Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Heavy Metals in Soils as Indicator of Sanitary State of Territories: Monitoring of the South of Astrakhan Region

    Nikolay Alexandrovich Bogdanov

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 119-129
    Received: 27 August 2018
    Accepted: 21 September 2018
    Published: 19 October 2018
    Abstract: The results: 1) long-term monitoring of Hg concentrations and amounts of metals Zc(MnCrVNiCoCuAgZnPbSnMo) in the soils of the area of deployment of the Astrakhan gas complex (AGC; stages: 1991-1997-2007-2012 years); 2) estimates of the dynamics of Hg in soils of villages in the Volga Delta in the period 1995-2009, Since in the Astrakhan region such... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Perception About Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs) Among Clinical Medical Students of Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos

    Maryam Shehu, Hassan Shehu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 130-134
    Received: 20 September 2018
    Accepted: 29 September 2018
    Published: 27 October 2018
    Abstract: Background: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is the successor to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The program was started in 2015 and is expected to end in 2030. Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the awareness, knowledge, attitude and perception of SDGs among clinical medical students of Bingham University Teaching Ho... Show More
  • Adequacy of Work Environments in Public Dispensaries and Health Centers in Machakos County, Kenya

    Patrick Njogu, Charles Mburu, Benson Karanja

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 135-139
    Received: 19 October 2018
    Accepted: 7 November 2018
    Published: 3 December 2018
    Abstract: The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) mandates employers to uphold the highest standards of occupational safety and health in their workplaces. However, occupational incidents persist in public health facilities. The researcher sought to assess the adequacy of work environments in public dispensaries and health centers in Machakos County. T... Show More
  • Required Withholding Period for Vine Leaves Following Spraying with Pesticide

    Britt Marianna Maestroni, Iyad Ghanem, Raymond Correll, Amer Abu Alnaser, Marivil Islam, Veronica Cesio, Horacio Heinzen, Andrew Cannavan

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 140-152
    Received: 25 October 2018
    Accepted: 10 November 2018
    Published: 17 December 2018
    Abstract: Vine leaves are consumed in many countries but little attention is paid to the residues left on them after the application of pesticides that help prevent pests and protect the grapes, the economically important target. Therefore, it is of outmost importance to study the dissipation of the pesticides applied to this crop to protect the consumers th... Show More
  • Bioinsecticidal Activity of Eucalyptol and 1R-Alpha-Pinene Rich Acetonic Oils of Eucalyptus saligna on Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky, 1855 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

    Timothy Omara, Fredrick Kizza Kateeba, Bashir Musau, Erisa Kigenyi, Eddie Adupa, Sarah Kagoya

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 153-160
    Received: 10 November 2018
    Accepted: 9 December 2018
    Published: 22 January 2019
    Abstract: Exploration of plants, animals, microbes and their products for green pesticides have been the mainstay of modern agriculturalists. Plant bioactive oils have been utilized in formulation of green pesticides, which are less toxic, least deleterious on biocontrol agents, readily biodegraded and have no or few ecological effects as compared to synthet... Show More