Elizabeth B. Adedire

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INTRODUCTION In July 2014, Nigeria experienced an outbreak of Ebola virus disease following the introduction of the disease by an ill Liberian Traveler. The Government of Nigeria with the support of Technical and Development Partners responded quickly and effectively to contain the outbreak. The epidemiological profile of the outbreak that majorly affected(More)
BACKGROUND Routine immunisation (RI) contributes immensely to reduction in mortality from vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) among children. The Nigerian Demographic and Health Survey, 2008 revealed that only 58 % of children in Osun State had received all recommended vaccines, which is far below World Health Organization (WHO) target of 80 %. We therefore,(More)
Biennially, trainees and graduates of Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programs (FELTPs) are presented with a platform to share investigations and projects undertaken during their two-year training in Applied Epidemiology. The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) Scientific Conference, is a perfect opportunity for public health(More)
Background: In Nigeria, between 60% and 80% of children with febrile illness had received home-care prior to reporting at health facilities but only 15% of such home-care is appropriate. A major component of the integrated management of childhood illness is improved home-care. This study assessed caregivers‟ home-care practices towards childhood febrile(More)
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