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January-June 2020| Vol 22| Issue 1

Original Article

Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward Lassa fever prevention and control among health care providers in Sabon Gari local government area, Kaduna State, Nigeria

Background: Lassa fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease of public health concern causing recurrent outbreaks that often involve healthcare providers. Effective hospital infection contro...

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Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in HIV-infected and Non-HIV infected Nigerian children in Jos

Background: Both Human Immune-deficiency Virus (HIV) and anti-retroviral (ARV) are associated with metabolic disorder. This study compared the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among HI...

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The determinants of emergency room visits and missed school days in children with asthma in a tertiary hospital in north central Nigeria

Background: Asthma is a major cause of emergency room visits and missed school days. However, the magnitude of this problem in Nigeria is yet to be evaluated. This study assessed the number o...

Original Article

Congenital heart disease in neonates with external congenital anomalies in Jos, Nigeria

Background: Congenital heart disease (CHD) has been found to be more common in neonates with other congenital anomalies and may worsen prognosis. Early diagnosis and treatment of internal con...

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Virological and immunological profile of HIV patients on first-line antiretroviral therapy in north central Nigeria: a retrospective study

Background and Objectives: The use of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) has dramatically improved the quality of life and overall survival of HIV patients. UNAIDS has set a target ...

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

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