RECENT RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Each year, millions of children in Africa live, because of continuous Research and Publication from Medical Practitioners from all around the world. We keep you updated on these Publications

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FMH - ACCELERATING ACTION FOR IMPACT: REDUCING MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD MORTALITY IN NIGERIA

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HEALTH
ACCELERATING ACTION FOR IMPACT:REDUCING MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD MORTALITY IN NIGERIA
Action Framework for Reduction of Maternal and Newborn Mortality – NIGER STATE

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Associations of Statewide Legislative and Administrative Interventions With Vaccination Status Among Kindergartners in California…

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Critical Errors in Inhaler Technique Common in Children With Asthma

Nearly half of children hospitalised for asthma demonstrate improper inhaler use, according to a study published in The Journal of Hospital Medicine
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Nigeria declares state of emergency on maternal and child health

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has declared a state of Emergency on Maternal and Child Mortality. This was announced by the Executive Director of the agency, Dr. Faisal Shuiab while ….

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Maternal Health

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. The major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality include haemorrhage, infection, high blood pressure, unsafe abortion, and obstructed labour. Read More

Maternal Health

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. The major causes of maternal morbidity and mortality include haemorrhage, infection, high blood pressure, unsafe abortion, and obstructed labour. Read More

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RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS TRENDING IN THE MEDICAL LITERATURE PROVIDING EVIDENCE FOR BEST PRACTICE AND CPD.

  • Podda . M et al; antibiotic treatment and Appendectomy for uncomplicated acute appendicitis in adults and children;….
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NMA worried over FG’s PHC project

The Nigeria Medical Association has expressed concern over the implementation of the Federal Government’s plan to revitalise 10,000 public health centres across Nigeria. Read More

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Evidence Alerts

We thought you might enjoy reviewing the most interesting articles for the past month, based on the frequency with which subscribers viewed these in detail…

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Research evidence practice trending in the medical literature.

Clinical practice guideline for management of infantile hemagiomas in :
Pediatrics 2019Jan;143(1).pii : peds. 2018-3475
This guide provides the clinician with required evidence to use propranolol safely.

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Candida auris, what do paediatricians need to know?

The newly recognised and emerging fungal species, Candida auris, has caused worldwide invasive infections and has been implicated in difficult to control hospital outbreaks. Challenges are encountered in the correct identification of this fungus as commonly used phenotypic Read More

Immunization Coverage Survey Data in Nigeria (2008-2015)

This is a statistics showing the Immunization uptake over the last 10 years from WHO Read More

The Value of Parental Permission in Pediatric Practice

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Committee on Bioethics recently released guidelines stating that physicians may challenge parental authority to make medical decisions for their children only when failing to do so would result in “significant risk of serious harm.” Read More

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Nigeria to vaccinate 26 million people in the 2nd phase of the yellow fever vaccination campaign

The Government of Nigeria – with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and UNICEF aims to vaccinate 26.2 million people during the second phase of its biggest-ever yellow fever campaign as it seeks to establish high population immunity nationwide. Read More

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Heart Drug Could Increase Survival Rates for Children With Ependymoma
Researchers have discovered that repurposing a heart drug could significantly increase the survival rate for children with ependymoma, according to a study…. Read More
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4.3 Million Children in Nigeria still miss out on Vaccinations Every Year

Nigeria has made great strides in reducing deaths of under 5-year-old children from 158 to 120 per 1000 births between 2011 and 2016. Yet, during the same period, the coverage of the main vaccines offered through routine immunization has declined. Read More

MAJOR CHILD HEALTH FACTSHEET IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

According to WHO Statistics, an estimated 6.3 million children under five died, 2.9 million of them in the WHO African Region. This is equivalent to five children under 5 years of age dying every minute. Two thirds of these deaths can be attributed to preventable causes.  Read More

SPECIALIST AND TEACHING HOSPITALS IN NIGERIA

Teaching and Specialist hospitals in NIgeria Read More

Primary Health Care Providers in Nigeria

This is a detailed list of active primary health care providers all over Nigeria Read More

62 % of Nigerian Children born outside Health Facilities

The United Nations Children Education Fund on Wednesday said that 62 per cent of Nigerian children were born outside health facilities by traditional birth attendants between 2008 and 2013. Read More