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Vitamin B12 and Folate deficiency in Megaloblastic Anaemia diagnosed morphologically at the University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
(The International Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Research, 2018)
Background: Vitamin B12 and folate deficiency is a well-known health problem world-wide. Deficiencies of folic acid and vitamin B12 are known to cause megaloblastic anaemia, which is characterised by presence of abnormally ...
Experiences, needs and coping strategies of pregnant and parenting teenagers: A perspective from Lusaka and North Western Provinces of Zambia
(Journal of Research in Nursing and Midwifery, 2017-12)
Pregnant and parenting teenagers have needs that are unique to the developmental stages of adolescence in addition to the needs common to all pregnant women. The study investigated the experiences, needs and coping ...
Psychological Distress during the Perinatal Period: Using Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) and the Study Specific Measure of Perinatal Distress (SSMPD) on a Zambian Cohort
Background: Psychological distress during the perinatal period affects the woman experiencing it, her baby, and the family a whole. It presents a challenge during this exciting and special time in woman’s life. Various ...
Evaluation of quality of antenatal care services in selected healthcare centres of Mumbwa and Lusaka districts of Zambia: pregnant women’s perspectives
(International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 2019-05)
Antenatal care (ANC) has been recommended as a service that can reduce both maternal and newborn mortalities. However, even in areas recording high ANC attendance, there are unevenly high levels of maternal and new born ...
Use of research evidence in policy and decision-making: views, attitudes and practices of health policy makers in Lusaka province of Zambia
(Scientific research publishing, 2018-04)
Background: The integration of relevant high-quality research evidence into the health decision and policy formulation process is a key strategy for improving health systems especially in developing countries such as Zambia. ...