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Prof. Abraham Ngueikyor Gyuse

PROFESSOR
Family Medicine
ngugyuse@unical.edu.ng

He graduated from the University of Jos in 1990 with the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BMBCh). After which he proceeded to the General Hospital (now Federal Medical Centre) Makurdi for the pre-registration Housemanship completing in 1991. Then went on to undertake the compulsory National Youth Service in Kebbi state as the pioneer set of Kebbi Corpers following its creation from Sokoto state. He successfully served the nation at the Bunza Local government PHC which earned him the Local Government Award and recognition. Following discharge from the NYSC scheme, he worked briefly as a Medical Officer notably in Our lady of Apostles Hospital Jos and later enrolled into the Family Medicine Residency Program of the renowned ECWA Evangel (Jankwano) Hospital, Jos which is now the Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos completing the Residency program in 2004 with the award of the Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria in Family Medicine (FMCGP). The quest for academic excellence took him to the University of Calabar where he assumed duty in June 2005 as Lecturer I in Family Medicine. He has steadily risen through successive ranks and was promoted to the rank of Professor of Family Medicine with specialization in Social & Behavioural Medicine in October 2016. He is also a Chief Consultant Family Physician with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar where he undertakes Postgraduate Residency Training in Family Medicine. His Clinical Research interest is in Social & Behavioural Medicine but also other areas of medicine as relevant to the family with the patient at the centre, with over thirty (30) scholarly papers in reputable local and International Scientific Journals. He is also a reviewer for several local and international scientific journals. Previous Positions Held: this include Acting Head of Department (2006 – 2010) University of Calabar and UCTH, Director of Research & Training Family Medicine Residency Program UCTH (2012 – 2014). He has been an Examiner in Family Medicine with the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria from 2008 till date. Faculty Board Member of the Faculty of Family Medicine of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (2011 – 2014). Currently the Faculty Board Secretary & Chief Examiner for the Faculty of Family Medicine in the same National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (2015 till date). This also include the responsibility of organizing and coordinating Training in the Faculty of Family Medicine.

Gyuse ANI, Odeh SO, Ushie AP. Some Social Variables in Domestic Violence in a Nigerian Population. Highland Med Research J 2007;5(2):65 – 67.


Jombo GTA, Peters EJ, Gyuse, AN, Nwankon JP. Outcome of Directly Observed Therapy Short Course (Dots) Regimen in a Rural Community of Nigerian Niger Delta. Nig J Med 2008;17(1):61 - 66


Udonwa NE, Gyuse AN, Etokidem A, Ekanem IA. HIV/AIDS, WOMEN AND POVERTY: Socio-Cultural Imperatives in the Oil-Bearing Communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. 2008;1(8):6-11.


Gyuse AN, Udonwa NE, Okokon IB, Ibanga I, Ogbonna UK. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface antigenaemia among newly employed staff of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State of Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine.2009;2(3):74-76


Gyuse AN. Some Impacts of domestic Violence on the Family. The Journal of Family Development. 2008;3:328-344.Gyuse AN. Some Impacts of domestic Violence on the Family. The Journal of Family Development. 2008;3:328-344.


Gyuse ANI, Ushie AP. Pattern of Domestic Violence among pregnant women in Jos, Nigeria. South African Family Practice. 2009;51(4):343-345.


Philip-Ephraim EE, Gyuse AN, Bassey IE, Udonwa NE. Mortality Patterns in the Medical wards of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine.2009;9(2):19-24.


Gyuse AN, Bassey IE, Udonwa NE, Okokon IB, Philip-Ephraim EE. HIV/AIDS Related Mortality Among Adult Medical Patients in a Tertiary Health Institution in South-South, Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010;3(2):141-144


Udonwa NE, Gyuse AN, Etokidem AJ, Ogaji DST. Client views, perception and satisfaction with immunization services at Primary Health Care Facilities in Calabar, South-South Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010;3(4):298-301


Udonwa NE, Gyuse AN, Etokidem AJ. Malaria: Knowledge and Prevention Practices among School Adolescents in a Coastal Community in Calabar, Nigeria. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine. 2010;2(1), Art. #103, 4 pages. DOI:10.4102/phcfm.v2i1.103.


Jombo GTA, Mbaawuaga EM, Gyuse AN, Enenebeaku MNO, Okwori EE, Peters EJ, Akpan S, Odey F, Etukumana EA, Akosu JT. Socio-cultural factors influencing insecticide treated bed net utilization in a malaria endemic city in north-central Nigeria. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010;3(5):402-406.


Jombo GTA, Akpan S, Epoke J, Denen Akaa P, Eyong KI, Gyuse AN, Okwori EE, Etukumana EA. Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of community acquired and nosocomial isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and that of coagulase negative staphylococci from clinical blood culture specimens at a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research 2010; 2(6):83-90,



Jombo GTA, Akpan S, Epoke J, Denen Akaa P, Eyong KI, Gyuse AN, Okwori EE, Etukumana EA. Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of community acquired and nosocomial isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and that of coagulase negative staphylococci from clinical blood culture specimens at a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research 2010; 2(6):83-90,


Jombo GTA, Akpan S, Epoke J, Denen Akaa P, Eyong KI, Gyuse AN, Amefule EN, Uket OOU. Microbial Isolates from Clinical Specimens of Blood Culture and their Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles: Findings from an Analysis of 3,255 Blood Culture Specimens at a University Teaching Hospital in Southern Nigeria. Internal Journal of Biological and Medical Research 2010;1(3):66-70.


Jombo GTA, Mbaawuaga EM, Ayegba AS, Enenebeaku MNO, Okwori EE, Peters EJ, Akpan S, Odey F, Gyuse AN. How far have we rolled back malaria on the African continent nine years down? The burden of malaria among pregnant women in a semi-urban community of northern Nigeria. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences2010;1(6):235-241.


Jombo GT, Gyuse AN,Odey F,Ibor S,Bolarin DM,Utsalo SJ, Denen AP, Okwori EE. A survey of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of bacterial isolates from community acquired significant bacteriuria among pre-school children in a municipality in Calabar. International Journal of Biological and Medical Research. 2010;1(4):172-176.


Jombo GTA, Akpan S, Epoke J, Denen Akaa P, Eyong KI, Gyuse AN.Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Community Acquired and Nosocomial Isolates of Escherichia Coli from Clinical Blood Culture specimens at a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 2010;3(8):662-665.


Ibanga IA, Gyuse ANI, Udonwa NE,Ekoh PE.Plasma Fibrinogen Level of Women in Calabar, South-South, Nigeria. Mary Slessor Journal of Medicine. 2010;10(1):93-98.


Asibong UE, Udonwa NE, Okokon IB, Gyuse AN, Aluka T, Ekpe EE. Characteristics that may predict the likelihood of the presence of mental problems in patients attending the general outpatients clinic of a tertiary hospital in South-South Nigeria. Mental Health in Family Medicine. 2010;7:169–77


Philip-Ephraim, E E, Gyuse ANI, Udonwa NE, Peters E J, Anyanechi CC. Knowledge and Reception of HIV Prevention Through Condom Use among Midlife and Older adults in Calabar, Nigeria. West Indian Medical Journal. 2010;59(4):429-433.


Bassey IE, Gyuse AN, Odusholu PO, Ekanem IA, Omotoso AJ. Justification Rate for Non-Obstetric Hysterectomies – A Study of Cases in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar. Nigerian Journal of Medicine. 2011;20(1):71-74


Asibong UE, Udonwa NE,Gyuse AN, Okokon IB, Aluka T, Ekpe EE. Recognition of Mental Health Problems by Primary Care Physicians in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2011;18(4):266-271.


Asibong UE, Udonwa NE,Gyuse AN, Okokon IB, Aluka T, Ekpe EE. Recognition of Mental Health Problems by Primary Care Physicians in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Nigeria. Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2011;18(4):266-271.


Aluka TM,Gyuse AN,Udonwa NE, Asibong UE,Meremikwu MM,Oyo-Ita A. Comparison of cold water sponging and acetaminophen in the control of fever among children attending a tertiary hospital in south Nigeria. J Fam Med Primary Care 2013;2:153-8


EE Philip-Ephraim, KI Eyong,SK Oparah, UE Williams, N Udonwa, AN Gyuse, RP Ephraim. Profile of Neurologic Emergencies at The Accident and Emergency Department of A Tertiary Hospital in South Nigeria. J Neurol Sci (Turkish) 2013;30(1):072-080.


Gyuse AN, Adat PE, Udonwa NE, Ndebbio UJ. Prevalence of Obesity among hypertensive patients attending the Family Medicine Clinic of UCTH, Calabar. Pioneer Medical Journal. 2016;5(9):1-16


Gyuse AN, Ndebbio UJ, Adat P. Udonwa NE. Utilization of the family genogram in the prediction of generational spread of hypertension among patients attending the GOPC of UCTH, Calabar. International Journal of Medical and Health Research. 2016;2(5):44-48


Ayuk AE,Udonwa N, Gyuse A. Influence of spirituality and religion on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in adult HIV/AIDS patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine. 2017;3:48-57


Ayuk A, Udonwa N, Gyuse A. Comparison of clinical and laboratory profile of HAART adherent and non-adherent HIV/AIDS patients in Calabar, Nigeria. Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. 2017;3:337-345


Bisong E, Udonwa N, Gyuse A, Okokon I, Monjok E. Clinical Correlates of Diarrhea and Gut Parasites among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Patients. Recent Advances in Biology and Medicine. 2017;3:110-117.


Gyuse AN, Ayuk AE, Okeke MC. Facilitators and barriers to effective primary health care in Nigeria. Afr J Prm Health Care Fam Med. 2018;10(1), a1641. https:// doi.org/10.4102/phcfm. v10i1.1641


Mash R, Howe A, Olayemi O, Makwero M, Ray S, Zerihun M, Gyuse A, Goodyear-Smith F. Reflections on Family Medicine and primary health care in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ Global Health 2018;3:e000662.doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000662

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