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Dr. CHARLES OBINNA NJOKU

SENIOR LECTURER
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
conjoku@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Charles Obinna Njoku is a Medical Graduate of the University of Calabar (1998). He joined the University of Calabar as an academic staff in August 2011 after a successful Post Graduate Fellowship training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the West African College of Surgeons, October 2010. He has attended several post graduate certificate courses in Health Resource Management, Research Methodology and Manuscript writing.He is a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons.Dr. Njoku C.O. has passion for Medical Education and Research with special interest in Urogynaecology and Reproductive Health in which areas he lectures undergraduate and post graduate students.He has also delivered Conference papers on related subjects at local, regional and international Conferences example, World Congress of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (FIGO), Vancouver, Canada 2015 (oral and poster presentations).He is also a reviewer of both local and international journals; Calabar Medical Journal, Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology among others. Dr. Njoku has supervised four (4) post graduate candidates and currently supervising two (2) Part II (final) Fellowship Examination of the West African College of Surgeons and the National Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria.He has attended many academic and professional Conferences which include;  International Scientific Conference of the Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria (SOGON, 2010), International Conference of Association of Fertility and Reproductive Health, Port Harcourt 2016, International Conference of the West African College of Surgeons in Dakar, Senegal 2011, World Conferences of International Federation of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (FIGO) in Rome and Canada 2012 and 2015 respectively among others. Dr. Charles Njoku has thirty-four (34) scientific publications, 27 in international journals and 7 in local journals and five (5) ongoing. He also co-authored a textbook for undergraduates and post graduates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and applied for a research Grant with other researchers to the World Health Organization (WHO) to work on the Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Women Attending Traditional Birth Houses in Cross River State, Nigeria. He is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria (SOGON), Association of Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH), West African College of Surgeons (WACS), International Federation of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians (FIGO). He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calabar, and also a Chief Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, West Africa.  

Opara K.S., Njoku C.O.,  & Uduak W. (2012). Knowledge of women’s issues in epilepsy: A survey of residents at a tertiary hospital in Calabar, Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health; 1(5): 23-27.


Njoku C., Emechebe C., Eyong E., Ago B., & Ekabua J. (2017). Risk factors and management outcome of intrauterine adhesion in a constrained socio-economic environment: a 10-year review in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research; 4(3): 25-30.


Iklaki C.U., Njoku C.O., Ekabua J.E., Odusolu P.O., Agan T.U., & Ekabua K.J. (2013).  Restrictive use of vaginal hysterectomy: Another skill disappearing? A five year review at university of Calabar teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Journal of Medicine and Medical Research; 1(1): 1-6.


Iklaki C.U., Njoku C.O., Abeshi S.E., Emechebe C.I., & Ekabua J.E. (2015). Request for Temporary Contraception at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Nigeria: Why the Preference for Cooper T IUD? Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences; 3(2D): 777-782.


Njoku C., Emechebe C., Odusolu P., Abeshi S., Chukwu C., & Ekabua J. (2014). Determination of accuracy of fetal weight using ultrasound and clinical fetal weight estimations in Calabar South, South Nigeria. International scholarly research notices; 2014: 970973. doi: 10. 1155/2014/970973.


Njoku C., Emechebe C., Iklaki C., & Nnorom F. (2015). The Pattern and Maternal Outcome of Lower Genital Tract Injuries Among Women With Vaginal Deliveries in Calabar; A Niger Delta State of Nigeria. International Journal of Women’s Health and Reproductive Sciences; 3(4): 190-195.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I., Ekabua J.E., & Abeshi S.  (2014). Utilization and discontinuation of contraceptive methods: The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) Experience. Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health; 3(5): 1-11.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I., Iklaki C.U., & Njoku A.N. (2016). Progestogen-Only Injectable Contraceptives: The Profile of the Acceptors, Side Effects and Discontinuation in a Low Resource Setting, Nigeria. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; 6: 189-195.


Ago B.U.,  Abeshi S.,  Njoku C., Agan T.U., & Ekabua J. (2012). Obstetric outcomes of booked teenage pregnancies at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. Adolescent health, medicine and therapeutics; 3: 105-109.


Ekabua J., Ekabua K., & Njoku C. (2011). Proposed framework for making focused antenatal care services accessible: a review of the Nigerian setting. ISRN obstetrics and gynecology; 2011: 253964. doi: 10.5402/2011/253964.


Emechebe C.I., Njoku C.O., Anachuna K., & Udofia U. (2015). Determinants and complications of pre-labour rupture of membranes (PROM) at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences; 3(5B): 1912-1917.


Emechebe C., Njoku C., Anachuna D., & Ukaga J.T. (2015). Determinants and Obstetrics Outcome of Umbilical Cord Prolapse At University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences; 14(9): 98-103


Emechebe C.I., Njoku C.O., Udofia U.M., & Ukaga J.T. (2016). Complications of induced abortion: Contribution to maternal mortality in a tertiary center of a low resource setting. Saudi Journal for Health Sciences; 5(1): 34-38.


Iklaki C.U., Emechebe C.I., Ago B.U., & Njoku C.O. (2015). Sero-prevalence of Hepatitis B Infection and Its Risk Factors among Women Admitted for Delivery in UCTH, Calabar, Nigeria. British Journal Medicine & Medical Research; 8(4): 324-333.


Iklaki C.U., Emechebe C.I., Njoku C.O., Ago B.U., & Ugwu B. (2015). Review of ectopic pregnancy as a cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in a developing country. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences; 14(8): 36-91.


Iklaki C.U., Emechebe C.I., Njoku C.O., Ago B.U., & Ugwu B.S. (2016). Socio-Demogrphic Profile and Complications of Patients with Retained Placenta in a Tertiary Centre, South-South Nigeria. Open Access Library Journal; 3: e2364.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I.,Edet E.E., Oyama S.E.,& Iklaki CU (2016). The trend, determinants and maternal outcome of caesarean section at the university of Calabar teaching hospital, Calabar, Nigeria; A 5 year appraisal. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical sciences; 15(12): 75-79.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I.,Iklaki C.U., & Maduekwe K. (2015). Screening Rate, Prevalence and Complications of Hepatitis B Virus Infection among Women at Delivery in UCTH Calabar, Nigeria. Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences; 3(3E): 1404-1410.


Nnoli M.A., Nwafor C.C., & Njoku C.O. (2015). Prevalence of Endometrial Lesions in a Southern Tertiary Hospital in Nigeria (Jan. 2005-Dec. 2012). Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences; 3(1B): 72-75.


Ago.B.U., Efiok E.E., Etenikang A.S., & Njoku C.O. (2017). Obstetric characteristics of women attending antenatal clinic in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Sky Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences; 5(2): 015-019.


Emechebe C.I., Njoku C.O., Eyong E.M., & Maduekwe K. (2016). The social class and reasons for grand multiparity in Calabar, Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; 33(3): 327-331.


Emechebe C.I, Njoku C.O., Njoku A.N., & Ukaga J.T. (2016). Review of the Aetiology and Complications of Primary Postpartum Haemorrhage following vaginal delivery at University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Nigeria: A 5-year Review. Nigerian Hospital Practice; 18(1-6): 15-20.


Iklaki C.U., Njoku C.O.,  & Emechebe C.I.  (2015). Demographic profile of patients with uterine rupture at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar: a ten year review. Pioneer Medical journal; 8: 1-13.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I., Oyama S.E., & Ekabua J.E. (2014). A six-year retrospective review of clinical presentations and management modalities of uterine fibroids in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar (2007–2012). Pioneer Medical Journal ; 4(7): 1-17.


Njoku C.O., Emechebe C.I., Eyong E.M., & Ukaga J.T. (2016). Prevalence and risk factors for stillbirths in a tertiary hospital in Niger Delta area of Nigeria: a ten year review. International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research; 5(3): 106-113.


Njoku C.O., Iklaki C.U., Emechebe C.I., Ugwu S.B., & Egwu N. (2016). Vesicovaginal fistula presenting as urogenital prolapse. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; 33(2): 243-245.

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Showing All Conferences Attended

Conference of International Federation of Gynecologist and Obstetricians (FIGO)
21st World Conference of International Federation of Gynecologist and Obstetricians (FIGO) Vancouver, Canada. October 4th-9th 2015.
Start: Sunday 4th October, 2015
End: Friday 9th October, 2015
International Conference of the West Africa College Surgeons
51st International Conference of the West Africa College Surgeons In Dakar Senegal July, 2011.
Start: Monday 11th July, 2011
End: Thursday 14th July, 2011
f Gynecologist and Obstetrics of Nigeria Abuja (SOGON)
The 8th International Scientific Conference of the Society of Gynecologist and Obstetrics of Nigeria Abuja (SOGON) 2010
Start: Thursday 7th January, 2010
End: Friday 8th January, 2010
Annual International Conference of Association of Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH)
the 6th Annual International Conference of Association of Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH) Port-Harcourt, Nigeria. 28th-30th June, 2016.
Start: Tuesday 28th June, 2016
End: Thursday 30th June, 2016
20th World Conference of International Federation of Gynaecologist and Obstetricians ( FIGO)
Rome, Italy.
Start: Sunday 7th October, 2012
End: Friday 12th October, 2012
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