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Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal, a publication of National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, is a peer-reviewed online journal with Quarterly print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at www.npmj.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository.

Current Issue

January-March 2020| Vol 27| Issue 1

Review Article

Electronic medical record systems: A pathway to sustainable public health insurance schemes in sub-Saharan Africa

Pubic health insurance schemes are usually set up by governments to provide cover for their insured populations against healthcare costs. These schemes are usually administered by a government agenc...


Review Article

Genetic diversity of human immunodeficiency virus-1 in Nigeria: 2002–2017 – systematic review and meta-analysis

Nigeria was ranked second highest country with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) burden worldwide. HIV-1 subtypes and circulating recombinant forms genetic variability affect the protease and rever...


Original Article

Comparative study of endoscopic band ligation versus injection sclerotherapy with 50% dextrose in water, in symptomatic internal haemorrhoids

Background: Haemorrhoids are common anorectal conditions seen in surgical practice, with various treatment modalities. This study compared the short-term outcome of injection sclerotherapy wi...


Original Article

Naturalistic clinical and psychosocial outcome of incident cases of schizophrenia in Enugu Federal Psychiatric Hospital: A preliminary report at 4-month follow-up

Introduction: Longitudinal outcome studies based on incident and predominantly neuroleptic-naïve cases of schizophrenia are uncommon in the modern literature. Aims: To determine t...


Original Article

Antipsychotic prescription and polypharmacy among outpatients with schizophrenia in a Nigerian hospital

Background: International guidelines recommend antipsychotic monotherapy as the ideal treatment option in pharmacotherapy for schizophrenia, though this yields modest outcomes in a third of p...


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ISSN - Print: 1117-1936,
Online: 2468-6875

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The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS