Publications

2019

  1. Mandrik O, Ekwunife OI, Meheus F, Severens JL, Lhachimi SK, Murillo R. Systematic reviews as a “lens of evidence”: determinants of costs of breasts cancer screening. 2019. Cancer Medicine. Accepted

2018

  1. Ekwunife OI, Anetoh MU, Kalu SO, Ele PU, Eleje GU. Conditional economic incentives and motivational interviewing to improve adolescents' retention in HIV care and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Southeast Nigeria: study protocol for a cluster randomised trial. Trials. 2018 Dec 29;19(1):710. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-3095-4.

2017

  1. Okafor CE, Ekwunife OI. Cost-effectiveness analysis of diarrhoea management approaches in Nigeria: A decision analytical model. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Deec 19;11(120:20006124. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0006124.eCollection 2017 Dec.
  2. Ekwunife OI, Lhachim SK. Cost-effectiveness of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination in Nigeria: a decision analysis using pragmatic parameter estimates for cost and programme coverage. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 8; 17(1):815. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2758-2
  3. Anyakora C, Ekwunife O, Alozie F, Esuga M, Ukwuru J, Onya S, Nwokike J. Cost-benefit of investment on quality in pharmaceutical manufacturing: WHO GMP pre- and post-certification of a Nigeria pharmaceutical manufacturer. BMB Health Services Research. 2017;17:665. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2610-8
  4. Mandrik O, Ekwunife OI, Zielonke N, Meheus F, Severens JL, Lhachimi SK, Murillo R. What determines the effects and costs of breast cancer screening? A protocol of a systematic review of reviews. Systematic Review. 2017;6(1):122. doi: 10.1186/s13643-017-0510-y
  5. Sweiti H, Ekwunife O, Jaschinski T, Lhachimi SK. Repurposed therapeutic agents targeting the Ebola virus: a systematic review. Current therapeutic Research (Accepted, January 2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.curtheres.2017.01.007
  6. Ezennia IJ, Nduka SO, Ekwunife OI. Cost-benefit analysis of malaria rapid diagnostic test: the perspective of Nigerian community pharmacists. Malaria Journal. 2017 Jan 3;16(1):7. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1648-0.

2016

  1. Khan Z, Khan S, Christianson L, Rehman S, Ekwunife O, Samkange-Zeeb F. Smokeless tobacco and oral potentially malignant disorders in South Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nicotine Tobacco Research. 2016 Dec 7. pii: ntw310.
  2. Ekwunife OI, O'Mahony JF, Gerber Grote A, Mosch C, Paeck T, Lhachimi SK. Challenges in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Modelling of HPV Vaccines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review and Practice Recommendations. Pharmacoeconomics. 2016 Sep 16.
  3. Khan Z, Khan S, Christianson L, Rehman S, Ekwunife O, Samkange-Zeeb F. Smokeless tobacco and oral potentially malignant disorders in South Asia: a protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Review. 2016 Aug 24;5(1):142. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0320-7.
  4. Umeh BI, Nduka SO, Ekwunife OI. Mothers' Willingness to Pay for HPV Vaccines in Anambra State, Nigeria: A Cross Sectional Contingent Valuation Study. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation. 2016 Jun 6;14:8. doi: 10.1186/s12962-016-0057-0.
  5. Ekwunife OI, Ezenduka CC, Uzoma BE. Evaluating the sensitivity of EQ-5D in a sample of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in two tertiary health care facilities in Nigeria. BMC Research Notes 2016;9:24 doi:10.1186/s13104-015-1832-2

2015

  1. Offu O, Anetoh M, Okonta M, Ekwunife O. Engaging Nigerian community pharmacists in public health programs: assessment of their knowledge, attitude and practice in Enugu metropolis. Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice. 2015 Nov 9;8:27. doi: 10.1186/s40545-015-0048-0. eCollection 2015
  2. Sweiti H, Ekwunife O, Jaschinski T, Lhachimi SK. Repurposed therapeutic agents targeting the Ebola virus: a protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews. 2015 Nov 25;4(1):171. doi: 10.1186/s13643-015-0153-9.
  3. Ekwunife OI, Gerber Grote A, Mosch C, O’Mahony JF, Lhachimi SK. Assessing cost-effectiveness of HPV vaccines with decision analytic models: what are the distinct challenges of low- and middle-income countries? A protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews 2015, 4:68 doi:10.1186/s13643-015-0057-8

2014

  1. Okoye MO, Ukwe VC, Okoye TC, Adibe MO, Ekwunife OI. Satisfaction of HIV patients with pharmaceutical services in South Eastern Nigerian hospitals. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2014 Oct;36(5):914-21. doi: 10.1007/s11096-014-0006-y. Epub 2014 Sep 7.
  2. Ezenduka CC, Ogbonna BO, Ekwunife OI, Okonta MJ, Esimone CO. Drugs use pattern for uncomplicated malarial in medicine retail outlets of Enugu urban, southeast Nigeria: implications for malaria treatment policy. Malaria Journal. 2014 Jun 24;13(1):243.