Oluwafemi Abidemi

Oluwafemi Abidemi Amos is a graduate of Zoology with great passion for Public Health Entomology and Parasitology who find it interesting to enlighten the public with the right and correct health information and to contribute to the research and knowledge base of the society on a global state in areas such as Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Entomologically related diseases, and Parasitology. He is also the founder of Great Mind Tutors (GMT) whose focus is to bring out the genius in every child and a team member of Career Builder Network (CBN) with vision to help student achieve excellence in academics and life.

PREVENTION AGAINST ZOONOTIC DISEASES

From the first article on zoonotic we discussed that zoonotic diseases are diseases that are spread from animals to man. These zoonotic diseases are infections acquired by man from animals as a result of man’s interaction with these animals. Zoonotic diseases are preventable disease but this is possible when all stakeholders and individuals are willing …

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ZOONOSIS: ANIMALS AND THE SPREAD OF DISEASE

Across the world today man has been awakened with a new trend in the spread of disease from animals to man. Man and animals are supposed to cohabit in their natural habitat as a means of balance in nature, however, today many modern diseases started out as zoonotic disease. But, what could have been responsible …

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SOIL TRANSMITTED HELMINTHIASES (STH)

Soil transmitted helminthiases is a collective name for diseases caused by a group of intestinal parasites belonging to the phylum nematode.They are transmitted primarily through contaminated soil.Eggs present in human faeces contaminate the soil in areas where sanitation is poor. Soil transmitted helminthiasisis classified as one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), it affects approximately …

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ONCHOCERCIASIS (RIVER BLINDNESS): THE BATTLE FOR ITS ERADICATION

Onchocerciasis also known as River Blindness is a parasitic disease caused by the filarial worm known scientifically as Onchocerca volvulus. Wondering how it got the name, River Blindness? The disease is called River Blindness because the black flies that transmit the infection lives and breeds near fast flowing streams or rivers and the infection can …

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