ibrahim abubakar 

Country / Where did you grow up:
Bauchi, Nigeria

Academic qualifications:
Master’s of Health Science in Reproductive Health, Pan African University’s Life and Earth Sciences Institute, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Master’s in Health Economics, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria

I am a clinician and aspiring family medicine specialist, I have worked and acquired experience in both clinical and public health realms, I serve as Assistant Secretary with the Nigerian Medical Association, Gombe State. I recently completed a Master’s of Health Science in Reproductive Health as an African Union Scholar. With a passion for social justice, I take up voluntary causes through community organisation and civic engagements; I sit on the Youth Advisory Panel of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA-Nigeria working on the mandate of the UNFPA to amplify the voices and needs of youths in matters relating to sexual and reproductive health and rights. I have participated in many professional development training courses, earning skills and certifications including; Leadership and Management in Health, University of Washington; Sexual and Reproductive Health Research, Geneva Foundation; Family Planning Services for Clinicians, Fertility Research Institute and Monitoring and Evaluation of Reproductive Health Programs among others.

Academic fields of interest:
Health systems strengthening and innovations in developing countries
Healthcare financing
Human rights based approach to interventions and policies that mitigate disparities related to health
Family Medicine patient centred care

Position prior to the programme:
Prior to joining the Centre for Human Rights, I served as Medical Officer in charge of a Comprehensive Healthcare Centre owned by the Ministry of Health Gombe State, Nigeria



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