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The impact of an intervention to change health workers' HIV/AIDS attitudes and knowledge in Nigeria: a controlled trial.
The aim of the study was to improve health workers' skills and confidence in dealing with patients with HIV disease and increase attention to patients' human rights. A longitudinal controlled trial… Expand
Structural heart disease in children in Lagos: profile, problems and prospects.
- C. Okoromah, E. Ekure, O. Ojo, B. Animasahun, M. Bastos
- The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal
- 1 June 2008
OBJECTIVES Structural heart disease (SHD) contributes significantly to the health burden of children in Nigeria, unfortunately comprehensive cardiovascular programme including definitive surgery is… Expand
Maternal Exclusive Breast- Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics
Objective: To determine the social characteristic of mother who practice exclusive breast –feeding in Calabar Subject and Methods: A prospective questionnaire based cross sectional survey of breast… Expand
Community knowledge, attitude and practice of childhood immunization in Southwest Nigeria: Data from a Paediatric Association of Nigeria town hall meeting
Background : Vaccine preventable diseases account for 22% of under-five deaths in Nigeria and poor knowledge and attitude have been responsible for non-vaccination of children. This study aimed to… Expand
Double-chambered right ventricle: an uncommon congenital heart disease. Case report and literature review.
A double-chambered right ventricle (DCRV) is a rare congenital heart disease and an uncommon cause of congestive cardiac failure. An anomalous muscle band divides the right ventricle into two… Expand
Paediatrician workforce in Nigeria and impact on child health
Objective : To determine the number and distribution of paediatricians in Nigeria. It also aims to determine the association between paediatrician workforce and under five mortality (U5MR) and… Expand
Perinatal Mortality at the Close of the 20th Century in Lagos University Teaching Hospital
Objective: To determine the perinatal mortality rate in Lagos University Teaching Hospital at the close of the 20th century. Materials and Methods: Routinely collected data from the Departments of… Expand
Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Children: Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Paediatrics Association of Nigeria (PAN)
sub-Saharan Africa, pneumonia remains a common cause of under -five mortality, accounting for 17% of deaths in this age-group. Indeed, it has been estimated that globally, a child dies from pneumonia… Expand
Clinical epidemiology of congenital heart disease in Nigerian children, 2012-2017.
BACKGROUND Congenital heart diseases (CHDs) affect ~1% of newborns and are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in children. We present the clinical epidemiology of CHD as seen in a large… Expand
Factors influencing HIV seroprevalence rate among pregnant women in Calabar, Nigeria
Human immune deficiency virus (HIV) seroprevalence among pregnant women in Calabar was studied. The aims were to establish HIV seroprevalence rate and to identify factors which influence this rate in… Expand