Anthony  Umunna

Dr Anthony Umunna

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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.

Articles contributed to by this person

Original Research 25 October 2009

The experiences of dentists in the management planning of oral health services in Lesotho, Africa

Letter to the Editor 2 February 2010

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

Letter to the Editor 24 February 2012

Potentials of a ten dollar pre-paid public health plan for rural health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Letter to the Editor 7 September 2017

Gene therapy renews hope to lower the global rural sickle cell disease burden

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