About the Authors

Benjamin S. C. Uzochukwu

bscuzochukwu@yahoo.com

Affiliations Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria

Emmanuel Onwujekwe

Affiliations Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria

Nkoli N. Ezuma

Affiliations Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Department of Sociology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka-Campus, Nsukka, Nigeria

Ogochukwu P. Ezeoke

Affiliations Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Department of Health Administration and Management, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria

Miriam O. Ajuba

Affiliations Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu-Campus, Enugu, Nigeria, Department of Community Medicine, Enugu State University of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria

Florence T. Sibeudu

Affiliation Department of Nursing Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BCU. Performed the experiments: BCU NNE OPE MOA FTS. Analyzed the data: BCU EOO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BCU. Wrote the paper: BCU EOO NNE OPE MOA FTS.