J C Okeibunor

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intention to continue with ivermectin treatment for onchocerciasis control after eight years of annual distribution in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Uganda
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    University of Nigeria, Nsukka and WHO AFRO, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Q Community Health Educ 33:159-73. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A model for evaluating the sustainability of community-directed treatment with ivermectin in the African Program for Onchocerciasis Control
    Joseph Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Int J Health Plann Manage 27:257-71. 2012
  3. pmc Compliance with eight years of annual ivermectin treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon and Nigeria
    William R Brieger
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins UniversityBloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21014, USA
    Parasit Vectors 4:152. 2011
  4. pmc Preventing malaria in pregnancy through community-directed interventions: evidence from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Malar J 10:227. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Where would I be without ivermectin? Capturing the benefits of community-directed treatment with ivermectin in Africa
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 16:608-21. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Additional health and development activities for community-directed distributors of ivermectin: threat or opportunity for onchocerciasis control?
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 9:887-96. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care seeking in directly observed therapy short-course (DOTS) clinics and tuberculosis control in southern Nigeria: a qualitative analysis
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    University of Nigeria, Nusukka, Nigeria
    Int Q Community Health Educ 27:23-37. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Where do tuberculosis patients go for treatment before reporting to DOTS clinics in southern Nigeria?
    J C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 9:94-101. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The rapid monitoring of ivermectin treatment: will school-based surveys provide the answer?
    J C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:771-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health-seeking for the treatment of childhood malaria in south-east Nigeria
    Theodora A Okeke
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, P O Box 3295, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria
    Health Policy 95:62-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Intention to continue with ivermectin treatment for onchocerciasis control after eight years of annual distribution in Cameroon, Nigeria, and Uganda
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    University of Nigeria, Nsukka and WHO AFRO, Brazzaville, Congo
    Int Q Community Health Educ 33:159-73. 2012
    ..001). Perception of onchocerciasis and effectiveness of ivermectin influenced intention to continue. The perceptual factors that drive the intention to comply should inform plans for health education at the project and village levels...
  2. doi request reprint A model for evaluating the sustainability of community-directed treatment with ivermectin in the African Program for Onchocerciasis Control
    Joseph Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Int J Health Plann Manage 27:257-71. 2012
    ..The unique attributes and limitations of the model for evaluating the sustainability of projects were described...
  3. pmc Compliance with eight years of annual ivermectin treatment of onchocerciasis in Cameroon and Nigeria
    William R Brieger
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins UniversityBloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21014, USA
    Parasit Vectors 4:152. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Preventing malaria in pregnancy through community-directed interventions: evidence from Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Malar J 10:227. 2011
    ..The slow uptake of malaria prevention products appears to reflect lack of knowledge and resistance to behavioural change, as well as poor access to resources, and limited support of programmes by local communities and authorities...
  5. doi request reprint Where would I be without ivermectin? Capturing the benefits of community-directed treatment with ivermectin in Africa
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 16:608-21. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Additional health and development activities for community-directed distributors of ivermectin: threat or opportunity for onchocerciasis control?
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Trop Med Int Health 9:887-96. 2004
    ..We conclude that additional activities for CDDs do not pose a threat to but rather provide an opportunity to strengthen sustainability and effectiveness of ivermectin treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care seeking in directly observed therapy short-course (DOTS) clinics and tuberculosis control in southern Nigeria: a qualitative analysis
    Joseph C Okeibunor
    University of Nigeria, Nusukka, Nigeria
    Int Q Community Health Educ 27:23-37. 2006
    ..It follows, therefore, that the attitude of health workers must be addressed if community members will use the DOTS clinics...
  8. ncbi request reprint Where do tuberculosis patients go for treatment before reporting to DOTS clinics in southern Nigeria?
    J C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria
    Tanzan Health Res Bull 9:94-101. 2007
    ..Consequently, it is recommended to address such delay through social mobilization of communities and through engaging Chemists in TB service delivery in this area...
  9. ncbi request reprint The rapid monitoring of ivermectin treatment: will school-based surveys provide the answer?
    J C Okeibunor
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:771-9. 2005
    ..It is therefore recommended that school-based methods of monitoring of coverage are adopted by programme managers...
  10. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in health-seeking for the treatment of childhood malaria in south-east Nigeria
    Theodora A Okeke
    Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, P O Box 3295, Enugu Campus, Enugu, Nigeria
    Health Policy 95:62-8. 2010
    ..To identify the differences in health-seeking for childhood malaria treatment, between urban and rural communities in Nigeria, with a view to providing information to policy makers that will be used to improve malaria control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of measuring compliance to annual ivermectin treatment in the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control
    William R Brieger
    Department of International Health, The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21014, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 12:260-8. 2007
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