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Prof. Okpok Eta Okon

Professor
Zoology and Environmental Biology
okpokokon@unical.edu.ng

Attended the Hope Waddell Training Institution, Calabar from 1976-1981. Attended the University of Calabar from 1982-1999 Holds BSC, MSC and PHD degrees in Parasitology. Attended Imperial Cllege, South Kensington, London from March 1995-December 1995. Member, Parasitology and Public Health society of Nigeria (PPSN). Current Dean , Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Calabar.

Opara, K. N., Udoidung, N. I., Atting, I. A., Bassey, E. A., Okon, O. E. and Nwabueze, A. A. (2009): Risk factors for Vaginal Trichomoniasis among Women in Uyo, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Health, 9(2): 1-12. .(Google Scholar, cited 6 times)


Okon, O. E., Ememayom, A. I. and Opara, K. N. (2009): Reliability of Self-Reported Blood in urine for Diagnosis of Schistosoma haematobium in a community in South-Eastern Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Epidemiology, 7(2): 1-11. . (Google Scholar, cited 1 time)


Okon, O. E., Iboh, C. I. and Opara, K. N. (2010): Bancroftian filariasis among the Mbembe people of Cross River State, Nigeria. Journal of Vector-Borne Diseases 47(2): 91-96. (Google Scholar, cited 15 times)


Okon, O. E., Obi, A. E., Opara, K.N. (2010): The efficacy of artesunate in the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogoja, Cross River State, Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Tropical Medicine, 6(2): 1-12.


Iboh, C. I. Okon, O. E.., Opara, K. N., Asor, J. E. and Etim, S. E. (2012): Lymphatic filariasis among the Yakurr people of Cross River State, Nigeria. Parasites and Vectors, 5:203. (Google Scholar, Cited 5 times)


Arong, G. A., Okon, O. E., Obhiokhenan, A. A., Esekhagbe, O. R., Okorafor, K. A., and Emevatha, O. (2012): The infestation rates and predilection sites of ticks on cattle and dogs in Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research, 4(5): 73-76.


Okon, O. E., Arong, G. A., Ghonhinbor, J., Etim, S. E. and Umeche, N. (2012):Prevalence of pulmonary tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus amongst patients attending the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), Calabar, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research, 4(5): 81-83.


Iboh, C. I., Okon, O. E., Arong, G. A,, Opara, K. N., Asor, J. E. (2012): The occurrence and distribution of Chrysops species in Akamkpa Community of Cross River State, Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 15(23): 1139 - 1143.


Okon, O. E., Opara, K. N., Etim, S. E., Arong, G. A., Oku, E. E., and Iboh, C. I. (2011): Experimental transmission of Babesia bigemina by Boophilus decoloratus in cattle. Research Journal of Parasitology, 6(5): 168-175. (Google Scholar, cited 1 time)


Arong, G. A., Oku, E. E., Okon, O. E., and Ikono, M. C. (2012): Residual and outdoor mosquito distribution and abundance in some parts of Calabar Urban, Nigeria. International Journal of Current Research 4(4): 105-107.


Etim, S. E., Okon, O. E., Akpan, P. A., Ukpong, G. I. and Oku, E. E. (2013): Prevalence of Cockroaches (Periplanata americana) in households in Calabar: Public Health Implications. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 5(3): 149 – 152


Opara, K. N., Udoidung, N. I., Opara, D. C., Okon, O. E., Edosomwan, U. E. and Udoh, A. J. (2012): The impact of intestinal parasitic infections on the nutritional status of rural and urban school- aged children in Nigeria. International Journal of MCH and AIDS 1(1): 68 – 75. (Google Scholar, cited 11 times)


Adie, H. A., Okon, O. E., Arong, G. A., Braide, E. I., Ekpo, U. F. (2013): Spatial Distribution of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Cross River State using Geographical Information system and School Based Questionaire. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 16(20): 1166 – 1172.


Okon, O. E., Gboeloh, L. B., Udoh, S. (2013) Anti-Plasmodial effect of the leaf of Ficus exasperata on Albino Mice experimentally infected with Plasmodium berghei (NK 65), Universal Journal of Pharmacy, 2 (5): 29 -35.


ABRAHAM, J. T., NDOME, C. B., OKON, O. E., EKPENYONG, E., IBOR, C.I. (2013): Capillariasis in Chrysicthys nigrodigitatus (catfish), Cynoglossus senegalensis (Sole) and Pseudolithus elongatus (Bobo Croaker) from Cross River Estuary and Adjacent Coastal Waters. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 2(1) : 83 – 93


Gboeloh, L. B., Okon, O. E., Udoh, S. (2014) Anti-Plasmodial effect of the leaf of Anthocleista vogelii on Albino Mice experimentally infected with Plasmodium berghei (NK 65), Journal of Parasitology Research: 2014,


Adie, H., Igbang, T. Otu, A., Braide, E., Okon, O., Ikpi, E., Joseph, C., Desousa, A., Sommerfeld, J. (2014): Strengthening primary healthcare through community involvement in Cross River State, Nigeria: a descriptive study, The Pan African Medical Journal, 17, 221. (Google Scholar, cited 1 time)


Etim, S. E., Obioma, M. E., Okon, O. E., Akpan, P. A. (2012): Pediculosis Among Primary School Children in Calabar, Nigeria and Implications for Control. Scientific Research and Essays, 7(47):4071 – 4075


Ikpeme, E. I., Braide, E. I., Okon, O. (1991): Paragonimiasis in Cross River State, Nigeria. A Preliminary Report. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 12:89-91.


Adie, H. A., Oyo-Ita, A., Okon, O. E., Arong, G. A., Atting, I. A., Braide, E. I., Nebe, O., Emanghe, U. E., Otu, A. A. (2015): Evaluation of Intensity of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Biase and Yakurr Local Government Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria after two years of integrated control measures. Research Journal of Parasitology, 10 (2): 58 – 65


Okon, O. E., Braide, E. I., Ekong, R. G., and Itam, I. H. (1992): Transplacental Transmission of Malaria in Cross River State. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 13: 9-12.


Okon, O. E., Braide, E. I., and Umeche, N. (2000): Preliminary antigen characterization of Bovine Babesia species. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 6 (1): 45-49.


Okon, O. E., Ndome, C. B., Ikfuingei, R. (2000): The distribution and abundance of freshwater snails in Adim Community, Biase LGA of Cross River State, Nigeria. Bioscience Research Communications. 12(3): 281-286.


Okon, O. E., Umeche, N. and Braide, E. I. (2000): Seroprevalence of Bovine Babesiosis in Calabar, Nigeria. Tropical Veterinarian. 18:237-241.


Okon, O. E., (2001): Studies on the in vitro cultivation of bovine Babesia species using the microaerophilous stationary phase culture system. Tropical Veterinarian, 19 (4): 248-257.


Okon, O. E. and Umeche, N. (2003): Distribution of Urinary Schistosomiasis among high school students in Otukwang, Obudu, Cross River State of Nigeria. Global Journal of Medical Sciences. 2 (1): 19-22.


Okon, O. E., Braide, E. I., Umeche, N. and Ifon, E. T. (1999): The inorganic composition of the adult Guineaworm, Dracunculus medinensis, Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 20:51-53.


Okon, O. E. and Oku, E. E. (2001): Prevalence of intestinal parasites among school children in two contrasting communities in Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 22(1 and 2): 115-120.


Okon, O. E., Ndome, C. B., and Umoren, I. J. (2001): Studies on the physico-chemical parameters of freshwater habitats in relation to the occurrence of Cyclops in Abini Community, Biase LGA of Cross River State, Nigeria. Bioscience Research Communications. 13 (6): 675-679.


Akpan, P. A., Abraham, J. T. and Okon, O. E. (2006): The bacteriocidal and bacteriostatic activities of normal Bovine serum with and without extraneous complement of Escherichia coli Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science. 12(4): 461-463.


Akpan, P. A., Abraham, J. T. and Okon, O. E. (2006): The bacteriocidal and bacteriostatic activities of normal Bovine serum with and without extraneous complement of Escherichia coli Global Journal of Pure and Applied Science. 12(4): 461-463.


Oku, E. E., Otu , O., Braide, E. I., Itam, H., Ndifon, W. O. and Okon, O. E. (2006): Age and sex related differences in Primary and Secondary Infections with Dracunculus medinensis. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2 (2): 49-52.


Oku, E. E. Udo, S. M., Okon, O. E., Arikpo, E. N., Ekpenyong, J. F. and Nta, A. I. (2006): Fingernail as reservoir of human pathogens: A Case Study of hawkers of ready to eat foods in Adim Community in Cross River State. Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Science. 2(3): 12-16.


Okon, O. E., Atting, I. A., Akpanebong, U. E. and Oku, E. E. (2002): The bitting behaviour of blackfiles Simulium damnosum, the vector of human Onchocerciasis in Akamkpa LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria. Bioscience Research Communications. 14(4): 411-417


Abraham, J. T., Akpan, P. A. and Okon, O. E. (2005): Occurrence of parasites in Pseudotolithus elongatus and Cynoglossus senegalensis in Cross River Estuary, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 11(1): 45-49.


Okon, O. E., Adie, H. and Idombi, E. E. (2007): Impact of ivermectin treatment on the occurrence of nodules in Onchocerciasis infection in two communities in Etung Local Government of Cross River State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences. 3( 3): 197-200.


Okon, O. E., Udoutun, M. F., Oku, E. E., Nta, A. I., Etim, S. E., Abraham, J. T. and Akpan, P. A. (2007): Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Abini Community, Biase Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology 28(1): 28-31. (Google Scholar, cited 4 times)


Okon, O. E. and Ilugbiyin, E. F. (2008): Evaluation of Mectizan Efficacy in the treatment of Onchocerciasis using microflilarial load in a community in South-Eastern Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences.. 4(2): 65-67.


Ndome, C. B., Okon, O. and Gibson, E. (2009): Physicochemical characteristics of a spring-fed peri-urban freshwater stream in Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria. African Journal of Environmental Pollution and Health 7(2): 4-9.


Etim, S. E., Okon, O. E., Arikpo, G. E. and Enyidoh, K. H. (2011): Household Responses to malaria: Cost implications in Anantigha area of Calabar South Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 17(1): 1-5.


Okon, O. E., Opara, K. N., Ikpe, U., Adejimi, A., Iboh, C. I. (2011): Prevalence and Public Health significance of Helminth Ova in domestic dogs in Calabar, Southeastern Nigeria. World Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 3(1): 1-6.


Etim, S. E., Okon, O. E., Oku, E. E. Ukpong, G. I., Obioma, M. E. and Uttah, C. E. (2012): Urinary Schistosomiasis in a rice-farming community in Biase Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, 33(2): 197-201.


Oku, E. E., Okon, O. E., Sekegor, C. O., Agadaigio, A. A., Ekpenyong, J. F., Nkereuwem, D. I. (2011): Isolation of human pathogens from vegetables (Telferia occidentalis and Talinum triangulare) and the effect of handling on infection. African Journal of Bioscience 4(1): 110-117.


Etim, S. E., Uttah, E. C., Okon, O. E. and Enyidoh, K. H. (2012): Studies on their effective use of morbidity Questionnaires in the detection of Urinary Schistosomiasis and its implications for control in Biase area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Crutech Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology. 1(1): 46-50.


Asor, J. E. Ekoro, S. C., Okon, O. E., Ekzenwaka, C. O. (2012): Prevalence of gastro-intestinal helminthiasis among primary school children in Peri-urban areas of Calabar Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. African Journal of Applied Zoology and Environmental Biology, 12: 25-33.


Etim, S. E., Okon, O. E., Oku, E. E. and Ogbeche, J. O. (2012): Tick infestation and Babesia canis infections in dogs in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. Crutech Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology; 1(2): 51-55


Iboh,C. I., Okon, O E., Etim, S.E., Ukpong, I. E., Ogban, E. I., Philip, J. I. (2012): Urinary Schistosomiasis among Kindergarten and Primary School Children in Okpechi Community, Cross River State, Nigeria: A Preliminary Study. Crutech Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1(2): 23 – 27.


Iboh, C. I., Okon, O. E., Ajang, R. O., Okoi, A. I., Arong, G. A., Effiom, O. E. (2012): Insecticidal Potency of Asystasia vogeliana on Bean seeds Vigna unguiculata in storage. Crutech Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1(2): 95 – 99.

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(ii) 15th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Parasitology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,
15th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society of Parasitology,
Start: Sunday 22nd September, 1991
End: Wednesday 25th September, 1991
(i) 14th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, Bayero University, Kano
Inorganic Composition of Adult Dracunculus medinensis (adult worm).
Start: Friday 21st September, 1990
End: Monday 24th September, 1990
(xv) 37th
Anti-Plasmodial effect of the leaf of Ficus exasperata on Albino Mice experimentally infected with Plasmodium berghei (NK 65),
Start: Tuesday 16th September, 2014
End: Friday 19th September, 2014
(iv) 22nd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, University of Benin, Benin,
: Studies on the antigen characterization of Bovine Babesia species.
Start: Tuesday 4th November, 1997
End: Friday 7th November, 1997
(vii) Training Workshop on the Eradication of Guineaworm Disease in the South East Zone, Nigeria
Training Workshop on the Eradication of Guineaworm Disease in the South East Zone, Nigeria
Start: Saturday 1st September, 1990
End: Monday 3rd September, 1990
(vi) 24th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, Metropolitan Hotel, Calabar, Nigeria,
24th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology
Start: Saturday 4th November, 2000
End: Tuesday 7th November, 2000
(xii) 32nd Annual Conference of the Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Cross River State Library Complex, Calabar, Nigeria,
Neglected Tropical Disease
Start: Wednesday 24th September, 2008
End: Saturday 27th September, 2008
(ix) 26th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology at Merit Award House, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja,
The biting behaviour of blackflies Simulium damnosum, the vector of human onchocerciasis in Akamkpa LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 6th November, 2002
End: Saturday 9th November, 2002
(x) 27th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, National Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos,
27th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology,
Start: Tuesday 23rd September, 2003
End: Friday 26th September, 2003
(v) 23rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitoloty, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
23rd Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitoloty,
Start: Friday 26th November, 1999
End: Monday 29th November, 1999
(viii) 25th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, at he Federal university of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria,
25th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology,
Start: Sunday 2nd September, 2001
End: Wednesday 5th September, 2001
(xiv) 35th Annual Conference of the Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Globalization and Parasitic Diseases
Start: Wednesday 21st September, 2011
End: Sunday 25th September, 2011
(xiii) 34th Annual Conference of the Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO
Annual Conference of the Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN
Start: Tuesday 21st September, 2010
End: Friday 24th September, 2010
(iii) 21st Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitoloty, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
In vitro cultivation of Bovine Babesia species in microaerophilous stationary phase culture system.
Start: Wednesday 26th November, 1997
End: Saturday 29th November, 1997
(xi) 28th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, Imo State University, Owerri,
Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology
Start: Wednesday 22nd September, 2004
End: Saturday 25th September, 2004
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