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Life Sciences: Medicine

1). Ukwaja KN. Sexual activity, breastfeeding and pregnancy among mothers attending Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching hospital (UDUTH) and Primary Health Care (PHC) Arkilla, Sokoto. (MBBS Thesis 2007)Supervisor: Dr MTO Ibrahim, FWACP, Head, Department of Community Medicine, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto-Nigeria.
2). Ukwaja KN. Equitable access to maternal health: the role of social science research in developing countries. Young Voices in Research for Health 2007. Global Forum for Health Research. Pro-brook; 114-116.
3). Ukwaja KN. Hypertension: a silent killer. Boundless love 2007: 1 (2); 7 – 8
4). Ukwaja KN. Medical education and perception of ill health. Medica Usmaniyya 2007: 2(1); 28-30
5). Ukwaja K, Moradeyo Y. Community based medical education: a tool for developing countries. StudentBMJ 2006: 14; 110-111
6). Ukwaja KN. Global Estimates of HIV/AIDS. Likita 2005: 5 (1); 37

Prizes / Awards

2007: Co-1st prize winner, Tropical Health and Education Trust (UK), project prize for the best medical undergraduate research report from Africa.
2007: Short-listed in the Global Forum for Health Research essay competition. Named one of the forty Young Voices in Research for Health 2007. Theme: Equitable access: research challenges for health in developing countries
2007: 1st prize winner, Nana Asmau awards essay competition. Topic: The economic and financial crimes commission; the journey so far
2006: 3rd prize winner, 2006 Etinosa – Obaseki memorial foundation national medical essay competition. Theme: Contemporary Nigerian socioeconomic conditions and incidences of cardiovascular disease. What management options are available?
2004: Won the Federal Government of Nigeria undergraduate scholarship award.
2004: One of ten short-listed finalists in the FUFA (From Us For All) international scholarship essay competition
2003: Won the Elf Petroleum Nigeria scholarship (4 years) for undergraduate studies in medicine.
2003: 1st MBBS professional examination, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, passed with credits
2002: Pre-MBBS professional examination, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, overall best student in medical biochemistry – passed with distinction.

Research Tags
Infectious diseases, HIV.AIDS, Malaria, tuberculosis, comorbidities of communicable and non-communicable disease, public health

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