I am Henry Ajaegbu C N and a chief Research officer with the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency. I hold a bachelor degree in Zoology (Parasitology) from the University of Calabar, Calabar, Master’s degree (MSc) in Parasitology and Bioinformatics from the University of Lagos, Lagos, a Diploma certificate in Acupuncture and Moxibustion from the Shanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China and Deep Tissue Massage from Brandon Raynor’s School of Natural therapies, Singapore. I have participated in several medicinal plants surveys, traditional bone sitting, Nigeria indigenous healing systems and traditional birth attendant and also involved in several training in traditional/natural medicine.
I am highly goal oriented, competent, confident, self motivated, team player with organizational skills, in addition, strong interpersonal and with proven ability to operate/work in challenging environments.
I am focused and passionate in value addition to mankind and particularly in the documentation, scientific validation, development and promotion of Nigeria’s Traditional medicine and natural products. I am also instrumental to the collation, documentation of research in traditional medicine, indigenous healing systems, medicinal, aromatic and pesticidal plants of Nigeria.
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
In Vivo anti-plasmodial activities and toxic impacts of lime extracts of a combination of Picralima nitida, Alstonia boonei and Gongronema latifolia in mice infected with chloroquine sensitive Plasmodium berghei.
Phytochemical and phytochemical screening of six plants commonly used in the treatment of malaria in Nigeria.
Health Professional’s awareness, perception and attitude towards neglected tropical diseases in Southwest, Nigeria, a cross sectional study.