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ALABI, O. et al, 'The Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System, Northern Nigeria (Nahuche HDSS)' (PDF) International Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 43, No.6, p.1770-1780, November 2014. View article


MCKENZIE, A, Emmanuel Sokpo and Alastair Ager, 'Bridging the policy-implementation gap in federal health systems: lessons from the Nigerian Experience' (PDF) Journal of Public Health in Africa Vol.5, p.82-87, November 2014. View article


FINDLEY, S.E. et al, 'Reinvigorating Health Systems and Community-based Services to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes: Case Study From Northern Nigeria' (PDF) Journal of Primary Health Care & Community Health Vol. 6, p.88-99, September 2014. View article


ABDULWAHAB, A, Ben Anyene and Anne McArthur-Lloyd, 'Overlooking routine immunisation in northern Nigeria', (PDF) The Lancet Global Health Vol. 2, No. 2, p.e318, June 2014. View article


ALABI, O. et al, 'Lessons learned from setting up the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System in the resource-constrained context of northern Nigeria' (PDF) Global Health Action Vol. 7, May 2014. View article


HOFMAN, J.J. and Hauwa Mohammed, 'Experiences with facility-based maternal death reviews in northern Nigeria' (PDF) International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics Vol. 126, No. 2, p. 111-114, April 2014. View article


FINDLEY, S.E. et al, 'Early results from an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health program, Northern Nigeria, 2009-2011' (PDF) BMC Public Health Vol. 13, October 2013. View article


FINDLEY, S.E. et al, 'Comparison of high-versus low-intensity community health worker intervention to promote newborn and child health in northern Nigeria' (PDF) International Journal of Women's Health Vol. 5, p.717-728, October 2013. View article


PETERS, Grace et al, 'Mobile clinic services to serve rural populations in Katsina State, Nigeria: perceptions of services and patterns of utilization', Health Policy and Planning, p.1-8, July 2013.


GREEN, C, Fatima Adamu and Abdul Rahman Idris, The Role of Transport Union in

Increasing Rural Women’s access to Emergency Maternal Care in Northern Nigeria

World Transport Policy and Practice, Vol. 19 No. 2, p.7, March 2013.


DOCTOR, H.V. et al, ‘Awareness of Critical Danger Signs of Pregnancy and Delivery, Preparations for Delivery, and Utilization of Skilled Birth Attendants in Nigeria’ (PDF); Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved Vol. 24, p.152–170,  2013. View article


ASHIR, G. M. et al, ‘Performance Based Financing and Uptake of Maternal and Child Health Services in Yobe Sate, Northern Nigeria’ (PDF) Global Journal of Health Science; Vol. 5, No. 3; 2013. ISSN 1916-9736 E-ISSN 1916-9744. View article


DOCTOR, H. V. et al, ‘Using community-based research to shape the design and delivery of maternal health services in Northern Nigeria’,(PDF) Reproductive Health Matters Vol. 20(39), p.104–112, June 2012. View article


DOCTOR, H. V. et al, ‘Bridging the Communication Gap: Successes and Challenges of Mobile Phone Technology in a Health and Demographic Surveillance System in Northern Nigeria’, (PDF) Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, Vol.4, No. 3, 2012. View article  


DOCTOR, H. V. et al, ‘Estimating Maternal Mortality Level in Rural Northern Nigeria by the Sisterhood Method’ (PDF) International Journal of Population Research, p. 5 2012. View article


DOCTOR, H. V. et al ‘Maternal mortality in northern Nigeria’: findings of a health and demographic surveillance system in Zamfara State, Nigeria, (PDF) Tropical Doctor, Vol 42 (3) p.140–143, July 2012. View article


DOCTOR, H. V ‘Variations in Under-Five Mortality Estimates in Nigeria: Explanations and Implications for Program Monitoring and Evaluation’ (PDF) Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17 October 2012. View article


DOCTOR, H. V. et al, Evidence-based Health Programme Planning in Northern Nigeria: Results from the Nahuche Health and Demographic Surveillance System Pilot Census, (PDF) Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health, Vol. 10, p. 21 ‐ 28; 2011. View article


Yusufari, Y. et al, Making Pictures Speak Louder than Voice: ‘Efforts to Improve Child Survival through ‘Majigi’ in Jigawa State, Nigeria’ (PDF)International Journal of Health Research, Vol. 4(3): p.135-14, September 2011. View article


DOCTOR, H. V. et al ‘Northern Nigeria Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme’: Selected Analyses from Population-Based Baseline Survey; (PDF) The Open Demography Journal, Vol. 4, p.11-21 2011. View article


DOCTOR,H.V and Tukur Dahiru, ‘Utilization of Non-Skilled Birth Attendants in Northern Nigeria: A Rough Terrain to the Health-Related MDGs’; (PDF) African Journal of Reproductive Health Vol. 14(2): p.36-45, June 2010. View article


BABALOLA, S. and Umar Lawan, ‘Factors predicting BCG immunization status in northern Nigeria: a behavioral-ecological Perspective’ (PDF) Journal of Child Health Care, Vol 13(1) p. 46–62, 2009. View article