Dr. Apakama is a consultant ophthalmologist with Guinness Eye Center, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi and a part-time consultant ophthalmologist with EyeCare, a sister company of Paxs Pharmacy. She completed her secondary school education at Federal Government Girls College, Abuloma and went on to attain her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Dr. Apakama joined Paxs Pharmacy in 1991 and has been a valuable member of the team ever since. A well-trained professional, she is a Fellow of the Post Graduate Medical College of Nigeria, a member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria (OSN), American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Women in Ophthalmology (WON) and Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN).
Dr Apakama’s commitment to making valuable contributions to healthcare is reflected not only in her role as a medical doctor but as a teacher in the field. She is a lecturer with the Department of Ophthalmology in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and a past Head of the Ophthalmology Department in the institution. She has also contributed to the medical body of knowledge through publications in many journals.