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: 78

Full Length Research Paper

Utilisation of long-lasting-insecticide-treated nets among pregnant women and under-five children in selected sub-urban areas of Lusaka, Zambia

Mutinke Zulu
  • Mutinke Zulu
  • Department of Midwifery, Women and Child Health, University of Zambia, School of Nursing Sciences, Zambia.
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Kabwe Chitundu
  • Kabwe Chitundu
  • Department of Mental Health and Psychiatry, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Emmanuel Mwila Musenge
  • Emmanuel Mwila Musenge
  • Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Mwaba Chileshe
  • Mwaba Chileshe
  • Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Victoria Kalusopa
  • Victoria Kalusopa
  • Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Natalia Mbewe
  • Natalia Mbewe
  • Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Martha Mbewe Mwelwa
  • Martha Mbewe Mwelwa
  • Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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Dorothy Chanda
  • Dorothy Chanda
  • Department of Public Health Nursing, School of Nursing Sciences, University of Zambia, Zambia.
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  •  Received: 26 December 2021
  •  Accepted: 04 March 2022
  •  Published: 30 April 2022

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