Chikwendu Amaike

Chikwendu Amaike
Babcock University · Department of Community Medicine

MBBS

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Background Hypertension is a medical condition of public health concern that increases the risk for chronic non-communicable diseases and mortalities. In recent years, understanding its co-existence with other comorbidities have been the focus of better management. However, the relationship between hypertension and depression or anxiety has been co...
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Introduction: Among people living with HIV (PLHIV), fertility desire which is the desire to have more children is increasing due to the improvement in quality of life and survival resulting from anti-retroviral treatment and also improved sexual and reproductive health services. Fertility desires can result in increased risk of HIV transmission, e...
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Background Bullying is public health problem globally in workplaces with untold deleterious effects on the health and well-being of individuals at the receiving end. Bullying has been found to disrupt social interaction at workplace thereby creating an unhealthy and seemingly unproductive work environment. Studies have reported varying rates of wor...
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Objective: Malaria and HIV account for over four million deaths per year thereby contributing significantly to the current global health burden. Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) represent a practical and effective means to prevent malaria in Africa. This study was conducted to determine the factors affecting the utilization of Long Lasting Insectici...
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Introduction: mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) is the transmission of HIV from a mother to the child during pregnancy, labour and breastfeeding. People living with HIV (PLHIV) are sexually active and also HIV can be transmitted while trying to achieve pregnancy involving unprotected hetero-sexual intercourse. Fertility desire among PLHIV is inc...
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HIV infection is associated with a four-fold increase in the occurrence of major depressive disorders. The prevalent lack of a partner and communal support further aggravates the burden of depression among HIV-positive women. The current study aimed to assess the relationship between social support and major depressive disorder (MDD). We conducted...
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There is a paucity of research on time series analysis, mortality estimates and rabies exposure hot spots among human victims of dog attacks in Plateau State of north-central Nigeria (PLSNG). Case records of dog bite victims (DBVs) in PLSNG January 2011-December 2013 were obtained from the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Vom, PLSNG,...
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Background: Malaria is a mosquito borne disease transmitted by female anopheles mosquito; it is life-threatening, preventable, and treatable. Approximately, 40% of the world's population is at risk of malaria. Most cases and deaths due to malaria are in sub Saharan Africa although Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and some parts of Europe are a...
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Malaria and HIV are among the two most important global health problems of our time; together, they cause more than four million deaths per year. HIV and malaria prey on vulnerable individuals and make their situation even more perilous by attacking the most productive and active members of the society. Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLITNs...

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