Dr Agatha Eileen Wapmuk

Dr Agatha Eileen Wapmuk, Public Health Physician and a Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)

Dr Agatha Eileen Wapmuk

Public Health Physician and a Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR)

Dr. Agatha Eileen Wapmuk is a Public Health Physician and a Research Fellow at the Clinical Sciences Department at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in Yaba. Her research majorly focuses on HIV/TB, Maternal, Adolescent and Child health. She uses basic and applied research methods and community-based approaches to make a far-reaching impact. She has successfully coordinated a randomised clinical trial among children living with HIV.

Her commitment to professional development is evident in her continuous pursuit for Knowledge and enrolment in residency training at the Department of Community Health and Primary Care at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos. She currently coordinates the ACCESS-HPV(4GW) project at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research with the goal of improving the uptake of HPV Vaccination among girls and uptake of HPV screening among women for the prevention of cervical cancer in women.

All Sessions by Dr Agatha Eileen Wapmuk

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Panel on Gender Equity and Inclusivity in LMIC Research Mentorship (LSHTM)

Led by: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

This parallel session will bring together finalists from the crowdsourcing open call to present their mentorship ideas and an expert panel to discuss issues around equity, gender, and an intersectional perspective in research and in mentorship in LMICs, opportunities and challenges of women in science and strategies to advance more women leaders in global health.

Introduction and Overview
Dr Eneyi Kpokiri, PhD Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

1. Ms. Hannah Berrian, Research Fellow for Patient Engagement and Person-Centered Approaches at Reducing the Burden of Severe Stigmatizing Skin Diseases (REDRESS), Liberia.
2. Dr Mrittika Barua, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Science of Implementation and Scale-up, BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh
3. Ms. Annabel Steiner, Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4. Dr. Bethelhem Solomon Woldetsadik, Associate Researcher , Armauer Hansen Research Institute

1. Dr Mariam OTMANI DEL BARRIO, Scientist, gender and intersectionality research lead, The Special Programme on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, WHO, Switzerland
2. Dr Ogechukwu B. ARIBODOR, Senior Lecturer, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria
3. Dr. Agatha Eileen Wapmuk, Public Health Physician/Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria
4. Dr. Phyllis Awor, Lecturer, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda
5. Dr Wessel van den Berg, Senior Advocacy Officer, Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice
6. Prof Michele BARRY, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health, Senior Associate Dean for Global Health, Stanford University, United States.