International Journal of
Sociology and Anthropology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sociol. Anthropol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-988X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSA
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 298

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of the implementation of the national policy on orphans and vulnerable children in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

OLAGBUJI Yetunde Winifred*
  • OLAGBUJI Yetunde Winifred*
  • Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Board, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
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Obehi Hilda OKOJIE
  • Obehi Hilda OKOJIE
  • Department of Community Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 23 March 2015
  •  Accepted: 05 August 2015
  •  Published: 30 September 2015

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