About the Author
i. Forty years as a University Teacher in Medical and Public Health Parasitology, in the College of Health Sciences.ii. Professor of Medical and Public Health Parasitology at the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, for 30 years.iii. Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration (2003-2005).iv. Former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics (2005-2007).v. Senior Consultant and National Technical Adviser to Global 2000/ The Carter Center, for 20 years.vi. Short-term Consultant to WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, River Blindness Foundation, AFRICARE, VBC, Federal Ministry of Health.vii. A Leading Pioneer of Dracunculiasis Eradication and Onchocerciasis Control in Nigeria.viii. A Member of National Certification Committee for the Eradication of Guinea Worm Disease in Nigeria (2005-2013).ix. Editor-in-Chief of the Nigerian Journal of Parasitology (for 10 years) and Editor-in-Chief of Tropical Journal of Health Sciences (for 8 years).x. A Peer Reviewer for Several Journals and External Assessor for Promotion and Appointments to the Rank of Professor in Several Universities.xi. Published Journal Articles and Books Extensively on Dracunculiasis, Onchocerciasis, Schistosomiasis and Some Other Tropical Diseases.