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Men's Involvement In Birth Spacing In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Birth spacing is one of the major aspects of reproductive health which contributes to the increase or decrease of mortality related to women and children. Existing researches on birth spacing have revealed that short birth interval has implications on mothers and their children. However, adeqLiate attention has not been given to men's involvement in birth spacing. This study examined the relationship between characteristics of men aged 15-49 years who are in union and their preferre...

Attitudes Towards And Practice Of Birth Spacing Among Couples In Nigeria

ABSTRACT High population growth due to high fertility and closely spaced birth is inimical to development in developing countries. This can endanger the lives of both mothers and children. Closely spaced birth may sap women of necessary energy, put the newly born babies in disadvantage position and also put the family in bad economic position. Therefore, this study examined the attitudes towards and practice of birth spacing among couples in Nigeria. The study used 2013 NDHS couples recode d...

Determinants Of Non-Use Of Female Condoms Among Undergraduate Students In Ekiti State

ABSTRACT Background: Consistent theoretical use of condom is the most effective way of preventing STDS transmission and unwanted pregnancies. Various studies have suggested that women are more likely to get infected with sexually transmitted diseases than men and to bear the consequences associated with unplanned pregnancies, and STDs. The use of the female condom is seen as a way of providing protection to women against sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies. Objective: Th...

Women Autonomy And Nutritional Status In North West Nigeria

ABSTRACT Malnutrition is a major public health and human development problem especially in developing countries. Worldwide, FAQ estimates that, mainly as a result of high food prices, the number of chronically hungry people in the world rose by 7 5 million in 2007 to reach 923 million. This study attempts to explain the women autonomy and nutritional status in North West Nigeria. Individual women s data from the Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013 were used for the study. Data were an...

Assessing The Use Of Mosquito Treated Nets In The Reduction Of Child Mortality In Kibaha District

ABSTRACT This study was aimed to assess the use of mosquito treated nets in the reduction of child mortality in Kibaha district in Pwani region. The Demographic Health Survey of 2010 (DHS) showed that, the rate of under five deaths is increasing in Kibaha as it ranks 350 per 1000 people annually. This is high compared to other regions Moshi and Mwanza which lies around 180/100 per annual. Also the WHO, 2009 report, showed that in Tanzania 131 children under five years old die due to malaria ...

Community Participation In Combating HIV In Tanzania: A Case Study Of Mbozi District

ABSTRACT Little is known on community participation in combating HIV in Tanzania. This study intended to examine the community participation in combating HIV in Mbozi district. In order to achieve this objective, the study used cross-sectional research design whereby primary and secondary data were collected. The study used household questionnaire survey with 100 households, interviews to key informants and Focus Group Discussion with six groups. The analysis of data involved the statistical...

Religious Affiliation And Fertility Behaviour Of · Young Women In Nigeria

·Abstract Religion is a concept with high relevance and consideration in human decision making especially among Nigerians, it dictates values, norms and the approval or disappro,;,aJ of a behaviour. It was discovered that at 0.05 level of significance, the P-value was less than 0.05, meaning, there was a significant difference in children ever born across religious affiliation among young women in Nigeria. The BONFERRONI test revealed that young Christians women were less likely to have...

Assessments Of The Factors Influencing Modern Contraceptive Use Among Married People In North A District Unguja

ABSTRACT This study, on the assessment of factors that influence the use of modern contraceptives was carried out in North A District of Unguja. The study involved three villages namely Mkwajuni, Kivunge and Kibeni. Face to face questionnaires and focus group discussion were used in data collection. The quantitative data obtained were analyzed by using SPSS and qualitative data was analyzed using content analysis. The study findings indicate that, majority of the respondents (60.1%) did not ...

Assessment Of Factors Influencing The Non Adoption Of Core Welfare Indicators As A Planning And Monitoring Tool: A Case Of Dodoma And Chamwino Council

ABSTRACT  This study has assessed Factors Influencing the Non-adoption of Core Welfare Indicators as a planning and Monitoring Tool. The study was carried out in Dodoma region, in particular Dodoma Municipal Council and Chamwino District Council. Data were collected using questionnaires, interviews and formal discussion. Seventy respondents and fifteen key respondents were involved in it. Information for quantitative data was analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) softw...

Influence Of Financial Management Control On Provision Of Health Care Services In Public Health Institutions, In West Pokot County, Kenya

Appropriate management of finance can guarantee that financial priorities are formed in line with the goals and objectives of the organization where spending is controlled and planned in line with priorities. This study sought to determine the influence of financial management controls on provision of health care services in public health institutions, in West Pokot County, Kenya. The study was guided by the following objectives: - to determine the influence of accounting on provision of heal...

Influence Of Technological Innovations On Projects Performance Of Non-governmental Organisations In Kenya: A Case Of Kenya Aids Non-governmantal Organisations Consortium

HIV has been an epidemic that has taken a toll on our communities and our country in general. There are 1.6 Million people in Kenya living with AIDS. This has led to the loss of lives amounting to 36,000 AIDS related deaths in 2016 and not to mention 62,000 new infections in the same year. General productivity of the country has also dwindled (WHO, 2019) because many are sick from HIV related infections. Kenya Aids Non-governmental consortium as a Non-governmental organization itself has...

Assessment Of Public Sector Tourism Development Determinants Influence On Gender Equality In Kenya: A Case Of Kisumu County.

The purpose of this study was to assesspublic sector tourism development determinants influence on gender equality in Kisumu County. In Kenya, there is no systematic collection, analysis and dissemination of information on gender statistics in terms of disaggregated data by sex and age, geographical location, financial access, technical support and capacity building, on the participation of women in tourism development. This study therefore, forms the basis of laying the foundation of gender ...

Evaluation Of The Attainment Of The Sustainable Development Goal On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Violence Against Women And Girls In Nigeria: A Case Of Oyo State, Nigeria

Violence against women (VAW) remains a worldwide public health and psycho-social challenge associated with a wide range of negative consequences. Besides physical consequences, the health and psychological/emotional effects are overreaching. These motivated the sustainable development goals on health for all with targets on the eradication of all forms of VAW. The objectives of this study are to determine the level of VAW in the study area and to assess associated factors, barriers to en...

Role Of Logical Framework Adoption On Project Success In Non-Governmental Organizations In Kenya: A Case Of Relief Non-Governmental Organizations In Nairobi County

In order for projects to be successful, certain methodologies and tools are incorporated. One of these tools recommended by majority of donors is the Logical Framework. The Logical Framework is a tool that is used to facilitate project planning, implementation and management. It originated from the United States Agency of International Development in late 1960’s. The agency developed it as a strategy to bolster the quality of planning and evaluation of its projects. However despite the reco...

Factors Influencing The Enactment Of Monitoring And Evaluation On Effective Public Service Systems In The Small Island Developing State Of Saint Lucia: A Case Of The Department Of External A

The purpose of this research was to identify factors influencing the enactment of monitoring and evaluation(M&E) required for enacting effective public service systems, Furthermore, this research was carried out in order to determine whether these factors are present within the Public Service of the Small Island Developing State (SIDS) of Saint Lucia, with a focus on the Department of External Affairs. The objectives of the research were in keeping with the independent variables of the resear...


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