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Dr. Esther Patrick Archibong


Social Work


Senior Lecturer


[email protected]

About Dr. Esther Patrick Archibong

Dr Archibong, Esther Patrick is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences. University of Calabar, Calabar. She holds a PhD in Medical Sociology from the University of Calabar and PgCert.(Social Work) from University of Applied Sciences, Ede, Netherlands, Post graduate cert(Gender and Sexuality) University of Amsterdam - Netherlands. She is NUFFIC Fellow, Member of Holland Alumni Network and International AIDS Society (IAS), Switzerland. Member of Forum for African Women Educationalist in Nigeria (FAWEN), Member, Nigerian Sociological Society (NSS), Member Nigerian Association of Social Workers (NASOW). She has served as Social Science Faculty Representative (Institute of Education), Chairman of the Departmental Graduate Board Committee 2017-2021 and is currently the Coordinator of Social Work CES Programme in the Department. In addition, she is a Research Assistant with WHO, PROJECT ALERT on Gender –based violence (Women with disability). She has attended and presented papers at various local and international academic conferences. Her research interest includes: Gender and Women's Health. Her email address is [email protected] or [email protected], phone number - +2348037088911.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)Girls’ Primary School, Efut Abua, Calabar.19811986
West African School Certificate (WAEC)Holy Child Secondary School, Calabar.19861991
Registered Nurse (RN)School of Nursing, Calabar.19911994
B.Sc. (Sociology)University of Calabar, CRS, Nigeria.19972002
M.Sc. (Medical Sociology)University of Calabar, CRS, Nigeria.20042007
PhD (Med. Sociology)University of Calabar, CRS, Nigeria.20072012
PGD EducationNational Teachers’ Institute, Sokoto.20082009
PG. Certificate. (Social work)Christian University Of Applied Science, Ede, Netherlands20112012
PG.Certificate.(Gender and Sexuality Studies)University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.20162017
PG Certificate. (Child and Family Welfare Policy)University of Groningen, Netherlands.20162017

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E. Orji, E. Archibong, N. Ogbonnaya, F. Nkpoyen, A. Edet (2021) Gender influence on academic performance of Nursing students in Nigerian universities. Journal of Critical Reviews 8(1), 1087-1094
E. Archibong;, F. C. Nkpoyen, O. U. Obeten;, & O. Nnana. (2021)Women multiple sexual partnership and HIV prevalence in Calabar Metropolis, CRS, Nigeria. Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal. 12(2), 1 – 10.
U. Bassey, O. Onyema, U. Okolie, E. Archibong, E. Uzoh & C. Nwogwugu (2021) Love and subjective well-being among married students in Nigerian universities: an empirical study and way forward for government to reduce the ascent marital separation in the society. Pal Arch’s Journal of Archaeology/Egyptology 18(8), 1377 – 1395.
R. I. Eneji & E.P. Archibong (2021) Social Challenges to the education of orphaned and vulnerable children in Eleme, Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences 12(4), 183-186.
E. P. Archibong, C. Okorie, B. Ikpeme (2020) Gender balance and national development: A case of the Nigerian society. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences 10(6), 69-74
B. Isokon, A. Onyema, E. Archibong, U. Obeten (2020) Sexual behaviour and domestic violence among teenage girls in Yakurr LGA, CRS, Nigeria. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. 9(2), 101-109
Archibong, E, P;, Bassey, G. E;, Uzoh, E. C;, & Edet, A. F. (2020) Professional Dominance and integration of alternative medical practices in Nigeria. International Journal of Research Publications. 45(1), 45-55
Archibong, E. P;, Bassey, G. E;, Isokon, B. E;, & Eneji, R (2020) Income level and healthcare utilization in Calabar Metropolis of CRS, Nigeria. Heliyon 6(9), 1-5
H. C. Okeke, O. K. Osonwa, E. P. Archibong (2019) Lifestyle and adherence to anti-hypertensive therapy in Southern Senatorial District of CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences 3(4) 944-953
E. P. Archibong, G. E. Bassey, E. N. Nwagbara (2018) Gender mainstreaming and attainment of sustainable development goals; Does Nigeria have the political will to successfully walk the talk? Global Journal of Social Sciences 17(1), 21-29
E. Archibong, J. Ogana, J. Ekpenyong (2018) Social Worker rehabilitation and Counseling roles: implication for prevention and relapse among mentally-ill at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research 3(11), 6367-6382
S. F. Nyong, E.P. Archibong (2018) Women community managing roles and contribution to social development in Akpabuyo LGA, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thoughts 7(2), 459-468
E. P. Archibong, E. Enang, G. Bassey (2017) Witchcraft beliefs in disease causation and health-seeking behaviour among pregnant women in Calabar South, Nigeria ournal of Humanities and Social Science 22(6), 6-9
C. I Antia, E. P. Archibong, E. Uzoh (2017) Doctor-Nurse relationship and patient care in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering 7(9) 17 –21
Archibong, E. P (2015) Aging in the Twenty first century Nigeria. International Journal of Aging, 4 (3), 13 -19.
R. P. Abia, B. S. Essien, E. R. Abia, E.P. Archibong (2015) Ebola disease: A discourse in disease epidemiology. Peak Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 3(1), 8-11
E. E. Enang, E. P. Archibong, S. E. Archibong (2015) Family variables and health of women of reproductive age in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, CRS, Nigeria. Global Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 3(10), 65-76
E.P. Archibong (2015) Aging in the 21st century Nigeria: A social and cultural implication. International Journal of Aging and Society 4(1) 3-4
E. E. Enang, E. Archibong (2014) Early breastfeeding and maternal and child health in rural communities of Cross River State, Nigeria. Asian Academic Research Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities 1(25) 124-133
E. P. Archibong, E. E. Enang, I.O. Mkpa (2014) Impact of early marriage on girl-child education: A study of Calabar South LGA, CRS, Nigeria. Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences and Scientific Studies 22(1), 30-42
S. O. Ering, J. E. Otu, E. P. Archibong (2014) Rural Development policies in Nigeria: A critical appraisal. International Journal of Education and Research 2(9), 307-320
E. P. Archibong, R.P. Abia (2014) Divorce: its socio-economic consequences on family life in Calabar Municipality, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences 4(3), 1-10
E. P. Archibong, Udobong, R. Antia, C. I (2014) Sociological Examination of role of women in crime control and prevention in Calabar South LGA, CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Science and Research 3(1) 312-320
E. P. Archibong, C. I. Antia (2014) Structural –Functionalism: Relevance to medical profession. International Journal of Education and Research 2(5), 13-19
J. N Effiom, E.P. Archibong, T.A. Ojua (2014) An assessment of the impact of poverty on criminal behaviour of youth: A case of Akpabuyo, CRS, Nigeria. European Journal of Business and Social Sciences. 3(2), 24-31
E. P. Archibong (2013) Problem of teenage pregnancy and family instability: A case study ofCalabar South Local Government Area, CRS, Nigeria. Research Journal of Social Science and Management. 3(2), 49-53
A. O. Bassey, T. A. Ojua, E. P. Archibong, U. A. Bassey (2012) Inter – union conflicts and industrial harmony: The case of tertiary health institutions in CRS, Nigeria. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 2(9), 292-297
E. P. Archibong, R. Udobong, C.I. Antia (2012) The role of women in crime control and prevention: A study of Nigerian women. International Research Journal of Business and Management 1(2), 60-69
E. Grace, N. Eucharia, Archibong, E (2012) Working women and spousal violence in Nigeria: Emerging patterns and strategies for change. International Journal of Business and Social Science 3(17), 7- 9
A. O. Bassey, T. A. Ojua, E. P. Archibong (2012) Gender and occupation in traditional African setting: A study of Ikot Effanga Mkpa Community, Nigeria. American International Journal of Contemporary Research 2(3), 238-245
M. A. Ushie, R. P. Abia, E.P. Archibong, A. D. Nsemo (2012) Effect of warning labels on cigarette use among commercial drivers in Calabar Metropolis, CRS, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 1(4), 61-70
A. I. Afangideh, R. P Abia, T. A Ojua, E.P. Archibong (2010) Theoretical overview of disease epidemiology and diffusion at global level. International Journal of Social Sciences 7(2) 170- 181

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A 3-day National Conference of the Centre for Unity, Conflict Resolution & Development (CUCRD) and Department of Social Work, University of Calabar on the theme: People, Community Responsibility and sustainability Development, held at University of CNIL0000-00-000000-00-00
International Social Work Week in Europe held at University of Applied Sciences (CHE) Ede, Netherlands, 13-17 October 2012. Social Work in contemporary Nigeria.2012-10-122012-10-17
International Journal of Arts and Sciences Academic Conference at Katholische Akademie der Erdiozese Freiburg, Germany, 3 -6 December 2013 Influence of Early marriage on girl-child education; A study of Calabar South LGA of CRS, Nigeria. 2013-12-032013-12-06
Twenty-First International Conference on Learning held at Lander College for Women, New York City, USA 14-17 July 2014. Influence of family background on children’s educational attainment in Nigeria.2014-07-142014-07-17
The Anglo – American Conference for Academic Disciplines, held at University of London. UK. 4 -7 November 2014HIV/AIDS pandemic: Impact on women folks in Nigeria.2014-11-042014-11-07
Interdisciplinary Conference held at The Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, UK, 7-8 November 2014,Aging in the Twenty first century Nigeria.2014-11-072014-11-08
The 6th International Conference on Health and Wellness Society held at Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA, 20-21 October 2016.Socio-economic and Health Factors contributing to the transmission of HIV/AIDS among women in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria.2016-10-202016-10-21
Annual International Conference of the Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA) on the theme: Resurgence of slavery; implications for African Anthropology and Development in the 21st century, held at The University of Calabar, Calabar, CRS, NigNil2019-08-152019-08-19
15th National Conference of Forum for African Women Educationalists (Nigeria) on the theme: Women Education, Peace building, Security and national development held at Women Development Centre FCT Abuja, 6 -9th November 2019.Women Sensitization and cultural change towards gender disparity in Africa.2019-11-062019-11-09
National Conference of the Centre for Unity, Conflict Resolution & Development (CUCRD) and Department of Social Work, University of Calabar on the theme: People, Community Responsibility and sustainability Development, held at University of Calabar SNil2020-11-232020-11-26