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Hand Washing: A necessary hygienic practice
Hand washing is a beneficial basic hygienic practice. This was demonstrated by a volunteer who placed his uncleaned four fingers of his
right hand (excluding the thumb) on blood agar plate...
Analysis of Costs and Outcomes of Malaria Vector Control in Sudan
To undertake a provider’s cost analysis of malaria vector control strategies in Sudan, so as to inform programme managers and policy
makers of the most economically viable strategies for malaria vector control in the country...
Prevalence and Socio-Demographic Characteristics of HIV/TB Coinfection
The folders of TB/HIV co-infected patients, who attended the Chest Clinic of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Enugu,
south-eastern Nigeria, from January 2008 to December 2009, were evaluated...
Age at Menopause and Associated Factors among Urban Women in Enugu
A cross sectional descriptive study was carried out to determine the age at menopause and associated socio-economic factors in an
urban area of eastern Nigeria...
Lymphatic Filariasis: An Overview
Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) is a chronic infection of filarial parasites transmitted to humans through the bite of infected
mosquitoes. Filarial worms are tissue dwelling nematodes whose larval stage are inculcated into human host by biting mosquitoes...
Tuberculosis: An Emergency in the African Region
Tuberculosis is an infectious chronic disease that mainly involves the lung but may affect any organ in the body. It is caused mainly by the
bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Over the past two decacdes, the prevalence has increased tremendously especially in Africa
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Tropical Diseases Edition, 2011
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