Dr. Francis AkorResearch Scientist
Conquest Hospital, UK
M.B.B.S in Medicine and Surgery from University of Jos, Jos, Nigeria
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Dr. Francis Akor is an experienced General Paediatrician with an interest in Clinical Paediatrics and Research. He has been involved in large clinical trials in malaria prevention in children. His other interests are in neonatology and infectious diseases and currently, he is working as staff grade paediatrician at Darent Valley Hospital Kent, United Kingdom. He has nearly 10 years of clinical experience in the NHS. He has work experience in hospitals across Greater London, Kent and East Sussex proving care for neonates and older children. Prior to this he was a research clinician at the MRC (UK) Gambia where he conducted large clinical trials on malaria prevention in children. He also served as an Associate Lecturer at Department of Paediatrics, University of The Gambia Medical School. He has 14 published articles in different journals and has been a reviewer of journals including Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, Transactions of Royal Society of Medicine and Tropical Hygiene, South African Journal of Child Health. His area of research includes general paediatrics with special interest in infectious diseases including malaria neonatology, neurology and paediatric haematology. He is affiliated with Paediatric Association of Nigeria, British Medical Association, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.