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Mrs. Esther Esien-Cobham Uzoh


Social Work


Lecturer II


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About Mrs. Esther Esien-Cobham Uzoh

Uzoh, Esther Esien-Cobham, is a Professional Social Worker (registered) and a lecturer at the Department of Social Work, Social Sciences Faculty, University of Calabar, Nigeria. She was employed on the 25th January 2016 and presently serves as the Departmental Co-ordinator for the CES Programme. She attended the University of Zululand, South Africa for her M.Sc.(2010) and Ph.D studies (2016), also at the University of Calabar, Nigeria for her B.Sc (2005). and Diploma studies (1998), all in Social Work. She is a member of the Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASOW), has served as a Graduate Assistant in The Department of Social Work, University of Zululand, South Africa (2008-2011). Furthermore, She has served as an Associate Editor with The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society (2012), and also a onetime Chairperson for the University of Zululand International Students’ Society (U.Z.I.S.S.) for 2009/2010 academic session. She has extremely good communication and listening skills, a good team player, with ability to work and produce maximum result with minimal supervision. Highly resourceful with a strong drive for quality and excellence, good inter-personal relationship and always with a fresh zeal to learn and broaden her horizon. Although an Eclectic Social Worker, Uzoh’s research interests are basically trained towards Medical Social Work and social policy in all sphere of practice, whether with individuals, the family, groups, the community (rural or urban), school and hospital practice settings. She is also passionate and actively involved about gender issues and the vulnerable in the society. She has published works and have attended conferences both locally and internationally. Her email address is [email protected]

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).(i) Stepping Stone International Nursery School, Prt Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. (ii) Port Harcourt Primary School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State,19791987
West African Examination Council (WAEC).Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19891995
Diploma in Social Work (DSW).1997University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19971998
Bachelor of Science(B.Sc.) in Social Work University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.20002005
Master of Science (M.Sc) in Social Work. University of ZuluLand South Africa20082010
Doctor of Philosophy (P.hD) in Social Work.University of ZuluLand South Africa.20112016

S/N Publication
Bassey, U. A., Uzoh, E.C., & Bassey, A. O., (2019). Public Library Functions and Social Development of Users in Cross Rivers State, Nigeria; European Academic Research, 7(1), 312 – 325.
Pius, E. A. & Uzoh, E.C. (2019). Compulsive Desire for Material Wealth and Unwholesome Acquisitive Spirit in Nigeria: Implication for Social Work Intervention and Policy Development. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Review, 9(1), 278 – 282.
Bassey, U. A. & Uzoh, E. C. (2018). Processing of Information and Performance of Secondary School Libraries as Social Organisations in Cross River State, Nigeria; World Wide Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 4(11), 69 – 71.
Antia, C., I, Archibong, E. P., & Uzoh, E. C. (2017). Doctor-Nurse Relationship and Patient Care in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital and General Hospital Calabar, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering, 7(9), 28 – 42.
Cobham, E. I. & Ntombela, N. H. (2010). Health caregivers’ approach towards the rehabilitation of HIV and AIDS persons in uMhlathuze. Inkanyiso: The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(1), 54 - 63.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
1st Joint National Social Work Conference ASASWEI & NASW held at Drakensberg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Theme: Social Work in Action; Narrowing the Theory-Practice Divide.Cobham, E. (2009). The Role of a Social Worker in Disaster Management.2009-10-142009-10-16
ASASWEI TLC Conference held at Cape Town, South Africa.Cobham, E. (2010). Social Work: A Scarce Skill in South Africa2010-09-262010-09-28
Facilitation of Multi-Stakeholder Processes; organized by The Wageningen University & Research – Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), at The University of Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.Nil.2011-10-172011-10-22
Sixth International Conference on Health, Wellness & SocietyUzoh, E. C., (2016). Practice of Social Work Supervision in Healthcare: A Case of Four Hospitals in Africa.2016-10-202016-10-21
Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASOW) Cross River State Chapter. 1 day Capacity Building Workshop Theme: The Role of Social Worker in a Depressed Economy.Nil.2016-11-172016-11-17
Nigeria Association of Social Workers (NASOW) 33rd Annual General Meeting. Theme: Feasibility and Visibility of Social Work Profession in the West African Sub Region.Nil.2017-11-072017-11-09
International Conference of The Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA), at the University of Calabar. Theme: Resurgence of Slavery: Implications for African Anthropology and Development in the 21st century.Uzoh, E, C., (2018). The Nexus between Primitivism and Modernization; A reflection of an aspect of African Traditional cultures.2018-08-152018-08-17
Centre for Unity, Conflict Resolution and Development (CUCRD), Abuja. Theme: Good Governance; A Veritable Tool for National Development.Pius, E.A., & Uzoh, E.C., (2019). Compulsive Desire for Material Wealth and Unwholesome Acquisitive Spirit in Nigeria: Implication for Social Work Intervention and Policy Development.2019-05-012019-05-04