Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 653

Review

Sexually transmitted infection (STI): A malady with skewed marital unfaithfulness, the Nigerian experience

Ubochi Nneka Edith
  • Ubochi Nneka Edith
  • Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu, Nigeria.
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Osuchukwu Easter Chukwudi
  • Osuchukwu Easter Chukwudi
  • Department of Nursing, University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State, Nigeria.
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Nnamani Anuli Jennifer
  • Nnamani Anuli Jennifer
  • Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu, Nigeria.
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Chinweuba Anthonia Ukamaka
  • Chinweuba Anthonia Ukamaka
  • Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka Enugu, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 30 August 2022
  •  Accepted: 05 December 2022
  •  Published: 31 March 2023

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