Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 210

Table of Content: February 2013; 5(2)

February 2013

Water and sanitation situation in Nima and Teshie, Greater Accra Region of Ghana

This study examined the water and sanitation (WATSAN) situation in Nima and Teshie, Greater Accra Region of Ghana. A number of research instruments and methods of primary and secondary data collection were employed. These were focus group discussions (FGD), field observation, and interviews. Data collected were edited, coded, and analyzed with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Scientists (SPSS) to...

Author(s): Doris A. Fiasorgbor

February 2013

Non-cancer risk assessment from exposure to mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), copper (Cu) and lead (Pb) in boreholes and surface water in Tinga, in the Bole-Bamboi District, Ghana

The study assessed non-cancer human health risk from exposure to mecury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), copper (Cu), and lead (Pb) in surface and groundwater in Tinga, in the Bole-Bamboi District. A total of 42 water samples were collected for a period of six months. Mean concentration of Hg, Cd, and Pb were found to be (0.050 ± 0.04 mg/L), (0.031 ± 0.02 mg/L) and (0.07 ± 0.05 mg/L), respectively....

Author(s): Samuel Jerry Cobbina, Daniel Nkuah, Damian Tom-Dery and Samuel Obiri