Publications

Reducing Barriers to Adolescent Contraceptive Use

Human Centered Design (HCD) is a creative approach to problem solving. It is a process that starts with the people you are designing for and ends with new solutions that are tailor made to suit their needs. HCD has been used to design solutions for a number of challenges across different industries and sectors.

 

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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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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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Using Sex Workers as Researchers to Assess Condom Use Rates in Brothels in Nigeria (SFH 2004)

Most conventional research efforts at investigating consistent condom use among sex-workers…

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Perceived Faith-based Invulnerability to HIV Infection Among Female Sex Workers in Nigeria (SFH 2002)

The study explores the extent to which sex workers self-assessment of risk depends on their faith…

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Outlet Survey Report (Baseline) (ACTWatch 2008)

The outlet survey is one of the ACTwatch research components. The objective is to monitor levels and trends in the availability, price and volumes of antimalarials…

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A Comparative Analysis of Brothel-Based Commercial Sex Work in Cities and ‘Junction Towns’ in Nigeria

In Nigeria where the HIV epidemic is low, interventions among sex workers may be particularly useful in slowing down epidemic…

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ESMPIN Baseline Report (ESMPIN 2011)

Diarrhea, malaria, lack of family planning (FP) and improper care of pregnant mothers and newborns are some of the causes behind Nigeria’s high maternal, neonatal and child mortality rates.

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