Joseph Ana is the Medical Adviser of the Calabar Women & Children Hospital, Calabar and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences Cross River University of Technology. He is a member of the Medical & Dental Council of Nigeria and the Editor & Mentor of BMJ West Africa edition.
He originally trained as a medical doctor in Nigeria, graduating in 1978 before proceeding to the United Kingdom to specialise in surgery and urology. He further qualified as a GP in the UK.
He is particularly interested in setting up and sustaining continuing professional development for doctors, nurses and other health workers in West Africa, especially for those in isolated rural hospitals through health information dissemination.
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