Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Media saturation, communication exposure and HIV stigma in NigeriaStella Babalola
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Soc Sci Med 68:1513-20. 2009..The findings strongly suggest that media-based HIV programs constitute an effective strategy to combat HIV/AIDS-related stigma and should therefore be intensified in Nigeria...
- Maternal reasons for non-immunisation and partial immunisation in northern NigeriaStella Babalola
Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, United States
J Paediatr Child Health 47:276-81. 2011..To compare maternal reasons for non-immunisation and for partial immunisation in northern Nigeria, and determine the link between specific reasons and future intentions to immunise...
- Determinants of use of maternal health services in Nigeria--looking beyond individual and household factorsStella Babalola
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:43. 2009..This study examined the determinants of maternal services utilization in Nigeria, with a focus on individual, household, community and state-level factors...
- Determinants of the uptake of the full dose of diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus vaccines (DPT3) in Northern Nigeria: a multilevel analysisStella Babalola
Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Plzace, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Matern Child Health J 13:550-8. 2009....
- Factors predicting BCG immunization status in northern Nigeria: a behavioral-ecological perspectiveStella Babalola
Center for Communications Program Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
J Child Health Care 13:46-62. 2009..These findings stress the need for interventions at multiple levels in order to increase BCG immunization status...
- Predictors of parent-child communication among a nationally representative sample in NigeriaKatrina Berg
Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
SAHARA J 9:95-103. 2012..Further research is needed to understand the context, content, and timing of parent-adolescent conversations about AIDS/STIs and sexual relationships and how these factors affect the sexual behaviors of adolescents...
- Descriptive and injunctive norms related to concurrent sexual partnerships in Malawi: implications for HIV prevention research and programmingRupali J Limaye
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Center for Communication Programs, 111 Market Place, Suite 310 Baltimore, MD, USA 21202, USA
Health Educ Res 28:563-73. 2013..Further research is needed to obtain a thorough understanding of the way in which the perceived actions and beliefs of peers influence the beliefs, feelings and actions of individuals to strengthen HIV programming efforts in the region. ..
- Readiness for HIV testing among young people in northern Nigeria: the roles of social norm and perceived stigmaStella Babalola
Center for Communication Programs, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Place Ste 310, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
AIDS Behav 11:759-69. 2007..The results strongly suggest that to eliminate HIV-related stigma, it is not enough to target individual cognitive processes; strategic efforts should target social structures in order to change negative social norms...
- Impact of a communication programme on female genital cutting in eastern NigeriaStella Babalola
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Trop Med Int Health 11:1594-603. 2006..This study describes a female genital cutting (FGC) elimination communication programme in Enugu State and assesses its impact in changing relevant knowledge, attitudes and behavioural intentions...
- Gender differences in the factors influencing consistent condom use among young people in TanzaniaStella Babalola
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, 21202, USA
Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:287-98. 2006..For women, interventions should focus on sexual empowerment...
- The effects of a communication program on contraceptive ideation and use among young women in northern NigeriaStella Babalola
Center for Communication Programs, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
Stud Fam Plann 39:211-20. 2008..The findings demonstrate not only the success of the program but also the relevance of incorporating ideation into analytic models assessing the effects of communication campaigns...
- Parental factors and sexual risk-taking among young people in Côte d'IvoireStella Babalola
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Communication Programs, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Afr J Reprod Health 9:49-65. 2005..It is important to promote parent-child communication about sexual issues and empower parents and guardians to communicate effectively with their children and wards about sexual issues...