Journal of Health and Environmental Research

Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023

  • Assessment of Menstruation-Associated Absenteeism Among School Girls in Jalingo: Cost-Effective Interventions for Resource-Constrained Settings

    Emmanuel Chukwuma Obiano, Esther Nnennaya Umahi, Brenda Isikekpei, Kolawole Sodeinde, Sonnen Atinge, Emmanuel Ogechukwu Okondu, Hyacinth Chukwudi Okoye, Peter Chidiebere Okorie

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 76-82
    Received: 26 June 2023
    Accepted: 12 July 2023
    Published: 31 July 2023
    Abstract: Grave concerns have been raised about the limitations that inadequate menstrual hygiene management (MHM) imposes on girls, especially in developing countries. This study follows up on the previous work on the subject done in Jalingo, Nigeria by Nnennaya et al, but specifically on menstruation-associated school absenteeism and its impact on academic... Show More
  • House Hold Water Handling Practice in Southern-East Ethiopia: Magnitude and Associated Factors

    Deginet Kebede Belihu, Girma Worku Obsie, Melese Tadessa Aredo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 83-89
    Received: 4 March 2023
    Accepted: 11 July 2023
    Published: 10 August 2023
    Abstract: Background: household water handling practice is very critical for prevention of water borne communicable disease. This study aimed to assess household water handling practice and associated factors in rural kebeles of Tiyo district, Arsi zone South East Ethiopia. Methods: community-based cross-sectional study was employed among 403 households by u... Show More
  • Infant Mortality and Its Predictors in Benshangul-Gumuz Region, Ethiopia: Further Analysis of 2019 Ethiopian Mini Demographic and Health Survey

    Temesgen Senbeto, Gizachew Gobebo, Woldemariam Erkalo

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 90-94
    Received: 21 August 2023
    Accepted: 18 September 2023
    Published: 14 October 2023
    Abstract: Background: Infant mortality rate has dramatically been fallen in the last two decades globally. Ethiopia, with infant mortality rate of 34 deaths per 1000 live births, is among the countries with high infant mortality in Africa. The main purpose of this study was to investigate predictors of infant mortality in Benshangul-Gumuz region, Ethiopia. M... Show More