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Community knowledge and attitude to pulmonary tuberculosis in rural Edo state, Nigeria.
BACKGROUND A high level of community awareness and positive perception toward pulmonary TB (PTB) and its management is crucial for the success of any control strategy. This study was carried out to… Expand
Self-reported absenteeism among hospital workers in benin city, Nigeria.
SUMMARY BACKGROUND Absenteeism is a major cause of loss in jobs, man-hours, productivity, and lives in the health sector. It also has grave consequences for global economies. OBJECTIVE To determine… Expand
Awareness and perception of maternal mortality among women in a semi-urban community in the Niger Delta of Nigeria.
BACKGROUND Maternal mortality rates are very high in Nigeria. Increased level of awareness and perception will reduce maternal mortality rates. OBJECTIVE The study was aimed at assessing the… Expand
Sanitary Conditions of Food Vending Sites and Food Handling Practices of Street Food Vendors in Benin City, Nigeria: Implication for Food Hygiene and Safety
Objective. To determine the sanitary conditions of vending sites as well as food handling practices of street food vendors in Benin City, Nigeria. Methodology. A descriptive cross-sectional study was… Expand
Food contamination in fast food restaurants in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria: Implications for food hygiene and safety.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of food contamination in the fast food restaurants operating in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. METHODS Three hundred and fifty food handlers were selected by… Expand
Status of birth and death registration and associated factors in the South-south region of Nigeria
Background: The registration of births and deaths in Nigeria, as with most developing countries continues to remain suboptimal with many births and deaths going unregistered. This has negative… Expand
Knowledge and practice of food hygiene and safety among food handlers in fast food restaurants in Benin City, Edo State.
OBJECTIVE To assess the knowledge and practice of food hygiene and safety among food handlers in fast food restaurants in Benin City, Edo State. METHODOLOGY A descriptive cross-sectional study was… Expand
Job satisfaction and psychological health of doctors at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital.
BACKGROUND Studies on job satisfaction and health have mainly been carried out among Caucasian populations. Similar studies are lacking in Nigeria. AIM To investigate the level of job satisfaction… Expand
Occupational health services in manufacturing industries in Nigeria.
The provision of adequate health care facilities to cater for the health of workers is an important consideration in the management of manufacturing industries, since productivity is dependent on the… Expand
Assessment of health of senior executives in a developing country.
In a study of 202 senior executives, aged 25-64 y, in Benin City, Nigeria, the prevalence rate of hypertension was found to be 34.7%. Blood pressures increased with age for both sexes; however, the… Expand