The Nigerian Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
The NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, abbreviated as Nig. J. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. is a bi-annual publication of the Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria (SOGHIN) which publishes original research on the biology and diseases of the Gut, Liver, Pancreas, Peritoneum and Spleen both in humans and experimental animal models.
SOGHIN is a national association of medical professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT) and the Liver. The society was inaugurated in in September 2007 by the merger of two truly dynamic associations –the West African Society of Gastroenterology (WASOG) and the Association for the Study of the Liver in Nigeria (ASLIN).
SOGHIN members are present in all federal teaching hospital, many Federal Medical centers, State teaching and general hospitals and private hospitals from every region of Nigeria. Members in diaspora also contribute to the organization. There are over 75 Members including specialists like Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Haematologists, Parasitologists, General Surgeons, Histopathologists, Pediatricians, Pharmacists, Nurses and Medical Laboratory Scientists. Associate members include specialists-in post graduate medical training programs such as senior registrars.
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To be a foremost Journal of local and international acclaim known for excellence in scientific publications.
To promote, produce and publish high quality, scientifically sound and socially relevant research works that will contribute to advancement of knowledge in the disciplines of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pancreatology, as well as serve as a reference for research works done in Nigeria, Africa and the World in general.
Nigerian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Ituku/Ozalla, PMB 01129 Enugu, Nigeria
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The Nigerian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, is a bi-annual publication of the Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria (SOGHIN), which publishes original research on the biology and diseases of the Gut, Liver, Pancreas, Peritoneum and Spleen both in humans and experimental animal models.