Enyidah Nonyenim Solomon

Department of Medicine, Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria


  • Research   
    Family Planning Services Utilization and Contraceptive Choices among HIV Positive Women at RSUTH, Southern Nigeria
    Author(s): Nonye-Enyidah Esther Ijeoma*, Jumbo AI and Enyidah Nonyenim Solomon

    Background: Human immunodeficiency virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) present a huge challenge to public health, particularly among women in developing countries. Nigeria has the second highest burden of the diseases worldwide and Rivers state is one of the 36 states in Nigeria with the highest prevalence of the disease. Utilization of family planning services by women living with human immunodeficiency virus (WLHIV) is an effective means to prevent unwanted pregnancies and reduce the transmission risks but it is often neglected in many settings. This study assessed the utilization of family planning services and method preference among WLHIV in Rivers state. Methods: This was a descriptive retrospective study of clients who sought contraceptive services at the family planning clinic of RSUTH from 1st January, 2015 to 31st December, 2019. Records from the family plann.. Read More»

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