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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

April-June 2016| Vol 23| Issue 2

Review Article

The West African ebola virus disease epidemic 2014–2015: A commissioned review

The first epidemic of Ebola haemorrhagic disease in West Africa is the largest and longest Ebola epidemic till date, where the outbreak notably involved three countries with distant spread to other ...

Original Article

A comparative study of azithromycin and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine as prophylaxis against malaria in pregnancy

Context: The benefit of malaria prophylaxis in pregnancy is threatened by emergence of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to antimalarial agents for chemoprophylaxis and treatment. A...

Original Article

Peripartum hysterectomy in a Nigerian university hospital: An assessment of severe maternal outcomes with the maternal severity index model

Background: Peripartum hysterectomy is life-saving and a life-threatening criterion of the World Health Organization (WHO) maternal near-miss concept. The maternal severity index (MSI) model ...

Original Article

Penile dimensions of newborns at obio cottage hospital, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Background: Determination of normal reference values for penile dimension may prevent overdiagnosis of micropenis and hence reduce unnecessary investigation and parental anxiety. Only a few d...

Original Article

Body image perception and mental health of in-school adolescents in Benin City, Nigeria

Context: Perception of one's physical appearance is important in the development of the concept of body image. Desire to achieve the unrealistic image of 'physical perfection' oft...

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The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS