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The entire contents of the African journal of research in medical and health sciences are protected under Nigerian and international copyrights laws. The copyright of papers published is vested in the journal and the publisher. In submitting manuscripts to the AJRMHS, authors agree to transfer all rights incidental thereto exclusively to the Journal if such work is published by the Journal. In this light, authors are allowed to share their work with an acknowledgement of their authorship and initial publication in this journal. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) within the stated period, as it can lead to wider dissemination of published work.