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Justifying local empowerment to address rural-urban health inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Anthony Umunna

qualifications: MA

position: Registrar

Lesotho

Umunna Anthony is currently an expatriate dentist with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Government of Lesotho. He graduated as a Dentist (B.D.S) from the University of Benin, Nigeria, and obtained a masters degree (MA) in Health and Welfare Management from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. His masters' dissertation was on oral health management planning in Lesotho, which found amongst other things that transportation could seriously hamper PHC services and has serious implications for health access and therefore equity of health services. He has also worked as an expatriate in Zimbabwe with the Southern Provincial Medical Directorate from 2002-2005.And in his work in Lesotho since 2005 contributed in the preparation of a draft Oral Health Policy and the data management and analysis of the 2010-2011 School Oral Health Survey. His future interest is in health services research and to assist in capacity building for policy makers and health managers in Africa in the future. drtpalanchio@gmail.com


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