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Causes, effects and control of communicable diseases in secondary schools

 Department: Community Health  
 By: usericon bapatigi7954  

 Project ID: 3018
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The study was carried out on the causes, effects and control of communicable diseases in secondary schools in Oredo local government area of Edo State.  A survey design was adopted for the study. A self structured valid and reliable questionnaire was the main instrument used for the collection of data. The research questions formulated were tested using the instrument. Results primarily showed that various communicable diseases exist among the students. Results also showed that teachers of this various schools encouraged hygienic practices in the school. It also showed that communicable diseases spread rapidly in dirty environment. The students demonstrated high knowledge of both the causes, effects and control of communicable diseases. Consequently, it was recommended that there was need for both the school and the home to work in a coordinated manner to teach the students about the dangers of sharing clothes, towels, brushes and also that health education should be incorporated in the school curriculum....
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