Dr. Paul D. Manga is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri, and has the following Clinical qualifications: MBBS, UNIMAID; DDM, SPY-ABU Affiliation (2014); PGCUSS, New Delhi, India (2016), an affiliate of the Center of Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Educational Institute, Philadelphia.
He worked as a medical officer with private hospitals and was a contact person in Yola for The Society for Family Health between 2015 and 2016, attending several of their meetings/seminars in and outside Adamawa State. Dr. Manga is also a certified sonologist.
Dr. Elijah Tonde Gargah is a Consultant Physician/ Endocrinologist and a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians. He is a graduate of University of Maiduguri.
He joined the Nigerian Air force in 2007 where he rose to the rank of Flight Lieutenant before retiring in 2010 to pursue his postgraduate studies. He worked in different Tertiary Health Institutions, which include: University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and Federal Medical Centre Yola.
He is a recipient of numerous awards, which include:
- Ayo Iyun prize for the best membership candidate in Internal Medicine West African College of Physicians for the year 2013. (West African Sub-region)
- Wakilin Adamawa`s prize for Best All-round Graduating student in M.B.B.S 2003/2004 session.
- Matco Clinic’s prize for Best Graduating student in Community and Preventive Medicine 2003/2004 session.
- Provost’s prize for Best student in overall academic performance in college of medical Sciences 2003/2004 session.
- George Edington Memorial prize for Best Graduating student in Neuropathology.
- Professor M.I Khali`s prize for Best Graduating student in pathology.
- Common Wealth scholar (Medical Elective Bursary)
- Most outstanding Adamawa State student in academic performance, University of Maiduguri 2002/2003 sessions.
- Commandant’s award for the best passing out cadet DSSC17
- Gold medal Air force DSSC17
- Most favorite Resident in Internal medicine by the class of 2010/2011
Dr. Elijah is currently the Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Adamawa State chapter. He has attended many conferences both within and outside Nigeria.
Ms. Precious Akinbi, a registered nurse (RN), is a graduate of the Adamawa State College of Nursing & Midwifery, Yola. She has attended the National Nurses’ Conference in Uyo (2010), Yola (2011), and Makurdi (2012) and the Zonal Nurses’ Conference at Fufore, Adamawa State, (2011).
Ms. Akinbi began her working career in Galbose Hospital, Jimeta (2012-2013). She attended the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Program (MCPDP) training in December 2014 and November 2017, Malaria Control and Management training, May 2015.
She had joined AUN Health Center in February 2013 as a staff nurse and promoted to an in charge nurse subsequently. She is a dedicated and committed member of the AUN Health Center.
She loves putting smile on people’s faces and to crown it all she won the Best Nurse of the year 2016/2017.
Ms. Hannah Noah, a registered nurse and midwife, graduated from the University of Maiduguri with the Bachelor of Nursing in 2012.
She began her nursing career at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, and then moved to Valli Medical Clinic, also in Yola, before joining the AUN Health Center. She has experience in public health and pediatric nursing; she also had the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme (MCPDP) training in Yola.
A certified associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (AISLT), Sunday Ogbonna graduated from the Institute of Management & Technology (IMT), Enugu, with the Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology (Microbiology Specialty). While still at IMT, he did four months of industrial training at Group Medical Practices (GMP), Laboratory Department, Aba, Abia State, (December 2003 to March 2004). He also had one-year pre-qualification industrial training at Ambassador Medical Laboratory, Aba, Abia State, (December 2004 to December 2005). He did the one-year mandatory national service between (July 2009 and June 2010) at Laboratory Department, Federal Medical Centre, Yola.
Mr. Ogbonna attended a workshop on Injection Safety in the context of injection prevention and control for healthcare at Federal Medical Centre, Yola, in January 2010. His employment was with the Laboratory Department of Freedom Polyclinic as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (November 2010 to October 2012), before joining AUN Health Center as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist (November 2012). He is licensed by the NISLT to practice as a Science Laboratory Technologist.
Mr. Joshua A. Matthew is a graduate of College of Nursing & Midwifery, Gwagwalada, Abuja (affiliated to University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, 2012- 2015) and is also a registered nurse. He attended First Aid Resuscitation Course-Choking, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and Automated External Defibrillator. He also attended a conference organized by the West African College of Nursing on Standard Patient Care, Enhancing Professional Competencies of Nurses in Abuja.
He began his working career in Dayspring Medical Center, Idiroko, Ogun State, in 2015. He also worked at Wuse General Hospital, Abuja, from November 2015 to March 2016, Supreme Home Care Services, Abuja, as a Palliative Care Nurse from April to June 2015, and Premier Heart Hospital, Gwarinpa, Abuja, between July 2015 and November 2016, before joining AUN in January 2017. He is currently pursuing his BNsc (Nursing) at LAUTECH, Ogbomosho. He loves cooking, traveling, reading, and computing/programming. He is a certified computer hardware/software engineer) as a polyvalent nurse.
Helezira Thomas Adams earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 2010. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, she proceeded to Nasarawa State for the mandatory national service.
She joined AUN in 2012 as a Resident Director in the Residence Life unit of Student Affairs. In Res-Life, she also headed the publicity organ of the unit from where she joined the AUN Health Center team as an Administrative Assistant.
She is from Garkida in Adamawa State, loves listening to music, singing, dancing, and reading.
Ms. Patience Eze, a registered nurse and midwife, graduated in 2013 from the University of Calabar with a Bachelor of Nursing Science. She did her mandatory national service at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, in 2013/2014. Immediately after the service, she worked with Bakor Hospital Ikom, Cross River State, as a staff nurse and midwife for one year and was promoted to Matron, a position she held for one year and six months. She worked as a contact person for Society for Family Health and Heartland Alliance Nigeria before joining AUN.
Ms. Eze attended the following conferences with certifications: Multidisciplinary Health Research Conference organized by the West African College of Nursing, West African College of Nursing Conference on Standard Patient Care, Enhancing Professional Competencies of Nurses Conference, certificate on National HCT Training for Community-based Service Providers by Heartland Alliance Nigeria, certificate on PMTCT by the Society for Family Health, Workshop on Family Planning by the Society for Family Health, certificate on Millennium Development Goal Advocacy Project, Akure Business School certificate, certificate on Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Program, Calabar Chapter, certificate on Leadership and Management in Global Health and certificate on Clinical Management of HIV from the University of Washington.
Ms. Elizabeth O. Ogunleye bagged her degree in Nursing Science from the prestigious, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State (2011 - 2016).
She began her career as a Nurse in 2017 at the Federal Medical Center, Yola, Adamawa, during her service year, where she learned and practiced a great number of nursing skills in most of its units and departments. She, after that, worked as a Nurse at Meddy Private Clinic, Yola before joining AUN.
She is an ardent lover of the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to learning and an advocate of youth impacts. She has served in various leadership capacities, previously as an undergraduate and in some, currently. As an undergraduate, she was material to the development of Ife Nursing Debate and Quiz Society (INDAQS) as its Pioneer Convener; as well as, the Pioneer Coordinator of GLOGSFE Health Team (OAU) amongst other leadership roles she garnered. During her service year, she developed and coordinated the Corpers’ Nurses Team (CNT); which held, in joint work with other Corps Health Professionals, to organize a Mother and Child Health Outreach to Njoboli Community, Yola, Adamawa State.
She is currently the Chief anchor of Facts Dishing and Dining Session (FDD), an online daily terse book reading session with a weekly held scholastic discourse; a Pioneer member and Chief Strategist of a monthly held online intellectual discourse tagged, Let’s Talk Show (LTS), which is targeted at impacting multidisciplinary knowledge and values in youths. She is also a Pioneer member and Anchor of Parrot News, an online news platform chiefly for the coverage of the ceremonial events of an association. She is a member of Young Impact Initiative (YII).
Elizabeth is a freelance writer, upcoming poet, and an avid reader of books on health, history, politics, leadership, and several motivational. She is dynamic and an ever-ready learner with a high-level interest in public health, health policy advocacy, scientific innovations, public speaking, and research.
Otoobong Ikpe is a Registered Nurse Midwife, graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing Science from the University of Calabar, Cross River. She did her compulsory NYSC at Free Maternal Health Care Services, Ministry of Health, Ebonyi State as an Assistant Programme Officer.
Post NYSC, She worked at St. Vincent Hospital, Ndubia, Ebonyi State as a Nurse Midwife then promoted as the Head of Maternity Unit, which she held for eight months. She was further employed as Quality/Safety Nurse and M&E Officer at Bakor Medical Centre, Calabar Cross River State. She was awarded Best Staff of the Year (2016). She multi-tasked as TB DOTS Provider, ART Adherence Counselor, and Gender-based violence care counselor and later promoted to Head of Nursing Unit by 2017, a position she held for one year and ten months before joining AUN.
She did a course and was certified on Quality and Patient Safety organized by Society for Quality in Healthcare in Nigeria. A certificate on Leadership and Management in Health at University of Washington; other certified trainings are: Life Saving Skills/Helping Babies breathe by SURE-P, TB DOTS Expansion Training by NTBLCP, Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) as Family Planning Provider by FHI 360 and trained on Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance Review (MPDSR) by Pathfinder International.
Chiamaka Nwachukwu is a Registered Nurse (RN) and Registered Perioperative Nurse (RPON who graduated with a Registered Nursing Certificate from NKST school of Nursing Mkar Gboko Benue State in 2015 before she proceeded to work at Prime Hospital Portharcourt as a staff nurse from 2015_2017.
Afterward, she obtained her Registered Perioperative Nursing Certificate from University of Nigerian Teaching hospital Ituku Ozalla Enugu State in 2018. She also obtained a professional Diploma Certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM) in 2018, before joining AUN in February 2019.