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Emeka Onwuchekwa

Emeka Onwuchekwa

Clinical Research Fellow

Emeka completed medical training in Nigeria in March of 2009; he subsequently went on to complete a year of medical housemanship and a year of National service. He also spent nearly a year working as a medical doctor at a HIV center before moving to the Gambia to work as a clinician for the Medical research council unit, The Gambia (MRC). He worked as a clinician for five years within the clinical services department, then moved to clinical research, first as a research clinician and later  as a trial manager.
He holds an MSc in Epidemiology (LSHTM, international programmes) and MSc in Public Health (ITM, Antwerp). He joins the STOP project at ISGlobal as a Clinical research fellow.

Líneas de investigación

  • Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Pneumonia in children
  • Vaccines

Principales publicaciones

  • Onwuchekwa C, Edem B, Williams V and Oga E. Estimating the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on childhood pneumonia in sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000 Research 2020, 9:765 (
  • Gargano N, Madrid L, Valentini G, D'Alessandro U, Halidou T, Sirima S, Tshefu A, Mtoro A, Gesase S; Eurartesim Dispersible Study Group, Bassat Q. Efficacy and Tolerability Outcomes of a Phase II, Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study of a New Water-Dispersible Pediatric Formulation of Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in African Infants. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 Dec 21;62(1):e00596-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00596-17. PMID: 29061746; PMCID: PMC5740378.