41. KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF MOTHERS TOWARDS TETANUS VACCINE IN PRIMARY HEALTH CENTER UYO, LGA AKWA IBOM STATE
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Background Of The Study
In 2013, roughly 6.3 million children worldwide did not reach the age of five, and 51.8% of child mortality was attributable to infectious illnesses (Kyu, Mumford, Stanaway, Barber, Hancock, Vos, et al. 2017). It is estimated that Clostridium tetani causes around 49,000 newborn fatalities yearly, with the great majority occurring in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. In the literature, infant mortality attributable...