GASPRO International Journal of Eminent Scholars
GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND THE HEALTH OF THE PEOPLE OF EKET AND ITS ENVIRONS
The study investigated greenhouse gas emissions and the health of the people of Eket and its environs. The population of this study comprised of data from the Ministry of Environment Uyo and Ministry of Health in Eket. The study adopted descriptive and explanatory design. Data obtained from respondents was analysed using the descriptive techniques which included the use of means, range, standard deviations and graphs. The inferential statistical methods used include trend analysis, analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation Analysis. It was concluded that greenhouse gases vary from one location to another in the area. Greenhouse gases contributes significantly to the prevalence of respiratory tract infections, asthma, heart attack and itching. It was therefore recommended that the government should work in concert with multinational companies in the area to encourage periodic medical checks and subsidized bills on gas related sicknesses for the people of the area.
Dr. Enobong James
Global Studies Quaterly
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