Chukwuebuka Ugwu

LIGHT Consortium

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Chukwuebuka Ugwu is an early career researcher at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He is working on the LIGHT Consortium to contribute to evidence generation on gender-sensitive approaches to Tuberculosis surveillance for a variety of settings in Africa and is currently based at Zankli Research Centre in Nigeria.

Ebuka has a strong background in emergency preparedness and response as well as community-led disease surveillance. During his work with the WHO in Nigeria, he managed TB surveillance at sub-national level and used qualitative, participatory, and quantitative research approaches to improve disease surveillance systems.

His current research will include working with stakeholders at all levels to co-create gender-sensitive interventions to help transform gendered pathways to TB care.

Geographies African Region

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