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YENAGOA MEDICAL JOURNAL

Editorial Note

The Yenagoa Medical Journal is the official publication of the Association of Resident Doctors of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria (ARD, FMCY). The Editorial Board of the Yenagoa Medical Journal was inaugurated on the 18th of January, 2019 by the Dr. Ephraim Suobite-led administration of the ARD, FMCY. Our maiden edition was published in July, 2019, and our publications have been consistent since then. It is published four times a year in the months of January, April, July and October. Welcome to About Us | Yenagoa Medical Journal.

The aim of the Yenagoa Medical Journal is to provide a platform for publication of clinical and medical research works, and all related subjects. These published research works are disseminated freely for academic, reference and research purposes.

Our scope includes publication of open access, peer-reviewed original articles, review articles, case reports, letters to the editor, short communication, commentaries, viewpoints, book reviews, medical educational materials and articles on socioeconomic, political or legal matters related to medical practice.

All opinions, except otherwise stated, are those of the authors of the articles in this journal and do not reflect the views of the Yenagoa Medical Journal, Association of Resident Doctors or the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa.

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Makinde, Olakunle Ifeoluwa.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
+234 803 213 6315

Dr. Yeibake

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Yeibake, Weriwoyinipre Silver.

Department of Paediatrics & Child Health,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Dr. Odjugo

Assistant Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Odjugo, Eretare.

Department of Surgery,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Dr. Gregory

Associate Editor
Dr. Gregory, Frances.

Department of Paediatrics & Child Health,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Dr. Wagio

Associate Editor
Dr. Wagio, Tonebimonyo Joanna.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Dr. Allagoa

Associate Editor
Dr. Allagoa, Erefagha.

Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Associate Editor
Dr. Ekedum, Emmanuella.

Department of Internal Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Associate Editor
Dr. Benson, Fakuma Nana.

Department of Family Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Associate Editor
Dr. Abanda, Cynthia.

Department of Community Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Tonbofah Bile

Associate Editor
Dr. Tonbofah, Bile Praise.

Department of Paediatrics & Child Health,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

Editorial Office

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.

+234 803 213 6315

Email: yenagoamedicaljournal@gmail.com
Website: www.yenagoamedicaljournal.net

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Editorial Consultants

Dr. Oriji

Dr. Oriji, Peter Chibuzor.
(MB; BS, FWACS).
Immediate Past Editor-in- Chief.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
chibuzor54@gmail.com

Dr. Mariere

Dr. Mariere, Ulunma.
(MB; BS, FWACP).
Immediate Past Deputy Editor-in- Chief.

Department of Community Medicine,
Federal Medical Centre,
Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State,
Nigeria.
ulunmamariere@gmail.com

Editorial Advisors

Prof. T. C. Harry
Prof. I. Jeremiah
Prof. F. O. Akinbami
Dr. E. Chapp-Jumbo
Dr. A. S. Oyeyemi
Prof. P. J. Allagoa
Prof. E. N. Etebu
Prof. D. Ogoina
Dr. D. O. Allagoa
Dr. J. E. Omietimi

Dr. E. Young-Dede
Dr. P. Alabrah
Dr. N. Osegi
Dr. F. Meme
Dr. O. Oguche
Dr. C. Duru
Dr. P. Abonyi
Dr. D. Jesu-Orobo
Dr. V. O. Ndu
Dr. E. I. Obi

Prof. Moses Audu
Prof. Cyril Dim
Prof. B. Uzochukwu 
Dr. Pallav Sengupta
Dr. Eghe Aihie
Dr. Ibraheem Awowole
Dr. Marcus Ifeh
Dr. Patrick Igwe
Dr. Obarisiagbon A.
Dr. Ashraf Talaat Youssef

Prof. A. A. M. Hegazy
Dr. D. A. Esimai
Dr. Aaminah Najmus Sahar
Dr. Waseem Ahmed N.
Dr. Gagan Gunjan
Dr. Lomas Kumar Tomar
Dr. Chiyé épouse Kessé Nathalie Adjoa
Prof. Aliyu Umar Lawal
Dr. Ugochukwu A Eze
Dr. Adamu Abdullahi Atterwahmie

Dr. Robel Mekonnen.
Magno De Oliveira (PhD in view).
Chidi Onyenaucheya.

Executive council of the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria (2020/2021)

President – Dr. Divine Ebidimie Irole
Vice President – Dr. Tom Tomworio
General Secretary – Dr. Romeo T. Mbooh
Asst. General Secretary – Dr. Walson Daudeigha
Treasurer – Dr. Tifan Kemes
Financial Secretary – Dr. Akpobome Biakolo

Welfare Secretary – Dr. Hilda Afakwu-Adimoha
Public Relation Officer – Dr. Shadrachson Sintei
Ex-Officio 1 – Dr. Ephraim A. Suobite
Ex-Officio 2 – Dr. Michael Ebiegberi
House Officers’ Representative – Dr. Noel Iteido Orukari.

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