Dr. Clement K. Edet
Dr. Clement Edet is a public health physician. He is a Fellow of the National Post Graduate Medical College. He holds a master’s degree in Public Health and Certificate in International Health Consultancy. He is a member of the World Bank Institute and has attended several courses organised by Harvard/World Bank and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He has about 25 years working experience with Rivers State Ministry of Health/ Primary Health Care Management Board and donor partners in the rural areas of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria where the poorest, gender segregated and most marginalized in Nigeria live. He has primary health experience in HIV/AIDS control programmes, immunization, roll back malaria and is conversant with reproductive health policies and strategies. He has received training in emergency lifesaving skills (ELSS), survival and early childhood care (SECC), integrated maternal, newborn and child health strategy (IMNCH). As a leader of a health team he is pragmatic, result oriented with a knack for outcomes/impacts and is actively involved in programme development and management, social mobilization, health education, clinical consultations (including focus antenatal care, peri-natal and post-natal care), trainings/presentations, monitoring and evaluation, disease surveillance, health information systems, budgeting, data management and report writing. He is experienced in the programme implementation of development partners like NPHCDA, CHAI, TCI, Marie-Stopes, AFRH, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, SHELL and GLOBAL FUND.
His interpersonal communication skills and practical experience including use of planning, research and statistical packages has prepared him to accept challenges with enthusiasm. He is a Coach, Mentor and Teacher to many aspiring to enter the public health space, hence his enthusiasm to explore and make the best out of any opportunities to be involved in academics, research, and programme implementation. This interest has led to his attending national and international conferences around the globe.
He has a wide span of network as a member of Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria, Nigeria Medical Association, Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria, American Public health Association, Nigeria Statistical Association, Nigeria Institute of Management, Nigeria Environmental Society, and other elite professional associations.