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: 573

Table of Content: February 2017; 9(2)

February 2017

Caregivers’ knowledge, home treatment of diarrhoea disease and predictors of child diarrhoea disease in a semi urban community of Sokoto, North-west, Nigeria

The World Health Organization advocates on some form of home treatment of children with diarrhoea disease in its Integrated Management of Childhood illness (IMCI) guideline. Caregivers need to have some knowledge of diarrhoea disease as well as know what is expected of them when their children start to have episodes of diarrhoea disease.   This study aimed to assess caregivers’ knowledge, home treatment...

Author(s): M. O. Raji, U. Abdullahi, I. A. Raji, R. A. Oladigbolu, A. U. Kaoje, and K. J. Awosan,

February 2017

Short term medical mission: Serving the underserved patients in south southern Nigeria

Medical missions focus on assessing the medical needs of the population encountered and providing medical opinions/ consultation, medications and surgeries. These missions are necessary due to a lack of sustainability principles and limited capacity building opportunities and institutional development in developing nations. These mission have led to increased volunteerism of highly skilled medical practitioners from the...

Author(s): Felicia U. Bassey-Akamune, and Margaret O. Ilomuanya