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Family Case Study Cholera Disease Patient

Family Case Study Cholera Disease Patient CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This is a family case study of Miss A.G, a 10 year old pupil of Divine Grace primary School Izzi, living with her parents at No 3 Ukpo street Izzi, Izzi local government area of Ebonyi State. My first contact with the family was on 28th […]

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Domestic Approach towards Convulsion among Mothers

Domestic Approach towards Convulsion among Mothers with One or More Children in Ngbo of Ohuakwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State ABSTRACT This research variable attempts to readily examine the already existing remedies for the treatment of febrile convulsion at home mainly by mothers situated at Ukwuagba Community in Ohaukwu Local Government Area. The research […]

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Perception of Women about Teenage Pregnancy

Perception of Women about Teenage Pregnancy in Amichi Community Nnewi South Local Government Area, Anambra 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 […]

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Female Genital Mutilation and Its Effect

The Practise of Female Genital Mutilation and Its Effect in Ndiuruku Amagu Community Izzi, Abakaliki, Local Government Area; Ebonyi State ABSTRACT The practice of female genital cutting is known by various names such as female circumcision (FC), female genital mutilation (FGM) or female genital surgeries (FGS), this article examines FGM and looks at the historical […]

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Knowledge and Attitude of Women towards Menopause

The Knowledge and Attitude of Women (40-60 Yrs) Towards Menopause in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State ABSTRACT The word ‘menopause’ is derived from men and pausis and is a direct description of the psychological and physical events in women where menstruation ceases to occur. It is the time in a woman’s life […]

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Stress and Coping Strategies among Pregnant Women

Stress and Coping Strategies among Pregnant Women Attending Ante-Natal Clinic in Federal Medical Center Abakaliki  ABSTRACT Pregnancy is a special time for a woman and her family. It is a time of tremendous stress, anxiety, emotional turmoil and readjustment (Ball. 2009, Bick and MacAuthur, 2005, Niel and Roger, 2007). Stress, however does not have to […]

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Prevention of Diarrhoea: Evaluation of Mothers’ Knowledge

Prevention of Diarrhoea: Evaluation of Mothers Knowledge In Igbeagu Izzi, Ebonyi State ABSTRACT A study to assess mothers’ knowledge of prevention of diarrhea diseases was conducted in Igbeagu Izzi, Ebonyi State A three-staged sampling strategy was used to select 300 respondents. This study showed that 58.3% of the respondents practiced exclusive breast feeding. There were […]

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Prevalence of Protein Energy Malnutrition among Women

Prevalence of Protein Energy Malnutrition among Women of Child Bearing Age (14-49) Years in Kpirikpiri Area of Abakaliki District, Ebonyi State ABSTRACT Women of child bearing age are vulnerable to food storage in Abakaliki district and this ultimately affects their nutritional status. Research on these women remains largely unexploited in many parts of the world […]

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Perception of Women toward the Use of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT)

Perception of Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45years) Attending Mile 4 Hospital Abakaliki Health Care Unit toward the Use of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) ABSTRACT This study was carried out to ascertain the perception of women of child bearing age (15-45years) attending Mile 4 Hospital Abakaliki Health Care unit towards the   use of oral rehydration […]

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Oral Hygienic Practices among Primary School Children

Oral Hygienic Practices among Primary School Children (Aged 6-12 Years) in Nkalagu, Ebonyi State, Nigeria CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Good oral hygiene results in mouth that looks and smell healthy. Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things one can do for one’s teeth and gums. Healthy teeth not […]

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