Category: Publications

COLD AND FLU SEASON IS HERE AGAIN: WHAT CAREGIVERS NEED TO KNOW

The September Edition of the Institute of Child Health Monthly Seminar was delivered by Prof Osawaru Oviawe; a Professor of Child Health & Consultant Paediatrician (Pulmonologist),Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital on Thursday 8th October 2015. The lecturer of the day started the seminar by describing the different types of weather in Nigeria. […]

OBESITY: A GROWING PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

The August Edition of the Institute of Child Health, University of Benin Monthly Seminar was delivered by Dr Andrew Ifeanyichukwu OBI; a Lecturer and Epidemiologist/ Public Health Consultant, Department of Community Health, University of Benin and University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria. On Thursday the 27th August, 2015. The synopsis of the lecture […]

EREGIE PERFORMANCE GAP INDEX (e-PGI): AN INNOVATIVE COMPUTED MULTI-DOMAIN TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT RANKING OF NATIONS BASED ON RESOURCE UTILIZATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

  PROFESSOR CHARLES OSAYANDE EREGIE, Professor of Child Health and Neonatology, Institute of Child Health, University of Benin, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria. ABSTRACT Most Development Ranking Tools (DRTs) do not reflect comprehensively Governance Variables for Sustainable Development and do not influence Development Improvement Process (DIP). The extant […]

GIFTED CHILDREN IN TODAY’S NIGERIAN EDUCATION

In the first edition of the 2014 Institute of Child Health monthly seminar (6th march, 2014), Dr D.U Nwaneri, Research Fellow 1 with the Institute of Child Health, University of Benin discussed giftedness in the Nigerian educational system. He addressed an audience of health care workers, secondary school students and their teachers. He said the […]

ROLE OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PARAPNUEMONIC EMPYEMA THORACSIS

Empyema thoracis has been recognized since ancient times and generally regarded as an abscess within the pleural cavity. This was stated by Professor Osawaru Oviawe, a Paediatric Consultant Pulmonologist and Director Institute of Child Health, University of Benin at the January 2013 edition of the Institute of Child Health monthly seminar which held on the […]

SEMINAR ON CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY

Childhood epilepsy is a leading neurologic problem with a prevalence of 5.3-6.2/1000 worldwide. This was asserted by Dr Peter Okunola, consultant paediatric neurologist at the February edition of the Institute of Child Health monthly seminar which held on the 7th of March 2013. He noted that it was the commonest neurologic problem in Nigerian children. […]

STOP TUBERCULOSIS IN MY LIFE TIME

STOP TUBERCULOSIS IN MY LIFE TIME Tuberculosis (TB) remains one of the world’s most major causes of death worldwide says Dr Wilson Osarogiagbon, a Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist in a lecture delivered at the Institute of Child Health, University of Benin to celebrate the World Tuberculosis Day on Monday, 25th March, 2013. He said that TB […]

UNDESCENDED TESTIS IN AWARENESS-POOR SUB-REGION

Surgery Unit, UBTH, Benin City. Seminar presented on 4th October, 2012 in Institute of Child Health, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria. INTRODUCTION During the Institute of Child Health monthly seminar for the month of September 2012 Dr David Osifo a consultant paediatric surgeon of the department of Paediatric surgery, University of Benin […]

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