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: 41

Full Length Research Paper

Predictors of HIV disclosure amongst people living with HIV/AIDS at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Oku A. O.
  • Oku A. O.
  • Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
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Mkpanam N. E.
  • Mkpanam N. E.
  • Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
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Ekpenyong N. O.
  • Ekpenyong N. O.
  • Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
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Isika A. I.
  • Isika A. I.
  • Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
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Akpakpan A.U.
  • Akpakpan A.U.
  • Department of Community Medicine, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River state, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 17 July 2020
  •  Accepted: 16 November 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

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