Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 610

Full Length Research Paper

Perception of obstetric danger signs among women living on the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean in rural Lagos, Nigeria

Bamgboye M. Afolabi*
  • Bamgboye M. Afolabi*
  • Health, Environment and Development Foundation, 34 Montgomery Road, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
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Emmanuel N. U. Ezedinachi
  • Emmanuel N. U. Ezedinachi
  • Institute of Tropical Disease and Research, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Sidney Opara
  • Sidney Opara
  • Institute of Tropical Disease and Research, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Iwara Arikpo
  • Iwara Arikpo
  • Institute of Tropical Disease and Research, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
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Abiodun Ogunwale
  • Abiodun Ogunwale
  • Project Hope, Washington DC, USA.
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  •  Received: 23 July 2015
  •  Accepted: 29 September 2015
  •  Published: 31 January 2016


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