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Name

Prof. Raphael Pius Abia

Department

Sociology

Designation

Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Prof. Raphael Pius Abia

Abia, Raphael Pius is a staff of Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State. He is the first professor of Medical Sociology in the University of Calabar. His academic and research interest spans Health, Politics, Social Issues, Social Work, Culture and Anthropological Studies, Population and Population Dynamics, Gender and Equality Studies, Education and Religious Issues. He hails from a Christian family in Ikpe Oniong-Ono, Ikpe Annang, Essien Udim LGA. He is an Apostle of Christ. He is the Torchbearer and General overseer of Indomitable Christ Mandate Church, Nigeria.


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Usoroh, B.; Abia, R. (2018). Agriculture and sustainable rural development in Ini LGA, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. In: International Journal of Advanced Research and Innovative Ideas in Education, Vol. 4, Issue 3. ISSN No.: (0)2395-4396
Abia, R. P; Essien, B.S; Abia, E. R and Archibong, E. P. (2015). Ebola disease, a discourse in disease epidemiology. In, Peak Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 3(1), pp. 8-11.
Archibong, E. P. and Abia, R. P. (2014). Divorce: Its socio-economic consequences on family life in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. Nigeria International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 3, March. ISSN: 2249-5894. Indexed: Ulrich’s periodicals USA, Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities, USA
Bassey, A. O; Abia, R. Pius; Omono, C. E. (2014) Christian belief and their attitude towards the culture of profit maximization, savings and investment as foundation of industrialization in Nigeria. American Internaitonal Journal of Social Sciences, 3(2), March. Indexed in Scopus. ISSN 2325-4149 (print), ISSN 2325-4165 (online)
Abia, R . P, Charles, J . O, Ering, S. and Mboto, W . A. (2007). Men as factor in Maternal Health. A case study of Ikot Ene Community, Akpabuyo LGA, Cross River State, Nigeria. In South-South Journal of Culture and Development. 9(1), June 2007. Nigeria. ISSN: 1595 – 0298.
Archibong, E. P.; Charles, J. O. and Abia, R. P. (2009). An Examination of Religious Conflicts in Nigeria: Impact on Nation Building. A Journal of Nigerian Sociological Review. NSS, Vol.4 No.1
Ushie, M.A.; R.P. Abia, E.P. Archibong and A.D. Nsemo (2012).Effect of warning label on cigarette use among commercial drivers in Calabar, Nigeria.
Festus N. and Raphael A. (2008). Human Trafficking as Modern Day Slavery and Socio-Economic Implications on the Rural Economy of Cross River State, Nigeria.
Abia, R.P, Ering, S.; Enang, E. (2012).Mobile Telecommunication and HIV Nexus in Nigeria.The Case of Cross River and Akwa Ibom States, Nigeria.
Bassey, A.O; Abia, R.P and Ojua T.A (2013).The Role of Management Education in building the management capacity of Medical Directors of Hospitals in Nigeria as line Chief Executives. In: I: International Journals: Research Journal of Science and IT Management, Singapore, Vol. 2, No. 03, pg. 44-49. Indexed in Scopus. ISSN 2281 – 4612 (ONLINE).
Felix A., Felix E.; Simon O.E and Abia, R.P. (2012). An Empirical Analysis of the Niger-Delta Crisis in Nigeria and the way forward.
Nwagbara, E.N., Abia, R.P., Uyang, F.A., and Ejeje, J. (2012).Poverty, Environmental Degradation and Sustainable Development: A Discourse. In: Global Journal of Human Social Science Sociology Economics and Political Science.
Ushie, M. A.; R. Abia; K. O. Osonwa; D. B. ,Ugal; M. A. Mgbekem; Okongor-E. and E. O. Eneji (2010).Reproductive decision between gender and fertility preferences among urban dwellers:
Afangideh, A.I; Abia, Raphael P.; Ojua, T.A; and Archibong E.P. (2011).Theoretical Overview of Disease Epidemiology and Diffusion at Global Level, International Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 2, SEPTEMBER. Uniuyo, Nigeria. ISSN: 111 – 4898.
Abia, R.P; Edmond, A.O; Arikpo, M. and Eka I.T (2015) The use of enema among the Quas in Calabr Municipality, Cross River State, Nigeria. In: Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives, Vol. 4, No. 1, June 2015. ISSN 2315-9936, official publication of the University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria. Supported by: TETFUND
Abia, R.P; Essien, B.S; Abia, E.R and Archibong, E.P.(2015). Ebola disease, a discourse in disease epidemiology. In, Peak Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol. 3(1), pp. 8-11, February, ISSN 2331-5792
Archibong, E.P. and Abia, R. P. (2014). Divorce: Its socio-economic consequences on family life in Calabar Municipality, Cross River State. Nigeria International Journal of Physical and Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 3, March. ISSN: 2249-5894. Indexed: Ulrich’s periodicals USA, Cabell’s Directories of Publishing Opportunities, USA
Bassey, A.O, Abia, R.P, Atta, F.B and Umo A. (2013). Corruption as a social problem and its implication on Nigeria society: A review of Anticorruption policies.
Nwagbara, E. N; Ering, S. O.; Abia, R. P. and Osuchukwu, N. C. (2007).“Corruption in Leadership: An Obstacle to Sustainable Development in Nigeria”, International Journal of Development and Management Review (INJODEMAR) Vol.2, No.1, pp. 47-61. Nigeria. ISSN: 1597 – 9492.
Ojua, T.A; Tanghan, E.E; Abia, R.P; Bisong, P.O. (2012). Environmental Conservation and the development of cultural tourism: Implications for contemporary society.
Bassey, A.O; Abia, R.P; Omono C.E (2014) Christian belief and their attitude towards the culture of profit maximization, savings and investment as foundation of industrialization in Nigeria. American Internaitonal Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, March. Indexed in Scopus. ISSN 2325-4149 (print), ISSN 2325-4165 (online)
Ojua, T.A; Tanghan, E.E; Abia, R.P; Bisong, P.O. (2012). Environmental Conservation and the development of cultural tourism: Implications for contemporary society.
Bassey, A.O, Raphael, P.A, Omono, Cletus E. and Bassey, U.A (2013). An Examination of causes and consequences of conflict between legislature and executive in Cross River State, Nigeria. In: Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Vol. 2. No.1. March, Italy. Indexed in Scopus. ISSN: 2251 – 1563
Abia, R.P; Okon, D.E; Augustine, E.B; and Omono C.E (2012). An Analysis of sexual behaviour among two urban and rural communities of Cross River and Akwa Ibom States, Nigeria. In: Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspectives.
Nwagbara, E. N; Ering, S. O.; Abia, R. P. and Osuchukwu, N. C.(2008).Strategies for involving women in framing environmental policies: A critical appraisal of the Nigerian situation.
Abia, R. P., Mboto, W. A. and Ering, S. O. (2006) Creating Awareness of Leadership Among Youths: Strategies and implications: A case study of University of Calabar.
Abia, R.P.; Eucharia N.N; Festus N.; Ushie, M.A (2012).Channel and Source of information about HIV/AIDS in two urban and rural communities of Cross River State and
Ottong, J. G.; E. E. J. Asuquo, N. S. Olaniran, F. E. Duke, and Abia, R. P.(1997).Community Mobilization for blood donation, Cross River State, Nigeria Mariane D (ed) In. Int.Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Operations Research conferenceOperations Research conference for the prevention of maternal mortality, Kumasi, Ghana, 26th August – 11th September1993-08-261993-09-11
Prevention of Maternal Mortality NetworkPrevention of Maternal Mortality Network results conference, Accra, Ghana, June, 19 – 21.1996-06-191996-06-21
Conscientising Nigeria male adolescentStudent Workshop I: Conscientising Nigeria male adolescent: Critical consciousness and violence against women. Paper presented - Violence against women: effects, management and rehabilitation of victims. August 2 1996-08-021996-08-03
Family Life and Social ProblemsWorkshop for Air Force Wives. “Family Life and Social Problems: Paper presented - The Way Forward” HIV/AIDS: Social Perspective. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFDIT) NAF BASE, Kaduna State. Oct. 2008.2008-10-282008-10-28
Workshop for Social WorkersWorkshop for Social Workers in Akwa Ibom State. Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Welfare. Paper presented - “Social Work Practice in Nigeria. Jan. 20092009-01-152009-01-15
Workshop for Christian YouthWorkshop for Christian Youth: The relevance and role of the youth in making of a better society. Paper presented - “The role of Christian youth in the resolution of the Niger-Delta Crisis. Calabar Metro-Youth Gathering. Uyo – Akwa Ibom State. July 2009.2009-07-212009-07-21
Seminar for Social WorkersSeminar for Social Workers in Nigeria. Paper presented - Social Work Practice. Nigeria Perspective. June.2011-06-222011-06-22
Special Marshalls’ WorkshopFederal Road Safety Corps Akwa Ibom State Sector Command: Special Marshalls’ Workshop. “Advocacy as a tool for improved Road Safety activities”. Paper presented - Attracting political will for road safety: The role of the Special Marshalls. August.2012-08-232012-08-23
Centre for Teaching and Learning ExcellenceUniversity of Calabar, Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Quality Teaching or Quality learning in Higher Education. Certificate of participation. February.2013-02-152013-02-15
A workshop for Principals and Vice Principals of secondary schoolsA workshop for Principals and Vice Principals of secondary schools. Organized by Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC) for schools in Southern Nigeria. Paper presented - Monitoring and evaluation of teachers and students performances in secondary school system. May.2013-05-162013-05-16
The role of teachers as agents of social changeThe role of teachers as agents of social change in educational institutions. A paper presented: Christ Mandate Academy, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, June2016-06-212016-06-21