Albert Adekunle Salako

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BACKGROUND [corrected] The association between Tuberculosis (TB) and Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been described in several studies. TB was well represented in the first description of AIDS in Africa. In 1999, 25% of TB cases were attributable to the spread of HIV/AIDS. Frequencies of between 54-79% were recorded in medical in-patients in our(More)
With the aid of pre-tested, structured, interview questionnaires, 51 traditional birth attendants (TBAs), identified by their certificate of traditional midwifery, were assessed for their knowledge about the care given in pregnancy, labour, and the postnatal period, beliefs and delivery practices including child care, and their attitude towards orthodox(More)
SETTING Private and public tuberculosis (TB) treatment centres in Lagos State, Nigeria. OBJECTIVE To assess the contribution of private health care providers to TB and TB-HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) case finding in Lagos State. DESIGN A retrospective review of programme data submitted to the Lagos State TB and Leprosy Control Programme in 2011 by(More)
BACKGROUND Long term exposure to hazards at the work place is injurious to health and usually leads to diseased conditions. The objective of this study was to determine the occupational health problems associated with driving among the professional drivers in Sagamu, Ogun state, Nigeria. METHODS This study is a cross-sectional study. Total sample of all(More)
INTRODUCTION Client-initiated HIV testing and counseling has helped millions of people learn their HIV status. Nevertheless, global coverage of HIV testing and counseling programs remains low. This study describes the characteristics of clients who accessed HIV counseling and testing (HCT) services in Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, (OOUTH)(More)
BACKGROUND Household food insecurity has been associated with increased risk of transmission of HIV infection and poor treatment outcomes. This study therefore determined the prevalence of household food insecurity and its associated factors among people living with HIV in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study was(More)
Background: Malassezia species are dimorphic mycoflora of human skin with colonization as early as the neonatal period. However, they are often associated with superficial skin infection known as pityriasis/tinea versicolor with little reports on their involvement in systemic diseases in developing nations. Recent rise in cases of morbidity and mortality(More)
A cross- sectional study was conducted among in-school adolescents in six secondary schools in the health districts of Ikenne Local Government to assess the sexual behaviour, contraception and fertility experiences of the adolescents between the months of May and November 2002.Relevant information was collected from 1140 in-school adolescents with the aid(More)
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