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Joel Akachukwu Igu, MBBS, MS

Joel Akachukwu Igu, MBBS, MS

MBA Candidate, Johns Hopkins University

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  • University of California, San Francisco, MS, 2015
  • Univiersity of Nigeria, MBBS, 2009
  • Emergency Obstetric Care
  • Health System Strengthening
  • HIV/AIDS

Joel Igu has worked with the Center for Global Surgical Studies since September 2015. He obtained a Master of Science in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco in 2015. His capstone project focused on HIV prevention using conditional cash transfers in southern Nigeria. He is a Nigerian physician with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree which he received from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2009.

Joel has worked in Nigeria for five years as a medical practitioner involved in clinical care (medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatrics) as well as public health projects in paid and unpaid capacities. His primary interests are in maternal and child health as well as health systems strengthening.

 

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