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African Health Sciences - Vol 14, No 2 (2014)

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Editorial: Sexuality, reproductive health, and other challenges that stubbornly refuse to go away EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JK Tumwine i-iii
Community based study on married couples’ family planning knowledge, attitude and practice in rural and urban Gambia
SSS Jammeh, C Liu, S Cheng, J Lee-Hsieh 273-280
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.1
Knowledge and perception of microbicides among healthcare providers in Calabar, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AJ Etokidem, DS Ogaji, IB Okokon 281-287
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.2
Modeling the probability of giving birth at health institutions among pregnant women attending antenatal care in West Shewa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia: A cross sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Dida, Z Birhanu, M Gerbaba, D Tilahun, S Morankar 288-298
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.3
Prevalence and correlates of violence against female sex workers in Abuja, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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OI Fawole, AT Dagunduro 299-313
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.4
Is consanguinity prevalence decreasing in Saudis?: A study in two generations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AS Warsy, MH Al-Jaser, A Albdass, S Al-Daihan, M Alanazi 314-321
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.5
Utilization of health care services in rural and urban areas: A determinant factor in planning and managing health care delivery systems EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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JA Oladipo 322-333
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.6
Relationship between sonographic umbilical cord size and gestational age among pregnant women in Enugu, Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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CU Eze, MC Ugwuja, CU Eze, KK Agwuna, GO Ugwu, I Ituk-Ozalla 334-338
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.7
Rural-urban disparities in maternal immunization knowledge and childhood health-seeking behavior in Nigeria: A mixed method study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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IP Okafor, DC Dolapo, MO Onigbogi, IG Iloabuchi 339-347
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.8
Association of testosterone levels with socio-demographic characteristics in a sample of Ugandan men EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Nansunga, YC Manabe, PE Alele, J Kasolo 348-355
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.9
Decreased levels of circulating sex hormones as a biomarker of lung cancer in male patients with solitary pulmonary nodules EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Gu, Z Wen, S Xu, H Hua, Z Zhang, T Wen, Z Fu, X Lv 356-363
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.10
Bacillus Spp. isolated from the conjunctiva and their potential antimicrobial activity against other eye pathogens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SA Kivanç, M Takim, M Kivanç, G Güllülü 364-371
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.11
Evaluation of antibacterial, antifungal and modulatory activity of methanol and ethanol extracts of Padina sanctae-crucis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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LFB Nogueira, EC Morais, MAD Brito, BS Santos, DL Vale, BFF Lucena, FG Figueredo, GMM Guedes, SR Tintino, CES Souza, RBSS Nogueira, EFF Matias, MFB Morais-Braga, EVL Cunha, MA Lima, HDM Coutinho 372-376
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.12
Hepatitis B infection among Nigerian children admitted to a children’s emergency room EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AE Sadoh, A Ofili 377-383
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.13
Current practice about the evaluation of antibody to streptolysin O (ASO) levels by physicians working in Antananarivo, Madagascar EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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ZN Julie, RZ Arivelo, RD Hendriso, A Ramamonjisoa, R Andry 384-389
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.14
A cross-sectional study on urogenital schistosomiasis in children; haematuria and proteinuria as diagnostic indicators in an endemic rural area of Nigeria EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Morenikeji, J Quazim, C Omoregie, A Hassan, R Nwuba, C Anumudu, S Adejuwon, O Salawu, A Jegede, A Odaibo 390-396
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.15
Hypoxemia predicts death from severe falciparum malaria among children under 5 years of age in Nigeria: The need for pulse oximetry in case management EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O Adebola, O Babatunde, O Bose 397-407
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.16
Lipodystrophy syndrome among HIV infected children on highly active antiretroviral therapy in northern India EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Bhutia, A Hemal, TP Yadav, KL Ramesh 408-413
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.17
Liver enzymes and psychological well-being response to aerobic exercise training in patients with chronic hepatitis C EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SMA El-Kader, OH Al-Jiffri, FM Al-Shreef 414-419
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.18
Pesticide knowledge, practice and attitude and how it affects the health of small-scale farmers in Uganda: A cross-sectional study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AH Oesterlund, JF Thomsen, DK Sekimpi, J Maziina, A Racheal, E Jørs 420-433
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.19
Nodding syndrome in Tanzania may not be associated with circulating anti-NMDA- and anti-VGKC receptor antibodies or decreased pyridoxal phosphate serum levels-a pilot study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Dietmann, B Wallner, R König, K Friedrich, B Pfausler, F Deisenhammer, A Griesmacher, C Seger, W Matuja, L JilekAall, AS Winkler, E Schmutzhard 434-438
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.20
Subclinical immune reactions to viral infections may correlate with child and adolescent diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A preliminary study from Turkey EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Bekdas, AE Tufan, IN Hakyemez, T Tas, H Altunhan, F Demircioglu, E Kismet 439-445
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.21
Stroke prevalence amongst sickle cell disease patients in Nigeria: a multi-centre study EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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AJ Madu, NA Galadanci, AM Nalado, KU Garba, OF Fowodu, A Hassan, M Inyama, A Oluwaseun, T Nwagha, OG Ibegbulam, S Ocheni, E Ifeoma, A Ikefuna, B Chukwu, OE Chide, J Orkuma, I Malachy, K Korubo, US Anike, A Kingsley, C Nonyelu, A Ugwu, A Duru, A Chukwudi, A Eze, A Chukwurah, U Ololo, C Omoti, O Agwu, I Okpala 446-452
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.22
Dexamethasone versus a combination of dexamethasone and ondansetron as prophylactic antiemetic in patients receiving intrathecal morphine for caesarean section EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Imeh, O Olaniyi, O Simeon, O Omotola 453-459
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.23
Over-reported peripheral neuropathy symptoms in a cohort of HIV infected and uninfected Rwandan women: the need for validated locally appropriate questionnaires EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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DK Tumusiime, E Musabeyezu, E Mutimurah, DR Hoover, Q Shi, E Rudakemwa, V Ndacyayisenga, JC Dusingize, JD Sinayobye, A Stewart, FWD Venter, K Anastos 460-467
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.24
Novel nonsense mutation of BRCA2 gene in a Moroccan man with familial breast cancer EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Guaoua, I Ratbi, J Lyahyai, SC El Alaoui, F Laarabi, A Sefiani 468-471
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.25
Medical education: The case for investment EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K Walsh 472-474
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.26
The rate and cost of hospitalisation in children with sickle cell anaemia and its implications in a developing economy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SA Adegoke, EA Abioye-Kuteyi, EO Orji 475-480
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.27
Dental approach to erosive tooth wear in gastroesophageal reflux disease EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Dundar, A Sengun 481-486
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.28
Unsafe abortion: A cruel way of birth control EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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SR Shrivastava, PS Shrivastava, J Ramasamy 487-488
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.29
Letter to the editor: The number of urine specimens for bacteriological examination in women EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Guclu, T Damar, O Karabay 489-489
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.30
Letter to the Editor: Retrospective platelet values measurement assesment always acceptable? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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BS Unlu, RB Celep 490-491
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.31
Letter to editor: Platelet volume evaluation in patients with sepsis: Associated factors should be considered EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Varol 492-493
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.32
GeneXpert in the diagnosis of smear-negative PTB EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B Joob, V Wiwanitkit 494-494
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v14i2.33


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