Williams E. Nwagwu

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BACKGROUND There exists some research evidence regarding how adolescents utilize the Internet for health information seeking purposes. The purpose of this study is to understand how in-school and out-of-school adolescent girls in Owerri, Nigeria use online resources to meet their reproductive health information needs. The result could be considered very(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The effectiveness of each of the 14 sources of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) awareness available to women and adolescent girls dwelling in a rural community in Imo State, Nigeria was measured in order to understand the relative contribution of the sources to the general knowledge about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Evidence-based medicine (EBM) incorporates results of health care research when making decisions about the clinical care of individuals. Information and communication technologies now play significant roles in organizing available research results in EBM software suites. This study examines the level of consciousness and awareness about(More)
Developing Countries (DCs), particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), are suffering from scientific information famine. The expectation that the internet would facilitate scientific information flow does not seem to be realisable, owing to the restrictive subscription fees of the high quality sources and the beleaguering inequity in the access and use(More)
Many studies examining the use of HIV/AIDS information sources abound; but these studies do not establish whether there exist few sources that provided much of the information about HIV/AIDS possessed by the respondents. The paper established those information sources that most provided HIV/AIDS information to 540 adolescents in Ekwusigo Local Government(More)
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