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January-June 2019| Vol 21| Issue 1

Review Article

Trends and correlates of patient satisfaction with services under the National Health Insurance Scheme of Nigeria: A review

Background: In spite of over a decade of operations, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of Nigeria has continuously been criticized for its quality of services. Healthcare consumer s...

Original Article

Male involvement in family planning in Northern Nigeria: A review of literature

Background: Demand and utilization of family planning (FP) in Northern Nigeria has been consistently low. Evidence from literature has demonstrated that male involvement in FP programming can...

Original Article

Anesthesia for cesarean section in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria: A 5-year review

Background: Obstetric anesthesia service is peculiar in the practice of anesthesia because the anesthetist has to contend with the presence of two lives (the mother and the fetus) and the inf...

Original Article

Correlation between functional disability grade and radiographic severity among Nigerian patients with knee osteoarthritis

Background: Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of degenerative arthritis in human and a leading cause of functional disability in the middle aged and elderly. The diagnosis of k...

Original Article

Dyslipidemia in HIV infected and AIDS patients: Association of serum lipids with HIV status, a cross-sectional study

Context and Aim: Hematological abnormalities are among the most common complications of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There have been quite a few studies on the alteratio...

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ISSN - Print: 2276-7096,
Online: 2468-8185

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