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Evaluation of Benzene and Toluene Levels Released into the Breathing Zone of Spray Painters Working in Small Scale Informal Auto-Garage, in Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
(International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies, 2019)
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are both naturally occurring as well as man-made chemicals. They range from harmless, to highly mutagenic and carcinogenic types. Benzene and toluene are among the widely used VOCs as ...
Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Perceptions of Village Residents on the Health Risks Posed by Kadhodeki Dumpsite in Nairobi, Kenya
(Scientific and Academic Printing (SAP), 2013)
Studies show that the health risks posed by dumpsites are significant especially when the area used for dumping is easily accessible. Children, the immunocompromised, the mentally challenged individuals are specifically ...
Prevalence, Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Speeding in Two Districts in Kenya: Thika and Naivasha.
(Elsevier Ltd, 2013)
INTRODUCTION: In Kenya, RTIs had the second highest increase in disability-adjusted life years between 1990 and 2010, compared to other conditions. This study aims to determine the prevalence, knowledge, attitudes and ...
Knowledge, Attitude and Perceptions of Village Residents on the Health Risks Posed by Kadhodeki Dumpsite in Nairobi, Kenya.
(The Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management ., 2013)
This study sought to assess the knowledge, attitude and perceptions of the residents of Kadhodeki village on the health risks posed by the Kadhodeki dumpsite. Using households as units of sampling, a descriptive cross ...
Birth Preparedness among Women in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya
(AFRICAN Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 2015)
Background/Aim: In 2005, the sub-county health management team identified a need for information to reduce the lack of skilled attendance at birth. This study assesses the determinants of birth preparedness among women ...
Compliance To Hand Hygiene Standards Amongst Health Care Providers In Selected Public Hospitals In Uasin Gishu County, Kenya
(International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 2021)
Hand hygiene is a simple act of hand cleansing and the most effective measure of decreasing healthcare-associated infections among the health care workers. The infections not only lengthen the hospitalization period but ...