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 known for experienced general Paediatrician with 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 Paediatrics Specialty Doctor, Conquest Hospital Hastings, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. His former work experience includes Doctor at Queens Hospital BHR NHS Trust Romford– Essex, his duties involve care of neonates including resuscitation, examination, investigation and treatment of sick new-borns and management of paediatric emergencies in the paediatric A & E and in patient care of children, Associate Lecturer at Department of Paediatrics, University of The Gambia Medical School. He has published 12 articles in different journals and was 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 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.