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Sanni Yaya
University of Ottawa
Public healthHealth carePopulationMedicineEnvironmental health
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#1Sanni Yaya (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 13
#2Olalekan A. Uthman (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 50
Last. Ghose Bishwajit (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 10
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#2Sanni Yaya (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 13
Last. Olalekan A. Uthman (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 50
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#1Sanni YayaH-Index: 13
Last. Ghose BishwajitH-Index: 9
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Background: The reduction of childhood malnutrition has been identified as a priority for health and development in sub Saharan African countries. The association between women’s empowerment and children’s nutritional status is of policy interest due to its effect on human development, labour supply, productivity, economic growth and development. This study aimed to determine the association between women’s empowerment and childhood nutritional status in sub Saharan African countries. Methods: T...
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#1Sanni Yaya (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 13
#2Olanrewaju Oladimeji (Walter Sisulu University)H-Index: 17
Last. Ghose Bishwajit (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 10
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Background. To achieve the universal health coverage among other Sustainable Development Goals, African countries have shown the commitment by implementing strategies to improve access and coverage of health care services whose access is still very low. The achievement of universal health care requires the provision and availability of an adequate financing system. This study explored the wealth-related association of compulsory health insurance on maternal health care utilization in Gabon. Meth...
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#1Spencer L. James (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 28
#2Lydia R. Lucchesi (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 2
Last. Ali A. Mokdad (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 93
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Background The global burden of road injuries is known to follow complex geographical, temporal and demographic patterns. While health loss from road injuries is a major topic of global importance, there has been no recent comprehensive assessment that includes estimates for every age group, sex and country over recent years. Methods We used results from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017 study to report incidence, prevalence, years lived with disability, deaths, years of life lost and disa...
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#1Sanni YayaH-Index: 13
#2Olalekan A. Uthman (Warw.: University of Warwick)H-Index: 50
Last. Ghose Bishwajit (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 10
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Background There is mixed evidence and lack of consensus on the impact of economic development on stunting, and likewise there is a dearth of empirical studies on this relationship in the case of sub-Saharan Africa. Thus, this paper examines whether economic growth is associated with childhood stunting in low-income and middle-income sub-Saharan African countries. Methods We analysed data from 89 Demographic and Health Surveys conducted between 1987 and 2016 available as of October 2018 using mu...
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Last. Sanni YayaH-Index: 13
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South Africa represents one of the most rapidly aging countries in sub-Saharan Africa with a rising burden of age-related psychological morbidities. Despite having one of the highest human development scores in the region, the country faces serious poverty and food insecurity related challenges. Previous studies have shown a positive association between food insecurity and poor mental health among the adult population, however there is no systematic evidence on this association among the elderly...
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#1Sanni Yaya (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 13
Last. Ghose Bishwajit (U of O: University of Ottawa)H-Index: 10
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Background The issue of child marriage is a form of human rights violation among young women mainly in resource-constrained countries. Over the past decades, child marriage has gained attention as a threat to women’s health and autonomy. This study explores the prevalence of child marriage among women aged 20–24 years in sub-Saharan Africa countries and examines the association between child marriage and fertility outcomes.
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