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COMPREHENSIVE REPORT ON STATE MONITORING OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH WEEK

AbstractMaternal, newborn and child health week provides the practical exercise on safe motherhood, breastfeeding, child development, nutrition and growth, immunization, Diarrhea, malaria, HIV/AIDS, etc. for the management of creating supportive environment for maternal and newborn health, this requires altering behaviors that discriminates against women and girls and adopting healthy practices that safeguards them from disease and injury.Healthy practices such as; exclusive breastfeeding &nb...

Lecithin in human nutrition

AbstractLecithin is a generic term to designate any group of yellow-brownish fatty substances occurring in animal and plant tissues composed of phosphoric acid, chroline, fatty acids, glycerol, glycolipids, triglycerides, and phospholipids (e.g., phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, and phosphatidylinositol). &nbsp...

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Saka Sunday Premium 5 PAGES (2026 WORDS) Nutrition And Dietetics Essay/Paper 2,913 Views
Drug Abuse

'Drug abuse' is no longer a current medical diagnosis in either of the most used diagnostic tools in the world, the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnosticand Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), and the World Health Organization's International Statistical Classification of Diseases and ICRIS Medical organization Related Health Problems (ICD) Substance abuse has been adopted by the DSM as a blanket term to include drug abuse and other things, while the...

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EFFECTS OF FAST FOOD CONSUMPTION ON THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF BANKERS IN UMUAHIA NORTH

TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONEIntroduction                                                                            &...

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THE ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

ABSTRACTNitric oxide is produced in high amount from the break down of arginine by a group of enzyme called nitric oxide synthase. Nitric oxide is an intercellular messenger that has been recognized as one of the versatile player in the immune system. Cells of the innate immune system such as macrophages, neutrophil and natural killer use patterns recognition receptors to recognize the molecular patters associated with ...

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PERCEIVED MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AMONG HEALTH CARE WORKERS IN SELECTED HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN OSUN STATE.

INTRODUCTIONStress has been defined in different ways over the years. Originally, it was conceived of as pressure from the environment, then as strain within the person. (Michie, 2002). According to Mojoyinola (2008), Stress is derived from the word “stringi”, which means “to be drawn tight”.Stress can be defined as a physical or psychological stimulus that can produce mental tension or physiological reactions that may lead to illness. According to Sauter (1999), Occupational stress i...

Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Bacteria Isolates in Neonates at a Children Hospital, Nigeria

Blood-stream infection is one of the leading causes of neonatal mortality. Neonatal septicemia is a commoncomplication for neonates in neonatal intensive care unit around the world. The aim of this study was to isolateand identify the bacteria responsible for neonatal septicemia and to determine the susceptibility pattern ofisolates in Outreach Children’s hospital in Festac town, south-western Nigeria. 432 blood samples werecollected for this study. The samples were processed in accordance ...

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Shola Oni Premium 84 PAGES (28654 WORDS) Nutrition And Dietetics Essay/Paper 0 Views
THE IMPACT OF HEALTH CARE FINANCING ON NIGERIAN ECONOMIC GROWTH

ABSTRACTThe way a country finances its health care system is a key determinant of the health of its citizenry. Selection of an adequate and efficient method(s) of financing in addition to organizational delivery structure for health services is essential if a country is set to achieve its national health objective of providing health for all. Health care in Nigeria is financed by tax revenue, out-of-pocket payments, donor funding, and health insurance (social and community). However, achievin...

The cause of infertility amongst women of child bearing age

ABSTRACT   Background Infertility is a major medical condition that affects many married couples in Africa and the world at large, as such associated with several social meanings. This study therefore explored the causes of infertility amongst women of childbearing age in Nigeria using the West Region as a case study.  Scop...

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The influx of pornographic materials and its consequences on youth

This seminar paper examines the influx of pornographic materials and its effect on youths. Two major and broad factors responsible for the widespread of pornography are identified and fully examined. These include the technological and sexual revolutions. While the former facilitated the ease with which pornography could be accessed, the latter liberalized the attitude toward pornography. How these were full...

Research Paper on 2014 Ludian Earthquake in China

AbstractOn August 3, 2014, the Ludian County of Yunnan Province in southwestern and northeastern Yunnan Province, China, was struck by an MS 6.5 earthquake at 16:30 (Beijing Standard Time). That was another destructive event after the MS 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, MS7.1 Yushu earthquake in 2010, and MS 7.0 Lushan earthquake in 2013. The earthquake which was very strong occurred on the margin of the Tibetan plateau in a rural area of Ludian county.The epicenter (103.3° E, 27.1...

OBESITY: CAUSE,EFFECTS AND TREATMENT.

AbstractObesity is an epidemic disease that threatens to inundate health care resources by increasing the incidence of diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and cancer. These effects of obesity result from two factors: the increased mass of adipose tissue and the increased secretion of pathogenetic products from enlarged fat cells. This concept of the pathogenesis of obesity as a disease allows an easy division of disadvantages of obesity into those produced by the mass of fat and those prod...

Nutritional benefit of iru

nutritional benefit of iru on blood pressure control


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