts. Entirely thirteen beneficiaries of School Health Education Programmes (SHEP) interventions between 5 to 10 years intervals, sub-divided into ten Junior High (JHS), and three... Continue here

Effectiveness Of Intermittent Heat And Cold Application On Labour Pain And Duration Of Labour Among The Intranatal Mothers
Childbirth is a natural biological process and the pain associated with it is also perceived as normal and natural. The primigravida women experience more intense pain during labour compared to multigravida. Experience of severe labour pain affects women's attitudes about vaginal birth. Heat and cold application on Intranatal mothers are very cheap and simple... Continue here

Investigation Of The Antibiotics Susceptibility Patterns And Pathogenic Potential Of Bacteria Isolated From Poultry Wastes
The antibiotic resistant patterns and pathogenic potential of bacteria isolated from poultry wastes were investigated in this study. A total of 20 samples of poultry wastes were collected from different sites of poultry houses in Uli, Ihiala Local Government Areas, Anambra State, Nigeria using sterile polythene bags. The pathogens were isolated and identified... Continue here

Prevalence Of Malaria Infection Among Persons Seeking Treatment From Private Drug Retailers In North Central Nigeria
Malaria is a fatal insect-borne tropical disease that continues to pose public health challenges in Nigeria. This study was carried out to assess the prevalence of malaria infection among persons seeking treatment from private sector drug outlets and Proprietary and Patent Medicine Vendors (PVMs). Rapid diagnostic tests and microscopy were carried out to examine... Continue here

Low Awareness And Misconceptions Of Immature Mosquito Stages Hinders Community Participation In Integrated Vector Management In Malindi, Kenya
Understanding community perceptions of the significance, feasibility and utility of managing mosquito larvae and preventing breeding sites is important to developing strategies for improving implementation of larval control. The objective of this study was to explore community perceptions of mosquitoes and suggest ways of enhancing community based larval control.... Continue here

Prevalence Of Plasmodium Falciparum In Symptomatic And Asymptomatic Children In Minna, North Central Nigeria
The prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum in asymptomatic children and its association with symptomatic malaria cases was assessed in a cohort of children from Minna, Nigeria. A total of 220 children aged 6 months to 17 years were recruited from the community and healthcare facilities. Thick and thin films of the blood samples were prepared and the parasite density... Continue here

Use Of Traditional Medicines In Treatment Of Malaria Among Pregnant Women In Two Urban Slums In Enugu State, Nigeria
Malaria in pregnancy can lead to malaria-related anaemia, a condition that when left untreated, can result in death, especially among vulnerable populations such as pregnant women. Malaria can lead to severe anaemia and maternal and foetal death. This study aimed at exploring the perception and use of traditional medicine in the treatment of malaria among pregnant... Continue here

Antiretroviral Therapy Program Accessibility Across Lesotho Districts’ Primary Health Care Centers
Most of patients in Lesotho receive health care in primary health care (PHC) facilities which are mostly managed by nurses. PHC facilities, which comprise health center facilities, are settings at which basic health care services (including antiretroviral therapy (ART)) which are affordable and accessible are targeted towards individuals, families, communities or... Continue here

Use Of Coping Strategies Among People Living With Hiv/aids In Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is one of the most complicated and bewildering social challenges faced by contemporary societies due to its strong ties with sexual and societal stigmatized behavior. This study is aimed at assessing the use of coping strategies among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Kaduna central... Continue here

Effect Of Malaria Incidence And Rainfall Pattern On Crop Productivity Among Farming Households: Evidence From North-central, Nigeria
This study was conducted to establish a direct link of malaria incidence and rainfall pattern on farmer’s productivity. In a cohort of farming households in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, rainfall pattern, malaria incidence and household farming activities were carefully monitored on a weekly basis over an 8 months period (May to December,... Continue here

Dietary Pattern Of People Living With Hiv/aids Attending General Hospital Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Human immunodeficiency virus infection can lead to malnutrition, while poor diet can in turn speed the infection progression. As human immunodeficiency virus treatment becomes increasingly available in the poorest parts of the world, the question now is, how well the drugs work in people if they are short of food. This study unveiled information about the dietary... Continue here

The Distribution Pattern And Feeding Behaviour Of Malaria Vectors In Two Selected Communities Of Karu Local Government Area Of Nasarawa State
: An entomological survey was conducted to determine the malaria vectors density and their distribution. The study was aimed at identifying the distribution and feeding behaviour of major malaria vectors. Mosquitoes were sampled using Pyrethroid Spray Collection (PSC) and CDC light trap methods to collect indoors and outdoors resting mosquitoes for a period of... Continue here

Physical Exercises Undertaken By People Living With Hiv/aids Attending General Hospital Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria
Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is one of the world most serious public health challenges. The use of antiretroviral therapy has increased the life expectancy for people living with HIV/AIDS and also decreased the clinical features of HIV. However, some metabolic changes have emerged with negative effects such as increase... Continue here

Notice Of Retraction: Insecticides Resistance And Underlying Biological Mechanisms Which Aggravate The Burden Of Malaria In Developing Countries: A Review
The editors of the Journal of Public Health and Diseases (JPHD) are retracting the article, “Insecticides resistance and underlying biological mechanisms which aggravate the burden of malaria in developing countries: A review” published in 2020 (Vol. 3(1), pp. 1-6, February 2020).   This is informed by the authors’ requests to correct... Continue here

Simulating The Transmission Dynamics And Control Of Typhoid Fever In Ibadan, Nigeria
This study aims to assess transmission dynamics of typhoid and simulate effects of treatment, isolation and vaccination in reducing the burden of typhoid fever in Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria. Secondary data of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Response on reported typhoid fever cases for 2010 to 2017 period in Ibadan South-East Local Government Area, Oyo State,... Continue here

Impacts Of Sudden Lifestyle Changes Due To Covid-19 On Mental Health: African Perspectives
The current outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus infection among humans and its spreading around the globe is heavily impacting on the global health and mental health. Despite all resources employed to counteract the spreading of the virus, additional global strategies are needed to handle the related mental health issues. The aim of this study is to explore the... Continue here

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