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Stephen Akena

International Rescue Committee, Panthou Field Office, South Sudan

Stephen Akena

Stephen Akena, Clinical Officer
Nutrition Officer, IRC Northern Bahr El Ghazal State, South Sudan

I am a South Sudanese, born on 18 June 1993. I qualified as a Clinical Officer from Gulu Institute of Health Science, Uganda in 2015. In 2016, I obtained a Diploma in Human nutrition, online from Ireland. I worked with MSF France in maternity care and later on joined IRC nutrition program as a nutrition officer. I have participated in one research that was geared towards finding out utility and community beliefs on contraceptives methods.

In 2016, I participated in a WHO program of safe male circumcision program in Aweil, South Sudan; a campaign that looked to minimize STDs transmission.