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Dimie Ogoina, MBBS, FWACP, FMCP, FACP, FIDSA, is an infectious diseases physician at Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, and a professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. He currently serves as chief medical director of Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital and as president of the Nigeria Infectious Diseases Society. He also serves as the chair of Subject Matter Experts, Community of Practice for COVID-19 Case Managers in Nigeria and as deputy chair of the National Health Research Committee in Nigeria. Dr. Ogoina and his team at Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital diagnosed and managed the first case of monkeypox in Nigeria during the country’s 2017 outbreak. His research interests include HIV/AIDS, health care-associated infections, infection prevention and control, antimicrobial resistance and epidemic-prone infectious diseases, among others. He is also interested in clinical governance, quality improvement and applications of technology in medical education.


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