Category: seminar

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]