International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 173

Full Length Research Paper

Acceptance of prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV among pregnant women in Ogbomosho, Oyo State

Taiwo Omotayo Alabi
  • Taiwo Omotayo Alabi
  • Department of Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, Bowen University Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.
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Prisca Olabisi Adejumo
  • Prisca Olabisi Adejumo
  • Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Rasheedat Opeyemi Adebayo
  • Rasheedat Opeyemi Adebayo
  • Department of Nursing Science, College of Health Sciences, Bowen University Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 13 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 02 October 2018
  •  Published: 30 November 2018


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