INO-EKANEM, Obong (Dr) Benson George

Medical Practitioner, Chief Medical Director and Proprietor, Unwana Family Hospital, Chairman. Asscn. of General and Private Medical Practiti oners of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State Branch; LGA: Ika: Born: Aug. 5, 194 1; Pa: Mr Ino-Ekanem(d) and Madam Fanny G. InoEkanem; Married to Dr. Mrs Mabel B. Ino-Ekanclll and Mrs Rose B. InoEkanem ; Children: Idonges it( I 0), Ekanem(7), Mabel(5), Unwana(3), Peace ( I); Education: St. Paul's Kufena College, Wusasa, Zaria, 1955-60. WASC; Univ. of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 1970-75. MB.BCh; Univ. of Glasgow, Scotland, 19 82-84. M.Sc. Family Medicine; West African College of Physicians, 1996, FW ACP; Honorary Degrees: Royal College of General Practitioners, AMRCGP, United Kingdom, 1984; AsscnofGeneral and Private r\'fedic~t Practitioner" ofNigcri~, FAGPMPN, 1993; nthcr Qualiticutim~s: Graduate l);' ~Y1all O"'Vm', CamerOlllls. 1961: Carecr' mid Work History: Medical Officer, South Eastern State Govt., St. Luke's Hospital, Uyo, 1976- 79; Principal Medical Officer, SES, College of Education, Uyo, 1979-83, Post Graduate Doctor, Univ. of Glasgow, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, 1982-84; Specialist in Medicine, Univ. of Cross River State, 1984-85; Chief !V1edical Officer, Unwana Family Hospital, Uyo, I 986-present; Hon. Commissioner for Health and Social Services, Uyo, 1992-93; Career Related Activities: Established Unwana Family Hospital for Akwa lbom State Indigenes in Uyo, 1986; Chief Medical Consultant to the Anglican Communion in Uyo Diocese; Established Welfare Clinic in Ika for neglected Ika Indigenes; Principal actor in the creation of Ika Local Govt. Area, 1982; Institute( I 'Obong Ino-Ekanem's Memorial Scholarship" for lka Indigenes and the "Chief Raymond Orok's Essay Competition for Sec Schools in Ika; Special Work Related Achievements: As Hon. Commissioner for Health, built four Ultra Modern General Hospitals, Secured a Multi-Million Naira World Bank Health System Loan for execution of over Sixty-five subprojects; Resumed the training of Direct Entry Nurses; Built three Comprehensive Health Centres, Completed several abandoned/uncompleted Health Projects; Obtained Federal Govt. take over of the Uyo Specialist Hospital; Civic Activities: Chairman, Board of Governors, St. Augustine's Sec Sch., Urua Inyang, Ika, 1984-90; Mem., Advisory Committee, African College of Management, Obong Ntak, 1995- present; Secretary, Nigerian Medical Asscn., Cross River State, 1976-82; Mem., Rotary Club, Uyo, 1993- present; Scout, Boys Scout of Nigeria, 1958-~(); Mem., Nigerian Red Cross; Patron, National Asscnof Annang Students, Patron, lka Foundations, Deputy National Pres., Nigerian-Soviet Friendship and Cultural Organisation, 1985-91; Honours and Awards: Football Colour and Athletics Colour, 1958, Hockey Colour, 1959, St. Paul's College Zaria; University Shield and Captain, U niv. ofibadan, 1966; Recognition by the Nigerian Medical Asscn., Akwa Ibom State, 1992; Asscn of General and Private Medical Practitioners, Cross River Stare, 1992; Primary Health Care Zonal Headquarters, Enu~u, 1992; Rotary Club ofUyo; Nigerian Red Cross, Akwa Ibom St~!e, Nigerian Legion, Akwa Ibom State; NationalAsscn of Ananng Students; Obong Unwana of Etim Ekpo, 1992; Obong Unwam of lboko and Offot Ukwa. Uyo, 1992; Obong Unwat:a () fUrukatta, 1992; Ubok Udom Eyara Ekpe of Ikn. 1993: Ubom ABUODA ke Annang, 1995: Professional '1\1cmhrr.hip-;: Mem .. Nigerian iVledicai Asscn: ~knl., ,,;.~ .. :llurGeneral and Private Practiti'J;~~r., of Nigeria; ~1cm., Guild of 1\1edical Directol.. Uyo: Registered Mem., British ivlcdical Counci', Listed in: fV110 is JV}IO in the ,\ledit'lIl Journa! (:/ fhl.' Nigeriall l\lecfical Asscn.: Religious Affiliatiun: Anglican~ Hobbies: Reading, \\'riting, FU(I.I,all. Music; Office:' Unwanil Family Hospital. 16/\ Nkemba Street, Uyo, Akwa Ihom Slate.
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