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D. N. Aribodor is a Professor of Public Health Parasitology in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He has been the Head, Department of Parasitology and Entomology. His research interest is in Epidemiology and Control of Parasitic diseases with bias for malaria. He has served as consultant to Federal Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of Nigeria on malaria control. He is a resource person for health in the Anambra State Ministry of Health and serves as the State Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Neglected Tropical Diseases. Prof. Aribodor is very active in the civil society movement for health. He is the founder of Malaria Eradication & Safe Health Initiative of Nigeria (a nongovernmental organization registered by the Federal Government of Nigeria). He is the Southeast Zonal Coordinator of ACOMIN (a national network of civil society organizations for malaria control, immunization & nutrition). He has headed the umbrella organization of all lecturers, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Nnamdi Azikiwe University. He is currently a Director in the University heading the Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES). He hails from Anambra State and is married with children.Interest Includes: Public Health Parasitology, Epidemiology, Vector control, NTDs Research especially Soil transmitted helminthiasis and Schistosomiasis etc.
Books Published
1. Aribodor, D.N; Nwaorgu, O.C; Eneanya, C.I; Okoli, I; Pukkila-Worley, R. and Etaga, H.O. (2009). Association of low birth weight and placental malaria infection in Nigeria. Journal of Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries (USA), 3 (8): 620-623.
2. Dennis N. Aribodor, Simon A. Bassey, Tippayarat Yoonuan, Sammy O. Sam-Wobo, Ogechukwu B. Aribodor, Ifeoma K. Ugwuanyi, (2019). Analysis of Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths mixed infections among pupils in Enugu State, Nigeria: Implications for control. Infection, Disease & Health 24: 98-106. www.sciencedirect.com.
3. Aribodor, D. N., Ugwuanyi, I. K. and Aribodor, O. B. (2016).Challenges to achieving malaria elimination in Nigeria. American Journal of Public Health Research (http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajphr/4/1/6), 4 (1): 38-41.
4. Aribodor, D.N.,Okezie, G.N., Ugwuanyi, I.K., Aribodor, O. B. and Ike, E. A. (2016). Species composition and infection rate of mosquito vectors following the indoor residual spraying exercise in three communities in Awka North L.G.A. of Anambra State, Nigeria. Annual Research and Review in Biology (www.sciencedomain.org), 10 (2): 1-8
5. Aribodor, D.N., Okoli, I., Aribodor, O.B., and Anyaeji, P.E. (2006).
Dynamics of malaria in pregnancy and the level of usage of insecticide-treated bednets in Onitsha, Anambra state, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 20(3): 1296-1300.
6. Aribodor, D. N., Njoku, O. O., Eneanya, C. I. and Onyali, I. O. (2003). Studies on Prevalence of malaria and management practices of the Azia community in Ihiala L. G. A., Anambra State Southeast Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 24: 33-38.(www.naasjournal-ng.org), Vol11: 165-169.

Publications
i. Dennis N. Aribodor, Simon A. Bassey, Tippayarat Yoonuan, Sammy O. Sam-Wobo, Ogechukwu B. Aribodor, Ifeoma K. Ugwuanyi, (2019). Analysis of Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths mixed infections among pupils in Enugu State, Nigeria: Implications for control. Infection, Disease & Health 24: 98-106. www.sciencedirect.com.
ii. Ogechukwu B. Aribodor, Chinyelu A. Ekwunife, Olufemi S. Sam-Wobo, Dennis N. Aribodor (2018). Risk Factors and Socio-Demographic Determinants of Intestinal Helminthiasis among Children in Schools that Implemented the Homegrown School Feeding Program in Ekwulobia, Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. International Journal of Translational Medical Research and Public Health (2018), Volume 2, Issue 1, 1-10, Available online at www.ijtmrph.org.
iii. Aribodor1*, Dennis N., Nnabuenyi1, Success C., Aribodor, Ogechukwu B., Ejiofor3, Obiora S. and Ugwuanyi1, Ifeoma K. (2017). Evaluation of malaria prevalence using microscopic examination and histidine. American Journal of Life Science Researches 2017; 5(3): 110-117. Published online July, 2017 (http://www.diili.org/ojs-2.4.6/index.php/ajlsr/index). ISSN: 2375-7485 (Print); ISSN: 2332-0206 (Online)
iv. Dennis Nnanna Aribodor, Success Chidiebere Nnabuenyi, Ogechukwu Benedicta Aribodor, Obiora Shedrack Ejiofor, Ifeoma Kosisochukwu Ugwuanyi. (2017). Patterns of malaria diagnosis among healthcare facilities in Anambra state, Nigeria. Edorium J Infect Dis 2017;3:12–16. www.edorium journalofinfectiousdiseases.com
v. Ebuka Kingsley Ezihe , Friday Maduka Chikezie , Chukwudi Micheal Egbuche, Edith N. Nwankwo, Angus Ejidikeme Onyido, Dennis Aribodor, Samdi Musa Lazarus (2016). Seasonal Distribution and Micro-Climatic Factors Influencing the Abundance of the Malaria Vectors in South-East Nigeria, Journal of Mosquito Research 6 (22): 1-12
vi. Aribodor, D. N., Ugwuanyi, I. K. and Aribodor, O. B. (2016).Challenges to achieving malaria elimination in Nigeria. American Journal of Public Health Research (http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajphr/4/1/6), 4 (1): 38-41.
vii. Ugwuanyi, I. K, Eneanya, C. I., Onyido, A. E., Okonkwo, N. J., Aribodor, D. N., Nwankwo, E. N., Ukonze, C. B. and Okoye, C. K. (2016). Microhabitat assessment of the breeding sites of Simulium damnosum Theobald complex in Oji River basin, Enugu State, Nigeria. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health (www.sciencedomain.org), 16 (2): 1-7.
viii. Aribodor, D.N.,Okezie, G.N., Ugwuanyi, I.K., Aribodor, O. B. and Ike, E. A. (2016). Species composition and infection rate of mosquito vectors following the indoor residual spraying exercise in three communities in Awka North L.G.A. of Anambra State, Nigeria. Annual Research and Review in Biology (www.sciencedomain.org), 10 (2): 1-8
ix. Ugwuanyi, I. K., Eneanya, C.I., Nwaorgu, O. C., Aribodor, D. N., Mbanefo, E. C., Umeanaeto, P. U., Egbuche, C. M. and Ugha, C. N. (2015). Cytotaxonomic identification of Simulium damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Oji River area of Enugu State, Nigeria. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies (www.entomologyjournal.com) 3(3): 34-39
x. Aribodor, D. N., Ezenwa, P. C., Aribodor, O. B., Emelumadu, O. F. and Eneanya, A. O. (2015). Malaria prevalence, the use of intermittent preventive therapy and long lasting insecticidal nets among pregnant women in Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria. International Journal of TROPICAL DISEASE & HEALTH, 8 (4): 144-149.
xi. Onyido, A. E., Ifeadi, C. P., Umeanaeto, P. U., Irikannu, K. C., Aribodor, D. N. Ezeanya, L. C., Ugha, C. N.and Obiechina, I. O. (2014). Co-infection of malaria and typhoid fever in Ekwulumili Community, Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. New York Science Journal,Vol. 7 (7):18-27,http://www.sciencepub.net/network
xii. Aribodor, D. N., Udeh, A. K., Ekwunife, C. A.,Aribodor, O.B. and Emelummadu, O. F. (2014). Malaria prevalence and local beliefs in transmission and control in Ndiowu community, Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology ISSN 1117 4145 Vol. 35 (1-2): 103-108.
xiii. Aribodor, D. N., Okechukwu, P. A., Eneanya, O. A., and Etaga, H. O. (2013). Prevalence and associated risk factors of intestinal helminth infections among 5-14 year olds in Akpo community, Anambra State. Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology ISSN1117 4145 Vol 34 (2): 107-111
xiv. Egbuche, C. M., Eneanya, C. I., Aribodor, D. N., Eneanya, O. A., Ogbuagu, C. N., and Ezugbo-Nwobi, I. K. (2013). Malaria prevalence and use of insecticide-treated nets among community members in Aguleri, Anambra State, Nigeria. The Bioscientist, vol. 1(1):60-66, http:www.bioscientistjournal.com
xv. Aribodor, D. N., Aribodor, O. B., Eneanya, C. I. and Onyido, A. E. (2013). Survey of open larval habitats of mosquitoes in four communities in Awka South Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. The Bioscientist, vol. 1(2):132-139, http:www.bioscientistjournal.com
xvi. Ekwunife, C. A., Uzoma, E. M., Nwaorgu, O. C., Ozumba, N. A., Aribodor, D. N. and Ezeunala, M. N. (2013). The role of palm fruits (Phoenix dactylifera) in the transmission of geohelminths in Nigeria. The Bioscientist, vol. 1(1): 1-5, http.www.bioscientistjournal.com
xvii. Aribodor, D. N., Anidebe, A.O., Eneanya, O. A. and Emelumadu, O. F. (2012). Entamoeba histolytica infection in children aged 0-12 years in rural communities in Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, vol. 33 (1): 129-132.
xviii. Okwelogu, I. S., Ikpeze, O. O. and Aribodor, D. N. (2012). Evaluation of knowledge, attitude and practices of pregnant women on malaria, intermittent preventive treatment and long lasting insecticidal nets in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Parasitology, vol. 33 (1): 9-14.
xix. Okwelogu, I. S., Ikpeze, O. O., Ezeagwuna, D. A., Aribodor, D. N., Nwanya, A. V., Egbuche, C. M., Okolo, K. V. and Ozumba, N. A. (2012). Urinary Schistosomiasis among School Children in Okija, Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. Scholarly Journal of Biological Sciences (India), Vol. 1(1): 1-6.
xx. Aribodor, D. N., Obikwelu, M., Ekwunife, C., Egbuche, C., Ezugbo-Nwobi I., Etaga, H. (2012). Preliminary Investigation on Soil Transmitted Helminth Infections in Rural Communities in Anambra State, Nigeria. Journal of Life Sciences (USA) 6 (4) : 452-455.
xxi. Aribodor, D. N., O. C. Nwaorgu, N. A. Ozumba, and H. Etaga. (2011). Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy in Nigeria: need for improvement in drug administration. Journal of US-China Medical Science (USA), Volume 8 No.1 (Serial No. 74), pp.46-50.
xxii. Ikpeze, O.O. Eneanya, C.I., Chinweoke, O.J., Aribodor, D.N. and Anyasodor, A.E. (2011). Species diversity, distribution and predilection sites of ticks (Acarina: Ixodidae) on trade cattle at Enugu and Anambra States, southeast Nigeria. The Zoologist, 9: 1-8.
xxiii. Aribodor, D.N., Ikpeze, O.O., Onyido, A.E. and Okoye, C.M. (2011). Survey of indoor adult malaria vectors and challenges of using long lasting insecticide-treated nets in malaria control in Awka-etiti, Anambra State, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Parasitology 32(2): 163-167.
xxiv. Aribodor, D. N., Ozumba, N. A., Ewuim, S. C. and Etaga, H. O. (2011). Baseline survey of infectivity rates of indoor malaria mosquitoes in communities in Awka capital territory of Anambra State, Nigeria. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal (www.naasjournal-ng.org), Vol12 (1): 66-74.
xxv. Onyido, A. E., Ozumba, N. A., Ezike, V. I., Ikpeze, O.O., Ewuim, S.C., Okonkwo, N. J., Ekwunife, C. A., Aribodor, D. N., Nwankwo, E. N. and Chukwuekezie, O. C. (2010). Comparison of Conventional CDC and Improvised Ovitraps for Sampling Aedes (Stegomyia) Aegypti Mosquitoes. Natural and Applied Sciences Journal
xxvi. Aribodor, D.N; Nwaorgu, O.C; Eneanya, C.I; Okoli, I; Pukkila-Worley, R. and Etaga, H.O. (2009). Association of low birth weight and placental malaria infection in Nigeria. Journal of Infectious Diseases in Developing Countries (USA), 3 (8): 620-623.
xxvii. Ozumba, N.A; Nwobi, E.A; Ndiokwelu, C.I; Aribodor, D.N; Igwilo, I.O; and Uzoechina, E.O. (2009). Moringa oleifera: A Review in Medical Pharmcopoeia. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, Vol 1, Number. 73-83.
xxviii. Egbuche, C.M., Eneanya, C.I., Ikpeze, O.O., Aribodor, D.N. and Ejikeme, A.R. (2009). Inter-relationship between Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia and ABO blood groups of pregnant women and adult residents of Awka and environs, southeast Nigeria. Proceedings of the 5th national conference of the Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH), Nov 11-14, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, 126-129.
xxix. Aribodor, D. N., Nwaorgu, O. C., Eneanya, C. I. and Aribodor, O. B. (2007). Malaria among primigravid women attending antenatal clinics in Awka, Anambra State, southeast Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Parasitology , 28(1): pp 25-27.
xxx. Aribodor, D.N., Okoli, I., Aribodor, O.B., and Anyaeji, P.E. (2006).
Dynamics of malaria in pregnancy and the level of usage of insecticide-treated bednets in Onitsha, Anambra state, Nigeria. Nigeria Journal of Microbiology 20(3): 1296-1300.
xxxi. Aribodor, D. N., Njoku, O. O., Eneanya, C. I. and Onyali, I. O. (2003). Studies on Prevalence of malaria and management practices of the Azia community in Ihiala L. G. A., Anambra State Southeast Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Parasitology. 24: 33-38.(www.naasjournal-ng.org), Vol11: 165-169.
xxxii. Aribodor D. N. And Aguigwo, J. N. (2001). The potentials of cassava parts as raw materials in fish feed formulation: Assessment of toxicity level. World Journal of Biotechnology, 2 (2): 262-265.