World Journal of Public Health

Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017

  • Knowledge and Management of Post Partum Haemorrhage Among Skilled Birth Attendants in Primary Health Centres of Jos North LGA, Plateau State

    Lydia Babatunde Bulndi, Ramyil Mamzhi-Crown Seljul, Ogundeko Timothy Ogundeko, Bassi Amos Pual, Adeniyi Olusegun Godwin, Bulndi Isaac Godwin, Stephen Nanbur, Tina Ubanyi, Ramyil Seljul Mary

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 124-130
    Received: 18 May 2017
    Accepted: 3 June 2017
    Published: 11 August 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170204.11
    Abstract: Postpartum Haemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide with a 6% prevalence recorded. In Africa and Asia where most maternal deaths occurred, postpartum haemorrhage accounts for more than 30% of all maternal deaths. However, the proportion of maternal deaths attributable to postpartum haemorrhage varies considerably between dev... Show More
  • Health Rating, Obesity and Hypertension Among University Students in Nigeria by Gender and Ethnicity

    Ezenna Michael Agwu, Stephen Draper, Mark De Ste Croix, Regina Egimot-Nwadiaro, Chizoba Roseline Onuoha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 131-143
    Received: 30 July 2017
    Accepted: 26 August 2017
    Published: 28 September 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170204.12
    Abstract: Background: There is evidence that students rating of health, obesity and hypertension are significantly related to gender, culture and ethnicity. Although, previous studies have suggested the need for regional and interregional comparison of health inequalities, however, literature indicated gaps in knowledge with regard to these variables. AIMs: ... Show More
  • Effects of Behavior Change Communication Interventions on the Adoption of Contraceptive Methods in Urban and Peri-Urban Districts of Senegal

    Ndèye Marème Sougou, Jean Baptiste Diouf, Mouhamadou Makhtar Mbacké Lèye, Mayassine Diongue, Babacar Guèye, Abdou Guèye, Adama Faye, Ibrahima Seck, Anta Tal-Dia

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2017
    Pages: 144-150
    Received: 7 September 2017
    Accepted: 22 September 2017
    Published: 5 November 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.wjph.20170204.13
    Abstract: The Senegalese Urban Health Initiative (ISSU) was a six-year project (2009-2015) implemented by Intrahealth International, Senegal. This project aimed to improve the quality of life of the poorest urban populations in Senegal by increasing access, quality and use of FP services. The aim of this study is to determine the effects of behavior change c... Show More