Jaja Tamunopriye
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
  • Review Article   
    Paediatric endocrinology and diabetes mapping and services in Nigeria: A decade after
    Author(s): Yarhere Iroro E* and Jaja Tamunopriye Purpose: Paediatric endocrinology services are relatively new in Africa and Nigeria and the services and resources for the children with diabetes and other endocrine disorders are poorly developed. We aimed to survey pediatric endocrinology services in Nigeria using an online survey tool. Methods: We surveyed the paediatric endocrinologists practicing in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria using an instrument designed to evaluate the availability of manpower, infrastructures, specific medications, and collaborations with other endocrinologists. Results: Fifteen of the 37 practicing paediatric endocrinologists responded, giving a response rate of h a response rate of 40.5%. The mean practice years was 9.3 (range 7-12), and many had skills in managing children with diabetes, thyroid and .. Read More» DOI: 10.54931/2053-4787.30-2-1

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