AFRICAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
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.
Original Articles - AJPN Vol 4 no 2 2017 click here
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 >>
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.
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 >>
Although clinical diagnosis, prognosis, appropriate treatment and monitoring of renal disease depends on percutaneous renal biopsy-enabled histologic diagnosis, By: Obiorah CC, Anochie IC ….
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
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
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
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
Instructions to Authors
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.
Naira account name: African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology
Naira account number: 2074847844. Branch: Port Harcourt, Nigeria.