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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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Poor sanitation and malaria in makoko water community lagos nigeria
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
Expected Learning Outcomes LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • Improve sanitation

  • Methods to prevent malaria


Map of lagos
Map of Lagos LAGOS, NIGERIA


Makoko water community
MAKOKO WATER COMMUNITY LAGOS, NIGERIA

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


Importance of sanitation
IMPORTANCE OF SANITATION LAGOS, NIGERIA

Better living environment

Prevent disease

Eliminates standing water


Malaria and causation agent
MALARIA AND CAUSATION AGENT LAGOS, NIGERIA

Vector-borne disease

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


Mode of transmission
MODE OF TRANSMISSION LAGOS, NIGERIA


Signs and symptoms
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • Headaches,

  • Weakness,

  • Fever,

  • Aches and Pains,

  • High Body Temperature (chills and rigors)

  • Bitterness of the mouth (and loss of appetite)

    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


Prevention
PREVENTION LAGOS, NIGERIA

Clean environment

Use of mosquito nets

Spraying insecticide

World Health Organization. (2010). Media Center: malaria Fact Sheet. Retrieved January, 11, 2011, from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/index.html


Reccommendation
RECCOMMENDATION LAGOS, NIGERIA

Biweekly environmental cleaning

Promote good sanitation practice

Use of door and window nets


Conclusion
CONCLUSION LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • Malaria can be prevented

  • Sanitation is important

  • Malaria is a serious health issue


Thank you
THANK YOU LAGOS, NIGERIA

Questions


Reference
REFERENCE LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • Babalola, Y.(2009). Makoko Residents And Their Unwanted Guest. Retrieved January 6, 2011, from http://allafrica.com/stories/200905010060.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

  • World Health Organization. (2010). Media Center: malaria Fact Sheet. Retrieved January, 11, 2011, from http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs094/en/index.html

  • Center for Disease and Control Prevention. (2010). Malaria. Retrieved January 18, 2010, from http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/index.html

  • Center for Disease and Control Prevention. (2010). Malaria: Where Malaria Occurs. Retrieved January 29, 2011, from http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/about/distribution.html

  • Center for Disease and Control Prevention. (2010). Malaria: Choosing a Drug to Prevent Malaria. Retrieved January 29, 2011, from http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/travelers/drugs.html

  • World Health Organization. (2011). Malaria: High Risk Groups. Retrieved January 29, 2011, from http://www.who.int/malaria/high_risk_groups/en/


Picture reference
PICTURE REFERENCE LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • http://nursingcrib.com/wp-content/uploads/malaria-transmission.jpg

  • http://www.fao.org/docrep/008/af847e/af847e1t.jpg

  • http://www.crittercontrol.com/UserFiles/Image/cc_jun_09b.jpg

  • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lagos_Map.PNG.


Sources for further reading
SOURCES FOR FURTHER READING LAGOS, NIGERIA

  • World Health Organization. (2011). Malaria: Travelers. Retrieved January 29, 2011, from http://www.who.int/malaria/travellers/en/

  • World Health Organization. (2011). Malaria: Malaria and Complex Emergencies. Retrieved January 29, 2011, from http://www.who.int/malaria/epidemics_emergencies/emergencies/en/index.html


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