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Professor Obinna Onwujekwe


University of Nigeria

Hprg position

Coordinator, HPRG and Professor of Health Economics

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Professor Obinna Onwujekwe
Obinna Emmanuel Onwujekwe is the Coordinator of the Health Policy Research Group, University of Nigeria. He is a Nigerian medical doctor who serves as Professor of Health Economics and Policy and Pharmacoeconomics in the Departments of Health Administration & Management and Pharmacology and Therapeutics, College of Medicine, based in University of Nigeria. Onwujekwe was a member of a DFID-funded Consortium for Research on Equitable Health Systems (CREHS) from 2006 to 2010. He was also a member of the European Commission-funded Eval-Health project from 2011 to 2014. He was also the Dean in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology at UNN between August 2012 to July 2014; and the Head of Department of Health Administration and Management between 2005 and 2012. Since 2007, Onwujekwe has served as a Director at the West African Health Economics Network (WAHEN). He has also been the National Coordinator of the Nigerian Malaria Control Association (NaMCA) from 2009; the President of the Nigerian Health Economics Association (NiHEA) since 2010; and the Chairman of the University of Nigeria Senate Research Grants Committee since 2014.