Prof. Onwujekwe Obinna .

Department: Pharmacology And Therapeutics
Faculty: Medical Sciences
Designation :
Email: Obinna.Onwujekwe@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +2348037007771


Working Experience:

SELECTED ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

1. Chairman: University of Nigeria Senate Research Grants Committee, September 2014 - 

2. Dean: Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, August 1 2012 to July 31 2014.

3. Head: Department of Health Administration and Management, Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Enugu-Campus, August 2005 to October 2012.

4. Coordinator: Health Policy Research Group, College of Medicine, UNEC, Enugu, January 2005 till date.

5. President: Nigerian Health Economics Association (NiHEA), June 2010 till date

6. National Coordinator: Nigerian Malaria Control Association (NaMCA) Nov 2009 till date

7. Director: West African Health Economics Network (WAHEN). August 2007 till date 

8. Member, Management Group:  European Commission (EC) funded Eval-Health project. 2011 to 2014 

9. Member, Management Group:  British Department for International Department (DFID) funded Consortium for Research on Equitable Health Systems (CREHS). 2006 to 2010 

10. Legal entity representative: European Commission (EC) funded CHEPSAA project. 2011 to 2014

11. Member, Steering Committee: Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) funded Health Economics and Policy Network (HEPNet), Africa.  2007 to 2010.

12. Programmes Director: Management Information, Education and Communication capacity building for the PTF Drug Revolving Fund programme, BMH Consultants, Lagos, July 1996 to September 1998.

 

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE:

1. Advisor: Development of the new Nigerian National Health Policy, Federal Ministry of Health, January 2015.

2. Consultant: Health System Resource tracking study. The World Bank. February 2014 till date.

3. Technical Advisor to the Federal Ministry of Health: The Presidential Summit on Universal Health Coverage. February to March, 2014.

4. Consultant: Development of the Enugu State Health Financing Policy. PATHS2, December to April 2014.

5. Southeast Team Leader: Mid-term Review and Joint Annual Review of the Health Sector, July to September 2013. 

6. Team leader: Collection of baseline data for malaria impact evaluation in Anambra state, Nigeria. World-Bank assisted Anambra State Malaria Booster Control Project, Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria. November 2012

7. Consultant: Nigerian Malaria Programme Review (MPR): Monitoring & Evaluation and Operations Research Thematic area. National Malaria Control Programme/MAPS-FHI, Abuja, Nigeria 2012.

8. Lead Resource Person: The 55th National Council on Health (NCH), Nigeria. Abuja, Nigeria. 2012

9. Team Leader: Joint Annual Review (JAR) of the Nigerian health system, Enugu state. March to May 2012.

10. Team Leader: Programme Implementation Facilitator, Monitoring and Evaluation of World-Bank assisted Health Sector Development Project (HSDP2) in Anambra state, November 2011 to February 2012. 

11. Consultant: Development of the 2012-2014 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for the Enugu State Health Sector, Nigeria. Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS2)/ Enugu State Ministry of Health, Enugu, October 2011 to February 2012.

12. Public Health Specialist: Political economy and institutional assessment for Results based financing for health in Nigeria. Oxford Policy Management/The World Bank, May to July 2011

13. Finance Specialist: Development of the 2011-2013 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for Enugu State Ministry of Education. ESSPIN and Enugu State Ministry of Education. March to August 2010.

14. Team Leader: Listing of health facilities, CDDs and Kindreds in Anambra state. World-Bank assisted Anambra State Malaria Booster Control Project, Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria. May to August 2010.

15. Team Leader: Programme implementation facilitator for Monitoring and Evaluation. World-Bank assisted Anambra State Malaria Booster Control Project, Awka, Anambra state, Nigeria. September 2009 to March 2011.

16. Consultant: Development of benefit packages for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for NHIS-Community-based Health Insurance Scheme. UNFPA/NHIS. March to May 2011.

17. Consultant: Willingness to pay for contraceptives in Nigeria. MessageWise/United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 2010, Abuja, Nigeria.  

18. Consultant: Training workshop on evidence-based health policy making, Lagos State. The Nigerian Academy of Science and Lagos State Ministry of Health, Lagos, Nigeria. March, 2011.

19. Consultant: Support to National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) for NHIS-Community-based Health Insurance Scheme roll-out in programme states. January 2011. PRRINN-MNCH/NHIS. Abuja, Nigeria.

20. Finance Specialist: Development of the 2011-2013 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for Enugu State Ministry of Education. ESSPIN and Enugu State Ministry of Education. June to September 2010.

21. Consultant: Development of the 2011-2013 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria. Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS2)/ Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, April 2010 to June 2010.

22. Team leader: Monitoring and quality assurance for Implementation Operations research projects for SUNMAP, Malaria Consortium, 2009 till date 

23. Consultant: Baseline activities and listing of providers for the malaria impact study in Anambra State. The World Bank. July to November 2009.

24. Consultant: Costing of the National Youths Services Corps HIV/AIDS control project. UNICEF. August to November 2009.

25. Finance Specialist: Development of the 2010-2012 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for Lagos State Ministry of Education and Kwara State Ministry of Health and Science & Technology. ESSPIN and Lagos/Kwara State Ministry of Education. March to August 2009.

26. Consultant: Development of the 2009 activity budget of the Kwara State Ministry of Health and Science & Technology. ESSPIN and Kwara State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology. September to November, 2008.

27. Consultant: Development of the 2009-2011 Medium-term Sector Strategy (MTSS) for the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria. Budget Office, Federal Ministry of Finance/The World Bank, Abuja, July to September 2008.

28. Consultant: Strengthening Budget Preparation, Revenue and Expenditure for Departments, Agencies and Parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria. Liverpool Associates for Tropical Health (LATH)/ Partnership for Transforming health Systems (PATHS)/ Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, March to May 2008.

29. Health Economist: Design of DFID Nigeria’s next Generation Health Programme (PATHS2). British Department for International Development (DFID), Abuja, 2007.

30. WHO Temporary Adviser: Meeting to identify technical issues and research priorities associated with integration of interventions for Neglected Tropical Diseases. Brazzaville, 2007.   

31. Consultant: Development of the Nigerian Healthcare Financing Policy. FMOH/PATHS/ DFID. Abuja, 2006.

32. Consultant: Analysis of 2006 expenditures of the Federal Ministry of Health. Liverpool Associates for Tropical Health (LATH)/ Partnership for Transforming health Systems (PATHS)/ Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, 2006.

33. Health Sector Expert: Development of the medium-term sector strategy (MTSS) and medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) (2006 - 2008) for the Federal Ministry of Health. The World Bank, Nigeria Country Office and Budget Office, Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, Nigeria, April to June 2006.

34. Consultant: Institutionalization of the National Health Promotion Policy in the Federal Ministry of Health. Federal Ministry of Health & Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS), Abuja, March to April 2006.

35. Consultant: National Consultation on Public Private Partnership in Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Health & Partnership for Transforming Health Systems (PATHS), Abuja, 2005.

36. Health Sector Expert: Development of the medium-term sector strategy (MTSS) and medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF) (2005 - 2007) as well as the 2006 budget for the Federal Ministry of Health. The World Bank, Nigeria Country Office and Budget Office, Federal Ministry of Finance, Abuja, Nigeria, June 2005.

37. Consultant: Review of the benefit package for the Formal Sector Health Insurance Scheme in Nigeria. National Health Insurance Scheme, January 2005. 

38. Consultant: Evaluation of projects to be funded by the Anambra state HIV/AIDS Fund. State Action Committee on AIDS, January 2005.

39. Member: Technical group on Resource Mobilization and Management for the review and development of a new Strategic Framework for control of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. National Action Committee on AIDS, 2004. 

40. Consultant: Evaluation of the HIV/AIDS Fund first round of projects (HAF1). National Action Committee on AIDS, September to October 2004.

41. Consultant: Training workshop to support rollout of CBHIS scheme in Anambra state, Nigeria. Ministry of Health Awka, 2004.

42. Resource Person: World-bank Institute organized National Flagship Course on Health Sector Reform and Sustainable Financing. Abuja, October 2004.

43. Advisor; African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, Ouagadougou; Computation of costs of community-directed treatment with ivermectin. June 2004 to October 2004.

44. Advisor; African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, Ouagadougou; Validation of school-based rapid method for monitoring ivermectin coverage. June 2002 to June 2004.

45. Technical Director; Niger Delta Development Commission, Federal Government of Nigeria: Development of a Healthcare Master plan for the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, June 2002 to February 2004.

46. Consultant; African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, Ouagadougou; Evaluation of the sustainability of the Abia State, Nigeria community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) project, June 2003.

47. Consultant; World Health Organisation, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, Cairo: Documentation and assessment of the financial and economic impact of the malaria eradication programme in Oman, October 2002.

48. Consultant; World Health Organisation, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, Cairo: Economic analysis of malaria vector control interventions in Sudan, July to August 2002. 

49. Team Leader; African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, Ouagadougou; Evaluation of the sustainability of the Malawi community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) project, May 2002.

50. Advisor; African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control, Ouagadougou; Self-sufficiency indicators and country plans for Community-directed treatment with ivermectin. November 2001.

51. Advisor; World Health Organisation, Geneva; Developing the Terms of reference and activity plan for the STOP TB financing Task Force. July 2001.

52. External Consultant; World Health Organisation / Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria: Situational analysis of malaria in Nigeria. October to Novemeber 2000:

53. Consultant; The Petroleum (special) Trust Fund-assisted Drug revolving fund and HIV/AIDS control programme in Nigeria on Information, Education, Communication and Training, November 1997 to September 1999.

54. Advisor; World Health Organisation, Geneva; Establishing an operational framework for conducting contingent valuation studies. December 1997.

 




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