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JUHRI clinicians and medical practitioners are:

  • Highly trained medics including consultants from the Foundation for Healthcare Innovation and Development (FHIND), founded by Dr Akaninyene Otu of UCTH

  • Medical personnel from collaborating University Teaching Hospitals, especially UCTH, UUTH

JUHRI researchers are:

  • Competitively chosen research fellows from Uniuyo, Unical, Uniport, CRUTEC and other Universities within the Province and beyond

  • local and international scientists, coordinated by SATNHA (Science & Technology Network for Human Advancement)

JUHRI Proprietors (Board of Trustees):

  • Archbishop of Calabar: Most Rev Dr J Ekuwem

  • Bishop of Uyo: Most Rev Dr J. Ayah

  • Bishop of Ikot Ekpene: Most Rev Dr C. Umoh

  • Bishop of Ogoja: Most Rev Dr D. Akpan

  • Bishop of Port-Harcourt: Most Rev Dr C. Etokudoh

  • Emeritus Archbishop of Calabar: Most Rev Dr J. Ukpo

Founder of JUHRI:

  •  Rev Fr Dr Andrew Ekpenyong (24th Oct 2010)


Founder of Friends of JUHRI:

  •  Rev Fr Dr Andrew Ekpenyong (3rd Oct 2014)

Friends of JUHRI

501(c)(3) status (tax-exempt):

  • Friends of Joseph Ukpo Hospital and Research Institute is a nonprofit corporation and a public charity with Tax Exempt Status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America, whose mission is to bring  the benefits of modern medical science to individuals in South-South Nigeria.

  • Board of Directors: Msgr James Gilg, Dr Michael Cherney and Rev Fr Dr Andrew Ekpenyong

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