Medical education in Africa

RESEARCH GROUP PROPOSAL

JUSTIFICATION

Medical education in Africa today is at its lowest ebb compared to other developed continents. The quality of the health care system in any part of the world cannot be separated from the quality of the training and empowerment given to the operators.  Common in most developing countries (Africa not being an exception) is the poor education systems in operation. This research group is formed to investigate and provide effective solutions to the challenges of medical education   in Nigeria.

STATEMENT OF INTENT

Amongst the goals of this research group are

  1. Investigation of basic problems peculiar to the training of medical students in Nigeria.
  2. Investigation of the challenges of application of current trends of teaching and learning in medical education in
  3. Organize researches geared toward improving present teaching methodologies in the various levels of medical training.
  4. Organize researches that are focused on improving the content , quality and effectiveness and relevance of the curriculum.
  5. Identify some of the social, cultural and economic practices that are detrimental to the delivery of quality medical education.

 

NAME OF GROUP

MEDICAL EDUCATION RESEARCH GROUP

RESEARCH FOCUS

Enhancement of the quality of medical education amongst medical schools in Africa

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP

Dr ANYANWU G EMEKA                                                GROUP CO-ORDINATIOR (emeka.anyanwu@unn.edu.ng)

  1. PROF OBIKILI E NEBUWA                 MEMBER
  2. DR ANYAEHIE BOND (ASSOC. PROF) MEMBER
  3. DR AGU AU                                                       MEMBER
  4. DR MRS I ORIZU                                               MEMBER
  5. MR JOHNSON NTO                                         MEMBER
  6. MISS CHIOMA ONUCHUKWU                    MEMBER

 

 

 

 

CURRICULUM VITAE OF MEMBERS

 

 

                                                                                                

Phone 08036765433

E-mail anyanwugemeks@yahoo.com

  No 7 Achi street Independence layout  Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria

Dr. Anyanwu  Godson Emeka

Date of Birth:                                     28th January 1973

Sex:                                                       Male
Marital Status                Married.
Home Town:                                      Agbaja.

Local Govt. Area:                             Ehime Mbano
State Of Origin:                                Imo
Nationality:                                        Nigeria

Email:                                    emeka.anyanwu@unn.edu.ng

 

EDUCATION

[2001-2005] Abia State University [Ph.D (Human Anatomy)].

[1998-2001]  Abia State University [M.sc (Human Anatomy)].

[1991-1996] University Of Calabar, Cross River State [B.Sc (Human Anatomy)].

[1986-1991 ]  Christ The King College Onitsha Anambra state [S.S.C.E].

[1980-1986] Crowther  Memorial Primary School [FSLC].

JOB EXPERIENCE

Prosector :    Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine ESUT  [2000 2004].                            Lecturer 1 :   Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine ESUT [2004-006].                                                                                                                                                    

Head of dept : Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine ESUT [2005-2006]

Senior Lecturer:   Anatomy Dept, Anambra State University ULi  [ Jan 2007-May 2007].

Head of dept : Anatomy Dept, Anambra State University ULi  [ Jan 2007-May 2007]

Senior Lecturer: Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine UNN [May2007 till date].

Assoc. Dean Pre-clinical:  Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine UNN [May2007 -2009].

Head of Dept; Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine UNN [2010 -2010].

Dept Post Grad. Coordinator; Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine UNN [2010-2012].

Head of Dept; Anatomy Dept, College of Medicine UNN [2013 till date].

THESIS

  • Effects of Monosodium Glutamate on the Histological Features of Adult Wistar Rats.
  • Prostatic Sizes of Adult Males in Southeast of Nigeria.
  • Radiological determination of the cardiothoracic ratio and transverse aortic arch diameters of Nigerians within the Southeast

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

NAME                                   OBIKILI, Emmanuel Nebeuwa

 

SEX                                                         Male

 

DATE OF BIRTH                 17th March  1959

 

PLACE OF BIRTH                               Jos, Plateau State

 

STATE OF ORIGIN                             Anambra State

 

CONTACT ADDRESS:     Department of Anatomy, College of Medicine,

                                              University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

 E-email address:                   enobikili@gmail.com

 

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

 

  1. M. G. S. Adazi-Nnukwu (1973-1977)

 

Federal School of Arts and Science, Lagos  (1977-1979)

 

College of  Medicine, University of Ibadan (1979-1984)

 

POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED

University of Calabar

Residency programme, UNTH,  Enugu

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

WASC                                    1977

  1. C.E. ‘A’ Level               1979
  2. BS (Ibadan) 1984

M Sc.  Calabar    1991

FMCR                                    2001

FWACS                 2001

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1984-1985   House officer , Parklane General

Hospital, Enugu

1985-1986            NYSC, Oyo state

1986-1987            Resident in Radiation Medicine, UNTH, Enugu

1987                   Lecturer II,  Department of  Anatomy

University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus

1991                       Lecturer I

1992                      Senior Lecturer

2006                       Professor

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES

President, Society of Experimental and Clinical Anatomists of Nigeria  (2010-2014)

Fellow, Anatomical Society of Nigeria

Member, Association of Radiologists of West Africa

Member, Association of Radiologists In Nigera

Member, Nigerian Medical Association

 

 

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

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NAME

Anyaehie, Ugochukwu Bond

 

POSITION TITLE

Director of Research/Associate Professor of Human Physiology and Public Health Specialist

 

eRA COMMONS USER NAME (credential, e.g., agency login)

Bonding

EDUCATION/TRAINING 
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE

(if applicable)

MM/YY FIELD OF STUDY
Abia State University, Uturu M.B.B.S. 07/98 Medicine and Surgery
Abia State University, Uturu MSc 09/04  

Physiology

Abia State University, Uturu PhD 03/09  

Medical Physiology

University of Nigeria Nsukka MPH 09/11 Public Health and Epidemiology
  1. Personal Statement

I am a Medical Doctor, Physiologist and Public Health Specialist with interest in Health Research that can improve Nigeria’s poor health indices. My research interest presently revolves on Improving   Maternal health outcomes. I was recently in Medical University of Graz Austria as part of an Austrian National project on changes in endothelial function among women in different phases of Menstrual cycle. I am also a recipient of the 2012 Research Recognition Award of the prestigious American Physiological Society. In my institution, I have attracted Partnerships with different organizations for Research bordering on maternal health as the Director of the Directorate of Research and Publication. I consult for UK Agency for International development and USAID assisted Health programs in Enugu State of Nigeria. I am presently an Associate Professor at leading the College of Medicine of  University of Nigeria Enugu campus.

I believe that within the limited time of an individual’s existence, one must strive to achieve excellence in life through hard work. I am committed to contributing my time and resources towards  improving Maternal and Child health in Nigeria

  1. Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

2010-2015       Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University        of Nigeria

2013-2015       Director, Directorate of Research and Publications, College of Medicine, , University  of Nigeria

2010-2012       Member of Senate/Head, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine,

2006-2014       Consultant, Partnership for Transforming Health Systems Program

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

1998-                           Member, Nigeria Medical Association

2002-                          Member, Academic Staff Union of Universities

2004-                           Member, Physiological Society of Nigeria

2009-                          American Physiological Association

2011-                          National Secretary, Society of Reproductive Biologist of Nigeria

2012-                           Managing Editor, Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences

Honors

1986     Most progressive Student Federal Government College, Okigwe.

1994     Most Patriotic Medical Student, Abia State University Medical Students Association.

1997     Outstanding Service Award/Abia State University Medical Students Association.

2000     Meritorious Service Award National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Imo State

2005     Most hardworking Lecturer/Department of Physiology, Imo State University Owerri

2012     Research Recognition Award/American Physiological Society

 

 

My very brief  CV (Augustine Uchechukwu Agu)

Augustine Uchechukwu Agu. augustine.agu@unn.edu.ng, augustineagu79@yahoo.com
MB,BS, MSc. (Human Anatomy), PhD (in view)

Lecturer Anatomy Department, Faculty of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.

Examination officer/ undergraduate coordinator, Anatomy Department.

Member of the following Faculty committees

  • Disciplinary committee
  • Examination committee
  • Screening committee
  • Committee on the establishment of MS.c and PhD

Member, Nigerian Medical and Dental Council (NMA)

Member, Society of Experimental and Clinical Anatomists of Nigeria (SECAN)

Member, Anatomy Society of Nigeria (ASN)

THE AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST.

  1. Issues associated with Cadaver/Tissue use and handling
  2. Issues and implications of Medical errors and its disclosure.

 

Department of Physiotherapy        Phone: 08038203855, 08183653566

Enugu State University                     E mail: zylla4real@yahoo.com

Teaching Hospital

Park Lane Enugu

 

ONUCHUKWU CHIOMA LINDA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Nationality                          Nigerian
  • Marital Status                     Single
  • Sex                                          Female
  • Age                                         30
  • Date of Birth                       24th September 1984
  • Place of Birth                      Enugu State

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To become a skilled and renowned physiotherapist by using my education, and clinical experience to help in developing co-operative objectives and goals.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Member, Nigerian Society of Physiotherapy (MNSP)

 

EDUCATION

1989-1995 University of Nigeria Primary School Enugu Campus; Primary School Leaving Certificate (P.S.C.E)

1995-2001 University of Nigeria Secondary School Enugu Campus; West African Examination Certificate (WAEC)

2001-2007 University of Nigeria Enugu Campus; B.M.R (PT)

2011-2014 University of Nigeria Enugu Campus; M.SC (PT)

2014 National Open University of Nigeria; PGD (Education) in view

2014 University of Nigeria Enugu Campus; M.SC (ANATOMY) in view

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Physiotherapist, Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Park Lane Enugu  (July 2010 to date).

Research Consultant at Ipas Nigeria (January-March2010) where I helped with the analysis of data from post abortion care patients.

Physiotherapist, National Youth Service Corps, Federal Staff Hospital, Abuja (July 2009-June 2010) where working as a physiotherapist with Physically challenged patients greatly improved my knowledge and skill in providing holistic assessment and accurate treatment options.

Physiotherapist, NUGA games, UNN 2008 where I helped manage a variety of sports related injuries.

Intern Physiotherapist, June 2008-June 2009 with over two thousand hours of clinical postings and exposures in Physiotherapy services at the University of Nigeria teaching Hospital Enugu working with patients living with disabilities.
RESUME

NTO, NTO JOHNSON

# 2 Nnorom St, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State

nmaagu@yahoo.co.uk, johnson.nto@unn.edu.ng

07033385933

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                                                11TH May, 1983

SEX:                                                                       Male

STATE OF ORIGIN:                           Abia

L.G.A.                                                                    Arochukwu

RELIGION:                                                           Christian

NATIONALITY:                                   Nigerian

 

ACADEMIC RECORDS

 

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki.                                       2011- 2014

M Sc Human Anatomy

University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno state                  2002 – 2006

B Sc Honors Human Anatomy

Himma Private Secondary School, Maiduguri.                      1994 – 2000

SSCE

 

CERTIFICATES

Museum Techniques and Plastination –  National Postgraduate Medical, 2014.

Curriculum Development – Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis,2012.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Member, Society of Experimental and Clinical Anatomist of Nigeria (SECAN).

Member, Anatomical Society of Nigeria. (ASN)