Dr. Peter Ujomu

  • Doctor

Biography

Peter Ujomu is the executive director of Health Matters Inc.  He holds a B.Sc and master’s degree in sociology from the University of Lagos. He also studied at the Institute of Population studies, University of Exeter in 1998 under the Chevening Scholarship. Ujomu founded Health Matters Incorporated in 1995. With his background in social science, he leads a crop of professionals from different fields to implement projects that have helped to improve the health and general well being of communities across the country through national and international partnerships. Under his leadership, Health Matters Inc has partnered with the Ford Foundation, the World Diabetes Foundation, FHI, Uk, the Society for Family Health/Global Fund.  He has been involved in a couple of research work in Nigeria. In 2004, he was appointed the In-country monitor for a study on alternative prevention techniques for HIV/AIDS study in Nigeria by the Family Health International, North Carolina.

 

He was a master trainer on Adolescent Reproductive Health for WHO in 1999, a member of Lagos State Technical Working Group on adolescent health, He is the chairman, Board of trustees of the civil society on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (CISHAN), the National secretary of the Association for malaria prevention, immunization and nutrition in Nigeria (ACOMIN). He served on the board of the World Bank Assisted HIV/AIDS Development Project in 2002.