Hannah Omunax



Dr Hannah Omunakwe completed her basic medical training in University of Calabar in 2003, and had her residency training in Haematology in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. After this, she went on to work as a Haematologist at – Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital in Port Harcourt.With the support of International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis, she had Fellowship training in The King’s Thrombosis Centre at King’s College Hospital, London. She currently works as a Haematologist at Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital and is involved in clinical research


Area of Interest

1. Thrombotic disorders
2. Cancer-associated thrombosis
3. Sickle Cell Anaemia.

top publication

1. Omunakwe HE, Ekeke ON, Korubo KI. Clinicians’ awareness on thromboprophylaxis in cancer associated thrombosis. Afr J Med Health Sci 2015; 14:135-139.
2. Ekeke ON, Omunakwe HE, Eke N. Management of priapism in adult men. Int Surg. 2015; 100(3): 552-557.
3. Okoh DA, Omunakwe HE, Iyalla C. Trends in transfusion-transmissible infections in potential donors in a specialist hospital in Rivers State. ISBT Science Series 11/2014;9(2) DOI: 10.1111/voxs.12156.
4. Omunakwe HE, Okoye H, Onodingene MN, Efobi C, Chinenye S, Nwauche CA. Disclosure amongst adult HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Int J STD & AIDS September 22, 2014 DOI:0956462414552815
5. Korubo KI, Omunakwe HE, Nwauche CA. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Clinical and Laboratory Features at presentation to a referral hospital in Southern Nigeria. Blood. 10/2013; 122(21).
6. Omunakwe HE, Korubo KI, Onodingene N, Nwauche CA. The Clinical and laboratory features of plasma cell neoplasia in the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. Niger J Med. 01/2013; 22(3):225-9.