WORLD PNEUMONIA DAY 2016

The Institute of Child Health (ICH), College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin celebrates the World Pneumonia Day 2016. The ICH University of Benin celebrated the event with a rally which started at the Administration block of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) Benin City. The Director ICH University of Benin; Prof Mrs. A.…

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SQUINT IN CHILDREN

In October 2014 edition of the Institute of Child Health Monthly Seminar, Dr. O.M Uhumwangho (Senior Lecturer/ Consultant Ophthalmologist, University of Benin/ University of Benin Teaching hospital, Benin City) discussed about squint in children. Squint is a condition where the eyes do not look together in the same direction. While one eye looks forwards to…

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WORLD MALARIA DAY LECTURE

Malaria is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide with the majority of cases and deaths occurring in sub-Saharan Africa and south East Asia. Global efforts have been directed at the fight against malaria. World Malaria day was instituted by the World Health Organization member states in 2007 as an occasion to…

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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 pediatric 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.…

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