Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Assessment of Periwinkle (Tympanotonus fuscatus) Found in Crude Oil and Non Crude Oil Contaminated Areas of Rivers State, Nigeria

    Nwankwo Christiana Chika, Nlemanya Chioma Mercy

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 32-40
    Received: Feb. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 04, 2019
    Published: Apr. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: The assessment of periwinkles (Tympanotonus fuscatus) found in crude oil and non-crude oil contaminated area of Rivers State evaluates the physiochemical (Heavy metal, proximate analysis and total petroleum hydrocarbon) and microbial quality of periwinkle samples. The results obtained showed mean Total Petroleum Hydrocarbon values were 0.149999 mg/... Show More
  • Assessment of Household Waste Management and Hygienic Practice in Yirgalem Town, Dale Woreda, Sidama Zone, South Nation Nationalities and Peoples of Region, Ethiopia

    Belachew Tekleyohannes

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 41-49
    Received: Mar. 30, 2019
    Accepted: May 30, 2019
    Published: Jun. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Currently rapid rate of urbanization and the increasing income of people leads to the generation of high quantities of waste. This makes final disposal of waste difficult. Since urbanization is faster in developing and migrate peoples to a new, modern way of life, an improved level of awareness, new skill and a learning process, the problem is more... Show More
  • Profile and Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in Workplace in Togo

    Wasungu Bassokla Ditorguéna, Bana-ewai Essozimna Guy, Agbobli Yawo Apélété, Dadjo Soukouna Francis, Atta Borgatia, Pessinaba Souleymane, Amevor Kodjo, Wognin Sangah, Bonny Jean-Sylvain

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 50-53
    Received: Apr. 05, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 02, 2019
    Published: Jun. 20, 2019
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    Abstract: Objectives: Dyslipidemia constitute a public health problem in the world. Very few studies were carried out on this subject in workplace. This work completed in workplace aimed to determine the prevalence of the dyslipidemia in workplace, to describe dyslipidemic profile in workers and its associated factors. Materials and Methods: It was about a d... Show More
  • Effects of Management Commitment and Workers’ Participation on Occupational Safety and Health Performance in Public Health Facilities

    Patrick Kinyanjui Njogu, Charles Mburu, Benson Karanja

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 54-62
    Received: May 30, 2019
    Accepted: Jun. 29, 2019
    Published: Jul. 17, 2019
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    Abstract: The Kenya Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) mandates employers to maintain the highest standards of occupational safety and health in their workplaces. It further provides the rights and roles of workers in occupational safety and health. However, occupational incidents persist in public health facilities. The researcher aimed to determine ... Show More