Dr. Chikwendu Amaike

About Me:

Chikwendu Amaike is a seasoned lecturer and Consultant Public Health Physician with areas of expertise in community health and development, Primary Health Care, team building, advocacy and community mobilization, management and administration and comprehensive HIV/AIDS management. He worked as a consultant with the Care Vision Support Initiative (CAVSI), a Non-Governmental Organization supported by TY Danjuma Foundation in June 2009 and a research assistant, CEDPA Human Resources for Health and Ambulance Services assessment in Enugu State in July 2011. From July 2007 to April 2021, he was Site Coordinator for the Jengre Seventh-Day Adventist Hospital/JUTH-APIN/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS Programme. Other areas of service included Project Director Jengre SDA Hospital/Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA/Packard) Project from 2003-2004; Health Educator Adventist development and relief agency (ADRA) projects in Northern Nigeria and Peer Education Master Trainer for NYSC/UNICEF HIV/AIDS Project.




Medicine and Surgery 

University of Jos 



Community Health 

West African College of Physician 



Public Health 

National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria 



Public Health 

University of Jos 


Lecturer and Consultant Public Health Physician 

Department of Community Medicine, Benjamin Carson Senior College of Health and Medical Sciences, Babcock University and a Honorary Consultant Public and Community Health Physician, Babcock University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. May 2021 till date 

Medical Director: 

Northern Nigeria Adventist Health System (Seventh-day Adventist Hospital, Jengre, Adventist Medical Centre, Jos and Rural Health program). August 2003-July 2007; January 2013-December 2020. 

Medical Superintendent 

Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) Comprehensive Health Centre (CHC) Gindiri, Plateau State. April-June 2012. 

Specialist Senior Registrar: 

Department of Community Health Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Plateau State (April 2009 – November 2012) 

Specialist Registrar: 

Department of Community Health Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos Plateau State. (July 2007 – April 2009 


1. Effect of health education on knowledge of malaria and long -lasting insecticide-treated nets among clients accessing care in the out-patient department of a Secondary Health Facility in Plateau State. Tolulope O. Afolaranmi, Zuwaira I. Hassan, Chikwe Amaike, Chundung Asabe Miner, Tinuade Oyebode. Journal of Medicine in the tropics (2015) 17:2:65-70. 

2. Effect of long lasting insecticide treated net on incidence of Malaria among people living with HIV/AIDS in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau, North Central Nigeria. Zuwaira I. Hassan, Tolulope O. Afolaranmi, Chikwe Amaike, Tinuade Oyebode, Daniel A. Gadzama, Ayuba I. Zoakah. E3 Journal of Medical Reseach Vol. 4(2).pp.009-015, May 2015. 

3. Factors affecting the utilization of long lasting insecticide treated bed nets among people living with HIV/AIDS in Bassa Local Government area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Afolaranmi TO, Hassan ZI, Amaike C, Bello DA, Lar LA, Zoakah AI. Res. J. of Sci. Vol 3(2). April/June 2015. 

4. Olumide Abiodun, Kolawole Sodeinde, Gloria Imhonopi, Adebola Omotosho & Chikwendu Amaike (2021) Social isolation is associated with major depressive disorders among women accessing HIV/AIDS care in Nigeria, AIDS Care, DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2021.1944595 

5. Chikwendu Amaike, Tolulope Afolaranmi, Blessing Adaku Amaike, Hadiza Agbo, Olumide Abiodun. Knowledge on mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and sexuality and fertility desires among people living with HIV in North-Central, Nigeria. Pan African Medical Journal. 2021;40:64. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2021.40.64.31455] 

6. The burden of hepatitis c virus infection and access to treatment among rural dwellers in a north central Nigeria. Tochukwu A. Uchendu, Joel T. Daboer, Chikwe Amaike. Jos journal of Medicine. Vol. 13 No. 2 (2019)