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Onasanya, A.A. (author), Bengtson, Michel (author), Agbana, T.E. (author), Oladunni, Opeyemi (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Oladepo, Oladimeji (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Designing new and inclusive diagnostic tools to detect Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) to achieve rational disease control requires a co-design process where end-users’ input is important. Failure to involve all potential end-users in new diagnostics for NTDs can result in low use and adoption failure, leading to persistent infection hot...
journal article 2023
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Hamza, Hadiza (author)
Over the years, the horticultural industry has seen growing awareness and implementation of more recent and modern technology and practices to achieve better results and increase efficiency, especially in farming. For developing countries like Nigeria, the horticultural sector needs to act quickly to meet growing food demands and overcome the...
master thesis 2022
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Nieuwendijk, Thomas (author)
The amount of online training programmes is booming worldwide, especially as the demand has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this growth, the relevance and convenience of online training programmes have been noticed by Bopinc, an innovation agency based in Utrecht which focuses on innovation in low-income countries. Firstly, Bopinc...
master thesis 2022
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Masso, Anu (author), Chukwu, Martha (author), Calzati, S. (author)
This study explores relocated algorithmic governance through a qualitative study of the Ubenwa health app. The Ubenwa, which was developed in Canada based on a dataset of babies from Mexico, is currently being implemented in Nigeria to detect birth asphyxia. The app serves as an ideal case for examining the socio-cultural negotiations...
journal article 2022
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Sluiter, Merlijn (author)
Urinary schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by the Schistosoma haematobium parasite. People can get infected when they get into contact with contaminated fresh water. The disease is most prevalent amongst children, farmers and rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, the disease is diagnosed by microscopic egg count...
master thesis 2020
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Moesker, Niek (author)
Many coastlines feature a sediment transport in a dominant direction, possibly burying a traditional breakwater in sand in several years. The sandbar breakwater concept uses this sediment supply to its benefit to make the use of vast amounts of rocks abundant. During this research the morphological development of the worlds first sandbar...
master thesis 2020
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Fenk, Anne-Katrin (author), Lee, Rachel (author), Motylinska, Monika (author)
As a so-called “playground of the Cold War”, post-colonial sub-Saharan Africa was contested territory in the ideological power game that dominated the second half of the twentieth century. However, despite the tension between eastern and western blocs, the non-aligned nations of the “South” also provided opportunities for unlikely collaborations...
journal article 2020
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Diehl, J.C. (author), van Doesum, F. (author), Bakker, M.F. (author), van Gijzen, M.B. (author), O’Reilly, Thomas (author), Muhumuza, Ivan (author), Obungoloch, Johnes (author), Kabachelor, Edith Mbabazi (author)
Compared to other parts of the world, the incidence of hydrocephalus in children is very high in sub- Saharan Africa. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) would be the preferred diagnostic method for infant hydrocephaleus. However, in practice, MRI is seldom used in sub-Saharan Africa due to its high prize, low mobility, and...
conference paper 2020
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Van, G.Y. (author), Onasanya, A.A. (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Oladepo, Oladimeji (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Schistosomiasis is one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases that affects over 200 million people worldwide, of which 29million people in Nigeria. The principal strategy for schistosomiasis in Nigeria is a control and elimination program which comprises a school-based Mass Drug Administration (MDA)with limitations of high re-infection rates and...
journal article 2020
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Sluiter, M.M. (author), Onasanya, A.A. (author), Oladepo, Oladimeji (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author), Keshinro, Myryam (author), Agbana, T.E. (author), Van, G.Y. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Schistosomiasis is a treatable and preventable neglected tropical disease of Public Health importance affecting over 200 million people worldwide while Nigeria is one of the high burden countries. Currently, available diagnostic tests are cumbersome, low in sensitivity and not field-adaptable given the high skills required that are not available...
conference paper 2020
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Stoevelaar, Julia (author)
Malaria is a life-threatening parasitic disease and the leading cause for high morbidity rates in developing countries. In Nigeria, the chosen context of this study, over 90% of the population is at risk of malaria infection, leading to 60% of the outpatient visits in Nigerian healthcare facilities. Accurate diagnostics are not available for the...
master thesis 2017
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Gana, J.A. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
The adoption of energy efficient electrical appliances by households has a great potential to reduce electricity consumption in Nigeria. A well-formulated and implemented policy (mix) to spur adoption is said to be required to drive this process. This article presents an assessment of policies that aim to spur adoption among households, and the...
journal article 2017
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Oladokun, S.O. (author), Gbadegesin, J.T. (author)
Purpose – Real estate professionals are vital resources to the property firms and the industry atlarge. Employees’ skills, knowledge and competence contribute in great measure to organisation’s business performance. The purpose of this study is to examine the adequacy ofcore knowledge and soft skills possessed by professional employees within...
journal article 2017
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Gbadegesin, J.T. (author)
Recent critique against the past urban housing provision strategies in Nigeria was that the low-income groups are marginalised. It then led to the adoption of public private partnership (PPP) initiative with a view to pursuing the broad goal of housing-for-all in Nigeria. Most recent studies have however criticised the effectiveness of the...
journal article 2017
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Gbadegesin, J.T. (author), van der Heijden, H.M.H. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author), Oladokun, S.O. (author)
The argument in the recent time was that the past strategies of the government in housing provision were obviously in favour of high income groups as the low-medium groups are victims of housing inadequacy in cities. The corollary to the situation resulted to the call for the adoption of public private partnership (PPP) initiative in order to...
conference paper 2016
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Gbadegesin, J.T. (author), van der Heijden, H.M.H. (author), Boelhouwer, P.J. (author)
The housing need of the burgeoning population, economic development and increasing urbanization have intensified the significance of land accessibility as an avenue towards improving housing provision in Nigerian urban centres. Literature in housing provision in Nigeria identified land accessibility factors in urban centres, yet there appears a...
conference paper 2016
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Ayodele, Timothy Oluwafemi (author), Oladokun, Timothy Tunde (author), Gbadegesin, J.T. (author)
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors affecting academic performance of real estate students in a developing country like Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: Data for the study were collected with the aid of questionnaire served on 152 final year real estate students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and Federal...
journal article 2016
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Hartmann, J.H. (author)
At this moment the global human wealth is getting to the next level, which means a growing amount of people is able to travel by plane and these growth figures are seen in the latest global annual passenger’s flows. These latest developments demand building new airports and extending the existing airports heavily around the world in the nearby...
master thesis 2014
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Dabiri, Oluseye Thomas (author)
This paper is an overview of 3D Cadastre Data Development and Management in Delta State of Nigeria. The focus of this presentation is to discuss the level of development of the 3D Cadastre Data relating it to the world developed states. Details of the Delta State Geography are also presented in this paper. 3D Parcel in Delta State is Homogenous...
conference paper 2011
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Hamers, E.P.M. (author)
In de rivier de Niger in Nigeria zal ter hoogte van Onitsha een dam worden gebouwd. Deze dam met een lengte van ongeveer 3200 m moet een reservoir creeren door opstuwing van het water van de Niger. De door de gehele dam veroorzaakte waterstandsverhoging beoogt in de eerste plaats opwekking van energie middels een waterkrachtcentrale. Doordat het...
master thesis 1989
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