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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2013 - List of participants - GFMER members pages

Onyinye Edeh

School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA


Onyinye Edeh

Onyinye Edeh, MPH
Recent Graduate, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Société coopérative médicale de Beaulieu scholarship

Onyinye is a graduate of the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health. She holds a Master of Public Health degree in Global Health as well as a graduate certificate in the Global Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children. Onyinye was born in Nigeria and raised in both Nigeria and the United States. Onyinye’s public health experiences include work with the Georgia Department of Public Health (USA) where she analyzed environmental data results gathered from a waste site in Albany, Georgia and summarized findings in a co-authored “Letter Health Consultation” published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; Action Health Incorporated (Nigeria) where she served as an intern and assisted in implementing a two-week training for nursing students on youth-friendly reproductive and sexual healthcare provision; and Partnering for Progress (USA and Kenya) where she worked as a program evaluator assessing a child malnutrition intervention in a rural village in Kenya. Onyinye has a particularly strong passion for promoting the health and well being of young people (10-24yrs) because she understands the tremendous potential that young people possess, and the value they contribute to society at large.