In November 2018, the Centre Leader of CERHI was elected into the Fellowship of the African Academy of Science at a ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa. In making the award, the President of AAS, Professor Felix Dapare Dakora, pointed to the high excellence that Professor Okonofua in research, publications and citations in the field of reproductive health, as one of the most impressive in the African continent.
CERHI has received a four-year curriculum validation from the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA) for its Masters programme in Public Health (Reproductive and Family Health) on 21st May, 2018. APHEA is an independent body established as an International Non-profit Association (INPA) which represents the five leading associations of public health in the European Region and is committed to assuring and improving the quality of educational activities throughout the European Region and the globe. APHEA Accreditation is aimed at supporting CERHI in continued amelioration of education and training for public health workforces throughout the African region and the world at large. Programmes offered: 1) MSc and PhD in Reproductive Health 2) MPH and PhD in Public Health with specialization in Reproductive and Family Health 3) MSc and PhD in Nursing…
Professor Friday Okonofua, Centre Leader of CERHI was at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) held from 12-15 November in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference was co-hosted by the Government of Rwanda, represented by the Ministry of Health, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Over 3,000 high-level policy makers, scientists, researchers, program managers, civic leaders, youth, and faith-based organizations from about 120 countries shared their best research and practices to expand access to family planning services. The paper presented was “I don’t think family planning is helping women rather it is “killing” many women”: Uncovering persistent ignorance and misconceptions about family planning in rural Nigeria.
Five faculty staff of CERHI attended a workshop organized by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) on Advanced Research Methodology in Kigali, Rwanda from November 5 – 9, 2018. The workshop was participatory and discussion-based. Participants were taken through the following areas: Responsible conduct of research Quantitative research (design, data collection, and analysis) Qualitative research (design, data collection, and analysis) Effective literature search and retrieval Citations and referencing (using Mendeley or EndNote) Effective communication of scientific evidence
From 30th July to 3rd August 2018, the first batch of CERHI Staff attended a workshop organized by the Association of African Universities (AAU) in Collaboration with the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. This took place at AAU, East Legon, Accra- Ghana The 5 day introduction to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) was targeted at individuals who are new to the field of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and those who wish to formalize their existing understanding which had been developed through work based experience. The main aim of the MEL series was to help Higher Education Institutions and other organizations establish Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems in order to ensure quality control of their programmes, projects, governance and administrative systems. Miss Vivian Onoh (Programs Manager), Dr.…
The Department of Nursing, CE Uniben has graduated its first cohort of Master of Nursing (Reproductive and Family Health).The first cohort of students had their Convocation on November 24, 2018.CERHI Uniben celebrates your success and achievement. You have really fought a good fight.Congratulations to all graduating students .
The workshop which started on the 27th of November, 2018 kicked off with the introduction of Key Speakers and Attendees by Mr Frank Adjei, the Project Accountant of the Association of African Universities (AAU). This was then proceeded by a series of teachings by the Key Facilitator, Prof Frimpong on the “Evolving and Dynamic Role of the 21st Century Accountant.” In the course of the days following, participants (drawn from different parts of Africa) were trained in various areas ranging from Resource Mobilization, Enterprise Development to Research Proposal Writing and a refresher course on Understanding and Preparation of Basic Financial Statements as well as Financial Statement Analysis. The training workshop came to an end on the 30th of November 2018 after the last series of teachings by the key facilitator, Prof Frimpong with…
The World Bank is scheduled to pay a supervisory visit to the Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin on the 28th and 29th of September, 2018. It all started with a courtesy visit to the management team of the University of Benin. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. F.F.O. Orumwense (FNSE), who was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Admin, Prof. Ehiorobu welcomed the delegation from CERHI and World Bank supervisory team the great University of Benin.
The Centre Leader, Centre for Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation invites the public to the Launching of its Secretariat . The Keynote Address will be delivered by Prof. Olufemi Adebisi Bamiro( Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan). The Title of the keynote address is "Impact of Tertiary Education on National Development". Time : 10.00 am Prompt Venue: Akin Deko Main Auditorium.
The African Centre for Excellence in Reproductive Health and Herbal Medicine paid a courtesy call to the Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation, CERHI. The visit was in order to find mutual areas of cooperation between cent [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="2" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="240" thumbnail_height="160" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="1" slideshow_link_text="[Show slideshow]" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] res of excellence.