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Title: Poverty and Children Health Care: Implication for Teaching and Learning of Science and Technology
Authors: Keswet, L.A.
Bash, A. E.
Kabang, B.A.
Keywords: Children Health Poverty
Issue Date: Nov-2016
Publisher: Asia Pacific Journal of Multidisciplinary Research
Series/Report no.: Vol. 4;No.4; Pp 92-96
Abstract: This paper reviewed literature on poverty and children’s health care and its implication for teaching and learning of science and technology. It looked at the importance of education and its achievements to the Nigerian citizens. The paper was restricted to the differences seen in the education of the poor children across generations. The paper also identified how poverty and ill health can be destructive to the teaching and learning of science and technology. Poor and healthy children all face a lot of challenges relating to academic success. Some of these challenges could include chronic stress, exposure to lead and other dangerous substances. The importance of science among other things is not only to respond to the needs of the society, but also to be used by all citizens. The study presented some important strategies for reducing poverty and ill health in children by increasing social assistance to poor families, subsidy in housing and more attention to healthcare centers. It suggested among others, that government should sought advice from local, state and federal government and international researchers on how to reduce the menace in the country.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1912
ISSN: 2350-8442
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