PUBLIC HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

100 Level

1st Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE I BIO 101/103
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I CHM 101
WORKSHOP PRACTICE I ENG 101
ENGINEERING DRAWING ENG 103
INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH FRN 101
USE OF ENGLISH I GST 101
PHYLOSOPHY I GST 103
INTRODUCTION TO IGBO GRAMMAR IGB 101
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS I MTH 101
GENERAL PHYSICS I PHY 101
2nd Semester
Course Code Unit
BIOLOGY FOR AGRICULTURE AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE II BIO 102/104
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II CHM 102
WORKSHOP PRACTICE II ENG 102
ENGINEERING DRAWING II ENG 104
FRENCH LANGUAGE II FRN 102
USE OF ENGLISH II GST 102
SOCIAL SCIENCE I GST 108
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY GST 110
IGBO LANGUAGE II IGB 102
ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II MTH 102
GENERAL PHYSICS II PHY 102

200 Level

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300 Level

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400 Level

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500 Level

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Prof. Amadi Nkwa A

Professor

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Biography

Professor A. N. Amadi, an Environmental Epidemiologist, a public Health Practitioner with 25 years in environmental and public health practices in Nigeria. He has been involved: in the Committee on food Inspection under Alh. A. Angulu FCT in 1993, Committee on Environmental Sanitation FCT in 1993,

Consultant to House Committee on Environment Abia State House of Assembly 2000 – 04; He was the UNICEF (WASH) Consultant 2009, Consultant on UNICEF (WASH) Capacity Gap Analysis 2010.

Consultant to West African Health Organization 2010; EXCO member African Academy of Environmental Health 2010, Member WHO/FMENV/FMOH Nigeria Task Team on Environment and Health 2010, Consultant to World Bank on project monitoring and implementation 2011, Resource person WAHO on EHO curriculum harmonization in west African region. Professor A.N. Amadi is a Member: Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria; African Academy of Environmental Health; has a vast experience in the use of modern and dynamic Health and Environmental instruments which he employs in teachings.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Community Primary School, Okagwe, Ohafia 1972-1978
  • Boys Secondary School, Asaga Ohafia (CORONATA) 1978-1983
  • Cert. in Med. Lab. Sc., 1987, School of Health Technology, Aba
  • B.Sc., 1991, Parasitology and Entomology, Anambra State University of Technology, Enugu
  • M.Sc., 1995, Public Health Parasitology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa, Anambra State
  • Ph.D., 2001, Environmental Health Biology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri.
  • FIIA (Fellow Institute Of Industrial Administration),
  • FRSPH(Lond) C.Mls (Certificate in Med. Lab Sciences),
  • MAAEH (African Academy of Environmental Health),
  • Leho ( Registered Environmental Health Officer)

Membership of professional bodies

  • Council of Medical Laboratory Science & Technology of Nigeria
  • Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPHSN)
  • Nigerian Society for Entomology
  • Nigerian Association of Environmental Health Practitioners
  • Nigerian Association of Public Health Practitioners.
  • Nigerian Environmental Society
  • Society of Environmental Health Nigeria
  • Biotechnological Society of Nigeria
  • Member Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria
  • African Academy of Environmental Health
  • International Federal of Environmental Health

Publications

  • Amadi A. N,Iro O. K. Obi R. K and C.O.A. Amadi ( 2009) Effects of anti-retroviral therapy on work productivity of HIV patients in Abia State, Nigeria, J.Applied Biosciencesvol 18 p 976-982
  • Nwankwo B.O. Amadi A.N. Nwoga K., Chukwuocha U. M., Nwoke A.E. Oguejiofor C. N. and U. Odom (2009) Common skin infections among secondary school students in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria: Proxy Predictor of Environmental Hygienic standards. The Social Sciences 4 (2) p 223- 228.
  • Amadi A. N. Nwankwo , A.I. Ibe, U. M. Chuikwuocha(2009) Common Occular Problems in Aba Metropolis of Abia State, Eastern Nigeria; Pakistan Pakistan Jnl. of Social Sciences 6 p 32- 35.
  • Amadi, A. N; Iro O. K; Obi, R. K and C. O. A. Amadi(2000)Effects of anti-retroviral therapy on work productivity of HIV patients in Abia State, Nigeria; Jnl. Of Applied Bioscinces;18: pg 976-982
  • C.O.Anunonwu Christopher, N. Amadi Agwu, O. Nwankwo Benjamin, J.N.B. Nnadozie, C. Oguejiofor Nnaemeka, S. Nwoga Kachi and C. Odom Uchechukwu(2009); Evaluation of Environmental Sanitation in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State; Research Jnl. Of Med. Sciences;3(4): 137- 140.
  • Obi R.K. Amadi A.N, Idika I.M. and Nwanebu F.C. (2008) Studies on the distribution of clinically diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis in Ebonyi State Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Parasitology, Vol 29 (2) PP 106-109
  • Amadi A. N, B.O. Nwankwo and G.U.P.Iloh (2007): The Influence of Demographic Factors ad Pre-existing health conditions on the epidemiology of Pulmonary Tuberculosis among patients attending the Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria, Int. Jnl. For EH and Human Development, Vol 8 (2) 1-15
  • AmadiA. N. (2008): Management of Sewage and Industrial Waste: Review. Int. Jnl. EH and Human Development Vol. 9(1), 1-18
  • Amadi C, C. Iwuala and A.N. Amadi (2008): Studies on diarrhea Morbidity and Hygiene Habits of Children in Aba and its Environs: Knowledge, Attitudes and Perception,Int. Jnl. of Environmental Health and Human Development. Vol 9 (2) 26-35
  • Okogun G.R.A; A.N. Amadi and C.E. Ash (2008) Epidemiology and factors sustaining Bancroftian and Onchocerca filariasis in the agricultural communities of Ohafia in Abia State, Nigeria,Nig. Jnl of Natural Scs vol.7(1) p73- 79
  • Chukwuocha UM, Dozie INS, Amadi A.N,Nwankwo B.O.Nwoke E.A(2010). Distribution of Plasmodia Species and Common Clinical Symptoms in malaria in Rural community in the Middle Imo River Basin of Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Health; vol 7(1); 31-36
  • Nwankwo BO, A. N. Amadi and Zacchaeus Uwadiegwu(2010). Evaluation of Environmental Health Services in Selected LGAs of Bayelsa state: Implication for Health Promotion Programmes;Jnl. Of Environmental Health;7(1); 12-24
  • IIoh GUP, A.N. Amadi and B.O. Nwankwo(2010) Obesity in adult Nigerian: a study of its prevalence and common primary co-morbidities in a semi-urban mission general hospital in South Eastern Nigeria, Nigerian Jnl. of Medicine, vol 19(4) p 459- 466
  • IIoh GUP, A.N. Amadi and B.O. Nwankwo, Ugwu VC. (2010) Obesity in adult Nigerian: a study of its pattern and common primary co-morbidities in a rural mission General Hospital in Imo State, South-eastern Nigeria Nigerian Jnl of Clinical Practice. Vol 14.issue 2
  • Chukwuocha U.M, Osuagwu A.E, Dozie I. N. S, Nwoke B.E.B and A.N.Amadi (2008) Concurrent incidence of malaria and typhoid fever among children in parts of the Imo River basin of Nigeria . J. of Environmental Health, Vol 5 (2) p70 – 73
  • Okogun G.R.A., Chikezie P., Nwosu C.M., Anosike J.C., Amadi A. N. (2004) Effects of three kola species: Garcinia Kola, Cola nitida and cola acuminata on sickling of human Erythrocytes. Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences Vol.2 N0 1&2. pg. 47-53
  • Okogun G.R.A., Chikezie P., Nwosu C.M., Anosike J.C., Amadi A. N. (2004) Effects of three kola species: Garcinia Kola, Cola nitida and cola acuminata on sickling of human Erythrocytes. Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences Vol.2 N0 1&2. pg. 47-53
  • Amadi, A.N; Nwankwo, B.O. and Ibe, I.A. UM Chukwuocha, K.S. Nwoga, N.C. Oguuejiofor and G.U.P. Iloh (2009): Common ocular problems in Aba Metropolis of Aba State Eastern Nigeria Pakistan jnl of Social Science Vol 6 issue 1
  • AMADI A.N. (2007) Influence of Sanitation on the Dynamics of Amoebiasis in an Urban Environment in Abia State Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Health Vol. 4, N0 1, Pg. 4-10
  • AMADI A.N, Omaka A. Uma and Ikejide (2008) Hazardous Waste management technologies. Journal of Environmental Health JEH Vol.5(2), p 82-93
  • AMADI A.N. and Iwuala M.O.E (2005). Environmental Sanitation and the prevalence of parasitic infections in Abia State Nigeria Jnl. of Environmental Health Vol. 1(2) pg 69-74
  • Mba I. E. K and AMADI A. N. (2004) Sickle cell Genotyping in Abia State University Teaching Hospital: A four year review, Topical Journal of Medical Research Vol. 8 (2) pg. 12 –15
  • Ejike O, Chap Jumbo A, Onyire B., & AMADI A. N. (2003): Pattern and outcome of childhood tetanus in Aba JOMIP Vol. 4 pg 19-22.
  • AMADI A.N, (2004): Parasite and man; interest web JOMIP Vol 5.pg 50-62.
  • Onwere S, Okoro O, AMADI A.N, Eleanya Kalu U. Mba C. Ohaeri A.U. and Onwere A (2004) Fundamental invitation or female circumstance at Aba JOMIP Vol 5 pg 19-22
  • Feyi- Waboso, P.A, and AMADI A.N., (2001) Prevalence of the Rhesus Negative Gene and awareness of its implications. JOMIP Vol 2, p. ll –12.
  • AMADI A.N., and Mba I.E.K. (2001) Distribution of HIV Infections among Blood donors in Abia State. JOMIP Vol 2, p38-4
  • Okogun G. R. A and A.N. AMADI (2003): Hookworm and Ascaris Lumbricoides related anaemia among school children in Aba Urban, Nigeria. Int. Jnl. for Environmental Hlth. and Human Development; Vol 4(1) p 24-30
  • AMADI A.N. (2004): A review on Host Parasite Interaction. JOMIP Vol. 4
  • Aluka C., AMADI A.N., and Mba I. E. K. (2002) Bacterial Urinary Track Infection Among Pregnant women in Aba. Journal of Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 1 page 27 – 30
  • AMADI A.N., Mba I. E. K., and Iwuala M.O.E. (2002) Ascaris lumbricoides as indicator of environmental decay Journal of Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 1 pg. 1-6
  • Onwere S., Okoro O. O. AMADI A.N., Ukoha U., Ukanwoke E and J Ekwensi (2004): A study on the knowledge of sexually transmitted Diseases among adolescent attending Unibright Extra-moral Academy Aba, Journal of Undergraduate Medicine ABSUMASAJ Vol. 1 (1) 41-42
  • AMADI A. N. (2004): Environmental Decay and Human Parasitic Disease. Journal of Undergraduate Medicine ABSUMSAJ Vol. 1(1) pg. 33-38
  • Aluka C, and AMADI A.N. (2002): Bacteria Urinary Tract Infection among pregnant women in Aba International Journal of Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 1, 27-30.
  • Njoku O. O., Nwajuba R. C, and AMADI A. N. (2001): Prevalence of Ringworm infections in Primary School children in Onitsha, Anambra State Nigeria International Journal for EH & HN Vol. 2 (2) pg. 62-66.
  • Njoku O. O., Ezissi N.H, and AMADI A. N. (2001): Observations on Bacterial Urinary Tract Infections in Onitsha Metropolis, Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal for EH & HD. Vol. 2 (2), Pg. 57-61.
  • AMADI A. N., Otokunefor T. V, and Amadi K. O. N (2002): The incidence of Salmonella and Vibrio species as a aetiological agen of diarrhoea in water Environment in Rivers And Bayelsa State, Nigeria Journal of Health and Visual Science Vol. 4 (1), pg. 1-4
  • AMADI A.N., Ibekwe J, and Njoku O. O. (2001): Cumulative records of Laboratory Diagnosed child malaria in Aba Metropolis, Nigeria (1991-2000): International Journal for EH & HD. Vol. 2 (2) pg. 57-61
  • AMADI A. N., Aluka C., Kamamu C. I., and Njoku O. O. (2002): Teenage pregnancy and Obstetrics complications in Aba, Nigeria. JOMIP Vol. 2 pg. 52-54.
  • Okonkwo E., AMADI A.N., and Osuala F. O. U (2001): impact of Housing on Environment Health and Sanitation in Development Countries. International Jnl for Environment Health and Human Development. Vol. 2 (1) pg. 29-36.
  • AMADI A. N., Aluka C., Kamamu C. I., and Feyi – waboso P. A. (2001): Anaemia in pregnancy in Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba JOMIP Vol. 2, pg. 59-62
  • Kamamu C. I., Aluka C., AMADI A. N., and Feyi-waboso P. A. (2001): Aetiological factors in female infertility: the ABSUTH Experience.JOMIP Vol. 2, pg 46 – 48
  • Mba I. E. K. and AMADI A.N. (2001): Incidence of intestinal helminthasis in school children in Aba Urban City, Abia State, Nigeria International Journal for EH & HD Vol. 2 (1), pg 47 – 52.
  • AMADI A.N., and Mba I. E., (2001): Helminthic infections in school children in Aba. Journal of Health and Visual Sciences. Vol. 2 (3)
  • AMADI A. N., (2001): Principles and practice of waste management in Nigeria. International Journal for Environmental Health an Human Development Vol. 2 (1) pg. 24 – 28.
  • AMADI A. N., Ibekwe J., Mba I. E. K, Uchefuna N. C., Aluka C and Kamanu C. I. (2000): Epidemiology of amoebiasis among food handlers in Aba. Journal of Health and Visual Sciences. Vol. 2 (3)
  • Feyi – Waboso P. A. and AMADI A. N., (2002): The prevalence and pattern of vaginal candidasis in pregnancy. JOMIP Vol. 2 pg. 25-27.
  • Nwosu U. M., AMADI A.N., Ibekwe J. and Adisa A.C. (2001): Comparative analysis of prevalence of simple goiter in a rural and an urban hospital. JOMIP Vol. 2 pg 21-23.
  • AMADI A. N. Njoku O. O., and Anya O. K. (2000): Epidemiology of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Uburu and environ Journal of Health and Visual Sciences. Vol. 2 (2), pg 85-90
  • AMADI A.N., Onwere S., Kamanu C. I., Njoku O. O. and Aluka C. (2002): Study on the association between Maternal Malaria Infection and Anaemia. JOMIP Vol. 1, pg. 23-25.
  • Amadi A. N (2011) Strategic Environmental Sanitation Practices for Healthy and Productive Nation. International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development Vol. 12 (1) p 1-23
  • Azuama Y.C, Amadi A.N and C.O.A Amadi (2011): Diabetes Mellitus and Some of Its effect on The Eyes Among adults of Rural Communities at Ohafia L.G.A of Abia State, Nigeria International Journal of Advanced Medical Sciences and Applied Research Vol. 11.Issue1,013-029
  • Amadi A.N, G. Onuoha, C. O. A. Amadi and O.Morakinyo (2011) Sanitation in Public Schools: a case study of Aba, Abia State, Nigeria International Journal of Environmental Health and Human Development Vol 11 (1) p 46-52
  • Amadi A. N, Chukwuocha U. M and Uzondu C. U (2011) Influence of Host Factors in the Etiology of Occupational Injuries in Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Health, Vol. 8 (1) P 27-31

Working Experience

  • Consultant to House Committee on Environment Abia State House of Assembly – 2000 – 04.
  • Member, Committee on Medical and Health Services Presbyterian Church of Nigeria 1998 – Date
  • Consultant ECOTECH Tropical Health Tech. LTD.
  • External Examiner in Environmental Health, School of Health Technology Aba 2005
  • Adjunct Lecturer Imo State University, Owerri 2005-Date
  • UNICEF (WASH) Consultant 2009
  • UNICEF (WASH) Consultant on CGA. 2010
  • Member Abia State Health system reform committee 2010
  • Consultant West African Health Organization 2010-Date
  • Consultant Environmental Health Services, Ministry of SS Environment Umuahia Abia State – 1999-2003
  • Consultant in Environmental Health and Hospital Epidemiology (ABSUTH) 1995-Date
  • Member, Committee on Environmental Sanitation FCT - 1993
  • Secretary, Committee on food Inspection Under Alh .A. Angulu FCT - 1993
  • EXCO member African Academy of Environmental Health 2010
  • Member WHO/FMENV/FMOH Nigeria Task Team on Environment and Health 2010
  • Consultant on IHSDP (ADB) Project Completion Report 2010
  • Resource person WAHO on EHO Curriculum harmonization in west African region 2011
  • Consultant Imo HSDP on M& E 2011
  • Author Modern Environmental Sanitation
  • Author ABC of Environmental Health
  • Lead consultant in the production of the B. MAS in B.Sc/ B.Tech/B. EH. Environmental Health training Curriculum
  • Lead consultant in the production of the Revised OND/ HND Environmental Health training Curriculum
  • Lead consultant in the production of Capacity Gap Analysis Report of Environmental Health in Nigeria in collaboration with federal Ministries of Environment and Health, UNICEF and Environmental Health Officer Registration Council of Nigeria
  • Head of Department, Public Health Technology FUTO: 2007 – 2009
  • Member Senate Committee on Curriculum Review FUTO 2007 – Date
  • Chairman SOHT SIWES Committee FUTO 2006 – Date
  • Chairman, Departmental Post Gradate Committee - 2006 – Date
  • Secretary, SOSC Committee on Academic Linkages - 2003 – 2006
  • Chairman, SOHT Research Committee - 2007 – Date
  • Adjunct Coordinator, IMSU Professional Postgraduate programme - 2006 – Date
  • Part-time Co-coordinator Environmental Health Science Programme, ABSU - 2005 – Date
  • Secretary, ABSU College of Medicine and Health Science Research Committee - 1997 – 2002
  • External Examiner College of Medicine Abia State Teaching Hospital, Dept. of Pathology - 2004 – 2008
  • External Examination, School of Health Tech. Aba, Department of Environmental Health - 2005 – 2009
  • Coordinator, Environmental Health Programme FUTO 2010- Date

Prof. Dozie Ikechukwu Nosike Simplicius

Professor

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Biography

Professor Dozie is a public health scientist with interest in epidemiology, socioeconomics and control of infectious diseases of tropical prevalence and persistence, as well as reproductive health issues, environmental sanitation, and hygiene. Professor Dozie had in the past carried out studies on the ecology and physiology of keratinophilic fungi and related dermatophytes. Professor Dozie is committed to human capacity development and has continued to mentor young scientists to contribute to national and international scientific endeavor. He is a recipient of many fellowships, honours and awards. He is also a consultant to several national and international agencies. Professor Dozie has published several well researched articles in peer reviewed journals and delivered several invited papers nationally and internationally. He has traveled widely and enjoys reading, writing, analytical discussions and soccer.

 

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc (Microbiology/Biochemistry), 1986, University of Nigeria Nsukka.
  • M.Sc (Medical Microbiology), 1991, University of Nigeria Nsukka.
  • Ph.D (Medical Entomology and Parasitology), 2002, University of Jos, Nigeria.

Honours

  • Federal Government of Nigeria Postgraduate Scholarship Award.
  • Issued letter of commendation by Professor T.O.C. Ndubizu, Vice-Chancellor, Imo State University Owerri Nigeria for authorship one of the 1st books on HIV/AIDS entitled: “AIDS – The Human Scourge of the 20th Century” (13 Chapters) in 1998.
  • Honoured with the International Research Award by Middle States African Studies Association, West Virginia State College, US (May, 2000).
  • Awarded, Fellow Institute of Global Resources Management (FGRM) (2008).
  • Awarded, Fellow Corporate Administration Institute (FCAI) (2009) for distinguished professional contribution to educational administration.
  • Issued Certificate of Achievement by Zain Africa Challenge for participation (as Liaison) at the Nigeria National Qualifying Tournament on 6th January, 2010.
  • Awarded Fellow of the African Scientific Institute (ASI.F), September 2010.
  • Honoured with Pillars of Nation Building Award by the Strategic Institute for Natural Resources and Human Development (2011).
  • Honoured with Award for Distinguished Contributions and Promotion to National Development by the Centre for Advocacy Against Corrupt Practices (CACORP) (2011).

Publications

  • DOZIE, INS; OKEKE, CN & UNAEZE, NC. A themostable, alkaline-active keratinolytic proteinase from Chrysosporium keratinophilum. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 10: 563-567 (1994).
  • DOZIE, INS. AIDS-The Human Scourge of the 20th Century (13 Chapters), 1st Edition, Educational Books & Investments Ltd. Publications (1998).
  • DOZIE, INS; IWUAGWU, FO; NWOKE, BEB. HIV/AIDS epidemic and its speculated African origin: A re-appraisal. Negro Educational Review, L (3-4): 79-87 (1999).
  • DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; IWUAGWU, FO. Onchocerciasis in Imo State, Nigeria: clinical and epidemiological studies of anterior segment lesions. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 24: 89-94 (2003).
  • DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; NWOKE, BEB. Onchocerciasis in Imo State. Community knowledge and beliefs about transmission, treatment and prevention. Public Health, 118(2): 128-130 (2004).
  • DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; NWOKE, BEB. Onchocerciasis in Imo State, Nigeria. 2. The prevalence, intensity and distribution in the Upper Imo River Basin. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 14(5): 359-369 (2004).
  • DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; NWOKE, BEB; ONWULIRI, VA. Clinical and parasitological aspects of onchocercal skin diseases in Nigeria. Tropical Doctor, 35 (3): 142-144 (2005).
  • DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; NWOKE, BEB; CHUKWUOCHA, UM; CHIKWENDU, CI; OKORO, I; NJEMANZE, PC. Onchocerciasis and epilepsy in parts of the Imo River Basin, Nigeria: A preliminary report. Public Health, 120 (5): 448-450 (2006).
  • ANOSIKE, JC; DOZIE, INS; AMEH, GI; UKAGA, CN; NWOKE, BEB; NZECHUKWU, CT; UDUJIH, OS; NWOSU, DC. The varied beneficial effects of ivermectin (mectizan) treatment, as observed within onchocerciasis foci in south eastern, Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 101(7): 593-600 (2007).
  • KAISER, C; PION, S; PREUX, P; KIPP, W; DOZIE, I; BOUSSINESQ. Onchocerciasis, Cysticercosis, and Epilepsy (Letter to the Editor). American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 79 (5): 643 – 645 (2008).
  • CHUKWOCHA, UM; DOZIE, INS; ONWULIRI, COE; UKAGA, CN; NWOKE, BEB; NWANKWO, BO; NWOKE, EA; NWAOKORO, JC; NWOGA, KS; UDUJIH, OG; IWUALA, CC; OHAJI, ET; MORAKINYO, OM & ADINDU, BC. Perceptions on the use of insecticide treated nets in parts of the Imo River Basin: Implications for preventing malaria in pregnancy. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 14(1): 117-128 (2010).
  • CHUKWUOCHA, UM; DOZIE, INS; AMADI, AN, NWANKWO, BO; NWOKE, EA. Distribution of Plasmodia Species and Common Clinical Symptoms in Malaria in Rural Community in the Middle Imo River Basin of Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Health, 7(1): 31-37 (2010).
  • CHUKWOCHA, UM; DOZIE, INS; ASHIEGBU, KK, ONWULIRI, COE, AGUWA, OC, NWOKE, EA, UDUJIH, OG, NWOKORO, JC; NWAWUME, IC. Influence of phenotypes on immunity to Plasmodium falciparum malaria among women in parts of the Imo River Basin, Nigeria. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology 12(1): 26-31 (2011).

Prof. Okwuoma Abanobi C

Professor

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Biography

Prof. Abanobi lectures in the Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He is the author of several books including: External Factors in the Organization and Delivery of Health Care Services; Diabetes Mellitus Related Diseases and Risk Factors; Diseases of Abnormal Proliferation of Cells-A Basic Cancer text for Health Science Students; Quantitative Techniques in Public Health and Community Medicine; Guidelines for Project Reports, Theses, & Dissertations; Research Methods in Health and Social Sciences; and Analytic Epidemiology: A Primer for Public Health and Community Medicine Students. He has published extensively in national and international journals in such areas of research as prevention and control of a variety of human diseases, health manpower, utilization of health care services, compliance behaviour, etc.

Prof. Okwuoma Abanobi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Public Health and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree in Public Health, both of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. He also has a baccalaureate degree (Cum Laude) from St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. He teaches undergraduate and post-graduate courses in Epidemiology, Community/Public Health, Health and Human Behavior, Quantitative Techniques in Public Health, Research Methods, Public Health Proposal and Report Writing, Epidemiology of Infectious and Nosocomial Diseases, Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Injuries, Organization and Delivery of Health Services, Health Planning and Evaluation. He has taught in various universities including the School of Public Health of the University of Minnesota, Towson State University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, the Abia State University, Uturu, the Imo State University, Owerri and the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). He was the premier Head of Department of Public Health Technology, FUTO, and is currently serving as the Dean of the School of Health Technology in that University.

Prof. O. C. Abanobi is a consultant to Governments and non-governmental organizations on various aspects of public health care services. He had served as the National Director, Diabetes Foundation, Nigeria, and as Project Coordinator of River Blindness Foundation’s State-wide Ivermectin Delivery Program to control Onchocerciasis in Imo and Abia States. Prof. Abanobi has also served as the National Technical Adviser to Polioplus, Nigeria, and as a member of the Federal Ministry of Health’s Inter-Ministerial Committee on the National Program on Immunization.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Computer Operations, 1972. Computer Educational Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • B. A. (Bachelors of Arts), Cum Laude; 1977. St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology, 1978. School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA.
  • M.P.H. (Master of Public Health), 1979. School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. USA.
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy), 1983. University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.

Publications

  • Abanobi, O. C. (2010) Core Concepts in Epidemiology and Public Health Practice: Owerri: Opinion Research and Communications (Nig.) Ltd and Abanaheart (Nig) Publication. ISBN: 978-34508-3-2
  • Abanobi, O. C. (2009). Guidelines for Research Project Reports, Theses and Dissertations. Owerri, Nigeria: Opinion Research and Communications.
  • Abanobi, O. C (2009) Health: Illness and Wellness States. Owerri, Nigeria: Opinion Research and Communications. ISBN: 978-34508-8-3.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (2004) Quantitative Techniques in Public Health and Community Medicine. Nigeria: Colon Concepts (Nig.) Ltd. ISBN: 978-37017-1-1.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (2003) Research Methods for Health and Social Sciences. Owerri, Nigeria: Opinion Research and Communications (Nig.) Ltd. ISBN: 978-34508-8-5.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (2001) Diseases of Abnormal Cell Proliferation: A Basic Cancer Text. Owerri: Joe Mankpa Publishers. IBSN: 978-36592-1-9.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (1999) Diabetes Mellitus; Related Diseases and Risk Factors. Owerri: Onii Publishing House (Nig.) Ltd. ISBN: 978-34732-1-2.
  • Abanobi, O. C.; Onwuliri, C. O. E., Opara, K. C., and Chukwuocha, U. C. (2011) Primary Motives for Demand of Ivermectin Drug in Mass Distribution Programs to Control Onchocerciasis. North American Journal of Medical Sciences.
  • Chukwuocha, U. M., Dozie, I.N.S., Nwankwo, B. O., Aguwa, O. C., Abanobi, O. C., Nwoke, E. A., and Amadi, A. N.(2010) Influence of ABO blood prototypes on parity specific immunity to Plasmodium falciparium malaria among women in parts of Imo River Basin. Asia Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (2010) Onchocerciasis Control in Auchinumo, Imo State, Nigeria: Prevalence Survey and Community-based Mass Distribution of Ivermectin. Journal of Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering & Sciences. 3: 7-13.
  • Nwankwo, B. O., Abanobi, O. C. & Amadi, A. N. (2008) Antecedents to Smoking Behavior among Male Adolescent Students in South East, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Medicine. 3(3): 60-65.
  • Egwurugwu, J. U., Ufearo, C. S., Abanobi, O. C., Nwokocha, C. R., Duruibe, J. O., Adeleye, G. S., Ebunlomo, A. O., Adetola, A. O., Onwufuji, O. (2007) Effects of Ginger (Zingiber officinale) on Cadmium Toxicity; A Case Study of Induced Cadmium Toxicity in Rats. African Journal of Biotechnology. 6(18): 2078-2082.
  • Egwurugwu, J. N., Duruibe, J. O., Abanobi, O. C., Ufearo, C. S., Nwokeocha, C. R. and Muonmbegna, P. P. E. (2007)Physical, Chemical and Microbial Characteristics of Drinking Water in Sub-urban Orlu, Imo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, 3(3): 339-343.
  • Anosike, J. C., Zaccheaus, V. O., Adeiyongo, C. M., Abanobi, O, C., Dada, E. O., Oku, E. E., Keke, I. R., Uwaezuoke, J. C., Amajuoyi, O. U., Obiukwu, C. E., Nwosu D. C. and Ogbusu, F. (2005) Studies on Intestinal Worm Infestation (Helmithiasis) in a Central Nigerian Rural Community. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management 10(2): 61-66. I
  • Abanobi, O. C. (1999) Cross-Validation of Rapid Epidemiological Mapping of Onchocerciasis Endemicity in Anambra State, Nigeria. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 93(7): 721-725. (Funded through research grant from the National Onchocerciasis Control Programme of the Federal Ministry of Health Nigerians and the River Blindness Foundation, Texas, USA)
  • Abanobi, O. C. and Anosike, J. C. (2000) Control of Onchocerciasis in Nzerem-Ikpem, Nigeria: Baseline Prevalence and Mass distribution of Ivermectin, Public Health Journal.(2000)114: 1 -5. (Funded through research grant from the National Onchocerciasis Control Programme of the Federal Ministry of Health Nigerians and the River Blindness Foundation, Texas, USA)
  • Abanobi, O. C.; Anosike, J.C. and Edungbola L.D. (1993) Observation on the De-worming Effect of Mectizan on Intestinal Helminthes during mass treatment in Imo State, Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 14 (1993): 11-20.
  • Brausnstein, J.; Abanobi, O. C. and Goldhagen, J. L. (1987) Perception of Urgency in the Use of Pediatric Emergency Room Services. Family Practice Research Journal 6(3): 130-137.
  • Abanobi, O. C., Edungbola, L. D., Nwoke, B. E. B., Mencias, B. S., Nkwogu, F. U., Njoku, A. J. (1994) Validity of Leopard Skin Manifestation in Community Diagnosis of Human Onchocerciasis Infection. Applied Parasitology, 35(1): 8–11. (Funded through grant the River Blindness Foundation, Texas, USA)
  • Ostwald, S.; Abanobi, O. C. and Kochever, L. K. (1984) Nurse Practitioners’ Perception of Workplace Encroachment. Pediatric Nursing. 10(5): 337-341. (Funded through Grant )
  • Christensen, M.; Richard, E.; McGovern, P.; Froberg, D.; Abanobi, O. C. (1985) Analysis of Roles and Functions of Master’s Prepared Occupational Health Nurses – Part II. Journal of Occupational Health Nursing. 33(9): 453-459. (Funded through Grant)
  • Abanobi, O. C. (1986) Content Validity in Health Status Assessment: Problems in Conceptualization of Health. Health Values. 10(4): 37- 40.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (1985) The Market for Master’s Prepare Health Education Specialists Maryland Journal of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. (Spring): 19-21.
  • Abanobi, O. C. (1991) Standard Setting and Monitoring in Health Care Quality Assurance. Medicare. 4(10): 18-21.

Working Experience

  • Professor of Public Health: Epidemiology and Disease Control, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2007 – present.
  • Dean, School of Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, 2007 - present Acting Registrar, Institute of Public Health Nigeria, 2008 - present
  • Associate Professor of Public Health, Dept. of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2005 – 07.
  • Acting Head of Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology Owerri, 2005 – 07.
  • Senior Lecturer, Public Health and Community Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria. 1999 – 2005
  • Academic Coordinator, Post-Graduate Studies Program in Public Health (M.P.H. and PGDPH) of the Imo State University Extension Services (Aba Center) 2001 - 2005.
  • Senior Lecturer, Public Health and Community Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Imo/Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria. 1989 – 1993.
  • Principal Consultant – Projects Coordination Unit: Community–Based Diabetes Control Program, Diabetes Foundation, Nigeria. 1999 to present.
  • Project Coordinator: River Blindness Foundation Onchocerciasis Control Program, Imo/Abia State-Wide Mectizan Distribution Project. 1992 – 1995.
  • National Technical Adviser: Polioplus, Nigeria (Rotary International Program for Poliomyelitis Immunization) 1993 – 1995.
  • Acting Head of Department of Community Medicine, College of Health and Medical Sciences, Abia State University, Uturu. 1991 – 1994.
  • Project Director, Onchocerciasis Control Project, Abia State University, sponsored by River Blindness Foundation Inc., Houston, Texas, United States. 1990 – 1992.
  • Acting Dean, College of Medicine & Health Science, Abia State University, Uturu. 1989 – 1990.
  • National Youth Service – Primary Assignment: Imo State University, Okigwe. 1987 – 88.
  • Assistant Professor, Health Science: Towson State University, Baltimore Maryland, U.S.A.; 1983 – 1986.
  • Research Associate: School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1982 – 1983.
  • Adjunct Faculty Member: Independent Study Program, Hospital and Health Services Administration, University of Minnesota (1981 – 1982).
  • Research Fellow: School of Public Health, University of Minnesota (1980 – 1982).
  • Administrative Fellow II:Graduate School, University of Minnesota (1980 – 1970).
  • Teaching Assistant: College of Liberal Arts (Martin Luther King Program), University of Minnesota (1979 – 1980).
  • Public Health Clerkship: Worked in the Communicable Disease Unit of the Minnesota Department of Health 1978 – 1979.
  • Public Health Internship: Epidemiology Unit (Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevention Program), Division of Public Health, City of St. Paul, Minnesota, 1979.

Prof. Oparaocha Evangeline Tochi

Professor

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Biography

Sis. (Dr) Evangeline Oparaocha a Nigerian of Imo State extraction joined the Department of Public Health Technology in September, 2004 as a senior lecturer. She rose to the rank of a Reader in October, 2008, and is awaiting the final approval of her promotion to a professor. From May 1997 to July 2004, she lectured in the Department of Biological Sciences of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Abia State, having taught for some years at Fatima College, Ikire, Osun State. Her postgraduate studies were done at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria, while her undergraduate studies were at the Rivers State, University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. In 2005 she went to Harvard School of Public Health for a certificate course in Ethical Issues in International Health Research. Her classical researches have been in the area of malaria control through the use of local herbs. Sr (Dr) Oparaocha has travelled extensively for conferences and workshops overseas and within the country. She is a happy and friendly nun and has won three awards from her students for academic excellence, hard work and integrity. Outside the academic world she is a poet, a musician and a dramatist.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Cert. Ethical Issues in International Health Research(Harvard School of Public Health, USA) (2005).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE ) (1990).
  • B. Sc. Applied Biology (1984).
  • M. Sc. General Parasitology (1994).
  • Ph. D. Medical/ Public Health Parasitology (2000).

Honours

  • Man of Dignity Award by Nwangele Students Union, Imo State, Nigeria.
  • Woman of Honour Award by Students of School of Health Technology, FUTO.
  • Epitome of Integrity Award by Students of Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology, FUTO.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria.
  • Member, Zoological Society of Nigeria.
  • Member, Environmental Health Society of Nigeria.
  • Member, Third World Organization of Women in Science (TWOWS).

Publications

  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2000): An assessment of ivermectin treatment in some rural communities of Imo River Basin, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. of Parasitology. 21:45-53.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2000): Disease perception and preferred treatment method of human onchocerciasis in Imo River Basin, Nigeria. Journal of Innovation in Life Sciences 5: 1-8.
  • Oparaocha. E.T., Odaibo, A.B. & Nwoke, B.E.B. (2000): Clinico-pathological study of human onchocerciasis in Imo River Basin, Nigeria, and its implication to the control of the disease in the area. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 6(1): 5 -9.
  • Oparaocha. E.T., Odaibo, A.B. & Nwoke, B. E. B. (2001): Human onchocerciasis in Imo River Basin: A prevalence survey. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 7(2): 205-208.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2001): Social attitudes to human onchocerciasis and its economic impact on some rural farming communities of Imo River Basin, Nigeria. Helminthologia (Slovak. Rep) 38 (3): 129-133.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2003): The impact of haemoglobin level and concomitant infections on malaria parasitaemia and on-set of fever during malaria attack in Ikwano LGA of Abia State, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. of Parasitology. 23: 23 –32.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. & Okigbo, R.N. (2003): Thrips (Thysanoptera) of vegetable crops (Okro, Spinach, Garden Egg and Pumpkin) grown in South Eastern Nigeria. Plant Protection Sciences. (Czech. Rep) 39 (4): 132-138.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2004): Evaluating the anti-plasmodium efficacy of some locally used anti-malaria herbs. Journal of applied Sciences. 7 (2): 4257-4270).
  • Oparaocha, E.T. (2004): Evaluating the anti-plasmodium, anti-pyretic and analgesic efficacy of some locally used anti-malaria herbs: A review. Journal of Discovery and Innovation (Kenya, East Africa). 16 (3/4): 126 – 132.
  • Okorie, C.C; Oparaocha, E.; Adewumni, C. O; Iwa, E.O. and Omodare, S.K. (2006). Antinoceptive, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic activities of Penthaclethra macrophla aqueous extract in mice. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine .3(1): 44-53 www. Africanethnomedicine.net.
  • Oparaocha E.T (2007): Mothers’ perception and management of childhood malaria in Umuahia South Local Government Area, Abia State, Nigeria. Nig. Journ. of Parasitologyof Parasitology; 28 (2) : 55-60.
  • Ngele, Kalu & Evangeline T. Oparaocha (2007): The combined effect of albendazole and ivermectin in the treatment of lymphatic filariasis: A case study of four rural communities of Obrubra L.G.A. of Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 6 (2): 73- 80.
  • Oparaocha E. T. & Okorie C. C. (2007): Comparative study of the gastro-intestinal parasites of Domestic fowls (Gallus gallus var. domestica) bred on free-ranged and on confinement. International Journal of Agriculture and Development (IJARD), 10 (2) 109 – 113.
  • Oparaocha E.T & Nwankwo, K. (2008): Usage, Sustainability and the Local Population’s Perceived Effectiveness of Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets in the Control of Malaria in Old Umuahia District of Abia State, Nigeria.. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 10: 40 –46. www.uniportjournals.com/ajazeb.
  • Oparaocha E.T; (2008): Okorie, C; Anosike, J. & Obi, R. (2008): Vermifugal effect of three local herbs (Carica papaya, Spigilia anthelmia and Phyllantus niruri) on broilers chickens infected with Ascaridia galli. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology 10: 61- 64. .www.uniportjournals.com/ajazeb.
  • Oparaocha, E. T. & Okorie, C. (2009): In vivo evaluation of the antimalarial activity of three medicinal plants used in South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal plants 15(1): 121 –128. Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. & Ofoegbu, P.U. (2009): Gender disparity in malaria health burden: A case study of women in marriage in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State, Nigeria. In proceedings of TWOWS African Regional Conference, 16th to 20th November 2009. Abuja, Nigeria. Pp 249 –256.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. & Egonu, U. (2009): Ownership, sustainability and local population’s perceived effectiveness of insecticidal treated bed nets in the control of malaria in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State, Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology, 11: 42 – 49.
  • Oparaocha, E.T. & Ahwinahwi A. (2009): Assessment of housing conditions and association between housing conditions and some common diseases of the under-fives in Owerri Municipal Council of Imo State, Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology, 11: 16 – 22.
  • Oparaocha, Evangeline T; Iwu, Ireneus & Ahaneku, J. E (2010): Preliminary study on mosquito repellent and mosquitocidal activities of Ocimum gratissimum (L.) grown in South Eastern Nigeria. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases 47: 45 –50.
  • Obi R. K. Oyibo W. A. Okangba, C. C., Nwanebu, F. C. I, Oparaocha, E. T., Orji, N. M. & Ndubisi, U.U. (2010): Concurrent parasitosis in an Onchocerciasis endemic community. Asian Journal of Biological Sciences 1 (2): 262 – 270.
  • Opara, K, Udoiung, N.I., Okonko, J; Opara, D. C., Attah, E, Okon, E.O., Ntakim, B., Oparaocha, E. T. (2010): Efficacy of Arthemeter-Lumenfantrine against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Infants and children in Uyo, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases, 8 (1): 1-11.
  • Oparaocha, E. T., Iroegbu, O. C, Obi. R. K. (2010): Assessment of quality of drinking water sources in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Applied Biosciences, 32: 1964-1976.
  • Oparaocha, E. T. & Egbuna, C. H. ( 2010): Prevalence and intensity of malaria among outpatients attending General Hospital Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of health Sciences and Technology. 1: 23 –30.
  • Oparaocha, E. T., Iwuala, C. & Nwaoha, H.. (2010): Morbidity and socio-economic burden of malaria in Ehime-Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology. 1: 128 – 136.
  • Oparaocha E. T., Nwagu, P & Opara, K (2011): Prevalence of needle – stick injuries and compliance with anti –retroviral post exposure prophylaxis among health workers in Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology. 2:: 00-00 (IN PRESS).
  • Oparaocha E. T. & Okorie C.(2011): Anti-trichomonal effect of Pentaclethra macrophylla International Journal of Agriculture and Development (IJARD), Vol. 2.

Working Experience

  • Public Health with bias in Public Health Parasitology
  • University administration and community extension services through translating researches to relevant community needs in disease control.

Dr. Ibe Salome Nkechinyere Onyeka

Lecturer I

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Biography

Sally is a public health specialist and lectures Public Health at the Department of Public Health Technology, School of Health Technology, and Federal University of Technology Owerri. She attended various Universities in Nigeria and Europe for her educational pursuits in various disciplines. Sally has managed various European Union Micro Project Programs and other World Bank Assisted Projects. She is consultant to many local and international agencies and is vast in Civil Society Organization and Management. Sally is a recipient of many merit awards of excellence and for selfless service, an International Ambassador for Peace and also a Justice of the Peace.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Nursing) 1985.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc. Sociology of Development) 2011.
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) 1992.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. Public Health ) In View.
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 1980
  • Registered Midwife (RM) 1982
  • Registered Nurse Administrator (RNA) 1985
  • Certificate (Population and Health Promotion) 1995.
  • Cert. (Life Saving Skills) 1999

Publications

  • Ibe, S.N.O., Morakiyo, O.M., Shebbs, G.A. (2011). Assessment of Clinical Wastes Management Practices among Private Hospitals in Aba Nigeria. African Journal of Medical Sciences (accepted).
  • Ibe, S.N.O., Ebirim, C.I.C. (2011). Study of Knowledge and Attitude of Road Transport Workers to HIV and AIDS, STIs and Condom Use in a Nigerian Population. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology (accepted).
  • Nwoke, E.A., Chukwuocha, U.M., Ibe, S.N.O., Iwuala, C.C. (2010). Health Seeking Behaviour of Mothers of Children with Presumptive Malaria in Owerri Capital Territory, Imo State Nigeria. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology 1:91 - 95.
  • Ibe, S.N.O. (2010). Nutritional and Health Status of Preschool Children from Local Women Entrepreneurial Households in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research, 10(1): 114 – 121.
  • Ibe, S.N.O. (2010). Anthropometric Indices and Energy Intakes of Alcoholic Adolescent Students in Abia State University. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research, 10(2): 24 - 30.
  • Nwoke, E.A., Nwankwo, B.O., Chukwuocha, U.M., Ibe,S. (2009). “The Burden of Early Marriage” Knowledge Review 18(1):133 –138, April.
  • Nwoke, E.A., Ibe, S. (2009). “An Appraisal of Nursing Informatics” The Nigeria Academic Forum 16(2):17-21, April.
  • Asinobi, C.O., Chukwukere, C.F., Ibe, S.N.O. (2007). Nutrition in HIV/AIDS: A Simplified Handbook for Care Providers and People Living with HIV/AIDS. Publication of Community Health and Development Advisory Trust, Owerri: Marce Publishers.
  • Ibe, S. (2004). Project Management Committee Training: Participant’s Handbook. Publication of Imo State Project Management Office, European Union MPP6.
  • Ibe, S.N.O. (2003). Be Informed About HIV/AIDS: A Hand book for all. Publication of Community Health And Development Advisory Trust, Owerri, Nigeria.

Working Experience

  • 2009-Date European Union MPP9/Louis Berger SAS,Germany
  • 2008-2009 Imo State Ministry of Health, Deputy Director Nursing(Administration)Director (2009)
  • 2003-2008 European Union MPP6/ Agriconsulting SpA Italy State Project Manager, Imo State
  • 2002-2008 Imo State University, Lecturer (Public Health)
  • 2000-2003 World Bank Assisted Imo Health System Development Project, Training Officer
  • 1999-2003 School of Public Health, Nursing/Community Health Officers, Owerri, Lecturer (Dean Students Affairs 1999-2000)
  • 1999-2000 Imo State UNDP 4th Country Program, Rep. Ministry of Health (Social Sector)
  • 1993-2003 Director of Programs, Community Health and Development Advisory Trust(COHDAT) Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
  • 1993-1998 Chief Program OfficerWorld Bank Assisted Imo Health and Population Project (Imo State Population Council)
  • 1991 Intern, African Regional Health Education Centre,Department of Preventive and Social Medicine University of Ibadan
  • 1986-1990 Nursing Officer, Ministry of Health/General Hospital, Owerri
  • 1985-1986 Lecturer (National Assignment) School of Midwifery, Akure, Ondo State
  • 1980-1982 Staff Nurse/Midwife Hospitals Management Board Imo State

Dr. Nwankwo Benjamin Osondu

Lecturer I

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Biography

Dr. Nwankwo, Benjamin osondu was born during the Nigerian Biafran Civil war and possess the following Academic and Professional qualifications:B.Sc (Hons) Degree ;MPH Degree, Ph.D Degree and a Certificate in Health, Safety & Environment (HSE-Level 3). Dr nwankwo is a member of Faculty in the Department of Public Health Technology. He has to his credit to date over fifty (50) publications in reputable National and International Journals including University- Level texts. He was among the pioneer staff that led the Department of Public Health to full accreditation status in the 2006 National Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation exercise (2006) and also pioneered the drawing and production of the Current Post Graduate Diploma, Master of Public Health (MPH) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Curriculum in Public Health Technology (2007). He is a member of various professional bodies including American Public Health Association. His major research and teaching area include: Reproductive Health; Health Economics; Health Promotion and Education; Demography; Health and Human Behavior. He is the Imo State Consultant to UNDP/NACA/ImoSACA on HIV/AIDS.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc. (Health Education, Second Class Upper Division), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1992)
  • M.P.H. (Master of Public Health, Health Promotion), University of Ibadan(1998)
  • Ph.D (Public Health Education), Nnamdi Azikiwe University,Awka(2003).

Publications

  • Salako, LA, Brieger WR., Umeh RE., Agomo PU Afolabi BM Asa S., Adeneye AK, Nwankwo, B.O. & Akinlade, CO (2001). Treatment of childhood fevers and other illness in three rural Nigeria communities. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics. Aug. Vol. 47; 230-238. © Oxford University Press.
  • Nwankwo, B.O. & Brieger, W.R. (2003). Exclusive breast feeding is undermined by use of other liquids in rural South Western Nigeria. Journal of Tropical Paediatrics, April Vol. 48, 109 -112. © Oxford University Press.
  • Nwankwo, B.O. (2004). Economics of health care delivery. Owerri: Colon Concepts Publishers. ISSN: 978- 37017-0-3 Nwankwo, B.O. (2004). Population dynamics and health impacts, Owerri: Colon Concepts Publishers. ISBN: 978-37017-2-X .
  • Amadi, A.N.; Nwankwo, B.O. & Illoh, G.U.P. (2007). The influence of demographic factors and pre-existing health conditions on the epidemiology of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) among patients attending the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. International Journal of Environmental Health & Human Development, Vol 8(2):1-15.
  • Nwankwo, B.O.; Abanobi, O.C. & Amadi, A.N.(2008). Antecedents to smoking behavior among male adolescent students in south east region, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Medicine 3(3): 60-65. ISSN: 1816-3319.
  • Nwankwo, B.O. & Nwoke, E.A.(2008). Risky sexual behaviors among adolescents in Owerri Municipal: Predictors of unmet family health needs. African Journal of Reproductive Health, Vo 13l ( 1):141-151.
  • Nwankwo, B.O & Okafor, J.O. (2009). Effectiveness of insecticide – treated bed nets (Itns) in malaria prevention among children aged 6 months – 5 years in a rural community in Imo state, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Medicine, 4(1); 41-49. ISSN:1816-3319.
  • Nwankwo, B. O; Nwoke, E.A & Chukwuocha, U.M (2010). Public health education paradigm approach towards a culture of insecticide bed nets (ITNs) use in rural African communities- A systematic review. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology, Vol.1 (1): 112-127.
  • Iloh GUP, Amadi AN, Nwankwo BO & Ugwu VC.(2011). Obesity in adult Nigerians: A study of its pattern and common primary co-morbidities in a rural mission general hospital in Imo state. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice,14 : 212-8

Working Experience

  • Chairman, Local Organizing Committee (LOC), 6th Annual Conference of the Health Promotion Research Association of Nigeria (HEPRAN) held at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri between 8-11, October, 2008.
  • Imo State Consultant, HIV/AIDS Epidemiological Response Policy Survey (ERPS) for Imo State- UNDP/NACA/ImoSACA Contract Agreement, 2009-Date.
  • Learned Journal Reviewer to over five(5) Reputable Journals
  • Participant at a one week conference of the American Public Health Association (APHA), held in Washington DC, USA, 29thOctober -2nd November, 2011. (Paper presented)

Dr. Nwoke Eunice Anyalewechi

Lecturer I

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Biography

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • BSc Nursing (OPTION: Public Health) February, 1994.
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) May, 2002.
  • Ph.D Public Health Education May, 2010.
  • Diploma in Nursing & Midwifery; Community Health

Publications

  • Nwoke, E.A. and Nwagbo, D.E.F. (2005). Pattern and Perception of Onchocerciasis Among women in Oncho-Endemic Areas of Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of college of Medicine. [Nigeria].10(2):87-93
  • Nwoke, E. A; Nwagbo, D.E.F & Okafor J.O. (2006). A Review of Public Health Problems of Human Trafficking in Nigeria. Journal of College of Medicine, [Nigeria] 11(1): 21-25.
  • Nwoke E. A and Nwoke B.E.B. (2007). The practice of Female Genital Mutilation in Modern Societies with special reference to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission. International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences, [Nigeria] 3(2), 269-273.
  • Nwoke, BEB and Nwoke, E. A. (2008). The Impact of Climate Change on the Emergence and Re-Emergence of Parasitic Diseases. Farming & Rural Systems Economics. Germany: Margraf Publishers, [Germany] 95, 101-112.
  • Nwoke, E. A; Nwankwo, B. O; Chukwuocha, U. M and Ibe, S. N. O. (2009). The Burden of Early Marriage. Knowledge Review, A Multidisciplinary Journal, 18 (1), 133-138.
  • Nwoke, E. A and Ibe, S.N.O. (2009). An appraisal of Nursing Informatics. The Nigerian Academic Forum, 16(2), 17-21.
  • Nwoke, E. A; Nwankwo, B. O and Chukwuocha, U. M. (2009). Health Promotion and Malaria Control among Pregnant Women in Owerri Municipal. The Nigerian Academic Forum, 16(1), 164-168.
  • Nwoke, E. A; Nwankwo, B. O; Chukwuocha, U.M & Nworuh B.O. (2010). Consumer Health and Health Promotion Informatics. Journal of Health Science and Technology, 1, 11-31.
  • Nwoke, E. A; Chukwuocha, U.M; Ibe S.N.O & Iwuala C.C. (2010). Health Seeking Behaviour of Mothers of Children with Presumptive Malaria in Owerri Capital Territory, Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Health Science and Technology, 1, 91-95.
  • Nwoke, B.E. B; Ukaga, C. N; Nwajiuba, C. N; Nwoke, E.A and Chukwuocha, U.M. (2011). A review on the Adaptation Strategies to the Impact of Climate Change on Health: A key to achieving millennium Development Goals. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 32(1), 143-152.

Dr. Onyeocha Francisca Adaku

Lecturer I

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Biography

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • BSc. Biology (1980) Lincoln Univ., Missouri, USA.
  • MSc. Biology (1982), Texas Southern Univ, USA.
  • PhD. (1990) Applied Entomology, Orsay, France.

Honours

French Government Scholarship for PhD.

Publications

  • The effects of Histoplasma capsulatum antigen on canine leukocytes. MSC thesis, TSU. Comparative toxicity of some synthetic insecticides and a growth inhibitor, on the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, PartC, Comparative Pharmacology1991. 100 (3): 361-363; Circadian Rhythm changes in Toxicity of the insecticide Dieldrin on larvae of the Migratory L. migratoria migratoriodes. Chronobiology international, The journal of Biological and Medical Rhythm Research 1991. 8(2):103-109.

Working Experience

  • Health Promotion and Wellness technology, Environmental health and safety.
  • PGCE Early Years, 1995 London UK.

Mr. AJUOGU ENO

Lecturer II

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Biography

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Reproductive …………University of Liverpool. 2006
  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine … .University of Liverpool. 2004
  • Masters in Public Health………… University of Nigeria. 2004
  • MB. Bch……………………. University of Calaber. 1985

Publications

  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Exclusive Breastfeeding in Ihitte-Uboma
  • Factors Associated with Teenage Pregnancy in a Ihitte-Uboma.

Working Experience

  • Principal Medical Officer, Emmanuel Missionary Hospital 2007
  • Facilitator for public health programs, Ihitte-Uboma Local Government Council 2004
  • Medical Officer 1, Emmanuel Missionary Hospital, Isinweke 1992
  • Medical Officer 11, Rokyana Hospital, Port Harcourt, 1990
  • Senior House Officer, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, 1987
  • National Youth Service Corps, General Hospital Talata Mafara,1986
  • Internship, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, 1985

Mr. Chimezie Christian Iwuala

Lecturer II

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Biography

Mr. Iwuala holds a BSc Degree in Biochemistry from Imo State University, Owerri, and a Diploma (DLSHTM) and mainly an MSc degree in Medical Microbiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), University of London.

He teaches postgraduate diploma courses in Disease Screening & Detection Technologies, Immunology and Vaccinology; and Undergraduate Courses in Environmental Health, Human Genetics in Health & Disease, Immunology & Vaccinology, Public Health Nutrition, Environmental Toxicology, Occupational Health & Safety/ Industrial Hygiene etc. He has published extensively in national and international journals.

His hobbies are soccer, reading, gospel music and renaissance architecture.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • BSc BIOCHEMISTRY (DECEMBER 1997).
  • MSc MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY (NOVEMBER 2003).
  • DLSHTM Medical Microbiology (February 2004).

Publications

  • Iwuala C.C., Oodo M., Opara K.N. and Morakinyo O.M (2011): “Prevalence of Anaemia in Normal and HIV- Infected Persons in Mbano, Imo State, Nigeria; Journal of Health Sciences & Technology.
  • Iwuala C.C., Ike G., Opara K.N, and Nwoke E.A (2011): “The Role and Impact of Traditional Birth Attendants in Pregnancy and Delivery in Imo State, Nigeria, Southeastern Nigeria” Journal of Health Sciences and Technology.
  • Oparaocha E.T., Iwuala C.C., Nwaoha Hope N.,(2011): “Morbidity and Socioeconomic Burden of Malaria in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria”; Journal of Health Sciences and Technology 1:128-135.
  • Amadi A.N, Morakinyo O.M, Onuoha G, Amadi C.O.A and Iwuala C.C (2011): “Sanitation in Public Schools - A Case Study of Aba, Nigeria; International Journal of Environmental Health & Human Development 12 (1).
  • Amadi A.N, Ebidan C.O, Amadi C, and Iwuala C.C (2011): Sustenance of Common Childhood Diseases in Abia State, Nigeria: International Journal of Environmental Health & Human Development 12 (2).
  • Opara K.N, Nwoke E.A, Abanobi O.C, Onwuliri C.O.E and Iwuala C.C (2010): “Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Among Children in Day- Care Centre’s in Owerri Metropolis, Nigeria” ; Abstract 2010 - Nigerian Journal of Parasitology.
  • Opara K.N, Nwoke E.A, Abanobi O.C, Onwuliri C.O.E and Iwuala C.C. (2010): “Perceptions about Malaria, Mosquito and Insecticide-Treated Nets in Rural Communities of Imo State, Nigeria”; Abstract 2010- Nigerian Journal of Parasitology.
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Nwoke E.A., Nwawume I.C., Nworuh B. O., Iwuala C.C. and C.I.C Ebirim (2009): Clinical Features of Malaria Parasitaemia among Children in Parts of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria; Global journal of Medical Sciences 8(2): 35-41.
  • Iwuala C., Onwusukwu U. B., Morakinyo O.M (2011); The Rmportance of Anthropometric Measurements in the Maintenance of Public health: International Journal of Environmental health & Human Development; 12 (2):

Working Experience

  • Teaching
  • Medical biochemistry / Public health
  • Professional Experience
  • Quality control / health safety & environment (hse) officer (1999-2001)-ipco atlas cove depot optimisation project: nnpc/ipco, graduate assistant, university of maiduguri (1998-1999), health advisor, boots rthe chemist/ alliance boots plc, london, united kingdom; manager, lettsom pharmacy, london, uk. (2006-2008)

Dr. Chukwuocha Uchechukwu M

Lecturer II

Contact Information

Biography

Dr Chukwuocha a pioneer member of the Nigerian Young Academy. He was selected a young affiliate of the academy of sciences for the developing World (TWAS) in 2010, participated in the meeting of Nobel laureates in medicine and physiology in Lindau, Germany (June, 2011) and was also awarded the TWAS-DFG cooperation visit to the Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin Germany (December 2011 –February, 2012). He has over fourty five publications in peer reviewed journals and participated in several International and Local conferences with papers read. He is also a volunteer with some community based NGOs.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • BSc, Industrial Microbiology(2001)
  • MSc, Medical Parasitology and Entomology(2005)
  • PhD, Medical Parasitology(2010)

Publications

  • Chukwuocha U.M.(2011). Rapid assessment of home management of malaria among caregivers in parts of South Eastern Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal.10:29
  • Okwuoma Abanobi, Uchechukwu Chukwuocha, Celestine Onwuliri and Kenneth Opara. (2011). Primary motives for demand of ivermectin drugs in mass distribution programmes to control onchocerciasis. North American Journal of Medical Sciences. 3:89-94
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Dozie I.N.S., Onwuliri C.O.E., Ukaga C.N., Nwoke B.E.B, Nwankwo B.O., Nwoke E.A., Nwokoro J.C., Nwoga K.S., Udujih O.G., Iwuala C.C., Ohaji E.T., Morakinyo O.M. and Adindu B.C.(2010). Perceptions on the use of Insecticide Treated Nets in parts of the Imo River Basin, Nigeria: Implications for preventing malaria in pregnancy. African Journal of Reproductive Health.14(1):117-128
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Ukaga C.N., Dozie I.N.S.,Nwoke B.E.B., Ajaero C.M.U. and Nwachukwu M.I.(2010). Local knowledge and perceptions on the transmission, treatment and prevention of loiasis in parts of Niger Delta Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 31(1):21-25.
  • M. Chukwuocha Uche, O. Nwankwo Benjamin, N. Amadi Agwu, C. Esomonu Onyenonachi, I.N.S. Dozie, E. Ikegwuoha Aloy, O. Nwabueze Peter and O. Mbagwu Smart (2009). Treatment seeking behavior of mothers for febrile children in some rural parts of Imo State Nigeria:Implications for home management of malaria in endemic areas. International Journal of Tropical Medicine.4(3):132-135
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Ashiegbu K.K., Dozie I.N.S., Aguwa O.C.(2009). The perspectives of adolescents on common diseases and medicines used. A case study of a public secondary school in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria. Scientific Research and Essays.4 (11)1403-1407.
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Dozie, I.N., Amadi A.N, Nwankwo B.O.,Ukaga C.N.,Aguwa O.C., Abanobi O.C. and Nwoke E.A.(2008). Food Sanitation: The Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Food Handlers in Owerri Metropolis of Imo State, Nigeria. East African Journal of Public Health.6 (3):240-3
  • Chukwuocha U.M., Dozie I.N.S, Nwoke B.E.B, Ukaga C.N., Ajaero C.M.U, Nwankwo B.O.(2008). The application of remote sensing in identifying environmental factors associated with malaria risk in Nigeria: A potential use and need of the Nigerian satellites. Journal of Biological and Environmental sciences.2:19-21
  • I.N.S. Dozie, C.O.E. Onwuliri, B.E.B. Nwoke, U.M. Chukwuocha, C.I. Chikwendu, I. Okoro, P.C. Njemanze (2005). Onochocerciasis and Epilepsy in parts of Imo River Basin, Nigeria. A Preliminary Report. Public Health. 120(5) :448-450.
  • Uchechukwu M. Chukwuocha, Ikechukwu N.S. Dozie, Blaise O. Chikere (2006). Prevalence of Salmonella organisms and the duration of their survival in lizard droppings. Nigerian Journal of Microbiology. 20 (1):724 – 728.

Working Experience

  • Public Health Parasitology and Microbiology
  • Professional Experience
  • Written and Submitted Technical Reports for the Government on Disease Burden of Imo State, Nigeria and Service availability Map of Imo State, Reviewer for International and Local Journals, Organized scientific conferences, attracted research grants, involved in University administration at the Departmental level and member of several Academic and Professional bodies.

Mr. Nwaokoro Joakin Chidozie

Lecturer II

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Biography

I am a lecturer in the department of Public Health Technology since March 2008. My major interest is on diabetes and hypertension. Besides, I have worked in different health care units sharing my knowledge and passion in different fields of medicine. I have acted as a positive role model for nurses and students in general practice through the demonstration of strong leadership skills. As a leader, I have held different positions in different areas such as president of foreign nurses in Malta, secretary general to the Nigerian community in Malta, secretary general to Igbo community in Toronto, Canada. Currently, I am the secretary general of Diabetes Association of Nigeria, (DAN) Imo State Branch. Therefore, I have leadership skills and ability to motivate others.

I have adaptable and flexible working style, ability to prioritise and manage critical issues utilising problem-solving skills and above all ability to operate under pressure.

I have also been involved in training and creating awareness in villages and communities on important health tips and better living especially in the aspect of diabetes screening and hypertension.

I am happily married with children and above all, I am a Christian. I live in Owerri.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.SC (Hon) Botany –Sept, 1992 – University of Jos, Nigeria
  • B.SC (Hon) Nursing – July, 2000 – University of Malta, Europe
  • Masters in Public Health – 2004 – University of Malta, Europe
  • PHD PROGRAMME 2008 – TILL DATE (PUBLIC HEALTH) – Federal University of Technology, Owerri.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member, American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
  • Member, Diabetes UK
  • Member, International Diabetes Federation
  • Member, Federation of European Nurses on Diabetes
  • Member, International Aids Society
  • Member, Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Publications

  • Perceptions on the Use of Insecticides Treated Nets in parts of the Imo River Basin, Nigeria: Implications for Preventing Malaria in Pregnancy.
  • Chukwuocha UM, Dozie INS, Onwuliri COE, Ukaga CN, Nwoke BEB, Nwankwo BO, Nwaokoro JC, Nwoga KS, Udujih OG, Iwuala CC, Ohaji ET, Morakinyo OM and Adindu BC.
  • Influence of the Phenotypes on Immunity to Plasmodium falciparium Malaria among Women In Parts Of The Imo River Basin, Nigeria.
  • Chukwuocha, U.M, Dozie, I.N.S, Ashiegbu, K.K, Onwuliri, C.O.E, Aguwa, O.C, Nwoke E.A, Udujih, O.G, Nwaokoro, J.C, Nwawume, I.C

Working Experience

  • Had worked in hospitals in different units such as Orthopaedic, Anaesthesia, Surgrey, Renal unit and of course, Diabetes clinic.
  • Worked as a supervisor in International Aids Society (IAS) Toronto, Canada -2006.
  • Attended Primary Care Diabetes Europe conference held in Amsterdam in September 2007.
  • Attended International Diabetes Federation held in October 2009 in Montreal, Canada.
  • Attended EASD Conference held in Austria in September 2010.
  • Attended Nigerian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism conference held in Abuja 2008.

Mr. Amadi Chinasa

Assistant Lecturer

Contact Information

Biography

Mrs. Chinasa O. A. Amadi, an Environmental Health Officer, a Biologist, Agriculturist, with years of Teaching Experience, formerly a part-time Lecturer IMSU continuing Education programme, and ECOTEC Health Programmes. Currently a Lecturer with Federal University of technology, Owerri.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • NCE- Agric. Science, 1989, Federal college of Education Pankshin, Plateau State
  • B.Sc (Ed) 1999, Biology, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  • M.Sc (Ed) 2006, Science Education. University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  • MPH 2009 Public Health, Imo State University, Owerri.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member Science Teacher’s Association of Nigeria (STAN)
  • Member Society of Environmental Health of Nigeria (SEHON)
  • Member Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN)
  • Member Environmental Health Officers Registration council (EHORECON)

Publications

  • Amadi, A.N; Iro, O.K; Obi,R.k and C.O. A. Amadi (2000) Effects of anti-retroviral therapy on work productivity of HIV Patients in Abia State, Nigeria; Jnl Of Applied Biosciences;18 pg 976-982
  • Amadi, C.O; C. Iwuala and A.N. Amadi (2008): Studies on Diarrhea Morbidity and hygiene habits of Children in Aba and its Environs: Knowledge, Attitude and Perception, Int. Jnl. of Environmental Health and Human Development. Vol 9(2) 26-30.
  • Amadi A.N; G. Onuoha. C.O.A. Amadi, and C. Iwuala (2011) Evaluation of School Sanitation in Aba, Abia State Nigeria, Environmental Health and Human Development

Mr. Ebirim Casmir Chikere Ifeanyi

Assistant Lecturer

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Biography

Mr. Chikere Ebirim lectures in the Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, and Owerri, Nigeria. He hails from Umuezealaihu Umunakanu Owerre in Ehime Mbano L.G.A., Imo State. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Health (M.Sc Epidemiology & Medical Statistics) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Anatomy from the University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is presently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Epidemiology and Disease Control at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

He teaches courses in Biostatistics, Research Methods & Techniques, Epidemiology of Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases, Vital & Health Statistics, Statistics for Health Profession, Introduction to Public Health, Public Health Services, Medical Demography, Wellness Programming Technology, etc. He has published extensively in national and international journals. He is happily married with a kid.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science in Anatomy), 2005; Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
  • M.Sc (Master of Science in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics), 2008; University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Disease Control), 2010 – date; Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.

Publications

  • Ebirim C.I.C and Morakinyo O.M. (2011): Prevalence and Perceived Health Effect of Alcohol Use among Male Undergraduate Students in Owerri, South-East Nigeria: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Public Health Journal 11:118-124.
  • Abanobi O.C. and Ebirim C.I.C (2010): Sensitivity and Specificity of Nodule Identification as a Case Definition Criterion in Field Studies of Human Onchocerciasis Infection. Journal of health sciences and technology; Vol 1:1-4.
  • Ebirim C.I.C, Morankiyo O. M. and Abanobi O. C. (2010): Postmenopausal Sexual Experience and Perception in a Nigerian Population. Journal of health sciences and technology Vol 1:85-90.
  • Chukwuocha U. M and Ebirim C.I.C (2010): The Clinical Significance of Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and White Blood Cell Count in the Diagnosis of Different Pathological Conditions. Journal of health sciences and technology Vol 1:102-106.
  • Chukwuocha U.M, Nwoke E.A, Nwawume I.C, Nworuh B.O., Iwuala C.C. AND Ebirim C.I.C. (2009): Clinical Features of Malaria Parasiteamia among Children IN Parts of the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria. Global Journal of MedicaL Sciences; Vol. 8, No. 1&2: 35-41.

Working Experience

  • Learned Journal Reviewer to over five(5) Reputable Journals.
  • Consultant in epidemiological surveys & community trials program.
  • Monitoring and evaluation expertise in health programs.
  • Data analysis & Evaluation expertise in SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info, MATHLAB & SAS computer statistical packages.
  • Consultant statistician to residency programs in Federal Medical Centre Owerri.

Dr. Oyewale Mayowa Morakinyo

Assistant Lecturer

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Biography

Mr. Morakinyo lectures in the Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. He holds a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree in Environmental Health, from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree in Microbiology from the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. He is presently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Environmental Management and Toxicology at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

He teaches undergraduate courses in Research Methods, Epidemiology of Non-communicable Diseases, Introduction to Public Health, Public Health Biotechnology, Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Toxicology etc. He has published extensively in national and international journals.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Computer Operations, 2000. Forthright Computer Institute, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
  • B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science), 2003. University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
  • M.P.H. (Master of Public Health), 2008. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy), 2010 – Till date. University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Publications

  • Ebirim, I.C and Morakinyo, O.M. (2011). Prevalence and Perceived Health Effect of Alcohol use among Male Undergraduate Students in Owerri, South-East Nigeria: a descriptive cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 11:118.
  • Ebirim I.C, Morakinyo O.M and Abanobi, O.C. (2011). Postmenopausal Sexual Experience and Perception in a Nigerian Population. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology
  • Abanobi, O.C, Opara, K, Nwakwuo, G and Morakinyo, O.M (2011). Assessment of Medical waste Management Practices in Selected Hospitals: A case study of Owerri, Nigeria. The Journal of Environmental Health 8(1): 7-12
  • Nworuh, O.B, Morakinyo, O.M, Iwuala, C.C; Nwoke, E.A and Ukomma, S.A (2011). Wastes Management Practices in Selected Hotels in Owerri, Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Science and Resource Management.
  • Ibe, S.N.O, Morakinyo, O.M and Shebbs, G.A (2011). Assessment of Clinical Waste Management Practices among Private Hospitals in Aba, Nigeria. African Journal of Medical Sciences.
  • Amadi, A.N, Onuoha, G, Amadi, C.O.A and Morakinyo, O.M. (2011). Sanitation in Public Schools: A case study of Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development 11(1): 46 - 52.
  • Chukwuocha U.M, Dozie INS, Onwuliri COE, Ukaga CN, Nwoke BEB, Nwoke EA, Nwaokoro JC, Nwoga KS, Udujih OG, Iwuala CC, Ohaji ET, Morakinyo OM and Adindu BC (2010). Perception on the Use of Insecticide Treated Nets in Parts of the Imo River Basin, Nigeria: Implications for Preventing Malaria in Pregnancy. African Journal of Reproductive Health 2010; 14(1):117.

Working Experience

  • Academic Level Coordinator: Department of Public Health Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri 2010 – Till date.
  • National Youth Service – Primary Assignment: General Hospital, Mokwa, Niger State. 2004 – 2005.
  • Public Health Internship: Department of Epidemiology, Medical Statistics and Environmental Health, Faculty of Public Health, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, 2006.
  • Part of the team that conducted Health Impact and Environmental Impact assessments of Starcom facilities, Zartech farms, Promasidor facility among others [2009]
  • Monitoring and Evaluation officer during National Immunization Plus Days in Ekiti State [2008]
  • Interviewer during the National HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health survey in Ekiti State (NARHS PLUS) [2007]

Dr. Udujih Godwin Obinna

Assistant Lecturer

Contact Information

Biography

A lecturer in the department of public health technology with a b.sc in zoology, m.sc in medical parasitology and entomology and ph.d in medical parasitology, all from imo state university, owerri. interested in epidemiology, survey and diagnosis especially in the studies of malaria. happily married with two children.

Academic and Professional Qualification

  • Bachelor of science (B.Sc) in zoology (2000).
  • Master of science (m.sc) in medical parasitology and entomology (2004).
  • Doctor of philosophy (ph.d) in medical parasitology (2011).

Publications

  • (2006): UKAGA, C.N., NWOKE, B.E.B., ONYEKA, P.I.K., ANOSIKE, J.C., UDUJIH, O.G., UDUJIH, O.S., OBILOR, R.C. and NWACHUKWU, M.I.: The Use of Herbs In Malaria Treatment In Parts Of Imo State, Nigeria. Tanzania Health Research Bulletin. 8 (3): 183 – 185.
  • (2007): UKAGA, C.N., NWOKE, B.E.B., UDUJIH, O.S., UDUJIH, O.G., OHAERI, A.A., ANOSIKE, J.C., UDUJIH, B.U., and NWACHUKWU, M.I.: Placental Malaria in Owerri, Imo State, South-Eastern Nigeria. Tanzania Health Research Bulletin. 9 (3): 180 – 185.
  • (2010): CHUKWUOCHA, U.M., DOZIE, I.N.S., ONWULIRI, C.O.E., UKAGA, C.N., NWOKE, B.E.B., NWAOKORO, J.C., UDUJIH, O.G., IWUALA, C.C., OHAJI, E.T., MORAKINYO, O.M. and ADINDU, B.C.: Perceptions on the use of Insecticide Treated Nets In Parts of The Imo River Basin, Nigeria: Implications for Preventing Malaria in Pregnancy. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 14(1):117-128.
  • (2011): CHUKWUOCHA, U.M., DOZIE, I.N.S., ASHIEGBU, K.K., ONWULIRIR, C.O.E., AGUWA, O.C., NWOKE, E.A., UDUJIH, O.G., NWOKORO, J.C. and NWAUME, I.C.: Influence On Immunity to Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Among Women In Parts Of The Imo River Basin Nigeria. African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology. 12(1):26-31.
  • (2011): ONYEKA, P.I.K., JEROME, G., ANYASODOR, A.E., OBIUKWU, C.E., UWAEZUOKE, J.C. and UDUJIH, G.O.: The Prevalence of Intestinal Helminthes in Onchocerciasis Endemic Areas of Ezinachi Communities in Okigwe L.G.A. of Imo State, Nigeria. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology. 1: 47-54.
  • (2011): ONYEKA, P.I.K., OZUMBA, N.A., ANYASODOR, A.E., OBIUKWU, C.E., UWAZUOKE, J.C., UDUJIH, O.S., NWABUEZE, E.U. and UDUJIH, G.O.: Prevalence of Recurrent Malaria In HIV Patients. Journal of Health Sciences and Technology.1: 79-84.