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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 88-91

Environmental health status in a semi-urban community in Nigeria

Department of Community Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

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A A Aliyu
Department of Community Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
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Background/Aims: factors could be responsible for poor environmental health situations. Methodology: A cross sectional descriptive study was conducted In Layln Zomo, a semi­-urban community located in Saban Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State to assess availability of environmental health facilities In a se -urban community In Northern Nigeria. Findings: from the study shows that the environmental health status of the community is in conformity with national figure which Is far below the acceptable standards. Conclusion: More detail environmental health study needs to be undertaken to assist In designing comprehensive and sustainable policy, programmes and activities.

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