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EFFECT OF TILLAGE METHODS ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF FLUTED PUMPKIN (TELFAIRIA OCCIDENTALIS) ON THE JOS PLATEAU

The study was carried out for a period of 16 weeks using a Randomized Complete Block Design. The treatments were zero and manual tillage (involving plowing into raised beds) methods with six replicates.

Author : Ayodele Owonubi
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 1-6

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EVALUATION OF YEAR 2018 PROVINCIAL HEALTH DEVELOPMENT PLAN-WESTERN PROVINCE, SRI LANKA

Western Province considered to be the most populated Province in Sri Lanka which consisted of three Districts, Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara. People of the province are served by both line ministry and provincial ministry health institutes. Provincial Health Department belongs to the Provincial Ministry of Health and Indigenous Medicine and it is headed by the Provincial Director of Health Services, Western Province. There are 123 hospitals and 42 MOH offices in the province which provide all the promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative facilities for the public.

Author : Dr. Gunathilake, M.D.U., Dr. Samarasinghe, Y.J., Dr. Rathnayake, S.J., Dr. Wijenayake, P.H. and Dr. Wickramaratne, I.W.M.J.
Country : Sri Lanka
Page No : 7-14

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ROLE OF THE PRINCIPALS IN IMPROVING THE ICT BASED TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS IN THE GOVERNMENT COLLEGES IN BANGLADESH: A STUDY OF A GOVERNMENT COLLEGE

The paper is specified in this sense that it designates the specific type of college of Bangladesh, which has been delved out Government College pertinent to its funding and administrative management shared fully through government authority. As such, it is the matter of interest as well as that of challenge how a principal of this type of specialized college can ensure the ICT based teaching–learning atmosphere in the institutions.

Author : Deb Proshad Halder and Wahiduzzaman, Md.
Country : Bangladesh
Page No : 15-27

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A CASE STUDY: ASSESSMENT OF EXTENT OF UTILIZATION OF MCS, FOR SCREENING OF TB IN SELECTED HOSPITALS IN KALUTARA DISTRICT SRI LANKA

All MC were satisfactorily utilized by in-ward settings, majority of MCs were under-utilized by OPD and none of the MCs including CCK were properly utilized by close by public and private healthcare institutions. Continuous staff awareness, regulating private sector for TB screening, establishment of MC cluster laboratory system are recommended.

Author : Samarasinghe, Y.J., Kumarapeli, V., Wijenayake, P., Gunethilake, U., Abhayaratne, J. and Perera, T.D.R.N.
Country : Sri Lanka
Page No : 28-37

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THE IMPRESSION OF GEOGRAPHY IMPARTING METAMORPHOSIS OF BEOWULF AS HERO

The paper aims to combine an analysis of the ecological concepts in analyzing the literary work as to believe in the fact that the scientific explanation of the universe of the primitive people bears the influence of their habitat. Thus, the paper ends up with the discussion of economic aggravation on the part of the hero, Beowulf, whom the geography- the position of the land beside the sea-coast, the navigable facility, the abundance of resources helped undeniably.

Author : Deb Proshad Halder
Country : Bangladesh
Page No : 38-46

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STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE DRUG AVAILABILITY IN HEALTHCARE INSTITUTIONS: A CASE STUDY IN MEDICAL SUPPLIERS DIVISION, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, SRI LANKA

The objective of this study to assess the underlying causes for medicinal drug availability of healthcare institutions in Sri Lanka. Problem identification, analyzing and prioritizing were done by conducting few key informant interviews(KII) and literature review. Approximately 1850 pharmaceutical items are imported and their usual lead time is 11-14 months to reach MSD.

Author : Samarasinghe, Y.J., Gunethilake, U., Rathnayake, S.J., Abeyratne, J., Wijesooriya, W.M.N.K.L. and Perera, T.D.R.N.
Country : Sri Lanka
Page No : 47-57

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TNF-Α EXPRESSION IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RHINOSINUSITIS WITHOUT POLYPS

This research was analytic, with cross sectional study design, performed on 24 cases of chronic rhinosinusitis without polyp obtained by non-probability consecutive sampling. Immunohistochemical examination was performed to assess TNF-α expression in chronic rhinosinusitis without polyps. The data collected were statisically analyzed based on a significance level of p-value <0.05.

Author : Andika Zayani Tambunan, Delfitri Munir, Andrina Y.M. Rambe and Taufik Ashar
Country : Indonesia
Page No : 58-64

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THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING IN ONLINE FASHION APPAREL WITH THE MEDIATING ROLE OF FASHION CONSCIOUSNESS, BRAND CONSCIOUSNESS AND VALUE CONSCIOUSNESS

The ambition of this study is to explore the variables driving contribution in social media marketing and revisit intention towards the online fashion apparel in the context of Pakistan in order to better engage customer in online fashion apparel and thus enhancing the efficiency of social media marketing.

Author : Muhammad Afaq Hussain Khan, Anila Fatima and Abeera Matloob
Country : Pakistan
Page No : 65-83

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Article No :  09

THE PREDICTIVE ROLE OF WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPASSION FATIGUE AMONG HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN MOI TEACHING AND REFERRAL HOSPITAL, KENYA

Compassion fatigue is a condition unique to the human service occupations, characterized by a state of tension and preoccupation with the traumatized clients by re-experiencing traumatic events. With increased incidences of traumatic events both nationally and globally, the greater burden of care and after-care is usually borne by health care professionals. The objective of this study was to determine the predictive role of work experience in the development of compassion fatigue among health care professionals in Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) Eldoret, Kenya

Author : Kimani, C.G., Kariuki, J.N. and Adeli, S.N.
Country : Kenya
Page No : 84-92

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DIVERSITY OF THE BRACHYURAN CRAB FAMILIES (CALAPPIDAE, MATUTIDAE, CARPILLIDAE) OFF VISAKHAPATNAM AND KAKINADA COAST, BAY OF BENGAL, INDIA

Andhra Pradesh coastal zone provides very potential habitat for several varieties of marine and estuarine crabs. In the present study, a total of 165 brachyuran crabs belonging to three genera and three families were recorded from Visakhapatnam and Kakinada. The Systematic taxonomic accounts for all the species with their detailed distribution were recorded. Six brachyuran crab species belonging to three families Calappidae, Matutidae, Carpillidae were recorded.

Author : Vijay Kumar Ponnada, Balaram Pangi, Babu, D.E. and Manjulatha, Ch.
Country : India
Page No : 93-98

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EMPLOYEES SATISFACTION TOWARD COMPENSATION AND REWARDS

This study determined the satisfaction level towards compensation and rewards of College of Teacher Education instructors and professors at Batangas State University JPLPC-Malvar. Specifically, this study sought answers to the following questions: What is the profile of the respondents in terms of gender, age, civil status, highest educational qualification and monthly basic salary? and What is the respondents’ level of satisfaction toward compensation and rewards?

Author : Nora V. Marasigan, Liwanag C. Rubico, Jairus P. Aguila, Jenny Rose O. Sumagui and Glecy R. Capuli
Country : Philippines
Page No : 99-104

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