Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Assessment of Ground water Quality in Mumbuni Estate, Machakos Town, Kenya

    Julius Kioko Nzeve, Grace Nduta Mbate

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Jan. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: The rapid increase of global human population has led to more people living in towns and cities in the recent past. This has brought pressure on water service provision and sanitation infrastructure in many cities and towns including Machakos town. Due to surface water shortages, groundwater has been an alternative. This includes sinking of borehol... Show More
  • Perception and Evaluation of Noise Tempted Health Hazards and Risk Assessment from Portable Power Generators Usage in the Resident of Karachi, Pakistan

    Akhtar Shareef, Durdana Rais Hashmi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: Dec. 30, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Feb. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: The aim of this study was to estimate the noise pollution level and possible health impacts due to the use of portable electricity generators in commercial areas of Karachi, city. 04 locations were selected at Tibet Centre, Empress Market, Garden Road and Saddar GPO Area. This study was designed to assess the perception and knowledge of power gener... Show More
  • Factors Influencing Handwashing Practice Among Primary School Children Attending at Altadamun School, Mogadishu-Somalia

    Mohamed Hassan Mohamed, Shukri Abdulkadir Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 13-18
    Received: Jan. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: this study investigated factors influencing hand washing practice with special focus to educational factors, socioeconomic factors and cultural factors influencing hand washing practice among primary school children attending at Altadamun School, Mogadishu-Somalia. Factors the main objective of this study is factors influencing hand was... Show More
  • Aspects, Needs and Usefulness of Forests in Human Life from Ancient Time Till Now

    Gulistan Khairandish

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 19-22
    Received: Jan. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2021
    Published: Feb. 23, 2021
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    Abstract: The main objective of writing this paper is to find out the vital important role of forests in humane life and make them aware from such amazing benefits of natural forests. The information all about this topic has been collected from the authentic scientific books and the result show that the vegetation cover, pasture, forests and green space is s... Show More
  • Use of Motivational Strategies in Teaching-Learning Process Among Nurse Educators in Nursing Programmes in Selected States of the South-East, Nigeria

    Okonkwo Oluchukwu Ginika, Ogbonnaya Ngozi Phoebe, Anieche John Emenike

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 23-29
    Received: Dec. 30, 2020
    Accepted: Feb. 14, 2021
    Published: Feb. 27, 2021
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    Abstract: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study that determined the use of motivational strategies in teaching-learning process among Nurse Educators in nursing programmes in selected states of the Southeast, Nigeria. Population for the study was 112 nurse educators in Schools and Departments of nursing in the Southeast Nigeria. Investigators’-develope... Show More
  • The Effects of Socio-cultural Factors on Medical College Students' Self-Rated Health Status and Health-Promoting Lifestyles in Eritrea: A Cross-sectional Study

    Isayas Afewerki Abraham, Zewdi Amanuel Dagnew, Eyasu Habte Tesfamariam, Ghirmay Ghebreigziabher Beraki, Oliver Okoth Achila, Yemane Fessehaye Berhe, Yingchun Dai

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 30-38
    Received: Jan. 20, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Sub-optimal health status (SHS) and unhealthy lifestyle among college students have become a major focus for research on public health worldwide. Hence, this study was designed to assess the effects of socio-cultural factors on medical college students' self-rated health status (SRH) and health-promoting lifestyles (HPL) in Eritrea. A descriptive c... Show More
  • Territorialize Comprehensive Local Risk Management and Information Systems: Co-building Knowledge in the Field of Environmental Health

    Maria del Carmen Rojas, Ana Colombres, Silvina Hidalgo, Oscar Lopez, Daniel Machado, Viviana Mendoza, Patricia Montero, Analia Ocampo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 39-48
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2021
    Published: Mar. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: At present, the act of thinking appears as idle and is displaced by the instrumental. Comprehensive local risk management (CLRM) and information systems (IS) in the field of environmental health (EH) are analyzed ignoring the actor's conception and the time from which they start. Common practice does not respect the ontological character that we re... Show More
  • Work and Nature: Collective Health Challenges Towards the Sustainable Development Goals After the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Marcelo Amable, Rocio Gonzalez Francese, Cecilia Schneider

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 49-57
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2021
    Published: Mar. 09, 2021
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    Abstract: Work is a central concept to understand social metabolism. Human work is the process that getting the social metabolism that creates those goods necessary for to life. The industrial revolution laid the foundation for an insurmountable contradiction between capitalism and environmental sustainability. The advance of market power over the use of nat... Show More
  • An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Modeling in Social Science

    Juan Carlos Jesus Vazquez, Julio Javier Castillo, Leticia Edith Constable, Marina Elizabeth Cardenas, Juan Carlos Guillermo Vazquez

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 58-68
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2021
    Published: Mar. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: Computer Science has contributed to social sciences since decades ago: connecting people that build virtual communities where the interactions can be investigated, developing tools for statistically analytics, designing models that allow the analysis and simulation of the most diverse types, among many others. In this article, we describe an artifi... Show More
  • Epidemiological Approach to the Hantavirus Outbreak and the Role of the Social Dimension of Health Care

    Jorge Elias, Emiliano Biondo, Jorge Diaz

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: Jan. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2021
    Published: Mar. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: In late 2018, in the town of Epuyén, Argentine Patagonia, the outbreak of Andes hantavirus begins. Evidence led to the interhuman transmission hypothesis. The comparative analysis carried out by the National Administration of Laboratories and Health Institutes (ANLIS, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud) Malbrán of Argenti... Show More