Onubogu Chinyere

Doing everything I set out to do to the best of my ability while putting God first, and making the most out of every opportunity

Dr Chinyere Ukamaka Onubogu (Senior Lecturer)


Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Neonatology

Notable researches include:

  • Onubogu CU, Onyeka IN, Esangbedo DO, Ndiokwelu C, Okolo SN, Ngwu EK, Nwaru BI. Changes in breastfeeding and nutritional status of Nigerian children between 1990 and 2008, and variations by region, area of residence and maternal education and occupation. Paediatrics and International Child Health 2016;36 (4), 248-259. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/2046905515Y.0000000048
  • Onubogu CU, Egbuonu I, Ugochukwu EF, Nwabueze SA, Onyeonoro UU. The Influence of Maternal Anthropometric Characteristics on the Birth Size of Term Singleton South-East Nigerian Newborn Infants.Niger J Clin Pract 2017; 20 (7), 852-859. DOI: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_308_16
  • Onubogu CU, Ugochukwu EF. A 17 year experience of attrition from care among HIV infected children in Nnewi South-East Nigeria. BMC Infectious Diseases 2021; 21:409 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06099-3

Ongoing researches:

  • Relationship between Cord Blood Levels of Adipokines or Metabolic Parameters and Birth Outcomes of HIV-exposed and HIV-unexposed singleton newborns at NAUTH Nnewi

Research Achievements:

“Prevalence of mother-to-child-transmission of dual and triplex infections of HIV, Hepatitis B and C viruses in Nigeria” (January, 2020). Sponsored grant by TETFUND. Collaborator
2 “Research partnership to disseminate Social Innovation in Health in Africa – SIHI Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria partnership in 2022 and 2023” (April, 2020). Ongoing, Sponsored grant by WHO/TDR. Collaborator
3 “WHO Maternal and Perinatal Database for Quality Equity and Dignity (MPD-4-QED) Programme” (July, 2019). Sponsored grant by WHO. Collaborator

For more information, please see: https://profile.unizik.edu.ng/nau4453

Contact details:


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