Research Lead – Charles Egwuba (BSc MSc FRSPH MNIM)

Charles Egwuba is a Public Health Professional whose passion for health and development has guided his work antecedents from his early age. After his first degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), he moved to the UK to gain his Masters Degree in Public Health after few years of working as a Business Development Manager in Abuja, Nigeria.

At an early age of 19 Charles worked as a programme coordinator of USAID/FHI funded project on HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in Lagos Nigeria between 2002-2004. He also served as a one time community development project officer with the British Council in Nigeria between 2007-2008. While in the UK Charles initiated and headed the West Drayton UNICEF Group in aid of UNICEF UK where he led several campaigns for UNICEF, helping to raise funds for underprivileged children around the world. He also initiated and was later elected President of UNICEF Campus Society at the University of Bedfordshire, UK. Due to his passion for health and community development, he went on to work pro bono for the British Redcross Refugee and Asylum Centre, Luton UK as a Child and Adult Caseworker for refugee and asylum seekers in the UK. Charles also volunteered for the Luton Borough Council in Bedfordshire UK, where he served as a Public Health Community Champion, working both as a public health researcher and a community engagement volunteer.

Charles is currently studying for his Doctorate in New Zealand.

Charles is extremely hard working and reliable, thinks critically, passionate about public health and clearly committed to continuous learning. He currently is a PhD candidate in Health Science at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and takes a distance learning course in Nutrition Consultancy from the UK.

Charles is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health UK, a Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, a Peace Ambassador, a Social Entrepreneur and a proud recipient of many local and international awards. He currently works as a Research Team Member at Monica Alabi Healthcare Consultancy UK while earning his Doctorate in New Zealand.

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