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May-August 2019| Vol 13| Issue 2

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Adolescent sex education: Prevalence, sources and perspective among senior secondary school students in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State

Background: Adequate sex education is an essential tool for all adolescents. The purpose of this study was to determine the proportion of adolescents who have had access to sexuality educatio...


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Ectopic pregnancy: A 5-year review of cases in a secondary health facility in Delta State, Nigeria

Background: Ectopic pregnancy and the associated risk factors remain a public health concern, with attendant maternal morbidity and mortality. Due to the reported increase in prevalence in se...


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Medical coma in a secondary health centre in Benin City, Nigeria: A 3-year review

Background: Medical coma is an emergency requiring prompt decision and immediate intervention. Knowledge of the commoner causes of coma would improve the treatment outcome. Aim: The a...


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Content analysis of mobile health applications on pregnancy yoga

Background: The awareness of yoga has improved its utilisation for health benefits across the globe. This work analysed the contents of the available mobile apps on Android and iPhone operati...


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Factors responsible for discontinuation of long-term reversible contraceptives in a tertiary facility in Northeastern Nigeria

Background: The emergence of long-term reversible contraceptives (LARC) has helped in reaffirming the concept of Family Planning (FP) 2020. LARC is one of the safest and most effective method...


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