Ekpo, U. F: Conferences Attended

  1. Ekpo,    U.F.    (2017).    Developing    new    behavioural    change    intervention. Presentation  at  Grand  Schistosomiasis  Alliance  Meeting,  Baltimore,  MD USA, 5th  November 2017. http://eliminateschisto.org/repository/media/1510596563-5a09dfd376861-672833.pdf
  2. Ekpo,  U.  F.,  Odeyemi,  O.  M.,  Mogaji,  H.  O.,  Oluwole,  A.S.,  Abdussalam  H.O. (2017). Female Genital Schistosomiasis in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Oral Presentation at 21st  International Epidemiological Association (IEA), World Congress of Epidemiology, Sonic City, Saitama, Japan, 18-22 August 2017.
  3. Ekpo U.F., Olabinke D.B., Dedeke G.A., Akeredolu-Ale B.I. (2016). Design and Evaluation of a Health Educational Board Game for the Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis   among   Primary   School   Children   in   Abeokuta,   Nigeria.   Oral Presentation  at  54th  Conference  of  British  Society  for  Parasitology  in London, United Kingdom, 11-13 April 2016.
  4. Ekpo U.F., Odeyemi O.M., Mogaji H.O., Oluwole A.S., Abdussalam H.O. (2016). Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Oral Presentation at 54th  Conference  of  British  Society  for  Parasitology  in  London,  United Kingdom, 11-13 April 2016.
  5. Oluwole A.S., Isiyaku S., Nwosu C., Aliero A.A., Mogaji H.O., William A., Elhassan E., Ekpo U.F. (2016). Water, sanitation and hygiene (wash) and prevalence of soil- transmitted  helminths  (STH)  in  communities  under  mass  drug  administration  in Kebbi state, Nigeria. Poster Presentation at 54th Conference of British Society for Parasitology in London, United Kingdom, 11-13 April 2016.
  6. Oluwole A.S., Isiyaku S., Nwosu C., Aliero A.A., Mogaji H.O., William A., Elhassan E.,   Ekpo   U.F.   (2016).   Assessment   of   the   prevalence   of   soil-transmitted helminthiasis after five years of mass drug administration for onchocerciasis and lymphatic   filariasis   in   Kebbi   state,   Nigeria.   Poster   Presentation   at   54th Conference of British Society for Parasitology in London, United Kingdom, 11-13 April 2016.
  7. Ekpo  U.F.  (2015).  Mapping  the  burden  of  schistosomiasis  and  soil-transmitted helminthiasis in the context of integrated preventive chemotherapy treatment in Nigeria.   Oral   Presentation   at   53th   Conference   of   British   Society   for Parasitology in Liverpool, United Kingdom, 16-18 April 2015.
  8. Ekpo U.F (2015). Scientific Capacity Building in Disease Endemic Countries for Sustainable   Control   of   NTDs.   Oral   presentation   at   Gordon   Research Conference,  Challenges,  Opportunities  and  Successes,  March  8-13,  2015, Hotel Galvez, Galveston, TX, USA
  9. Ekpo  U.F.  (2015)  Mapping  the  burden  of  schistosomiasis  and  soil-transmitted helminthiasis  in  the  context  of  integrated  preventive  chemotherapy  treatment  in Nigeria.   Oral   Presentation   at   53th   Conference   of   British   Society   for Parasitology in Liverpool, United Kingdom, 16-18 April 2015.
  10. Ekpo U.F. (2014). Bayesian Geostatistical Model-Based Estimates of Geospatial Distribution   of   Soil-Transmitted   Helminthiasis   and   Albendazole   Treatment Requirements  in  Nigeria.  Poster  Presentation  at  63rd  Annual  Meeting  of  the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, November 2-6, 2014 in New Orleans, LA, USA
  11. Ekpo U.F. (2014). Bayesian Geostatistical Model-Based Estimates of Geospatial Distribution   of   Soil-Transmitted   Helminthiasis   and   Albendazole   Treatment Requirements in Nigeria. Oral Presentation at 8th International Symposium on Geospatial October 30-31, 2014 in New Orleans, LA, USA
  12. Ekpo U.F., Oluwole A.S., Karagiannis-Voules D.A., Utzinger J., Vounatsou P., Saka Y.,   Nebe   O.J.,   Olamiju   F.O.   (2014).   Bayesian   Geostatistical   Model-Based Estimates   of   Geospatial   Distribution   of   Soil-Transmitted   Helminthiasis   and Albendazole Treatment Requirements in Nigeria. Oral Presentation at the  Royal Society  for  Tropical  Medicine  and  Hygiene  conference  in  Oxford,  United Kingdom, 24-26 September 2014.
  13. Ekpo U.F., Hürlimann E., Schur N., Oluwole A.S., Abe E.M., Mafe M.A., Nebe O.J., Isiyaku S., Olamiju F., Kadiri M., Poopola T.O.S., Braide E.I., Saka Y., Mafiana C.F., Kristensen T.M., Utzinger J., Vounatsou P. (2013). Bayesian Geostatistical model- based   estimates   of   schistosomiasis   prevalence   and   Praziquantel   treatment requirements  in  Nigeria.  Poster  presented  at  the  51st   Conference  of  British Society for Parasitology in Bristol, England, 8-11 April 2013.
  14. Ekpo U.F., Vounatsou, P., Huerlimann, E., Utizinger, J., Mafiana, C.F., Mafe, M.A., Oluwole, A.S., Nebe, Kadiri, M (2012). Geographical distribution of schistosomiasis in  Nigeria.  Paper  presented  at  the  50th   Conference  of  British  Society  for Parasitology in Glasgow, Scotland, 2-5 April 2012.
  15. Ekpo U.F., Vounatsou, P., Huerlimann, E., Utizinger, J., Mafiana, C.F., Mafe, M.A., Oluwole, A.S., Nebe, O.J., Nwoye, A.I., Kadiri, M (2011). Geographical distribution of schistosomiasis and its control in Nigeria. Paper presented at the International Epidemiological  Association  World  Congress  in  Edinburgh,  Scotland,  6-11 August 2011.
  16. Ekpo U. F., Vounatsou, P., Huerlimann, E Mafiana, C.F., Mafe, M.A., Utzinger J, Agboola  D.  A.,  Nebe,  O.  J.,  Nwoye,  A.  I.  (2010).  Development  of  a  nationwide geographical information system database and Bayesian Spatial predictive models for the control of Schistosomiasis in Nigeria.  Paper presented at the Grantees Meeting within the Africa Initiative “Communicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa-From   the   African   Bench   to   the   Field”   and   “Neglected   Tropical Diseases” in Hamburg, Germany, 4 – 6 September 2010.
  17. Ekpo U.F, Oluwole A.S., Mafiana C.F., Adeofun C.O. and Sam-Wobo S.O (2010) Impact of community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) on the control of onchocerciasis in Ibaro, Ogun state Nigeria: 2003-2007. Paper presented at the 10th South East Asia International Epidemiological Association Conference in Colombo, Sri-Lanka, May 23-26, 2010.
  18. Ekpo U. F., Vounatsou, P., Huerlimann, E Mafiana, C.F., Mafe, M.A., Oluwole, A.S., Agboola   DA,   Ademuson,   E   O.   (2010).   Trend   in   the   spatial   distribution   of schistosomiasis  in  Nigeria:  a  review  of  parasitological  data  from  1990  till  date. Paper  presented at  the  2nd  International Conference  on  Neglected  Tropical Diseases, Lisbon, Portugal, February 8-10, 2010.
  19. Ekpo  U.F.  and  Abe  E.M.  (2009)  Geospatial  distribution  of  fresh  water  snails  in Abeokuta area of Ogun State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 3rd  International Symposium   on   Geospatial   health,   GNOSISGIS   Network,   Napoli,   Italy, September 3-5, 2008.
  20. Ekpo U. F, Mafiana, C. F., Adeofun, C. O., Solarin, A.R. T., and Idowu, A. B. (2008) Development of risk maps of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria, using Geographical  Information  Systems.  Paper  presented  at  the  2nd   International Symposium on Geospatial health, GNOSISGIS Network, New Orleans, USA, December 5-7, 2008.
  21. Ekpo,  U.F.,  Omotayo,  A.M,  and  Dipeolu,  M.A  (2008)  Sedentarization  and  the occurrence of malaria and anaemia among nomadic Fulani pastoralist in southwest Nigeria.    Paper    presented    at    the    9th     South    East    Asia    International Epidemiological Association Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 9-12, 2008.
  22. Ekpo U. F, Mafiana, C. F., Adeofun, C. O., Solarin, A.R. T., and Idowu, A. B. (2008) Development of risk maps of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria, using Geographical Information Systems. Paper presented at the 9th  South East Asia International Epidemiological Association Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh, February 9-12, 2008.
  23. Ekpo U. F, Mafiana, C. F., Adeofun, C. O., Solarin, A.R. T., and Idowu, A. B. (2008) Influences of environmental variables on the distribution of urinary schistosomiasis in Ogun State, Nigeria. Paper presented at the 3rd  International conference on science  and  national  development,  University  of  Agriculture,  Abeokuta, November 23-25, 2008.
  24. Ekpo,  U.F.,  Omotayo,  A.M,  and  Dipeolu,  M.A  (2007)  Sedentarization  and  the occurrence  of  malaria  and  anaemia  among  settled  pastoral  Fulani  in  southwest Nigeria. Paper presented at the 4th  Annual Conference of Zoological Society of Nigeria, Federal University of Technology Owerri, November 2007.
  25. Ekpo,   U.F.,   Omotayo,   A.M.,   Dipeolu,   M.A.   (2006).   Changing   lifestyles   and prevalence  of  malnutrition  among  settled  pastoral  Fulani  children  in  southwest Nigeria.   Paper   presented   at   International   Conference   on   the   future   of transhumance pastoralism in west and central Africa. Abuja, Nigeria (21-25 November 2006)
  26. Ekpo,  U.F.,  Omotayo, A.M.,  Dipeolu,  M.A.  (2006).  Malaria  and  anaemia  among settled Fulani pastoralists in southwest Nigeria. Paper presented at International Conference on the future of transhumance pastoralism in West and central Africa. Abuja, Nigeria (21-25 November 2006)
  27. Ekpo,  U.F,  Mafiana,  C.F.,  Adeofun,  C.D.,  Idowu,  A.B.  (2005).  Development  of geographical  information  system  for  control  of  schistosomiasis  in  Ogun  State, Nigeria. Paper presented at 29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian society for Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, September 21-24, 2005.
  28. Akintola,  O.  Ekpo  U.F.  (2005).  Validation  of  the  use  of  ivermectin  treatment coverage in schools as a tool for rapid estimation of community treatment coverage (a   case   study   of   Ogun   State,   Nigeria).   Paper   presented   at   29th    Annual Conference of the Nigerian Society for Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, September 21-24, 2005.
  29. Odemene, N.S. Ekpo, U.F. (2005). Demographic and parasitic infection status of school  children  and  sanitary  condition  of  schools  in  Ikenne  LGA,  Ogun  State, Nigeria. Paper presented at 29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian society for Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, September 21-24, 2005.
  30. Ekpo, U.F., Mafiana, C.F., Idowu, B.A. (2004). The performance of school-based questionnaires    of    reported    blood    in    urine    in    diagnosing    Schistosoma haematobium   infection   in   Ogun   State.   Paper   presented   at   28th    Annual Conference  of  the  Nigerian  Society  for  Parasitology,  Imo  State  University, Owerri, September 22-24, 2004.
  31. Ekpo, U.F., Mafiana, C.F., Alagbe, M.N. (2004). Studies on the reliability of self- reported  blood  in  urine  for  individual  diagnosis  of  Schistosoma  haematobium infection in Ogun State, Nigeria. Paper presented at 28th  Annual Conference of the Nigerian society for parasitology, Imo State University, Owerri, September 22-24, 2004.
  32. Mafiana,  C.F.,  Ekpo,  U.F.  (2003).  Prevalence  of  urinary  schistosomiasis  in preschool children. Paper presented at Dept. of Zoology University of Ibadan, January 2003.