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Ethnic heterogeneity in the determinants of HIV/AIDS stigma and discrimination among Nigeria women
BackgroundStigma and discrimination remains a barrier to uptake of HIV/AIDS counselling and treatment as well as effective HIV reduction programmes. Despite ethnic diversity of Nigeria, studies onExpand
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Lessons learned from setting up the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System in the resource-constrained context of northern Nigeria
Background The present time reflects a period of intense effort to get the most out of public health interventions, with an emphasis on health systems reform and implementation research. PopulationExpand
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Health & demographic surveillance system profile: the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System, Northern Nigeria (Nahuche HDSS).
The Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) study site, established in 2009 with 137 823 individuals is located in Zamfara State, north western Nigeria. North-West Nigeria is aExpand
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HIV-Stigma in Nigeria: Review of Research Studies, Policies, and Programmes
Nigeria has about 3.8 million people living with HIV, the second largest globally. Stigma and discrimination are major barriers to testing, treatment uptake, and adherence. In this review, weExpand
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Determinants of under-five mortality clustering in a health and demographic surveillance system in Zamfara State, northern Nigeria
Despite global reduction, under-5 mortality remains high in most developing countries and tends to cluster among certain individuals, households and communities. We assess levels and factorsExpand
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Assessment of Childhood Nutritional Status: Findings from a Health and Demographic Surveillance System
Background: Globally, malnutrition is a major public health concern. Malnutrition, mostly resulting from poor dietary choices is related to physiological, socioeconomic and psychological factors andExpand
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Lessons learned from setting up the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System in the resource-constrained context of northern Nigeria.
Background The present time reflects a period of intense effort to get the most out of public health interventions, with an emphasis on health systems reform and implementation research. PopulationExpand
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Does Female Autonomy Affect Contraceptive Use among Women in Northern Nigeria?
Literature identified female empowerment as a predictor of positive health behaviour. However, in the context of conservative and traditional society, this is yet to be explored. This paper exploresExpand
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Lessons Learnt from Cerebrospinal Meningitis Outbreak Surveillance Data-A Case for Public Health Action.
BACKGROUND Outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) remains a major public health concern in Nigeria, particularly in northern Nigeria. The paper evaluates the effect of mass vaccination againstExpand
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The Potential Role of a Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Rural Northern Nigeria to Reduce Maternal and Child Deaths
There exist a huge gap between generation of evidence-based research findings and its use to inform policies in most developing countries. Further, it is evident that most developing countries areExpand
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