POOR SANITATION AND MALARIA IN MAKOKO WATER COMMUNITY LAGOS, NIGERIA. OLABUSOLA AROWORAMIMO RN, MPH STUDENT WALDEN UNIVERSTITY PUBH 6165-01 INSTRUCTOR: DR. RUBIN HOWARD WINTER QUARTER, 2010. Expected Learning Outcomes. Improve sanitation Methods to prevent malaria. Map of Lagos.
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OLABUSOLA AROWORAMIMO RN, MPH STUDENT
INSTRUCTOR: DR. RUBIN HOWARD
WINTER QUARTER, 2010
Slum located at the edge of the Lagos lagoon
18th century coastal settlement
Self- governing community
Babalola, Y.(2009). Makoko Residents And Their Unwanted Guest. Retrieved January 6, 2011, from http://allafrica.com/stories/200905010060.html
Better living environment
Eliminates standing water
Caused by a parasite called Plasmodium
Carried by a vector known as mosquito
Center for Disease and Control Prevention. (2010).
Center for Disease and Control Prevention. (2010). Malaria. Retrieved January 18, 2010, from http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/index.html
Jimoh, A., Sofola, O., Petu, A., Okorosobo, T. (2007). Quantifying the economic burden of malaria in Nigeria using the willingness to pay approach. Retrieved January 6, 2011, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1890276
Use of mosquito nets
World Health Organization. (2010). Media Center: malaria Fact Sheet. Retrieved January, 11, 2011, from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/index.html
Biweekly environmental cleaning
Promote good sanitation practice
Use of door and window nets