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He is a reader and an Associate Prof. of Public Health Parasitology and a former Head of Department of Parasitology and Entomology, Faculty of Bio-Sciences Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State. He is currently the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Awka chapter. He is the Chairman of the board of trustees Malaria Eradication and Safe Health Initiative of Nigeria Awka. He is also the Chairman of Association of Civil Societies in Malaria Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN). He belongs to many professional organisations including Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN), International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) USA, American Society of Parasitologist, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTTMH), United Kingdom Society for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (SOSEH) Nigeria. His research interest covers parasitic diseases of public health importance with special interest in Malaria. He participated in the world’s highest gathering on malaria, the Pan African Malaria Conference organized by Multilateral Initiative on malaria (MIM) in 2005 and 2009 at Yaounde Cameroon and Nairobi, Kenya respectively. Associate Prof. Aribodor was among the 18 scientists awarded Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation Travel Scholarship for 2010 RSTMH Biennial meeting on Global Health Challenges held in Liverpool University Liverpool England. He has consulted for many organizations including Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON) and National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) of the Ministry of Health, Abuja. He has participated in many local and International Scientific Conferences, Training, Technical Workshop and seminars.


He is an administrator and accountant. Chief Lawrence Onu Nworah started his   career with Panell Crewdson and Hardy in London in 1961until 1973 before returning to Nigeria to serve under United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as an administrative Officer from 1973 to 1976. He later joined the services of Nigeria Agricultural Commercial Bank (NACB) as their project Manager from 1976 to 1978 before retiring and moving into his private business of Estate Agency from 1978 till date. He is committed to ensuring that Nigeria is free of malaria and other scourging disease of mankind and as such speaks about these diseases with great disdain. He is the vice Chairman of Board of Trustee Malaria Eradication and Safe Health Initiative of Nigeria.


He is a seasoned barrister of law and a senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra state. He is a writer and has written so many chapters in books in areas of Civil procedure in Nigeria, Criminal procedure in Nigeria, Bankruptcy and Executorships, Protection of Human rights and Social Development in Nigeria Today, Current Legal Frame work for Child’s Rights Protection in Nigeria. He has many written works in journals and has presented so many papers in different conferences that cut across Nigeria.

Dr. (Barr.) Uwadineke Charles Kalu is a managing partner (Solicitor), House of David Chambers, 26 Uwalaka Street, Umuahia, Abia State. He is the secretary Board of Trustees Malaria Eradication and Safe Health Initiative of Nigeria (MESHI).


Chief Emmanuel Nwafor retired from the African Development Bank (ADB) in 2006 where he worked for over twenty years. He specializes in Human Resources management and served the organisation in many capacities including Head compensation and Compliance Division, Head of Human Resources systems, Senior Compensation and Benefit Officer and Job Analyst. Prior to his employment with the ADB, he was the officer in charge of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) office in Kaduna, Nigeria from 1976 to 1979. In this capacity, he was responsible for coordination of UN operations in the Northern Nigeria. This involves liaison with all UN agencies operating in the Northern part of Nigeria (FAO, ICAO, UNICEF, UNESCO and WHO). Chief Nwofor holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from California Coast University, Santa Ana USA in 1990.he also holds a post graduate Diploma in personnel Management from Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute Cambridge, USA (1987) and SAP Diploma on Human Resources Module (R/3, Release 4.0) from SAP Academy, Johannesburg South Africa in 2000.

He is an executive member of the American Management Association (AMA). He has attended numerous workshops, seminars and trainings in different parts of the world including Geneva, Paris, Ankara, Manila, New York, Washington D.C, Lome, Johannesburg and Abidjan. He is currently a Human Resource Management Consultant and a member of the Board of Trustees of Malaria Eradication and Safe Health Initiative of Nigeria (MESHI).

In malaria Eradication and safe Health initiative of Nigeria (MESHI), we are consistently training our staff to enhance their capacity to take on greater responsibilities in order to achieve our health objectives and surpass our previous achievements. The following are members of the management team of Malaria Eradication and safe Health initiative of Nigeria (MESHI),


He has worked has Adhoc staff  of different Organizations and donor agencies such as World Health Organization (WHO), Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN), Hanovia Medical Limited in the areas of community mobilization, malaria interventions, National immunizations and Community Directed Interventions. He holds a certificate in Evaluation of Social Programs from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA and B.sc in Parasitology and Entomology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.  Currently he is a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra where he is undergoing a Masters degree in Public Health Parasitology. He is a member of the American Society of Parasitology USA and International Medical Corps (IMC). He is currently the Program Manager of the organization

NZEKWE, IFEOMA. Financial/Account Officer

She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Applied Biology, Masters in Public Health Parasitology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and currently the Financial/Account Officer of the organization. She has vast knowledge in public health practices


She holds a Masters degree in Public Health Parasitology and B.sc in Parasitology and Entomology both from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra. She is currently serving as the organization’s secretary.