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January-June 2021| Vol 21| Issue 1


The COVID-19 pandemic: A typical public health issue – More than a public health issue

Introduction Etymologically, the COVID-19 is a code given to the coronavirus disease; severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) CoV-2 to curtail unacceptable references to the disease...

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Attitude towards birth preparedness and complication readiness among urban antenatal attendees in Southern Nigeria

Purpose: To determine the attitude of antenatal attendees towards birth preparedness and complication readiness (BPACR) in Southern Nigeria and factors associated with a positive attitude. <...

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District health information system 2 routine immunisation dashboard: A tool for improving routine immunisation data quality in Katsina State, Nigeria

Background: District Health Information System (DHIS) is a web-based electronic data capturing platform built on a framework of Health Management Information System (HMIS). In 2014, Nigeria a...

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Cardiometabolic risk and its association with dietary diversity, activity patterns and the nutritional status of workers in tertiary educational institutions in South-Western Nigeria

Background: Waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) is increasingly being reported as a simple, but accurate measure of cardiometabolic risk (CMR). Therefore, the objective of this study was to determin...

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Waiting time and clients satisfaction: An assessment of quality of care in Lafia Nasarawa State Nigeria

Background: Waiting time is a significant feature in defining the quality of care. In a competitive health-care setting, long waiting time of patients in an outpatient department (OPD) badly ...

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