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Name

Dr. Afiong Oboko Oku

Department

Community Medicine

Designation

Lecturer I

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Afiong Oboko Oku

Dr. Afiong Oboko Oku is a Consultant Community Physician and Senior Lecturer with the Department of Community Medicine, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital/ University of Calabar. She is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians (Community Health), has a masters in Public Health from the prestigious University of Ibadan and currently completed PhD studies in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway. Her interests include; Health education/communication, health policy and management, Epidemiology and Bio statistics. She is interested in conduct of Qualitative research, HIV/AIDS research and Global Health. She is involved in training of resident doctors, post graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Community Medicine University of Calabar and has successfully mentored and supervised many students. She is also currently the Residency Training Coordinator in the Department of Community medicine. Dr Oku has worked on several international projects including Communicate to Vaccinate Project 2 funded by the Norwegian research council, Documentation of Family planning Efforts in Cross River state funded by Expand net/ E2A and Pathfinder international.


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Oku A, Oyo-Ita A, Glenton C, Fretheim A,Ames H, Muloliwa A, et al. (2017) Perceptions and experiences of childhood vaccination communication strategies among caregivers and health workers in Nigeria: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0186733. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186733
Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Claire Glenton, Atle Fretheim, Heather Ames, Artur Muloliwa, Jessica Kaufman, Sophie Hill, Julie Cliff, Yuri Cartier, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Gabriel Rada and Simon Lewin (2017). Factors affecting the implementation of childhood vaccination communication strategies in Nigeria: A qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 17: 200. DOI 10.1186/s12889-017-4020-6
Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Claire Glenton, Atle Fretheim, Heather Ames, Artur Muloliwa, Jessica Kaufman, Sophie Hill, Julie Cliff, Yuri Cartier, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch, Gabriel Rada and Simon Lewin. Communication strategies to promote the uptake of childhood vaccination in Nigeria: A systematic map. Global Health Action 2016, 9: 30337. http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v9.30337
Artur Manuel Muloliwa , Julie Cliff , Afiong Oku, Angela Oyo-Ita, Claire Glenton, Heather Ames , Jessica Kaufman , Sophie Hill, Yuri Cartier , Xavier Bosch-Capblanch , Gabriel Rada & Simon Lewin (2017) Using the COMMVAC taxonomy to map vaccination communication interventions in Mozambique, Global Health Action, 10:1, 1321313, DOI: 10.1080/16549716.2017.1321313
Oku A, Owoaje, ET, Ige OK, Oyo-Ita, A. Prevalence and determinants of adherence to HAART amongst PLHIV in a tertiary health facility in south-south Nigeria. 2013 BMC Infect Dis13:401. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/13/401
Oku AO, Owoaje ET, Oku OO, Monjok E: Prevalence and determinants of adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy amongst people living with HIV/AIDS in a rural setting in south-south Nigeria. Afr J Reprod Health 2014, 18(1);133.144
Oku AO, Owoaje ET, Oku OO, Monjok E . Mistreatment among undergraduate medical trainees: A case study of a Nigerian medical school. Nigerian Journal of Clinical practice, 2014 ;17:678-82. DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.144377http://www.njcponline.com
Oku AO, Owoaje ET, Oku OO, Monjok E: Prevalence and Determinants of Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) amongst a Cohort of HIV Positive Women Accessing Treatment in a Tertiary Health Facility in Southern Nigeria. J HIV AIDS Infect Dis 2013 1: 1-8

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