UDONWA, Prof. Ndifreke

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Prof.

UDONWA,

Ndifreke

MBBS, MPH, FMCGP, FWACP

Gender: Male
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Consultant Family Physician, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State, 1990 – Present; Professor, Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Med & Dentistry , University of Calabar, Cross River State, Mar 2010 – Present.

University of Lagos, Sep 1975 - Apr 1980; University of Calabar; National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria
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Member, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

THESIS:
– Pre-menstrual Syndrome among Nigerian Women in Lagos, September 1979.

– Grand-multiparity: Assessment as a Risk Factor in a Rural Obstetrics Practice, May 1990.

– Clinical Casebook of 25 Case reports illustrating various aspects of General Medical Practice, May 1990.

– Household Health-Seeking behaviour and Decision-Making in Childhood Febrile Illnesses in Okurikang/Ikot Effiong Otop Community, Cross River State, Nigeria, January 2005.

CONFERENCE PAPERS:
– Typhoid Fever Epidemic – South-eastern Nigeria experience, by R. C. Okani, Ndifreke E Udonwa and A. A. Okpara, July 1994.

– N. Gonorrhoea / C. Trachomatis Pace 2 Test for Screening of Lower Genital Tract Infections in the Seychelles, by Matteelli, Ndifreke E Udonwa, P. Palmyre and G. Furneau G. Carosi, October 1997.

– Notified AIDS and HIV infection Cases in the Seychelles: Epidemiological Trend, by G Carosi, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Joel Nwosu and Alberto Matteelli, December 1997.

– Sexual Practices and Health Seeking Behaviour among STD Patients in Seychelles, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, R. Brewer, Joel Nwosu and M. Pragassen, December 1997.

– Sensitivity and Specificity of a Risk Score Method for the Detection of Cervical Infection in Female STD Patients with Vaginal Discharge in Seychelles, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, Alberto Matteelli, Joel Nwosu and G Carosi, December 1997.

– Clinical Assessment of Cervical Status is predictive of Cervical Infection in Female STD Patients in The Seychelles, Alberto Matteelli, Joel Nwosu, M. Francoise and Ndifreke E Udonwa, December 1997.

– Meeting the Challenges of Health System Changes through undergraduate training in Family Practice, by Ita Okokon, Iniama EB, Emmanuel Monjok and Ndifreke UDONWA, August 2000.

– Meeting the Challenges of Health System Changes through undergraduate training in Family Medicine, by Ita Okokon, Iniama EB, Emmanuel Monjok and Ndifreke UDONWA, September 2000.

– Choice of Specialisation of final year medical students in a Nigerian University, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, Obazee E M, M.M.A. Ladipo and Inem V A, July 2007.

– The Family and Emerging Challenges of Non-communicable Diseases in Nigeria, July 2015.

ARTICLES:
Training Rural Doctors: The Seychelles Experience and Curriculum, by Ndifreke UDONWA and Conrad Shamlaye, January 1998.

– Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes in a national health centre-based register of hypertension and diabetes in Seychelles (Indian Ocean), by Pascal Bovet, Nwosu V, H. Shamlaye and Fred Michel Paccaud, October 1999.

– STI epidemics in the Indian Ocean region: can the phase be assessed? By Alberto Matteelli, Cecilia Pizzocolo, H Abdou Bakar and G Carosi, May 2002.

– Conceptual and Contextual Paradigm of the Family as a Unit of Care: Are we training or trained for it, by AV Inem, Olayinka olufunmi Ayankogbe, M Obazee and Kofo Odusote, January 2004.

– Reframing the HIV/AIDS debate in developing countries II: case stories of Nigerian rural people living with HIV/AIDS, Rural and remote health, by Ani Etokidem and Ndifreke E Udonwa, April 2004.

– Oil doom and AIDS boom in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, M Ekpo, I A Ekanem and Ani Etokidem, April 2004.

– What Constitutes The Domain of Family Medicine in West Africa by Ndifreke UDONWA, A. Inem, and Modupe Ladipo, May 2004.

– The impact of civil strife on health of internally displaced persons in south-south Nigeria, by Etete J Peters, M Ekpo, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Ayodele M, January 2005.

– Causes of Nasal Obstruction in University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria, by Etete J Peters, V Onoyom-Ita, Ndifreke UDONWA and A. Umana, January 2006.

– Effect of Tobacco Smoking and Total and Differential White Blood Cells Counts in Calabar-Nigeria Cigarette Smokers, by Uko EK, A. M. Iwuoha, Ndifreke E Udonwa and O. E. Kanu, January 2006.

– Assessment of Some Haematological Parameters in HIV Infected Patients on Anti-Retroviral Herbal Preparation (“Winnie Cure”) In Nigeria, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, O. F. Emelike, Uko EK and J.Abdulahi, January 2006.

– Human capital flight challenges within an Equitable Health System, October 2007.

– Pattern of snoring among school children in Calabar, Nigeria, January 2008.

– Treatment of relatives by doctors: experience from Calabar, Nigeria, Nigerian journal of clinical practice, by M U Anah, Victor O Ansa and Ndifreke E Udonwa, April 2008.

– Intra-family transmission of Vibrio cholerae during a cholera epidemic in rural south-southern Nigeria, Tropical Doctor, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, Sunde M Udoh, Bassey Ikpeme and Iniobong Andy, July 2008.

– The Role of Mothers in Household Health-Seeking Behavior and Decision-Making in Childhood Febrile Illness in Okurikang/Ikot Effiong Otop Community, Cross River State, Nigeria, Health Care for Women International, by Joseph Okokon Charles, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Moses Ikoh and B I Ikpeme, October 2008.

– Mortality Patterns in the Medical Ward of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria, by Ndifreke UDONWA, Philip-Ephraim EE, Bassey IE and Abraham Gyuse, January 2009.

– HIV/AIDS, women and poverty: socio-cultural imperatives in the oil-bearing communities in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region, by Ndifreke UDONWA, A Ntukidem, I A Ekanem and Abraham Gyuse, March 2009.

– Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Patients on Antiretroviral Drug Therapy in Calabar, Journal of Medical Sciences(Faisalabad), by P.C. Inyang-Etoh, Udofia G.C, Anyanwu Ambrose Andrew Alaribe and Ndifreke E Udonwa, June 2009.

– Prevalence of hepatitis b surface antiginaemia among newly employed staff of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, by Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Ita Bassey OKOKON and Udoezuo Kingsley Ogbonna, June 2009.

– Exposure of Petrol Station Attendants and Auto Mechanics to Premium Motor Sprit Fumes in Calabar, Nigeria, Journal of Environmental and Public Health, by Ndifreke E Udonwa, Uko EK, B M Ikpeme and B.O. Okon, June 2009.

– Diverse blood exposures associated with incident HIV infection in Calabar, Nigeria, by Etete J Peters, Devon Brewer, Ndifreke E Udonwa and John J Potterat, December 2009/January 2010.

– Lipid Profile of HIV-Positive Patients Attending University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar – Nigeria, by Theresa S Iffen, H. Efobi, Chinyere A O Usoro and Ndifreke E Udonwa, January 2010.

– Plasma fibrinogen level among women in Calabar, South-southern Nigeria, by Bassey I E, Ndifreke UDONWA and Abraham Gyuse, January 2010.

– HIV/AIDS related mortality among adult medical patients in a tertiary health institution in South-South, Nigeria, by Abraham Gyuse, Bassey I E, Ekanem Philip-Ephraim, and Ndifreke UDONWA, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, February 2010.

– Malaria: Knowledge and prevention practices among school adolescents in a coastal community in Calabar, Nigeria, by Ndifreke UDONWA, Ani Etokidem and Abraham Gyuse, African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine, March 2010.

– Client views, perception and satisfaction with immunisation services at Primary Health Care Facilities in Calabar, South-South Nigeria, by Ndifreke UDONWA, Abraham Gyuse, Ani Etokidem and Daprim Ogaji, April 2010.

– Knowledge and perception of HIV prevention through condom use among midlife and older adults in Calabar, Nigeria, by Abraham Gyuse, Ekanem Philip-Ephraim, C C Anyanechi and Ndifreke UDONWA, The West Indian medical journal, July 2010.

– Patient characteristics that may predict the likelihood of the presence of mental health problems in patients attending the general outpatient clinic of a tertiary hospital in South-South Nigeria, by Ue Asibong, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Ita Bassey OKOKON and Ee Ekpe, Mental health in family medicine, September 2010.

– Disk Battery ingestion and tracheostomy fistula – a Comparative Review of two cases, by Aniefon N Umana, Mbora Efanga Offiong, Robert Bassey Mgbe and Ndifreke E Udonwa, January 2011.

– Family Medicine in West Africa: progress, milestones, and challenges so far in Nigeria (1980 – 2010), by Ndifreke E Udonwa, Ariba Aj and Johanna S, January 2011.

– Recognition of mental health problems by primary care physicians in a tertiary care hospital in Nigeria, by Udeme Asibong, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse and E E Ekpe, The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal, December 2011.

– Patient-Related Factors Influencing Satisfaction in the Patient-Doctor Encounters at the General Outpatient Clinic of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria, by Ndifreke E Udonwa and Udoezuo Kingsley Ogbonna, International Journal of Family Medicine, May 2012.

– The Impact of Provider Continuity Care on Quality of Care of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the Family Medicine Clinic Of UCTH, Calabar, Nigeria, by Ndifreke E Udonwa and Okoi NO, January 2013.

– Comparison of cold water sponging and acetaminophen in control of Fever among children attending a tertiary hospital in South Nigeria by T Aluka, A Oyo-ita, Ndifreke UDONWA and Abraham Gyuse, Journal of family medicine and primary care, January 2013.

– Profile of Neurologic Emergencies at the Accident & Emergency Department of A Tertiary Hospital in South Nigeria, by Ekanem Eyo, Philip –Ephraim, Komomo Ibor Eyong, R P Ephraim and Ndifreke Udonwa, January 2013.

– Use of the General Health Questionnaire as a screening tool for geriatric patients in Calabar, Nigeria, by Ita Bassey OKOKON, Udeme Asibong, E E Ekpe, Emmanuel Monjok and Ndifreke Udonwa, Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, January 2013.

– Comparison of cold water sponging and acetaminophen in control of Fever among children attending a tertiary hospital in South Nigeria, by Udeme Asibong, Tony Aluka, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Angela Oyo-Ita, Journal of family medicine and primary care, April 2013.

– Determinants of discharge against medical advice in a tertiary hospital in a semi-urban area of south-western Nigeria, by L A Ahmed, O O Akinboboye, Olayinka Stephen Ilesanmi and Ndifreke E Udonwa, January 2015.

– Expectations of hypertensive patients attending the GOPC of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, by Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse, Promise E. Adat, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Uj Ndebbio, August 2015.

– Correlates and Predictors of Low Back Pain Disability and its Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in a Family Practice Clinic in Calabar, South-South Nigeria, by Ita Bassey OKOKON, Edidiong E John, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Udoezuo K Ogbonna, November, 2016.

– Assessment of Hypertensive Patients’ Illness Experience Using Patient-centred Consultation among Patients Seen in an Urban Family-practice Setting in Nigeria, by Promise E. Adat, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse and Chibuike Okeke, March 2017.

– Influence of Spirituality and Religion on Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy in Adult HIV/AIDS Patients in Calabar, Nigeria, by Agam Ebaji Ayuk, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse, July 2017.

– Clinical Correlates of Diarrhea and Gut Parasites among Human Immunodeficiency Virus Seropositive Patients, by Elvis Mbu Bisong, Ndifreke E Udonwa, Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse and Emmanuel Monjok, September 2017.

– Comparison of clinical and laboratory profile of Haart adherent and non-adherent HIV/AIDS patients in Calabar, Nigeria, by Agam Ebaji Ayuk, Ndifreke E Udonwa and Abraham Ngueikyor Iwokwagh Gyuse, November, 2017.

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