Martin M Meremikwu

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Open-label trial of three dosage regimens of fixed-dose combination of artemisinin and naphthoquine for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Calabar, Nigeria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital UCTH, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
    Malar J 11:413. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Antipyretic measures for treating fever in malaria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD002151. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in children living in areas with seasonal transmission
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD003756. 2012
  4. pmc Efficacy, safety and tolerability of artesunate-mefloquine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in four geographic zones of Nigeria
    Philip U Agomo
    Malaria Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, PMB 2013, Yaba Lagos, Nigeria
    Malar J 7:172. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic constraints to effective management of Burkitt's lymphoma in south-eastern Nigeria
    M M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 10:92-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Priority setting for systematic review of health care interventions in Nigeria
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Health Policy 99:244-9. 2011
  7. pmc Antimalarial drug prescribing practice in private and public health facilities in South-east Nigeria: a descriptive study
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 6:55. 2007
  8. pmc Artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated childhood malaria in Nigeria: randomized controlled trial
    Martin Meremikwu
    Calabar Institute of Tropical Disease Research and Prevention, GPO Box 1211, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 5:43. 2006
  9. pmc Bacterial isolates from blood cultures of children with suspected septicaemia in Calabar, Nigeria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    BMC Infect Dis 5:110. 2005
  10. pmc Determinants of insecticide-treated net ownership and utilization among pregnant women in Nigeria
    Augustine Ankomah
    College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:105. 2012

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Open-label trial of three dosage regimens of fixed-dose combination of artemisinin and naphthoquine for treating uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Calabar, Nigeria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital UCTH, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
    Malar J 11:413. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Antipyretic measures for treating fever in malaria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD002151. 2012
    ..Fever is common in malaria, and drugs and sponging are widely used for symptomatic relief. Some researchers have suggested that fever reduction may prolong malaria illness...
  3. doi request reprint Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in children living in areas with seasonal transmission
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD003756. 2012
    ..One possible public health strategy, known as Intermittent Preventive Treatment in children (IPTc), is to treat all children for malaria at regular intervals during the transmission season, regardless of whether they are infected or not...
  4. pmc Efficacy, safety and tolerability of artesunate-mefloquine in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in four geographic zones of Nigeria
    Philip U Agomo
    Malaria Unit, Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, PMB 2013, Yaba Lagos, Nigeria
    Malar J 7:172. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic constraints to effective management of Burkitt's lymphoma in south-eastern Nigeria
    M M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 10:92-8. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Priority setting for systematic review of health care interventions in Nigeria
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Health Policy 99:244-9. 2011
    ..In an era of evidence based medicine and systematic review, this study seeks to identify priority systematic review topics that address common health problems in Nigeria...
  7. pmc Antimalarial drug prescribing practice in private and public health facilities in South-east Nigeria: a descriptive study
    Martin Meremikwu
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 6:55. 2007
    ..As clinicians in the private sector are responsible for attending a large proportion of the population ill with malaria, this study compared prescribing in the private and public sector in one State in Nigeria prior to promoting ACTs...
  8. pmc Artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated childhood malaria in Nigeria: randomized controlled trial
    Martin Meremikwu
    Calabar Institute of Tropical Disease Research and Prevention, GPO Box 1211, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 5:43. 2006
    ..The therapeutic efficacy of artesunate plus amodiaquine and artemether/lumefantrine were assessed in an area of Nigeria with high levels of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to chloroquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine...
  9. pmc Bacterial isolates from blood cultures of children with suspected septicaemia in Calabar, Nigeria
    Martin M Meremikwu
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    BMC Infect Dis 5:110. 2005
    ..This report highlights the pattern of bacterial isolates in our environment from a retrospective study of our patients' records...
  10. pmc Determinants of insecticide-treated net ownership and utilization among pregnant women in Nigeria
    Augustine Ankomah
    College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    BMC Public Health 12:105. 2012
    ..This paper is aimed at highlighting key predictors of the ownership of insecticide treated nets (ITNs) and its use among pregnant women in Nigeria...
  11. pmc Malariometric Indices among Nigerian Children in a Rural Setting
    Ekong E Udoh
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, PMB 1278, Calabar, Nigeria Calabar Institute of Tropical Disease Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, P O Box 1211, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar Res Treat 2013:716805. 2013
    ..95 [1.19-3.18]). Malaria is highly endemic in this farming community and calls for intensification of control interventions in the area with special attention to school-age children...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interventions for improving coverage of child immunization in low- and middle-income countries
    Angela Oyo-Ita
    Department of Community Health, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, PMB 1278, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD008145. 2011
    ..A Cochrane review has shown that patient reminder recall is effective in improving coverage of immunization but technologies to support this strategy are lacking in LMIC...
  13. doi request reprint Honey for acute cough in children
    Olabisi Oduwole
    Institute of Tropical Diseases Research and Prevention, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital ITDR P, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD007094. 2012
    ..It can impact on quality of life, cause anxiety and affect sleep in parents and children. Several remedies, including honey, have been used to alleviate cough symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children
    Segun Bello
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD007719. 2011
    ..Promoting vitamin A supplementation in children with measles contributes to the control of blindness in children, which is a high priority within the World Health Organization (WHO) VISION 2020 The Right to Sight Program...
  15. pmc Relationship between care-givers' misconceptions and non-use of ITNs by under-five Nigerian children
    Ekundayo D Arogundade
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
    Malar J 10:170. 2011
    ..Insecticide-treated nets have shown to be cost-effective in the prevention of malaria, but the number of people that actually use these nets has remained generally low. Studies that explore the determinants of use of ITN are desirable...