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: 201

Table of Content: November 2013; 5(7)

November 2013

Roles of nurses in Sub-Saharan African region

The objective of this study was to create a model of nursing practice in Sub-Saharan Africa based on population needs, current practice and expectations of stakeholders. A three component study was done in eight sub-Saharan countries to ascertain (1) the health needs and the burden of disease in these countries, as well as evaluating the structure of their health systems; (2) the views on nursing functions held by...

Author(s): C. G. Ugochukwu, L. R. Uys, A. K. Karani, I. L. Okoronkwo and B. N. Diop

November 2013

Exclusive breastfeeding and related antecedent factors among lactating mothers in a rural community in Southwest Nigeria

This study explored the antecedent factors influencing the practice of exclusive breast feeding (EBF) among lactating mothers in Ayete, a rural community in Southwest Nigeria. A three-stage random sampling technique was used to select 410 mothers of newborns and infants less than six months from households. A pretested semi-structured questionnaire which included a 14-point knowledge scale was used for data collection....

Author(s): Olayinka Alade, Musibau Ayoade Titiloye, Frederick Olore Oshiname and Oyedunni Sola Arulogun