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: 607

Table of Content: March 2016; 8(3)

March 2016

National measles surveillance data analysis, 2005 to 2009, Ethiopia

Measles is a well known vaccine preventable disease causing significant morbidity and mortality among children worldwide especially in developing countries like Ethiopia. A surveillance data was analyzed to describe measles cases epidemiologically and identify locations where case loads are high for further investigations. The National Measles/World Health Organization (WHO) guideline was used for case definitions and...

Author(s): Belay Bezabih Beyene, Ghidey G/libanos G/Selassie, Aysheshim Ademe Tegegne, Daddi Jima Wayessa  and Fikre Enqueselassie

March 2016

Prevalence of Schistosoma and other parasites among female residents of some communities in Oyo State, Nigeria

Prevalence of Schistosoma and other parasitic infections in 507 females (5-78 years) was determined in a cross-sectional study undertaken in seven communities of Oyo State, Nigeria.  Urine and stool samples were examined, and 25.2% overall parasite prevalence was recorded. Schistosoma haematobium and Schistosoma mansoni prevalence was 5.5 and 0.3% respectively. Ascaris lumbricoides (11.4%), Hookworm (9.3%),...

Author(s): Awobode Henrietta Oluwatoyin, Okunlola Deborah Olukemi, Oyekunle Abidemi Omolara and Adekeye Taiwo Adetola