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Dr. Nnette Okon Ekpenyong


Community Medicine


Lecturer I


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About Dr. Nnette Okon Ekpenyong

Dr Nnette Okon Ekpenyong is a Consultant Community Health Physician serving with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. She is also serving the University of Calabar as a Lecturer I in the Department of Community Medicine/ She joined the University in 2015. Dr Ekpenyong holds MBBCh degree awarded to her by the University of Calabar in 2000. She is a fellow of West African College of Physicians. Dr Nnette Ekpenyong is actively involved in the teaching, training and mentoring of medical students, postgraduate and resident doctors in the Department of Community Medicine. She is also deeply involved in research in the area of reproductive health and Community medicine in general. Dr Ekpenyong is presently the firm lead, reproductive health firm of the Department of Community medicine. She has also served the University as examinations officer in the Department of Community Medicine. She has published over ten journal articles spread across both local and international peer reviewed journals. Dr Ekpenyong is a regular participant in many conferences where she made presentations and other useful contributions. She is a member of many professional bodies including Nigeria Medical Association, Association of Public Health Physician of Nigeria, Medical Women Association of Nigeria and many others, She is happily married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificateHoly Child International Nursery/Primary School, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19791985
Secondary Secondary School CertificateImmaculate Conception Secondary School, Itak, Ikono Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria 19851991
MBBChUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19922000
FWACPWest African College of Physicians20032013

S/N Publication
Oku AO, Mkpanam NE, Ekpenyong NO, Isika AI, Akpakpan AU. Predictors of HIV disclosure amongst people living with HIV/AIDS at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. African Journal of Medical and Health Sciences. 2021 Jan 31;20(1):8-17.
Akpet OE, Ekpenyong NO, Mkpanam NE, Ameh S, Oyo-Ita AE, Ogbonna C, Ikpeme BM. Assessing baseline knowledge and practices of injection safety among primary health care workers in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional urban-rural comparative study. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2021 Jan 14;38(35).
Akpet OE, Mkpanam N, Okon NE, Oyeniyi T, Obu B. Knowledge and Perception of Hypertension in an Urban Community in Cross River State, Nigeria. Age. 2021;1(20):7.
Akpet OE, Okon NE, Akwa EM, Obu B, Edemekong U. Predictors of Alcohol use among Secondary School Students in Calabar South Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Ikobah Joanah Moses, Omoronyia Ogban, Ikpeme Offiong, Ekpeyong Nnete, Utsu Caleb. Attitude Towards Infant Feeding Among Health Workers in Calabar, Nigeria. American Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2020, pp. 368-372. doi: 10.11648/j.ajp.20200603.43
Ezukwa OO. Knowledge of Viral Hepatitis among MSM in a Sub-Saharan African City: A Cross-Sectional Study in Calabar, Nigeria. Recent Adv Biol Med. 2017 Nov 2;3(2017):2688.
Omoronyia O, Ekpenyong N, Ukweh I, Mpama E. Knowledge and practice of COVID-19 prevention among community health workers in rural Cross River State, Nigeria: implications for disease control in Africa. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2020;37.
Eyo OA, Ekpenyong NO, Omoronyia OE, Mkpanam NE, Nwoha D. Unhealthy Lifestyle and Poor Healthcare Access: A Cross-Sectional Study in Rural Cross River State, Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research.
Ekpenyong N, Nkese M, Elemi A, Doris N. STI Knowledge and Attitude among Adolescents; A Community Based Study in Ikot Omin of Cross River State, Southern Nigeria.
Agbor IE, Ekpenyong NO, Ekpe EL. Preferred Audience of HIV Status Disclosure and Reasons among HIV Positive Individuals in Cross River State.
Ekpenyong, Nnette Okon, Omoronyia, Ogban Ezukwa,Agbor. Iwasam Elemi, Nwoha Doris Charles. Knowledge, perception and involvement of men in family planning in rural communities of Cross River State, Nigeria.
Ekpenyong N, Nwoha D, Mkpanam N, Omoronyia O, Oyeniyi T, Ofem D, Ukpong E. Prevalence of HIV and pattern of sexual practices among MSM: a cross-sectional study in Calabar, Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Public Health. 2018;8(4):197-200.
Omoronyia Ogban Ezukwa, Ekpenyong Nnette Okon, Mkpanam Nkese Effiong, Akpet Obaji Etaba. Knowledge of Viral Hepatitis among MSM in a Sub-Saharan African City: A Cross-Sectional Study in Calabar, Nigeria. Recent Adv Biol Med. 2017 Nov 2;3(2017):2688.
Ameh S, Owoaje E, Oyo-Ita A, Kabiru CW, Akpet OE, Etokidem A, Enembe O, Ekpenyong N. Barriers to and determinants of the use of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Cross River State, Nigeria: a cross-sectional study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 2016 Dec;16(1):1-9.

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