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Self-Medication with Antibiotics, Attitude and Knowledge of Antibiotic Resistance among Community Residents and Undergraduate Students in Northwest Nigeria
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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. Expand
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.
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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. Expand
Trends, patterns and determinants of long-acting reversible methods of contraception among women in sub-Saharan Africa
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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. Expand
Under-age marital childbirth in north-west Nigeria: implications for child health.
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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. Expand
Knowledge of Causes of Maternal Deaths and Maternal Health Seeking Behaviour in Nigeria
TLDR
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. Expand
Maternal mortality ratio in selected rural communities in Kebbi State, Northwest Nigeria
TLDR
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). Expand
Family and Household Issues in Northern Nigeria: Change and Continuity
This paper examined the continuity and change in families and households in northern Nigeria. Being social phenomena, family and household remain the first agent of socialization and depend onExpand
Current status of cerebrospinal meningitis and impact of the 2015 meningococcal C vaccination in Kebbi, Northwest Nigeria.
TLDR
The CFR in the state is still very high, suggesting the need for a more coordinated approach aimed at improving disease notification and early treatment, and vaccination in Aliero and Jega LGAs have demonstrated the usefulness of meningococcal C vaccine in reduction of morbidity and mortality. Expand
Vaccine hesitancy among medical practitioners
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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. Expand
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