AIMS AND SCOPE


International Journal of Gender and Health Studies is published Bi-annually by Development Universal Consortia. It seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations within the third world countries. It olso helps to expand knowledge in Gender and Health Issues and to provide information on Human Nutrition, Medical Rehabilitation, Public Health, Drug efficacy testing, Prophylaxis, Epidemiology and Control, Family Planning and Population Control, Biomedical and Primary health care programmes on HIV/AIDS transmision as well as morbidity and mortality due to parasitic diseases and other related issues as the relate to help build research capacities in developing nations. It is integrative in approach, policy oriented and global in nature. The journal is a referred publication which fosters the exchange of information and new ideas among Physicians, Health scientists, Professional, Academics, Statisticians, Scholars and Practitioners, Students Policy-Makers, Development Planners, Staff members of Resarch Institutions and International Agencies with a view to meet the educational, developmental empowerment and hygienic needs of disadvantaged adult and children in developing and industrial nations. 

The opinions and interpretations expressed in this Journal are entirely those of the authors. The publishers, editors and agents of Development Universal Consortia accept no
responsibility for any error or misstatement contained in the publication. Contributions to this Journal are welcome. They may be drawn from theory and practice, but may be edited for reasons of space and clarity, and manuscripts submission guidelines are strictly respected. 

 

EDITORIAL BOARD


EDITORS

PROF. PAUL C. NJOKU (Ph.D) 

Federal University of Tech.,

Owerri, Nigeria. 

 

PROF. SELINA S. EKPO, Ph.D)

University of Uyo

Uyo, Nigeria.

 

CONSULTING EDITORS

 

ISSAC KWAME DONTWI, (Ph.D)              

Kwame Nkrumah Univ. of Tech.,

Kumasi, Ghana,

 

PROF. PATRICK MANU

Bugema University,

kampala, Uganda.

 

PROF. S. MASHELE

Central University of Tech.,

Free State, South Africa.

 

OFONIME AKATA (Ph.D)

Akwa Ibom State University

Obio Akpa Campus, Nigeria.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Knowledge, Attitude and Lifestyle Practices among
Hypertensive Patients in University of Maiduguri
Teaching Hospital, Maiduguri. 
Bitrus, Donald
Afolayan, Joel
Onasoga, Olayinka
Ibitoye, Mary
Ugochukwu, Chika

 

Comparative Analysis of Total Hardness and Microbial Activity
of Water Stored in Plastic and Clay Pot Containers 
Ishaku, Ibrahim
Kyari, Alhaji G.
Yelwa, Mohammed M.
Bwala, Samuel J.

 

Health Implications of Elder Abuse and Neglect in
Contemporary Society. 
Ewhrudjakpo, D. J.
Samuel, G. K.

 

Borehole Water Quality and Its Health Implication in
Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State,
Nigeria. 
Udom, Ekerette S.

 

Compliance to Diabetes Management Among Diabetic
Patients in 68 Nigerian Army Reference Hospitals. 
Ojewale, Margaret
Donald, Bitrus
Saidu, Shaibu