Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 593

Full Length Research Paper

Water, sanitation, and hygiene practices in secondary schools in the Buea Health District of Cameroon

Ekun William Ashu
  • Ekun William Ashu
  • Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, P.O. Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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Verla Vincent Siysi
  • Verla Vincent Siysi
  • Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Faculty of health Sciences, University of Buea, P.O. Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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Nsagha Dickson Shey
  • Nsagha Dickson Shey
  • Department of Public Health and Hygiene, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, P.O. Box 63-Buea, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 25 November 2020
  •  Accepted: 17 June 2021
  •  Published: 30 November 2021

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