Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research

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Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research (SLJBR) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The Journal is conceived to allow healthcare professionals and researchers express their views and also communicate their research findings to the world for teaching and reference purposes. SLJBR is devoted to the publication of contributions in all fields of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences including Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Sciences, Dental Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biotechnology in relation to Medicine, Environment and Health, Nursing Sciences, Health Education and Primary Health Care. The Journal publishes articles in these categories: Original Articles (full-length research papers), review articles, case reports, short communications and letters to the editors. The journal now receives manuscripts only through the ScholarOne site at

Vol 9, No 2 (2017): December Edition, 2017

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Inheritance Pattern of Lip Prints among Nigerians PDF
T.C Omuruka, K.S Ordu, C.W Paul, P.C. Ibeachu, J.N. Paul
Comparative Analysis of Bottled and Sachet Water Sold in Urban and Rural Areas of Edo State, Nigeria
Teenage Pregnant Girls and the Rate of Antenatal Clinic (ANC) Attendance in Bo Town, Sierra Leone
Ahmed Vandi, Moriba Samai, Lawrence Sao Babawo

Review Articles

Sleeping Sickness in Liberia – A Historical Review PDF
Dieter Mehlitz, Lincoln Gangpala

Letters to the Editor

The Rights of Nature may improve water and sanitation in Sierra Leone PDF
Abu-Bakarr S. Mansaray, Jason Aamodt
Building One Health through School-Community-University Model in Sierra Leone PDF
Alhaji U. N’jai, Linda Y. Vakunta