ASSESSMENT OF SOME TROPICAL DISEASES IN NIGERIA (POLIO)

Polio also known as poliomyelitis is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. Children younger than 5 years old are more likely to contact the virus than any other group. According to W.H.O, one… Read More

ASSESSMENT OF SOME TROPICAL DISEASES IN NIGERIA (MALARIA)

ASSESSMENT OF SOME TROPICAL DISEASES IN NIGERIA MALARIA Malaria is one of the most infectious diseases and an enormous public health challenge that has drawn the attention of government at all levels as well as private individuals the world over.… Read More

DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE HOSPITAL

DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE HOSPITAL The hospital developed in response to the needs, values, attitudes and aspirations of the societies they serve. Historically, hospitals have passed through four distinct phases or stages of development. Corker ham (1982) has highlighted… Read More

THE CULTURAL CONCEPT OF DISEASE AND ILLNESS IN NIGERIA

THE CULTURAL CONCEPT OF DISEASE AND ILLNESS IN NIGERIA The cultural concept of disease and illness in Nigeria is dominant among Nigerians. This is anchored on three main factors. These include: Natural factors.  This factor is akin with the medical… Read More

MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY

INTRODUCTION Medical sociology is a sub discipline of sociology that studies social causes and consequences of health and illness, (Cocker ham, 2004). Major areas of investigation include social aspects of health and illness, the social behaviour of health care workers… Read More

THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF HYPERTENSION

THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF HYPERTENSION   INTRODUCTION Hypertension is a harmful disease condition with no specific perceptible symptoms in the early stage. It is otherwise known as a “silence killer” disease due to its unidentified symptoms at the early stage… Read More

Medical Sociology

INTRODUCTION Medical sociology is a sub discipline of sociology that studies social causes and consequences of health and illness, (Cocker ham, 2004). Major areas of investigation include social aspects of health and illness, the social behaviour of health care workers… Read More

THE STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME

THE STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME     INTRODUCTION STUDENTS INDUSTRIAL WORK EXPERIENCE SCHEME The Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) was established by the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), introduced and instituted into the high or school of learning in… Read More