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Self-Medication with Antibiotics, Attitude and Knowledge of Antibiotic Resistance among Community Residents and Undergraduate Students in Northwest Nigeria
It is found that undergraduate students displayed less knowledge that self-medication could lead to ABR and there is an urgent need for public health authorities in Nigeria to enforce existing laws on antibiotics sales and educate the people on the dangers of ABR. Expand
Ebola Viral Disease in West Africa: A Threat to Global Health, Economy and Political Stability
In the intermediate and long term, post-Ebola rehabilitation should focus on strengthening of health systems, improving awareness about zoonosis and health behaviors, alleviating poverty and mitigating the impact of triggering factors. Expand
Awareness of diabetes mellitus among diabetic patients in the Gambia: a strong case for health education and promotion
The study shows that the majority of patients attending the MOPD have poor knowledge on several aspects of DM, and there is need for conscious efforts towards improving the level of awareness through health education and promotion within the general population. Expand
A tuberculosis nationwide prevalence survey in Gambia, 2012
The burden of tuberculosis remains high in Gambia but lower than earlier estimates of 490 per 100 000 population in 2010, and successful control efforts will require interventions targeting men, increased access to radiography and more accurate, rapid diagnostic tests. Expand
Chronic non-communicable disease as a new epidemic in Africa: focus on The Gambia
  • S. Omoleke
  • Medicine
  • The Pan African medical journal
  • 5 March 2013
NCDs are becoming a public health challenge and the capacity to respond to NCDs in most African countries, particularly, The Gambia is very weak and there is need for a population-based study to accurately quantify the burden and their risk factors as a first step towards policy formulation and effective implementation. Expand
Micro-planning for immunization in Kaduna State, Nigeria: Lessons learnt, 2017
periodic household-based micro-planning, aided with the use of technology for validation remains a useful tool in addressing gaps in immunization planning, delivery and performance evaluation in developing countries, such as Nigeria with overestimated denominators. Expand
Obesity: A major public health challenge of 21st century in the United Kingdom (UK)
Obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges of modern times, especially in the UK, with its attendant negative health consequences and huge wider cost to the society. This paper aims toExpand
A pilot study of routine immunization data quality in Bunza Local Government area: causes and possible remedies
Substantial data discrepancies were observed in RI reports from all the Health Facilities which is indicative of poor data quality at the LGA level, and efforts should be geared towards achieving good data quality by immunisation stakeholders as it has implication on disease prevention and control efforts. Expand
Quagmire of epidemic disease outbreaks reporting in Nigeria
This commentary, based on evidence in the literature and insight from professional experience in the professional experience, concludes that outbreaks are typically regarded as newsworthy events, monitored and reported by both national and international media. Expand
Incidence of rubella in a state in North-western Nigeria: a call for action
There is a potential for increase in the transmission of the disease due to non-availability of routine childhood vaccination against rubella and the systematic under-reporting of suspected cases and weak laboratory support, in order to better appreciate the burden of rubella infection. Expand