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Nutrition: Family case study

Nutrition: Family case study

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

         Family case study is a process of getting close to a family for a specified purpose which can be for health care, to enhance the health status of the family members for study or for research purposes which could be achieved through an organized professional home visit by a qualified health care provider.

Moreover, a partial fulfillment for the award of certificate in community health (JCHEW) at School of Health Technology Ezzangbo.

It is also to expose students during the course of training to the family selected. Since primary health care focused on the family in the programmes. Read More »

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Importance Of Antenatal Care

Importance Of Antenatal Care

ABSTRACT

This family case study was carried out in Onunwafor Ezzagu-Ishielu local government area of Ebonyi state. The study was focused on the family of Mr. and Mrs. Nwafor Mathias as a case study. This study among other things x-rayed the importance of antenatal care using the above family.

However, antenatal care is simply the periodical medical watch or assessment of mothers and fetus during pregnancy. This is geared towards obtaining or getting the best result strating from conception until the period of delivery. The aim of the study was to educate Read More »

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Effective Immunization Services Among Children Between 0 – 59 Months

Challenges of Effective Immunization Services Among Children Between 0 – 59 Months

ABSTRACT

The study on the challenges of effective immunization services among children of 0 – 59 months was carried out I Ikwuator Idembia community with five objectives and five research questions to guide the research. Various literature related to the topic were reviewed conceptually, empirically to ensure that the work meet the standard required. The research adopted a descriptive survey design, with a simple random sampling technique of 100 sample size selected randomly within the community. The major tool for data collection was a self structural questionnaire that was edited and approved by the supervisor before it was administered to the respondents. The data collected Read More »

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Impact of Industrial Relation on Patient and the Health Institution

Impact of Industrial Relation to Patient and the Health Institution

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Industrial relation is one crucial and delicate issue that have significant impact on any venture including health care industry. Industrial relation is inevitable in health care industry. The health care industry particularly the hospital is suffering from excessive industrial stress. Nicholls (2012) Read More »

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Quackery in Medical and Health Profession in Nigeria

Effect of Quackery in Medical and Health Profession in Nigeria

ABSTRACT

This research was conducted on the effect of quackery in medical and health profession. The project work was divided into five chapters one deals with general introduction, chapter two dwells on review of related literature, chapter three has to do with research methodology, chapter four deals with data presentation, analysis discussion of findings while chapter five is on summary, conclusion and recommendation. Read More »

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Factors Influencing the Choice of Nursing as A Career

Assess the Factors Influencing the Choice of Nursing as A Career Amongst B.NSC Students in Ebonyi State University

ABSTRACT

The research was conducted to assess the factors influencing the choice of nursing as a career amongst B.NSC students in Ebonyi State University. Three research questions guided the study. Related literature were reviewed and summarized. Descriptive survey research design was used for the study in order to elicit baseline information in the respondents’ natural settings. It is a research with target population of the B.NSC students in Ebonyi State University and they are 362 in number and there was a complete enumeration of such as a sample. A self-developed structured questionnaire consisting of 12 close ended questions was designed and distributed and used for data collection. Validity and reliability of the instrument were ensured. All the 90 copies of questionaire were retrieved and data collected were analyzed using descriptive statistics of frequency distribution and tables. Findings from this study showed that 335(100%) students have reasons for preferring nursing career. 98(29.2%) nursing students have reasons as to help and care for people as reason for preferring nursing career. The study showed that 335(100%) nursing students have positive views about choosing nursing career while 0(0%) have no positive views. Also 107(31.9%) have no views as the negative views for preferring nursing career. Finally, according to the findings obtained from this research, it can be suggested to organize the nursing education programmes in a way to develop the professional identity, to enable the students to work together with the nurses who could be role models and who work in different fields during the education process and to examine the change in the perception of the nursing that students have.  Read More »

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Prevalence of Postpartum Haemorrhage Among Women of Child-Bearing Age

Prevalence of Postpartum Haemorrhage Among Women of Child-Bearing Age (18 – 49 Years) in Ugwuegu Community, Afikpo North LGA Of Ebonyi State

ABSTRACT

 A Descriptive Survey Research Design was used to carry out a research on the prevalence of postpartum haemorrhage among the women of child-bearing age (18 – 49 years) in Ugwuegu Community, Afikpo North LGA of Ebonyi State. The study comprises 150 women randomly selected from six out of the ten villages that constitute Ugwuegu Community using self-structured questionnaire. Data collected were analyzed using frequency counts and percentages. Findings revealed that 77.33% of the respondents have experienced postpartum haemorrhage while the age range of the respondents most prone to postpartum haemorrhage is 37 – 42 years with 36%. However, 86% of the respondents agreed that irregular or non-attendance to antenatal care services gives rise to postpartum haemorrhage. While 75.33% of the respondents strongly agreed that lack of fund for drugs and antenatal services promote the occurrence postpartum haemorrhage, they also strongly agreed that negative attitude of health personnel towards pregnant women (48%), fear of unpleasant diagnosis (53.33%) and inadequacy of health facilities (58%) contribute to the prevalence of postpartum haemorrhage. As part of the measures for preventing postpartum haemorrhage, 51.33%, 58%, 80% and 49.33% of the respondents strongly agreed respectively that proliferation of health facilities, positive attitude of health workers towards pregnant women, free drugs and antenatal care services and proper counselling of women are factors. It was therefore strongly recommended that while more health care facilities are established in the community, efforts should also gear towards providing free drugs and antenatal care services. Read More »

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Knowledge of Teenage Pregnancy by Women

The Knowledge of Teenage Pregnancy by Women of Mgbalukwu Community in Izzi Local Government Area in Ebonyi State.

 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study

Adolescent pregnancy is a major contributor to maternal and child mortality and to the viscous cycle of ill-health and poverty. The global strategy for women and children health launched by the United Nations secretary General in 2010, stressed the importance of addressing the health and welfare of adolescents girls in order to achieve the fifth (5th ) millennium developmental goal on maternal mortality reduction.

According to Cater, Felice and Rosoff (2005), adolescent period is a period of transition from childhood to adulthood. Adolescence is a distinct and important biological and social stage of development which starts with puberty. Pregnancy occurring in a girl aged between 10-19 years is termed adolescent or teenage pregnancy whether married or unmarried. Adolescent pregnancy continue to be a complex and challenging issues for families, health workers, educators, government, societies and adolescents themselves. Read More »

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Effect of Team Teaching Strategy on Senior Secondary School

Effect of Team Teaching Strategy on Senior Secondary School (SSS) Students Achievement in Reading Comprehension in Abakaliki Education Zone of Ebonyi State

Abstract

Student’s poor performance in English language has become a major problem in education in Nigeria. The researcher looked into the Effect of Team Teaching Strategy on Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) Students Achievement in Reading Comprehension in Abakaliki Education Zone of Ebonyi State. The study was carried out in four Local Government Areas in Ebonyi State: Abakaliki, Ebonyi, Izzi and Ohaukwu. Four schools were chosen, one from each local government area. Two co-educational schools and two single sex schools were used. The instrument was Read More »

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Constraints to Effective Learning of Biology

Constraints to Effective Learning of Biology in Afikpo Local Government Area

Abstract

This study investigated the constraint to effective learning of biology in secondary schools in Afikpo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. The study adopted a descriptive design. Questionnaire was administered to one hundred (100) respondents (students). They were selected by simple random sampling technique. Four research questions and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument used in collecting data was a structured questionnaire. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while t-test was used to test the hypotheses. The findings showed that the nature of biology topics, teachers styles of teaching, students’ learning and studying habits and lack of resource constitute constraints to effective learning of biology. Based on the results and their educational implications, recommendations were made.   Read More »

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