Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022

  • Physicochemical, Bacteriological and Parasitological Quality of Water Used to Wash Vegetables in Dschang, West Cameroon: Health Risk Assessment

    Honorine Ntangmo Tsafack, Joseline Azeufack, Simeon Kenfack, Steve Joko Tamouf, Auberlin Meli Tchoffo, Frigerald Foming Tonssie, Franck Wamba, Emile Temgoua

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Oct. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 04, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: The quality of water used for the cleaning fresh vegetables sold in Cameroonian cities is of little concern. The objective of this study was to determine the health risk associated with the water use for washing fruits and vegetables in the city of Dschang, in order to help develop strategies for the control waterborne diseases in Cameroon in gener... Show More
  • Distribution Characteristics of Six Criteria Air Pollutants Under Different Air Quality Levels in Cangzhou City, China

    Jian Wang, Yanan Zhao, Mei Xu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Dec. 18, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2022
    Published: Jan. 12, 2022
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    Abstract: The problem of urban air pollution has caused widespread concern and solving the problem of air pollution has become a primary research focus. Cangzhou is one of the "2+26" cities in the air pollution transmission channel in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (BTH) region, and its regional advantage is obvious. To study the distribution characteristics of m... Show More
  • Development of Repellent Products Based on Plant Extracts as a Preventive Measure to Diseases Transmitted by the Aedes aegypti Mosquito

    Hernández Domínguez María del Rosario, Puebla Albiter Sergio, Astivia Arellano Félix, Aniceto Nava Adrian

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 16-21
    Received: Dec. 13, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 08, 2022
    Published: Jan. 26, 2022
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    Abstract: The aim of this research is to develop a variety of repellent products for personal use, made from extracts of natural plants from the southern region of the State of Mexico as a strategy to reduce the figures of diseases transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito (dengue, chikungunia and zica). The research is the result of the collaborative work o... Show More
  • A Study on Factors Associated with Caesarean Section Delivery at Tangail District of Bangladesh

    Khan Md. Murtaja Reza Linkon, Marjina Akter, Amina Akther Urmi, Md. Jahidul Islam, Md. Faridul Islam, Mahfujul Alam, Rehnova Mostafa Nitu, Md. Abdul Alim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 22-28
    Received: Dec. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2022
    Published: Feb. 05, 2022
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    Abstract: Background and Objectives: Caesarean section or C-section is a major obstetric life-saving intervention that has a substantial effect on maternal and neonatal health. This study sought to explore factors associated with increasing C-section rate at Tangail district in Bangladesh. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted using a... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Household Iodised Salt Use and Iodine Deficiency Among Nepalese School Children Aged 6-9 Years

    Sanjay Rijal, Karan Courtney Haag, Naveen Paudyal, Anju Adhikari

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: Jul. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 07, 2022
    Published: Feb. 16, 2022
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    Abstract: Iodine deficiency is one of the world’s leading causes of delay in cognitive growth of children, and remains a public health problem, particularly in low-income countries including Nepal. This current study used cross-sectional data to examine factors associated with iodine deficiency and household iodised salt among Nepalese children. The source o... Show More
  • Assessment of Pesticide Use by Farmers in Assosa District, Benishagul Gumuz National Regional State of Ethiopia

    Dessalegn Ayana Deressa, Kumilachew Alemu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 37-42
    Received: Jan. 18, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 16, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Pesticide use is a common practice to control pests and diseases in agriculture fields, but often at the expense of the environment and human health. Pesticides use for Ethiopian farmers, to be obligatory tools in combating damage from weeds and insects. The surveying study was conducted to assess pesticide use and their risk in selected kebeles of... Show More
  • Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Different Groups of Peoples in South Asia: Evidence from Bangladesh

    M. Mizanur Rahman Sarker, Maruf Khan, Mosammod Mahamuda Parvin, Shaila Islam

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 43-46
    Received: Feb. 01, 2022
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2022
    Published: Feb. 28, 2022
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    Abstract: Within a couple of months, COVID-19 has evolved as an economic catastrophe beyond health cataclysm that was initially thought. It is already forewarned as to the deepest global recession since World War II. Bangladesh that represents the emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs) has suddenly fallen into a deep economic hole although unpreced... Show More
  • Patterns and Determinants of Child Faecal Handling Among Mothers of Under-5 Children in Osun State, South-West Nigeria

    Onyemaechi Simeon Beluonwu, Akinyemi Patrick Ayodeji, Aribodor Dennis Nnanna, Okoro Nnamdi Emmanuel

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 47-54
    Received: Feb. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 01, 2022
    Published: Mar. 11, 2022
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    Abstract: Diseases with faeco-oral route of transmission remain a problem of public health importance, majority of which can be attributed to unsanitary handling of child faeces. This study aimed to assess the patterns and determinants of sanitary handling of child faecal matter among mothers of under-5 children in Osun State, Nigeria. A descriptive cross-se... Show More
  • Patient Safety in Emergency Departments: Improvement Is Possible

    Julián Alcaraz-Martinez, Jesús Maria Aranaz-Andrés, Juana Maria Marín-Martínez, Cristina Esteban-Lloret, Isabel Maria Reina-Nicolás, Sara Ramos-López, Belén Soto-Castellón, Clara Gómez García, Manuel Belda-Palazón, Carmen Escudero-Sánchez, Pascual Piñera-Salmerón, Dolores Beteta Fernández

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2022
    Pages: 55-60
    Received: Feb. 25, 2022
    Accepted: Mar. 12, 2022
    Published: Mar. 23, 2022
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    Abstract: Emergency services have a high potential risk for adverse events. The working conditions are sometimes conducive to making mistakes. There are few studies that have shown improvements in specific aspects of patient safety in the emergency department, but none in the overall incidence. The general objective is to improve patient safety in our emerge... Show More