Selema Akuiyibo's research while affiliated with Society for Family Health and other places

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Background: Behaviour change communication is a proven health communication strategy among used in promoting changes in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours', especially for communicable diseases. Few studies have been conducted on its effectiveness for non-communicable diseases prevention and control. This study was conducted as an evalu...
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Background: The trio of commonest illnesses and causes mortality among children under five (Malaria, Pneumonia and Diarrhea) are easily treatable through timely exposure to cost effective interventions at the community level. Patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) are a leading source of care for illnesses among under-five children in Nig...
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Background: Generally, social development among young people is largely influenced by their peers. Peer education is a proven and effective approach for promoting reproductive health among young people, especially HIV/AIDS education. This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of a peer-led education intervention in addressing sexual and r...
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Background: The trio of commonest illnesses and causes mortality among children under five (Malaria, Pneumonia and Diarrhea) are easily treatable through timely exposure to cost effective interventions at the community level. Patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) are a leading source of care for illnesses among under-five children in Nige...
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Objectives This study was designed to assess levels of awareness, knowledge, attitude and practices relating to hypertension and diabetes among adults aged 35 years resident in selected communities in Imo and Kaduna states, Nigeria. Design A descriptive cross-sectional study. Setting Selected communities across 14 local government areas in Imo an...
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Introduction: Effective management of hypertension and diabetes through accurate diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of complications and early deaths. This study was a descriptive cross-sectional study aimed at determining practices regarding hypertension and type 2 diabetes management among healthcare providers in Kaduna and Imo States,...
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Background: The WHO recommended DOTS has been proven to be very effective in the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) patients. However, despite its effectiveness , non-adherence to the treatment regimen remains a major concern in TB management. This has great consequences which include persistent infectiousness, higher rates of treatment failure, contin...

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... Selain itu, aborsi juga merupakan salah satu dampak dari perilaku seksual remaja yang berisiko. Kehamilan yang tidak diinginkan karena pasangan yang tidak siap adalah penyebab utama tingginya insiden aborsi di kalangan remaja (Akuiyibo et al., 2021). ...
... For instance, lifestyle modification has been reported to have the potential to reduce the risk of diabetes by as high as 70% [10]. In addition, early detection of hypertension and diabetes through routine screening practices, counselling and adequate medication adherence among already diagnosed individuals are also effective strategies in preventing and controlling blood glucose and pressure levels respectively [11,12] Misconceptions and poor knowledge about hypertension and diabetes still exists among Nigerians [13][14][15][16]. Also, the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle practices in the country are high; 25% of Nigerians are not physically active, 13% practice harmful alcohol consumption and 6% of the population are cigarette smokers [17], with higher proportions reported in a study conducted in the eastern part of the country [18]. ...
... Although some studies have assessed the effectiveness of CHWs in the prevention and management of NCDs elsewhere (24,25), there is a dearth of studies on CHWs' engagement in NCD care in Nigeria. One study on CHW management of hypertension and diabetes identified substantial knowledge gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of these NCDs (26). A pilot study to assess CHW support and self-home blood pressure (BP) monitoring found that such CHW support had potential to be successfully implemented in PHC settings in Nigeria (27). ...