African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 79

Table of Content: September 2021; 20(9)

September 2021

Evaluation of patients with palliative care needs presenting at the Emergency Department, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

Palliative care as a component of universal health care is still evolving in Nigeria and a high proportion of patients with life-limiting illnesses have no access to such essential service. Many of these patients with palliative care needs who present to the emergency department (ED) of hospitals may not receive palliative care. The aim of the study is to evaluate the demographic characteristics of patients with...

Author(s): Eunice B. Olusoji, Adewale I. Badru and Olaitan A. Soyannwo

September 2021

Prevalence and associated factors of female genital mutilation among reproductive age women’s of Damot Gale Woreda, Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study, 2018

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is estimated to have been practiced on at least 200 million girls and women in 30 countries around the world. Clitoridoctomy is the most common type of FGM in Ethiopia. The aim of the study was to assess the magnitude of Female Genital Mutilation and associated factors among women’s in Damot Gale Woreda of Wolayita zone. A quantitative community-based cross-sectional study was used....

Author(s): Bargude Balta Anjulo and Amanuel Fanta Lambebo