Dr. Nwankwo Mercy Chinenye

Lecturer

Nwankwo Mercy Chinenye holds a Ph.D. from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, a Master’s degree in Epidemiology from the University of Rwanda. Major research interest in Community and Public health, Health System Problems, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Infectious disease outbreaks Reproductive and Mental health-related issues. Dr. Nwankwo Chinenye has authored an academic book and several research articles.

She is very vast with broad health background in Nursing and Midwifery, Mental health, Epidemiology and Public health and added skill in leadership, event planning, curriculum development and document review. She has a keen interest in solving health problems, providing support and promotion of academic excellence, clinical and field practices technical skills acquisition. She is a member of the Healthcare & Biological Sciences Research Association (HBSRA).

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Qualifications

  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya (PhD) 2014 to 2018
  • School of Public Health, University of Rwanda (M Sc. Epidemiology) 2011 to 2013
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Nigeria (M Sc. Health Education)  2002 (Pending)
  • University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (B Sc. Public health Nursing) 1995 to 1998

Research Interests

Main research interest is in Community and Public health, Workplace health hazards, Health System Problems, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition, Infectious disease outbreaks Reproductive and Mental health-related issues

Publications

Chinenye Mercy Nwankwo, Elizabeth Orua . (2020) . Factors influencing incomplete immunization among under five years old children at CHUK hospital, Nyarugenge district, Rwanda . International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, 7(pISSN 2394-6032 | eISSN 2394-6040). India: , pp. 0.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20204340
Chinenye Mercy Nwankwo, Yasmin Umubyeyi Omar . (2020) . Factors associated with delays in seeking tuberculosis treatment among patients at Muhima district hospital, Rwanda . International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health , 7(| Issue 8). India: , pp. :3183-3196

Projects

Zziwa Derrick, Dr. Businge Phelix Mbabazi,Mr. Tamale Michael,Dr. Mercy Nwankwo,Kakooza Aziizi,Mukisa Adrian,Musiime Alozious July, 2021 → June, 2022

Supervision

# Categories and Institution Total No  Year
1 Students Midwives of SOM Nkpor, Nigeria 9 2003 – 2007
2 Undergraduate Public health student of JKUAT Kigali Campus 5 2016= 2017
3 MPH students of JKUAT Kigali Campus 6 2017 – 2018
4 MPH students of Kabale University 1 2019

Presentations

  • 2020: Capacity building Research Workshop SAHS; Theme: ‘Stimulating your research and innovative skills rising high’ Presenter: General Concept of Health Research and Initial study steps in Proposal development.
  • 2019: Training on “Enhancement of Research at Kampala International University” on Tuesday 3 December 2019. KIU main Campus.
  • 2017: Speaker on Combating Child Malnutrition and strengthening infant and young child nutrition during the national mothers Sunday
  • 2016: Speaker at the world AIDS days Rally in conjunction with an NGO on Public sensitization and prevention in Kigali
  • 2016: Supervision: Speaker on Breast Cancer and Breast Self-examination during the national mothers Sunday (Kigali)
  • 2015: Training of Selected students and Staff of JKUAT Kigali Campus on First Aid Treatment and Emergency response.

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Professional Development

  • Nigerian Registered Nurse (NRN) in Nigeria
    1995 to 1999
  • Nigerian Registered Psychiatric Nurse (NRPN) in Nigeria
    1990 to 1992
  • Nigerian Registered Midwife (NRM) in Nigeria
    1994 to 1995

Other Certificate empowerment training

  • Diploma in Project management
    29th August 2015 (Global health)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation; fundamentals
    August 27th 2014 (USAID sponsor)
  • Infant and Young Child Feeding program;
    August 21st 2014 (UNICEF Sponsor

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