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The Hadejia-Nguru wetlands is an extensive area of flood plains located in the Sudano-Sahelian zone of north east Nigeria. The population rely heavily on natural resources for their livelihoods. In recent years, climatic vagaries, increasing populations and unregulated livelihood activities have significantly affected water and other resources avai...
Immunisation has been an important strategy for disease prevention globally. Despite proven successes in other settings, child immunisation has continued to be problematic in developing countries including Nigeria. In addressing the problems, policy in Nigeria is largely directed at overcoming socio cultural issues surrounding parents’ rejection of...
A cknowledgements The authors would like to thank the following research assistants for their valuable contributions: Malam Haruna Suleiman (Yobe State), Hamza Yau (Bauchi), Muhammad Bello (Gombe, Habib Bukar/ Abduhamid Muhammad (Borno), Tanko Danburam (Taraba), and Bappari Umar Kem (Adamawa). The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support fr...