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Professor Chinyere Nneka Ukaga

TitleResearch Officer
InstitutionUNDP/WHO/World Bank Project on Onchocerciasis control in Achi, Oji -River Enugu State, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu
DepartmentDepartment of Pharmacology
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    Chinyere, the 1999 best graduating Ph.D student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka is presently a Professor of Public Health Parasitology of Imo State University Owerri.

    Chinyere holds a Ph.D degree in Medical Parasitology from the Department of Zoology University of Nigeria Nsukka. The Ph.D program was supported by the Tropical Diseases Research (TDR)/ World Health Organization (WHO) training grant with Dr. Hartwig Schulz-Key (University of Tubingen Germany) as co - supervisor.

    Chinyere has more than 20 years post graduate research and teaching experience. She has to her credit more than 100 publications, produced more than 29 doctorate graduates, with numerous Master of Science degree graduates.

    She presently consults for the African Program on Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) a subsidiary of World Health Organization, AFRO (another subsidiary of WHO) and has consulted for the Federal Government of Nigeria on the Niger Delta Federal Amnesty Program.

    Chinyere was the immediate past Director, Consultancy Services Unit of Imo State University Owerri, and is presently heading the Department of Animal & Environmental Biology (Zoology). She is an active Member, Governing Council of Imo State University Owerri as well as the current National President Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria.

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    1. Richards FO, Emukah E, Graves PM, Nkwocha O, Nwankwo L, Rakers L, Mosher A, Patterson A, Ozaki M, Nwoke BE, Ukaga CN, Njoku C, Nwodu K, Obasi A, Miri ES. Community-wide distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets can halt transmission of lymphatic filariasis in southeastern Nigeria. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Sep; 89(3):578-87. PMID: 23939708.
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    2. Chukwuocha UM, Dozie IN, Onwuliri CO, Ukaga CN, Nwoke BE, 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, Nigeria: implications for preventing malaria in pregnancy. Afr J Reprod Health. 2010 Mar; 14(1):117-28. PMID: 20695144.
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    3. Chukwuocha UM, Dozie IN, Amadi AN, Nwankwo BO, Ukaga CN, Aguwa OC, Abanobi OC, Nwoke EA. The knowledge, attitude and practices of food handlers in food sanitation in a metropolis in south eastern Nigeria. East Afr J Public Health. 2009 Dec; 6(3):240-3. PMID: 20803912.
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    4. Anosike JC, Dozie IN, Ameh GI, Ukaga CN, Nwoke BE, Nzechukwu CT, Udujih OS, Nwosu DC. The varied beneficial effects of ivermectin (Mectizan) treatment, as observed within onchocerciasis foci in south-eastern Nigeria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Oct; 101(7):593-600. PMID: 17877878.
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    5. Ukaga CN, Nwoke BE, Udujih OS, Udujih OG, Ohaeri AA, Anosike JC, Udujih BU, Nwachukwu MI. Placental malaria in Owerri, Imo State, south-eastern Nigeria. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2007 Sep; 9(3):180-5. PMID: 18087896.
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    6. Ukaga CN, Nwoke BE, Onyeka PI, Anosike JC, Udujih OS, Udujih OG, Obilor RC, Nwachukwu MI. The use of herbs in malaria treatment in parts of Imo State, Nigeria. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2006 Sep; 8(3):183-5. PMID: 18254512.
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    7. Ukaga CN, Orji CN, Orogwu S, Nwoke BE, Anosike JC, Udujih OS, Onyeka PI, Awujo NC. Concomitant bacteria in the blood of malaria patients in Owerri, southeastern Nigeria. Tanzan Health Res Bull. 2006 Sep; 8(3):186-8. PMID: 18254513.
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    8. Anosike JC, Nwoke BE, Onwuliri CO, Obiukwu CE, Duru AF, Nwachukwu MI, Ukaga CN, Uwaezuoke JC, Uduji OS, Amajuoyi OU, Nkem BI. Prevalence of parasitic diseases among nomadic Fulanis of south-eastern Nigeria. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2004; 11(2):221-5. PMID: 15627328.
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    9. Anosike JC, Njoku AJ, Nwoke BE, Okoro OU, Okere AN, Ukaga CN, Adimonye RN. Human infections with Moniliformis moniliformis (Bremser 1811) Travassos 1915 in south-eastern Nigeria. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2000 Dec; 94(8):837-8. PMID: 11214102.
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