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 12, No 1 (2020): January 2020 Edition

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Rashid Ansumana, Haja Wurie, Bailah Leigh, Moses John Bockarie, Foday Sahr 1-4
Prevalence of hypertension and its risk factors in western area urban, Freetown Sierra Leone
Hassan Benya, Eric Ikoona, Esayas Kabede Gudina 5-21
Self-Care Behaviors and Glycemic Control Among Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Manal Ghazzawi, Gbenga Fajemirokun 22-34