Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Assessment of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Status in Healthcare Facilities in an Urban District in Ghana

    Solomon Anum Doku, Richmond Bediako Nsiah, Saida Abdul Rahman Zakaria, Regina Amoa TuTu, Jerome Kaba Aperiba, George Hector Amonoo, Dominic Nyarko, Paul Kofi Awuah, Gifty Sefaah Owusu, Lynna Naa Adede Obeng, Gilbert Dagoe, Agyapong Kwame Addai, Sandra Frimpomaa, Abigail Boahemaa Boateng, Saviour Katamani, Charles Sarkodie, Mark Bonnir

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 212-220
    Received: Sep. 30, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 14, 2022
    Published: Oct. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jher.20220804.11
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    Abstract: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) implementation are paramount in reducing healthcare-associated infections through Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) practices in healthcare facilities. This study assessed the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene status in selected urban healthcare facilities. This assessment employed onsite observations and stru... Show More
  • Determination of Seasonal Dynamics of Microbiological Quality in a Hospital Wastewater, Zaria, Nigeria

    Abdullahi Ahmed Fatima, Abdullahi Shuaibu Akpai, Abolude David Sunday, Yahya Ocholi, Muhammad Namadi Muktar

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 221-224
    Received: Jul. 20, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 22, 2022
    Published: Oct. 29, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jher.20220804.12
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    Abstract: The microbiological examination and monitoring of water sources is commonly used worldwide to ensure safety where by contamination with human and animal excreta could pose serious risks to the community. The sources of microbial contamination of water are numerous and have severe implications for public health. This study determines the seasonal dy... Show More