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Ogamba, Ikedinachi K. – Health Education, 2019
Purpose: Over the years, efforts to ensure equal participation of girls in school in Nigeria have been met with some setbacks, amidst significant progress in mobilising communities for gender equality and mainstreaming. The purpose of this paper is to explore a number of features associated with sexual maturation that affect girls' non-enrolment,…
Descriptors: Females, Sexuality, Maturity (Individuals), Foreign Countries
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Baro, Emmanuel E.; Ebhomeya, Loveth – Health Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify the information needs of nurses in two hospitals in Nigeria and the ways in which they went about attempting to meet those needs. Design/methodology/approach: The study is a descriptive survey of nurses at the Federal Medical Center (FMC), Yenagoa, and Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Foreign Countries, Job Performance, Databases
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Ajuwon, Ademola; Funmilayo, Fawole; Oladepo, Oladimeji; Osungbade, Kayode; Asuzu, Michael – Health Education, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to train primary health care workers to be trainers and implementers of community-based AIDS prevention activities in Oyo State, Nigeria, by describing an evaluation of the project. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 148 primary health care workers recruited from the 33 local government areas (LGA) of the…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education, Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Olaleye, Adeniyi O.; Anoemuah, Olayinka A.; Ladipo, Oladapo A.; Delano, Grace E.; Idowu, Grace F. – Health Education, 2007
Purpose: The paper seeks to explore sexual behaviours and reproductive health knowledge among in-school young people with disabilities (PWD) in Ibadan, Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: In the paper a structured questionnaire was administered to 103 randomly selected PWD, aged ten to 25, from four integrated secondary schools in Ibadan. The…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Disabilities, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Pregnancy
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Fawole, Olufunmilayo I.; Ajuwon, Ademola J.; Osungbade, Kayode O. – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: This intervention project targeted one vulnerable group, female apprentices in Ibadan, Nigeria, to evaluate the effectiveness of multiple interventions aimed at preventing violence against women (VAW). Design/methodology/approach: A baseline survey was conducted through face-to-face interviews with 350 young women recruited from…
Descriptors: Intervention, Violence, Sexual Harassment, Females