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Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health
Publication Date: 2011

In 2009, the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria (PRRINN) Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Programme, in collaboration with the Zamfara State Ministry of Health, launched the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in a rural north Nigerian setting. Located in Bungudu Local Government Area in... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: International Journal of Health Research
Publication Date: 2011

This pilot study assessed the role of the motorcycle cinema (Majigi) scheme in empowering local community members with life-saving education to ultimately improve their well-being and survival. Methods: In December 2010, a total of 561 parents with children under five years viewed a polio routine immunization (RI) sensitization video across eight... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: The Open Demography Journal
Publication Date: 2011

Maternal mortality in Northern Nigeria is among the highest in the world. To guide programme planning we interviewed 7,442 women in April and May 2009 in three northern states (Katsina, Yobe, and Zamfara) to understand patterns of antenatal care and delivery. Here, we present findings from a population-based survey conducted... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: African Journal of Reproductive Health
Publication Date: 2010

Non-skilled birth attendants (NSBAs) are likely to deliver low quality maternity care compared with skilled health workers. A total of 6,809 women (15-49 years) were interviewed in a survey of which 5,091 had delivery information. Among women with a last live birth delivered anytime within the five years prior to... Read more
Document Type: Journal articles
Journal Title: Journal of Child Health Care
Publication Date: 2009

This study examines the predictors of Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunization status among infants in northern Nigeria using a behavioral-ecological model. The findings show only 37.3 percent of the children had received BCG vaccine, and reveal that BCG immunization status in northern Nigeria is influenced by multiple layers of factors, including child’s characteristics, parental or household... Read more