Vol. 56 No. 1 (2022): Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy
The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy is a publication of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria which publishes original research papers, critical reviews, systematic reviews, and short communications in all areas of Pharmacy Practice. The Nigerian Journal of Pharmacy is pivotal in strengthening the pharmaceutical sector through publishing of timely and innovative research outcomes. We welcome you all to interact with our new website psnnjp.org which is positioned to facilitate increased visibility for published research. Within the scope of the studies carried out all corresponding authors are now mandated to use ORCID information which has international validity in a bid to streamline ownership of research and amid name similarities in scientific research materials. With the declining in new cases of COVID in Nigeria, pharmaceutical care and health systems supported by strong supply chains must be able to provide frontline health workers with access to the medicines, healthcare commodities and equipment required to tackle other health emergencies prevalent in sub–Saharan African. Health care professionals can only achieve this via utilization of translatable research data obtained through strong collaborative programs within the health care space. This is evidenced by the some of the research that is being published in this current Volume 56 (1), 2022. Of note is the collaborative research spear headed by the Pharmacy department at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State in collaboration with the department Paediatrics and Anaesthesia in the same hospital, on Prescription of medicines for the management of childhood acute watery diarrhoea. This collaboration of health care professionals will ensure that guideline recommendations are followed in such centres to the benefit of the patients who of course should always at the centre of care. This current issue consists of 19 research papers authored by researchers within Nigeria and in the diaspora. These include Perceptions of the roles and impact of clinical pharmacists by students in health-related disciplines in a Nigerian university; Natural products-characterized moringa oleifera leaves methanolic extract and anti-diabetic properties mechanisms of its fractions in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats; Effect of Nevirapine-based Antiretroviral Therapy on the Treatment Outcome of Uncomplicated Malaria with Artemether-Lumefantrine among HIV-infected children to mention a few.
Many thanks from us, goes to the authors and reviewers who have contributed and supported the journal up to date. Please enjoy Volume 56 (1), March/April issue 2022 of PSNNJP and follow website of the journal for upcoming news.
Dr. Margaret ILOMUANYA (B.Pharm., MSc., PhD)
Editor in Chief