Dr. Isaac Elon Warnow HOD

About the department

The department of Paediatrics was established in 2016. The training of students involves participation in a series of encounters with patients who have essential paediatric diseases, conditions or processes. Evaluation of students include observation of their clinical performance, multiple choice and long answer questions.


A Paediatrics department where a formidable unit is built through capacity building, research and collaboration for a holistic childcare.


  •  To introduce the student to the global principles and practice of Paediatrics with particular emphasis on practice in the TROPICS, especially Nigeria.
  •  To equip the student with cognitive knowledge, technical skills and judgment to enable them achieve some measure of competence in the practice of paediatrics.
  •  To enable the student have a good working relationship with all those involved in the health care delivery especially in preventive paediatrics, maternal and child health and to inculcate in them the spirit of team work.
  •  To offer Strategies of Action for Children towards achieving an optimum Child Care Package in Africa.