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.
Crescentic glomerulonephritis (CGN) is characterised by a rapid deterioration in renal function and is due to post-infectous aetiologies in many low resource countries. . Abstract...
Alport’s disease is an inherited disorder which may lead to End Stage Renal Disease, hearing loss and ocular abnormalities. It is as a result of mutations in COL4A3, COL4A4 and
COL4A5 genes leading Abstract ...
Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is the commonest mode of presentation of glomerular disease in Africa. There is no single histological entity that underlies
NS in Africa Abstract ...
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is common in children with a great burden of morbidities. Many factors such as age, gender,
race, chronic constipation and circumcision’s status are believed to increase the risk of recurrent UTI in children
Paediatric dialysis for acute kidney injury (AKI) in developing countries may be a challenge because of limited access to standard gadgets
Nitrituria and leucocyturia are indicative of urinary tract infection and a commonly missed condition in asymptomatic children
Original Articles - AJPN Vol 6 no 1 2019 click here
Acute Kidney injury is a very rare complication of bee sting envenomation. It is associated with high morbidity and mortality and early identification of acute kidney injury and management can
be lifesaving in Children. Abstract ...
Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is the best indicator of renal function in Children and adolescents. It is usually estimated in patients with renal disease especially end stage renal disease without consideration of the
possibility of it derangement in the general population. Abstract ...
Afjp_vol 6 no 1 etiology and outcome of chronic kidney disease in sudanese children by n. Allam et al
Establishment of tertiary pediatric nephrology facilities has increased the referrals of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Afjp_vol 6 no 1 paediatric peritoneal dialysis in a developing country by a.o. Asinobi et al
The practice and challenges of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in a developing country may be uniquely different from what obtains in developed countries.
Afjp_vol 6 no 1 urinary tract infection among children aged 1 to 59 months by o.a. Aliyu et al
The Choice of empiric antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI) must be guided by knowledge of the locally prevalent uropathogens, and their antibiogram
Afjp_vol 6 no 1 urine neutrophil gelatinase associated lipocalin by k.m kan et al
The diagnostic gold standard of urine culture in urinary tract infection often requires a long duration of 48-72 hours to obtain results, hence a setback for early intervention
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.