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Ijeoma Nduka

Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Nigeria

Ijeoma Nduka

Ijeoma Nduka, MBBS, Diploma Public Health, MSc. PH, FMCPH
Head of Department, Community Medicine, Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Nigeria

Dr. Ijeoma Nduka was born on 5th April, 1975 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria (LUTH). She holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS) degree from the University of Nigeria in 2000. Thereafter she went further to obtain a Diploma and Masters degree in Public Health with sub-specialty in Environment and Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine- University of London from 2008-2010. Dr. Ijeoma Nduka was awarded a Fellow of the Medical College of Public Health in 2010 after completing the mandatory duration of residency training in Community Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Port-Harcourt Teaching Hospital from 2005-2010 where she emerged as a pioneer resident doctor of the institution. By this fellowship she is a Consultant Community Physician and currently works as a lecturer and consultant with the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba Nigeria. Dr. Ijeoma Nduka is the current Head of Department of Community Medicine in the institution where she holds various other positions. She is the Program officer of theHIV/AIDS project in the hospital formerly funded by USAID through FHI-360 but now funded by NACA/SURE-P. She heads a team of doctors that deliver effective and efficient health care to rural communities in Obigwa Local Government area of Abia State.  She is responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring programs for undergraduate medical students in the university.

She has interests in research and reaching out to the hard- to-access population in Nigeria.

She is happily married with children.


  • Nduka I, Aguwa EN, Nduka E.C. Training on Universal Basic Precautions and Provision of Personal Protective Equipment: Effect on Prevention of Transmission of HIV in Hospital Setting. Gazette of Medicine 2012; 1(1):41-49.
  • Nduka I, Nwosu U.M., Eke R.A. Studies on Solid Waste Disposal in Aba, Nigeria, with recommendations for a sustainable sanitary solid waste disposal system. International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development 2013; 14(2): 42-53.
  • Nduka I., Enwereji E.E., Nduka E.C., Eke R.A. Reproductive Intentions of HIV Positive Women on ARV Treatment in Abia State, South-East, Nigeria. ISRN Public Health 2014;1(1):1-7.
  •  Nduka E.C., Nduka I. Pregnancy Outcome of Booked Grandmultiparae in a Tertiary Hospital in South-South, Nigeria. Pioneer Medical Journal 2012;2(4):14-21.
  • Nwosu U.M., Eke R.A., Nduka I. Exclusive breastfeeding drop-outs: Effects of Health Promotion Intervaention in Selected Communities of Obingwa Local Government Area. Abia State, Nigeria. International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development 2013; 14(2):16-25.
  • Nwosu U.M., Eke R.A., Nduka I., Uwakwe K.A. Scaling Up Ownership of ITNs: Impact of Health Promotion Intervention in Some Rural Communities in Abia State, Nigeria.  International Journal for Environmental Health and Human Development 2014; 15(1):20-27.
  • Aguwa EN, Nduka I, Arinze-Onyia. Assessment of burnout among health workers and bankers in Aba South Local Government Area, Abia State, South-East Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice 2014;13(3):296-302.
  • Nduka I, Nzotta E etal.  Cost analysis of Tuberculosis treatment in two tertiary hospitals in South-East, Nigeria. ABSUMSAJ. 2013;8:6-9.
  • Nduka I, Iroha U, etal. A five year review of Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection at Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. ABSUMSAJ. 2013;8:10-12.
  • Nduka I, Ochulor A.O., Orji C.M., Onyeze C.E. Prevalence Of Childhood Obesity Among Primary School Pupis In Aba North Local Government Area, Abia State. ABSUMSAJ. 2012; 7:12-16.
  • Nduka I, Ndimele E.I., Anya N.K.U., Okunamiri S.C. The knowledge and practice of Unversal Basic Precautions among health workers in Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Abia State.  ABSUMSAJ. 20127:17-21.
  • Kalada G. McFubara, Ijeoma Nduka. The most potent factor for school absenteeism in a Niger Delta Community. Niger Delta Journal of Education 2012; 4 (1):14-22.
  • Nduka E.C., Nduka I., Nwachukwu K.C. Desired family size in Umuahia, South-east Nigeria. Pioneer Medical Journal 2014; 4(7): 1-9.
  • Nduka E.C., Nduka I. Perception of antenatal care attendees towards voluntary surgical contraception in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. Pioneer Medical Journal 2014; 4(7) :15-23.
  • Ijeoma Nduka, Chika O. Duru. The menace of street hawking in Aba metropolis, South-east Nigeria. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2014; 5(6):133-140.
  • Ijeoma Nduka, Ezinna Ezinne Enwereji, Enyinnaya C. Nduka, Eke Reginald Ahuizi. Determinants of consistent condom use among HIV-Positive women in Abia State, South-east Nigeria. Clinical Research in HIV/AIDS and prevention 2014;2(2):1-12.
  • E.C.Nduka, Nduka I.  Willingness to use voluntary surgical contraception after completed family size among antenatal clinic attendees at Federal Medical Centre Umuahia, Nigeria. Port Harcourt Medical Journal 2014;8(2):95-101.
  • Nduka Ijeoma, Enwereji Ezinne Ezinna, Aitafo Josephine. Prevention of otologic disorders in Nigeria: The case of primary school children in Rivers state, South South Nigeria. Middle East Journal of Internal Medicine 2014;7(3):41-46.
  • Nduka E.C, Nduka I, Nwachukwu K.C. Contraceptive Choices Among Women in Umuahia, Nigeria. Gazette of Medicine 2014;2(2): 206-210.
  • Nduka I, Nduka E.C. Determinants of non-institutional deliveries in an urban community in Nigeria. J Med Investig Pract 2014; 9: 102-7.
  • Nduka I, Aitafo E.J., Nduka E.C. Prevalence of hearing impairment amongst primary school children in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State: Implication for strengthening of school health programme in Nigeria. J Med Investig Pract 2014; 9: 120-5.
  • Nduka E.C, Nduka I, Nzotta E.C. Health Care in a Rural Community in Abia State. ABSUMAJ; 9: 5-11.