Welcome to African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology! AJPN Vol 4 no 2 2017 is now available!!!

About the Journal

African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology is the official Journal of the African Paediatric Nephrology Association (AFPNA). It is a biannual, peer-reviewed closed assess journal. The Journal publishes original clinical, laboratory and population- based research articles on renal diseases in children as well as fluid and electrolyte metabolism. Special features include a clinical quiz on paediatric nephrology, letters to the editor highlighting important issues in paediatric nephrology and book reviews. Read More....|

Original Articles - AJPN Vol 4 no 2 2017 click here

Prevalence of Abnormal Aminoglycoside trough levels in Children

  • Aminoglycosides are used to treat severe gram-negative infections. The associated risk of nephrotoxicity necessitates therapeutic drug level monitoring. .. - By: Kihurani NI, Admani B, Macharia WM < font color="red">Abstract >>
  • pRIFLE and Prevalence of Acute Kindney Injury in Under-Five Children with Severe Malaria

  • Malaria is an endemic disease in sub-Sahara Africa caused by parasites of genus Plasmodium. Plasmodium falciparum is responsible for most of its severe anaemia and acute kidney injury (AKI) formerly known as acute renal failure. Abstract >>
  • Accuracy of Dipstick Urinalysis as a screening method in detecting Hematuria in Asymptomatic Primary School Children

  • Urine analysis, a simple and inexpensive test, is a valuable in evaluating kidney function. ..- BY: Jiya FB, Audu LI, Ibitoye PK, Liman HM, Kiya NM, Isezue KO, Adamu A, Ugege MO Abstract >>
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Renal Biopsy among Consultant Nephrologists and Senior Nephrology Residents

  • Although clinical diagnosis, prognosis, appropriate treatment and monitoring of renal disease depends on percutaneous renal biopsy-enabled histologic diagnosis, By: Obiorah CC, Anochie IC …. Abstract >>
  • Vitamin D Status in Children with Chronic Kindney Disease in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  • Vitamin D has numerous important functions in the human body. There is limited data available regarding vitamin D status in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). BY:Raga S, Mudi A, Khumalo T, Moonsamy G, Levy C Abstract >>
  • Statin Therapy in Childhood and Adult Chronic Kidney Disease: From Controversies to Consensus,

  • Pediatric and adult chronic kidney disease (CKD) constitute a global health burden. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of mortality in CKD. BY:Uwaezuoke SN Abstract >>

  • Childhood Acute Glomerulonephritis in Umuahia, South Eastern Nigeria

  • Despitethe declining incidence of Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) in the developed part of the world, the disease remains fairly common in low income countries with varied presentations leading to childhood mortality. By: Ibeneme CA; Onuh EF; Ezuruike EO Abstract >>
  • Acute Haemodialysis Prescription for Children

  • Dialysis is the use of a permeable membrane to affect the transfer of solutes and solvents betewwen the patient and the dialysate. It may be haemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD). By: Sinha R; Saha R; Singh P Abstract >>
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  • Instructions to Authors

    Manuscript Types:
    The types of manuscript accepted by the journal are Original Scientific Communications, Review articles, Case reports, Letters to the editor, Clinical quiz and Book reviews. The journal also publishes abstracts of papers presented at AFPNA congresses.
    Publication Fees:The Journal charges ten thousand naira (NGN10,000) or USD 65 as processing fees and thirty thousand naira (NGN30,000) or USD 190 for publication once the manuscript is accepted. All fees should be paid into United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc.
    Account Details
    Naira account name: African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology
    Naira account number: 2074847844. Branch: Port Harcourt, Nigeria.