Welcome to African Journal of Paediatric Nephrology! The AJPN Vol 4 no 1 is out!!!

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....|

New Original Articles - AJPN Vol 4 no 1 ...OCTOBER 2017

Acute Kidney Injury in Children with Severe Malari BY Okpere AN ..

  • Renal involvement in severe malaria has been reported as an important contributor to morbidity and mortality. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a frequent and lifethreatening Abstract >>
  • Assessment of Renal Function in Children with Sickle Cell Anaemia BY Farouk AG...

  • Sickle cell anaemia (SCA) is a multisystemic disorder affecting almost all organs of the body including the kidneys. Abstract >>
  • Diagnosis of Childhood Hypertension: Is Blood Pressure Height Ratio Useful? BY: Adekanmbi A.F,*

  • Renography in Children seen at National Hospital Abuja Abstract >>
  • Imaging in Urinary Tract InfectioinJawa

  • The imaging of a child with a proven urinary tract infection (UTI) remains a significant dilemma especially in Africa where some imaging modalities are either unavailable or unaffordable. Abstract >>
  • Improvised Peritoneal Dialysis on a 5 year old girl: BY: Okor onkwo NC

  • The incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) in children worldwide has remained unacceptably high. Abstract >>
  • Prevalence and Clinical Factors Associated with Microalbuminuria in Children

  • Sub-Saharan Africa has a high burden of sickle cell disease. Morbidity caused by this disease includes damage to the kidneys Abstract >>
  • 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.