About the Journal

The Nigerian Health Journal (TNHJ) is an open access, internationally peer-reviewed, English language, medical and health science journal that was established in 2000, as a publication of the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State Branch. The journal publishes quarterly scientific manuscripts that advance medical science or practice covering all aspects of medicine including socio-economic, political and legal perspectives related to medical practice. The journal’s scope covers medical and health science disciplines including clinical research, public health, nursing, pharmacology, laboratory practice, anatomy, physiology, physiotherapy etc. Click here for more information.


Current Issue

Vol. 24 No. 1 (2024): The Nigerian Health Journal (Jan-Mar 2024)

Information and archive of the journal is also accessible at AJOL through the links below: http://www.ajol.info/index.php/nhj/issue/archive

Published: 2024-03-29

Review Articles

  • Can Nigeria’s fragile Health System tackle the recent Anthrax emergence? A narrative review

    Daniel FM, Emeruwa VE, Essien EA, Ukoaka BM , Gbuchie MA, Essiet RN, Josiah-Orisa PT, Nwilegbara S
    1001 - 1009
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-777

Original Articles

  • Leprosarium: learning ground to save future generation

    Amole IO, Adesina SA, Adegoke AO, Durodola AO, Idowu EA, Akinwumi AI, Adeleke OT
    1086 - 1090
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-773
  • ABO Phenotypes, Rhesus and Kell2 antigens of Blood donors attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital

    Etura JE, Effiong UI, Asemota EA, Okoroiwu HU
    1010 - 1016
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-658
  • Relationship between Metabolic Syndrome and Uterine Leiomyoma: A Case Control Study

    Olusi AM, Rabiu KA, Oduola-Owoo BB, Rasheed MW, Oduola-Owoo LT, Windapo OB
    1058 - 1069
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-765
  • Satisfaction with Orthopaedic Services at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital

    Diamond TE, Ogaji DS
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-786
  • Prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) among Long Distance Drivers in Port Harcourt Metropolis

    John AC, Douglas K, Hart D
    1041 - 1046
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-762
  • Assessing the Link between Placental Morphology and Morphometry and Neonatal Features at Term: Insights from a Hospital-Based Study

    Emeka-Ogbugo A, Gbobie DJ, Owhorji BI, Kua PL
    1091 - 1098
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-775
  • HIV Testing Uptake, Risk Perception and HIV Stigmatization among Youths in a Rural Community in Rivers State, Nigeria

    Adeniji FO, Ogbonna VI
    1118 - 1126
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-782
  • Provision and Utilization of COVID-19-related Services in Rivers State during the Pandemic

    Soroye MO, Imarhiagbe C, Nnokam B, Owhonda G, Ameh S, Ordinioha B
    1017 - 1029
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-747
  • Prevalence, Patterns and Correlates of Suicidal Behaviours among Adolescents in Secondary Schools in Bayelsa State

    Oguche OI, Davids KI, Ekeria OF, Mariere UI
    1070 - 1085
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-772
  • Heavy Metal concentrations in Drinking water sources of oil and non-oil producing communities in Rivers State: a cross-sectional study

    Iwunze EC, Tobin-West CI
    1109 - 1120
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-778
  • Pattern Of Mortality Among Orthopaedic Patients Of A University Teaching Hospital: A Ten Year Review

    Diamond TE, Ibeanusi S
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-788
  • Urban-Rural differences of Maternal Healthcare Service Utilization in Abia South Senatorial District, Abia State, Nigeria

    Omokwe MM, Mba O, Maiyallaba LA, Ifere JE
    1047 – 1057
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-763
  • Measure of Association Dependent on Sensitivity and Specificity of Diagnostic Screening Tests in a Study Population

    Okey UM, Okoro CN
    1099 - 1108
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-776
  • Risk and Protective Factors influencing Condom use among Adolescents in Rivers State, Nigeria: A cross-sectional study

    Ogbonna VI, Adeniji FO, Iliyasu Z
    1127 - 1140
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-783
  • Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine and Associated Knowledge, Attitude, Practice (KAP) and Socio-demographic Factors among Resident Doctors

    Aria ON, Nnama AI, Iroegbu-Emeruem LU
    1030 - 1040
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-754

Case Report and Series

  • A Case of Quinine-Induced High Degree Complete Heart Block in a Young Teenage Nigerian Female

    Ajala AO, Oyan B, Dodiyi-Manuel S, Ejituwu J
    1159 - 1165
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.60787/tnhj-24-1-781
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