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Creating Your Own Reality

In recent years there has been an increased emphasis on „lifestyle? in health-behaviour studies. The lifestyle construct has its root in anthropology, sociology, and clinical psychology, where it describes patterns of behaviour that endure and are based in some combination of cultural heritage, social relationships, geographic and socioeconomic circumstances, and personality.

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Nigeria: MNCH Engagement in Gombe State

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) leads the Village Health Worker program, guided by a “Roadmap” (2014), and implemented by individual states.  While the Roadmap provides national guidance, implementation is up to the states…

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SHiPS News Vol 2 Is 3 July 2016

Gender-based violence (GBV), also Violence against Women (VAW), is violence perpetrat-ed as an expression of power inequalities…

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SHiPS News Vol 2 Is 4 2016

The SHiPS for MARPs project is known for HIV Prevention, even the name implies that – Strengthening HIV Prevention Services (SHiPS) for Most at Risk Populations (MARPs)…

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SHiPS News Vol 2 Is 2 April 2016

Population Services International (PSI) held its global HIV and Tuberculosis technical meeting from March 14th to 18th, 2016, in Johannesburg, South Africa…

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SHiPS News Vol 2 Is 1 2016

Welcome to a wonderful new year from the SHiPS for MARPs team! As we enter our fourth year of implementation, we are very excited by both our achievements…

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SHiPS News Vol 1 Is 4 2015

As stated in issue 3, a well designed and function-ing health logistics system is vital for every public health programme because it can increase pro-gramme impact, enhance quality…

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Gender Based Violence Study Report SHIiPS for MARPs

The study revealed that the main facilitators of violence against FSWs were; disputes over clients among FSWs (intra-facilitator)…

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National Mapping & Characterisation Report

The key target population whose HIV prevalence rate is higher than the general population continues to be the link between where the epidemic is concentrated…

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Transactional Sex Study SHiPS for MARPs

Women and Transactional Sex in Nigeria: a study of women engaged in economically motivated sexual relationships in Nigeria.

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Oral Pills Benefits Outweigh Risks

The research, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, concluded that the reduced risk of certain cancers lasted for at least 30 years after women stopped taking the pill. The study looked at data from 46,022 women recruited to the UK Royal College…

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Modeling of HIV Transmission in Nasarawa State, Nigeria: An Analysis of Distribution of New Infections

The HIV/AIDS epidemic is now in its 3rd decade with an estimated 34 million people living with HIV worldwide at the end of 2011…

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