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September-December 2020| Vol 14| Issue 3


Use of face shields during Covid-19 pandemic

The 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as labelled by the World Health Organization has had a global impact, affecting every aspect of daily life of people, businesses, manufacturers...

Review Article

Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer

Background: According to the World Health Organization, human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, which is the fourth most common cancer in women, with an estimated 266,000 deaths an...

Review Article

Chronicles of challenges confronting HIV prevention and treatment in Nigeria

Background: Antiretroviral therapy reduces mortality and morbidity amongst people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS, improves their quality of life and reduces the potential...

Original Article

A single-centre audit of request forms and the 2011 appropriate use criteria for transthoracic echocardiography

Background: Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is a useful diagnostic tool in cardiology practice. The information provided by the requesting physician is a helpful guide in the interpretat...

Original Article

Prevalence of tuberculosis-HIV co-infection and factors associated with treatment outcome among the tuberculosis patients in HIV treatment facility in a teaching hospital in Jos, North Central Nigeria

Background: Globally, tuberculosis (TB) remains a disease of grave public health concern. It ranks above HIV/AIDS as the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, and as one of t...

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