FLOODS

FLOODS

Floods are common type of natural disaster and it occurs when an overflow of water covers land that is usually dry. Floods can result in a devastating condition; from loss of lives and properties to critical public health infrastructure. Flooding can occur anywhere and can be due to various reasons. Nigeria‚Äôs flooding is mainly human-induced…

FOOD HYGIENE

FOOD HYGIENE

Food hygiene involves all the safe and clean practices, operations or processes in making food suitable and fit for consumption to protect public health from foodborne diseases. The food processes include handling, preparation and storage of food. Foodborne diseases occur as a result of eating contaminated food. Most of foodborne diseases are caused by bacteria…

ELEPHANTIASIS
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ELEPHANTIASIS

OVERVIEW OF ELEPHANTIASIS Elephantiasis a disorder of the lymphatic system also known as lymphatic filariasis, is a painful and disfiguring disease that is caused by parasitic infection mainly caused by the nematodes (round worms). The filariodidea are transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitos, the larvae are deposited on the skin where they seep into…