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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

July-September 2018| Vol 25| Issue 3

Original Article

Serum zinc levels amongst under-five children with acute diarrhoea and bacterial pathogens

Background and Aim: Acute diarrhoea contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality in under-five children globally with conflicting reports regarding the therapeutic benefit of zinc acros...


Original Article

Comparative tetanus antibody response of Nigerian children to diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus and pentavalent vaccines

Background: In Nigeria and many parts of the world, the pentavalent vaccine is replacing the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT) vaccine in tetanus prevention. Aims and Objectives: The ai...


Original Article

Barriers to acceptance of post-partum family planning among women in Montserrado County, Liberia

Background: Maternal mortality in Liberia is one of the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa. Post-partum family planning (PPFP) can reduce the risk of maternal mortality by preventing unwanted and cl...


Original Article

Lung function abnormalities among garri processing workers in Ogbomoso, Nigeria

Background: Local production of garri (cassava crisps) is associated with air pollution and consequently lung function abnormalities among garri processing workers. This study was aimed at desc...


Original Article

Nutritional status in cerebral palsy: A Cross-sectional comparative survey of children in Kano, Nigeria

Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a common neurodevelopmental motor disorder resulting from early childhood brain insult. Nutrition in children is very important for growth and development. Th...


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