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July-December 2019| Vol 21| Issue 2

Original Article

Diabetes in elderly Nigerians: A survey of a rural area in north-central Nigeria

Background: The burden of diabetes mellitus in Nigeria has been estimated to be on the increase over the past few decades. Its prevalence has also been noted to vary across rural, semi-urban,...


Original Article

Assessment of health facilities, commodities, and supplies for malaria case management at primary healthcare centers in Ogun state, Nigeria

Introduction: Country-specific evidence shows that Nigeria has the largest population at risk of malaria in Africa. Primary healthcare facilities play a major role in malaria control and ofte...


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Estimation of maternal mortality by sisterhood method in two rural communities in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Background: One of the sustainable development goals is reducing the global maternal mortality burden with maternal mortality ratio (MMR) being one of the indicators to track the progress. Un...


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Knowledge, attitude and practice of modern contraception among women of reproductive age in urban area of kano, north-western nigeria

Background: The contraceptive prevalence is on the rise worldwide as more people have become informed and aware with a positive attitude toward its practice. This study, therefore, investigat...


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Knowledge, attitude, and practice of hand washing among healthcare workers in a tertiary health facility in northwest Nigeria

Background: Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) affect 1.7 million patients at any time worldwide, causing important morbidity and mortality. Up to 40% of all HAIs are thought to be trans...



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Journal of Medicine in the Tropics, a publication of Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Jos, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.jmedtropics.org.

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