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Ageing and Health

Ageing and health: People worldwide are living longer. Today most people can expect to live into their sixties and beyond. Every country in the world is experiencing growth in both the size and the proportion of older persons in the population. Read Also: The Top 10 Causes of Death By 2030, 1 in 6 people …

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Falls

A fall is defined as an event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground or floor or other lower level. Fall-related injuries may be fatal or non-fatal(1)¬†though most are non-fatal. For example, of children in the People’s Republic of China, for every death due to falls, there are 4 cases …

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Lymphatic filariasis (Elephantiasis)

Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a painful and profoundly disfiguring disease. It is caused by infection with parasites classified as nematodes (roundworms) of the family Filariodidea that are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos. Mosquito-transmitted larvae are deposited on the skin from where they can enter the body. The larvae then migrate to …

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Knowledge and reporting practices of adverse experiences following immunization

A Survey of Knowledge and Reporting Practices of Primary Healthcare Workers on Adverse Experiences Following Immunization in Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos. Running title: Knowledge and reporting practices of adverse experiences following immunization Authors: Riyike A Ogunyemi*. M.B; B.S.Onilekere Primary Healthcare Center, Ikeja Local Government, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.rikkytona@gmail.com Olumuyiwa O Odusanya FMCPHDepartment of Community Health …

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