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Trends, patterns and determinants of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among women in sub-Saharan Africa
The need to address various barriers to the uptake of LARC methods in SSA is underscored, as a steady but slow upward trend was recorded in LARC uptake over a 10-year period in many of the selected countries.
Self-Medication with Antibiotics, Attitude and Knowledge of Antibiotic Resistance among Community Residents and Undergraduate Students in Northwest Nigeria
It is found that undergraduate students displayed less knowledge that self-medication could lead to ABR and there is an urgent need for public health authorities in Nigeria to enforce existing laws on antibiotics sales and educate the people on the dangers of ABR.
Sociodemographic factors influencing adherence to antenatal iron supplementation recommendations among pregnant women in Malawi: Analysis of data from the 2010 Malawi Demographic and Health Survey.
- A. Titilayo, M. Palamuleni, O. Omisakin
- MedicineMalawi medical journal : the journal of Medical…
- 1 March 2016
Focusing on education interventions that target populations with low rates of iron supplement intake, including campaigns to increase the number of women who attend antenatal care clinics in the first trimester are recommended to increase adherence to iron supplementation recommendations.
Influence of women's attitude on the perpetration of gender-based domestic violence in Nigeria
This study examines the influence of women's attitude (tolerance level) towards domestic gender-based violence on the perpetration of domestic gender-based violence in Nigeria. With the aid of 2008…
Knowledge of Causes of Maternal Deaths and Maternal Health Seeking Behaviour in Nigeria
The multivariate analysis indicates that the odds ratio of good health-seeking behaviour is significantly generally low among women who had poor knowledge about the causes of maternal death than those who had good knowledge.
Maternal mortality ratio in selected rural communities in Kebbi State, Northwest Nigeria
The need to urgently address the bane of high maternity mortality, if Kebbi State and Nigeria in general, will achieve the health for all by year 2030 as stated in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Under-age marital childbirth in north-west Nigeria: implications for child health.
Findings suggest that poor child anthropometric outcomes is not associated with under-age childbirth but other factors such as women education and wealth status in the study area.
Vaccine hesitancy among medical practitioners
Vaccine hesitancy among medical doctors could be a threat to sustained polio interruption and efforts toward improving RI in Kebbi State, Nigeria, and the state government and development partners should modify the current approaches to attaining polio-free certification standards and strengthen RI in the state.
Current status of cerebrospinal meningitis and impact of the 2015 meningococcal C vaccination in Kebbi, Northwest Nigeria.
Poor maternal and child health care utilization in Nigeria: Does partnersâ€™ age difference matter?
The findings suggest the need for enhancement of women status and gender equality through dissuasion against the scenario of large PAD among couples in Nigeria.