https://journalijrrgy.com/index.php/IJRRGY/issue/feed International Journal of Research and Reports in Gynaecology 2020-11-11T12:17:35+00:00 International Journal of Research and Reports in Gynaecology contact@journalijrrgy.com Open Journal Systems <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>International&nbsp;Journal of Research and Reports in Gynaecology</strong>&nbsp;aims to publish&nbsp;high-quality&nbsp;papers (<a href="/index.php/IJRRGY/general-guideline-for-authors">Click here for Types of paper</a>) in all aspects of&nbsp;‘Gynaecology’. This journal facilitates the research and wishes to publish papers as long as they are technically correct, scientifically motivated. The journal also encourages the submission of useful reports of negative results. This is a quality controlled,&nbsp;OPEN&nbsp;peer-reviewed, open access INTERNATIONAL journal.</p> https://journalijrrgy.com/index.php/IJRRGY/article/view/30111 Determinants of Awareness and Knowledge on Cervical Cancer among Women in Buea- Cameroon 2020-10-26T04:31:57+00:00 C. Neh Fru celestinanehfru@yahoo.com Tassang Andrew Frederick Nchang Cho Tassang Thierry P. Ngum Fru <p><strong>Introduction:&nbsp;</strong>The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer among women who came for screening at the regional hospital Buea- South West Region of Cameroon.</p> <p><strong>Materials and Methods:&nbsp;</strong>A descriptive cross-sectional study involving women aged from 16 to 65 years was carried out. A one-day free screening campaign was done at the Buea regional hospital on the 2<sup>nd</sup>&nbsp;of November, 2019.</p> <p><strong>Results:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The age, educational status, marital status, age at first sex, and a number of sexual partners for the last past years were associated with knowledge and awareness of cervical cancer screening.</p> <p><strong>Conclusion:</strong> The number of sex partners for the last five years, age, educational level, and marital status were determinants affecting awareness and knowledge in this study. Further studies are needed with larger sample sizes to corroborate or not our findings.</p> 2020-10-26T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## https://journalijrrgy.com/index.php/IJRRGY/article/view/30112 Economic Implication of Covid-19 on Antenatal Care in Niger State: A Regression Approach 2020-11-11T12:17:35+00:00 Charity Ifeyinwa Anoke charity2ifeyinwa@gmail.com Bright C. Orji Stephen I. Odo Bartholomew Odio <p>Antenatal care (ANC) service has been one of the major mechanisms to curbing maternal mortality in the world. This study analyzed the economic impact of COVID-19 on ANC in Niger State, Nigeria from March – July 2020. The study objective was to evaluate the economic impact of COVID-19 on ANC. The study used secondary data from National District Health Information System (DHIS); and adopted the values from ANOVA and regression statistical estimations statistical Excel packages for analysis. The data was randomly selected from 10 local government areas (LGAs) out of 25 LGAs of the State. These LGAs recorded confirmed cases of COVID 19. The data elements (variables) were total ANC attendance and number of Sulfadoxine Pyrimethamine (SP or IPTp) taken by pregnant women in the health facility and confirmed malaria cases for pregnant women from March to July 2020. Study result indicated significant impact of COVID-19 on ANC with Pval of 0.00025. Positive and significant effect of ANC on IPTp uptake with the coefficient of 0.565912 and Pval of 0.008793, meaning that 1% increase in ANC could ead to 56.5% increase in IPTp uptake. There was no significant increase in confirmed malaria in Niger State within the period of study with Pvalue of 0.418786. The implications of the results were, it reduced the revenue being generated for the services of the health facility, exposing pregnant women and her fetus to dangers of malaria during pregnancy while stretching the fragile primary health care system; and give chance to unhealthy pregnant women and child. It could increase malaria in pregnancy which in turn reduce the efficiency of those women in economic activities, mostly, farming, buying &amp; selling, predominant in the region. Thereby, reduced productivity and increasing poverty in that region. More so, it can lead to increase in maternal – child mortality in the State which has been a burden to the country, hence, reduction in working population that could have stimulated productivity and increase standard of living. In conclusion, the study highlights the impact of COVID-19 and potential factors for closer investigation to reduce its effects.</p> 2020-11-11T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##