ISABB Journal of
Health and Environmental Sciences

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AFRICAN BIOTECHNOLOGISTS AND BIOSCIENTISTS
  • Abbreviation: ISABB J. Health Environ. sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1937-3236
  • DOI: 10.5897/ISABB-JHE
  • Start Year: 2011

ISABB-JHE Articles in press

Geohelminth Infection amongst people in Agbaja communities of Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria

Article in Press

Geohelminths infections has become a major public health problem in children of developing countries owing to poor socio-economic conditions, lack of good sanitation and hygienic living. Prevalence of geohelminth infections was carried out in ten villages in Agbaja autonomous community located in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. The stool samples examination was done using formal-ether concentration...

Author(s):Duru Amarahukwu Azuogu

Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus on water closet seats in public washrooms in the Tamale Metropolis and Tolon District, Ghana

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The role of public washrooms in the eradication of open defecation in low and middle income countries is well acknowledged. Notwithstanding, the use of public washrooms come with its own challenges, thus providing an ideal setting for the growth and spread of diverse pathogens including Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). This study determined the occurrence of Staphylococcus aureus on water closet seats in...

Author(s):Courage Kosi Setsoafia Saba, Haruna Mohammed Sharif Timtoni, Stephen Wilson Kpordze and Akosua Bonsu Karikari

Review of the Effects of Adequate Sanitary Facilities on the Participation and Performance of the School Girl Child in Ghana

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Establishing good water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practice in schools is about infrastructure, operation, maintenance and education. Health education that includes WASH topics contributes to improving health, well-being and quality of life. It increases Girl-child self-esteem, self-confidence and coping capacity with positive effects on their school performance. This review explored the relationship and effect of...

Author(s):Jane Akanzum and Cornelius K.A. Pienaah

Microbial Assessment of Grey water samples Treated with Activated Carbon forms of Selected Agrowastes

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This study evaluated the efficacy of activated carbon from rice husk, corn cob and coconut husk wastes in the reduction of microbial properties of grey water samples harvested from students’ hostels. Microscopic characterization, enumerations and identification of microbial isolates were carried out to determine the microbial community before and after the treatment with activated carbon. Staphylococcus sp, Micrococcus...

Author(s):Nduka, Chidimma Adamma, Okereke, Josephat Nwabueze and Chukwudi, Peter

Healthcare waste management among private healthcare facilities in Abuja, Nigeria

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Healthcare waste are the waste arising from healthcare related activities such as medical tests, diagnosis of diseases, production and dispensing of drugs and administering of therapy. Poor management of healthcare waste exposes the patients, healthcare workers, waste handlers and the communities to infections and injuries. A survey of healthcare waste management among private healthcare facilities was carried out in...

Author(s):Adekiya Oyelayo A and Anokwu Joseph

A Cross -sectional study to assess the knowledge and reported preventive practices of general public with reference to the Vector-borne Diseases in slum areas of Mumbai city

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A Cross -sectional study to assess the knowledge and reported preventive practices of general public with reference to the Vector-borne Diseases in slum areas of Mumbai city. The study revealed that the participants were aware about the vector-borne diseases with reference to their causes and transmission and reported good preventive practices. But there was huge gap between the observed and reported practices.

Author(s):Nilima Sonawane

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