African Journal of
Medical and Health Sciences

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE FEDERAL TEACHING HOSPITAL, ABAKALIKI, NIGERIA
  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Med. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2384-5589
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMHS
  • Start Year: 2017
  • Published Articles: 17

Full Length Research Paper

An exploration on blood donation intention among population in Hawassa city, Southern Ethiopia; theory of planned behaviour approach: A qualitative study

Dereje Geleta
  • Dereje Geleta
  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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Berhan Meshesha
  • Berhan Meshesha
  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Hawassa University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 10 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 26 April 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

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