Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018

  • Occupational Health and Safety Status in the Management of Faecal Sludge in Ghana: A Case Study of the Lavender Hill Faecal Treatment Plant

    Joseph Yeboah Siaw, Issahaku Ahmed, Dennis Ofori-Amanfo, Florence Cobbold, Gizella Tetteh Agbotui, Esi Awuah

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 42-50
    Received: Mar. 15, 2018
    Accepted: Mar. 30, 2018
    Published: May 14, 2018
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    Abstract: Faecal sludge management in Ghana has been undertaken in different scales using different methods for years. Each of these methods involves human intervention in one form or the other. Direct human-to-faecal matter contact cannot be avoided completely in faecal sludge treatment. However, the degree of contact depends on the finesse of technology em... Show More
  • Antibiotic Sensitivity Profile of Microorganisms Isolated from Foods Sold in Selected Elementary Schools in Ilorin Metropolis

    Alabede Iyabode Mubarakat, Henry Olawale Sawyerr, Habeeb Modupe Lateefat, Adiama Babatunde Yusuf, Yusuf Olanrewaju Rauf

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 51-55
    Received: Apr. 22, 2018
    Accepted: May 15, 2018
    Published: Jun. 02, 2018
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    Abstract: Globally, the estimated amount of food found to be contaminated from schools particularly in developing countries keeps increasing. As a result of this, the federal government of Nigeria resulted into free food programme for elementary schools in the 36 States. This study aims at looking at the microbial loads of organisms present in the foods and ... Show More
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (Haccp) Assessment of Regulated Premises: An Assessment of Standard Hotels in Ilorin Metropolis

    Habeeb Modupe Lateefat, Henry O. Sawyerr, Alabede Mubarakat, Abdulrauf Olanrewaju Yusuf, Adiama Babatunde Yusuf, Olaniyi Opasola, Adeolu Adedotun, Usman Suleiman

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 56-68
    Received: Apr. 25, 2018
    Accepted: May 24, 2018
    Published: Jun. 12, 2018
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    Abstract: Food safety issues in developing countries are mostly centered on illnesses that are linked to poor hygiene but food hygiene in hotels remains an area of concern. Hospitality Industries are known to provide food, drink or accommodation to people who are away from home. Food poisoning can arise from public eating places like hotels and restaurants a... Show More
  • Health Monitoring and Evaluation in Remote Areas: The Case of the HPP Jirau in the Amazon, Brazil

    Viviane de Oliveira Béghin, Assed Naked Haddad

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 69-76
    Received: May 04, 2018
    Accepted: May 22, 2018
    Published: Jun. 12, 2018
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    Abstract: This study aims to provide an overview of the health care system in specific regions of the Amazon, before and after the construction of Jirau Hydro Power Plant (HPP) to evaluate the efficiency of health activities planned and executed in the scope of the environmental licensing of the project. We studied the health conditions before the implantati... Show More
  • Off-Campus Living Among Ekiti State University Students in Southwestern Nigeria: Health and Policy Implications

    Fasoro Olatunji Jimoh, Aduayi Victor Adovi, Odu Olusola Olugbenga, Bolarinwa Oladimeji Akeem, Amu Eyitope Oluseyi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2018
    Pages: 77-83
    Received: Apr. 01, 2017
    Accepted: Jun. 14, 2017
    Published: Jul. 06, 2018
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    Abstract: The quest for attaining higher educational levels has increased over the year leading to the dwindling in the availability of hostel accommodation. A cross-sectional descriptive study design was conducted among 312 respondents selected utilizing a multistage sampling technique. Quantitative data was collected using a semi structured self-administer... Show More