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Grandparenting in Selected West African Countries: Implications for Health and Hygiene Behaviours in the Household

@inproceedings{Dr2017GrandparentingIS,
  title={Grandparenting in Selected West African Countries: Implications for Health and Hygiene Behaviours in the Household},
  author={Joshua Oyeniyi Aransiola Dr and Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi Dr and Ambrose Akinlo Dr and Funmi Togonu-Bickesteeth Prof.},
  year={2017}
}
This is a descriptive study of the health and hygiene behaviors of grandparents who are the primary caregivers of their grandchildren in four West African countries, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. The article utilizes data from each country’s most recent Demographic and Health Survey (DHS). The study identified 20,841 households where grandparents were primary caregivers. As expected, most of these households are in Nigeria given their population exceeds the collective population of… CONTINUE READING
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