WEST AFRICA’S FIRST STUDENTS’ MEDICAL JOURNAL

Medical Journals Published Since 1960

DOKITA is a WHO-recognised, peer-reviewed journal of the University of Ibadan Medical Students’ Association. DOKITA is the first medical journal to be produced in independent Nigeria and the first medical students’ journal in West Africa.

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Journal of the University of Ibadan Medical Students' Association

For over 50 years we have kept up with our tradition of publishing our annual Dokita Journal, a WHO-recognized peer reviewed medical journal read widely by students and specialists alike.

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Who We Are

DOKITA Editorial Board is an organisation comprising bona fide medical students of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan.

DOKITA Editorial Board also organises annual symposia, where topical issues relating to national growth and development are discussed, the Biennial GlaxoSmithKline-Emeritus Professor O. O. Akinkugbe National Inter-medical School Quiz Competition among others.
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Our Impact

Since the over 50 years of our existence, DOKITA has reached over 100,000 doctors and medical practitioners within Nigeria and abroad through the dissemination of our annual journal.

We have also impacted over 200,000 university undergraduates and secondary school students through our annual symposia,our inter-medical school quiz, our essay-writing competitions and our numerous periodic trainings and workshops organized year round.

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INSECURITY IN NIGERIA

INSECURITY IN NIGERIA MISS MUFULIHAT IBAGBE DOKITA EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER KEYWORDS: INSECURITY NIGERIA VIOLENCE Introduction Section 14 (2)(b) of the 1999 constitution of the Federal...
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THE LINK BETWEEN GUT MICROBIOME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

THE LINK BETWEEN GUT MICROBIOME AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ALA, OLUWAPELUMI ADEBAYO DOKITA EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER KEYWORDS: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER GIT SYMPTOMS GUT MICROBIOME IntroductionAutism...
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AN OVERVIEW ON PSEUDOCYESIS

AN OVERVIEW ON PSEUDOCYESIS ADEYEYE, MARY MOFIYINFOLUWA DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: PREGNANCY LABOUR PSEUDOCYESIS IntroductionThe term "Pseudocyesis" was established from two Greek words; Pseudo...
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MAINTAINING SANITY IN MEDICAL SCHOOL

MAINTAINING SANITY IN MEDICAL SCHOOL OLADOSU, OLAJUMOKE AISHAT DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Mental health medical student non-cognitive symptoms IntroductionOver the years, the issue of...
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NOVEL TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS

NOVEL TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS

NOVEL TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS OSAKUADE, OLUWANIFEMI WILLIAMS DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: teleology fine tuning temporal order IntroductionDo you think that the course of the world...
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SELF- IMPROVEMENT

SELF-IMPROVEMENT OLOKO KOFOWOROLA DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Self-conceptualization self-control self IntroductionAlbert Einstein once said, "the real worth of a human being can be found...
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SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF SLEEPING SICKNESS: A MYTH OR A FACT?

SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF SLEEPING SICKNESS: A MYTH OR A FACT? OLADOSU, OLAJUMOKE AISHAT DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Trypanosomiasis tsetse fly transmission IntroductionHuman African trypanosomiasis...
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A BROAD OVERVIEW ON MALIGNANT OVARIAN NEOPLASMS

A BROAD OVERVIEW ON MALIGNANT OVARIAN NEOPLASMS ODEREMI, OLUWAGBEMISOLA MOTUNRAYO DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: Malignant ovarian neoplasm IntroductionMalignant Ovarian Neoplasms are a clinical spectrum...
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VIRAL VECTORS AND mRNA-BASED COVID-19 VACCINES

VIRAL VECTORS AND mRNA-BASED COVID-19 VACCINES: AN OVERVIEW OSAKUADE, OLUWANIFEMI WILLIAMS DOKITA Editorial Board Member KEYWORDS: COVID-19 pandemic Vaccine IntroductionThe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is...
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An Educational Case-Report Of A Person With Vascular Dementia And Comparison With The Characteristics Of Other Dementias

An Educational Case-Report Of A Person With Vascular Dementia And Comparison With The Characteristics Of Other Dementias

An Educational Case-Report Of A Person With Vascular Dementia And Comparison With The Characteristics Of Other Dementias Author: F Elugbadebo and A Ojagbemi Consultant, Department...
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