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Diarrhea Cholera Typhoid Nigeria

Abayomi Samuel Oyekale
There have been predictions that the impact of global warming would put several inhabitants of coasts at serious risk of flooding. This paper analyzed the impact of flooding on coastal fishing folks in Lagos state. The data were collected with simple random sampling and analyzed with simple descriptive statistics and Probit regression. Results showed that average fishing experience was about 10 years and 14.89 percent had their water contaminated during flooding. Also, 27.66 percent spent more on health during flooding while 27...
November 2013: Journal of Human Ergology
O Oguntoke, O J Aboderin, A M Bankole
Occurrence of diarrhoea and other water-borne diseases in cities of developing countries has been on the increase over the decades largely due to unsafe water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene among human population. This study examined the relationship between the spatial pattern of water-borne diseases vis-a-vis water quality in parts of Ibadan City in Nigeria. Data on 1334 cases of various water-borne diseases was collected from eight public hospitals with catchments covering the study area. Three areas with relatively high incidence of water-borne diseases and another three areas with relatively low incidence were selected for water sampling and household survey...
October 2009: Tanzania Journal of Health Research
O A Babaniyi
Diarrhoea diseases continue to be one of the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in the developing world, particularly among young children. Recognizing the importance of the diarrhoeal problem, the World Health Organization has established a global programme for the control of Diarrhoeal Diseases (CDD). The widespread use of ORT is an important part of this programme. In Nigeria, a nationwide execution of the CDD began in 1986. In view of the huge population of Nigeria, an evaluation of the efficacy of the CDD programme at reducing morbidity and mortality from diarrhoeal diseases has national and global importance...
March 1991: Journal of Tropical Pediatrics
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