Category 03: Clinical & Research Excellence Awards 2022
This award recognizes significant contributions made in advancing a new therapy through one or more clinical phases in reaching its goals, while paying attention to adopted effective working practices, and achieved major milestones within expected timelines.
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Kenya Medical Research Institute
The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya operated under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. Currently, KEMRI operates under Legal Notice No. 35 of March 2021. KEMRI has grown from its humble beginning over 40 years ago to become a regional leader in human health research. The Institute currently ranks as one of the leading Centres of excellence in health research both in Africa as well as globally. KEMRI is the Medical Research arm of the Government and provides advice to the Ministry on various aspects of healthcare and delivery. National diseases surveillance and rapid response capacity for major disease outbreaks (Cholera, Chikungunya Virus, H1N1 Flu, Yellow Fever, Rift Valley Fever, Ebola, Aflatoxicosis etc). In line with the constitutional requirements, KEMRI has developed a comprehensive framework under which the Institute has devolved its research activities and services, through seven regional clusters that serves the forty seven counties under the strategic pillar of health research in the context of devolution. Technical and research support for the Emergency Care of Critically Ill Children (ETAT) guidelines. KEMRI provided Technical Facilitation in development of National Guidelines for Prevention of Cervix, Breast and Prostate cancers. Developed a curriculum and guidelines on biosafety and biosecurity for Health Care Workers in collaboration with MOH. Rationalization and regulation of traditional medicine. Human resource capacity development for research though attachments and in the KEMRI-JKUAT
Novare Pharmacy Limited
Pharm Tayanwa Stephen Olumide is a Community Pharmacist by profession with eight years of clinical expertise and retail business management. He is the Founder/CEO of Novare Pharmacy Limited situated in Akure, Ondo State. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree, from the prestigious premier school of Pharmacy, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. Tayanwa Stephen performs his duty with optimal professionalism with the sole aim of improving the quality of life appreciably through enhanced Pharmaceutical Care. He is highly knowledgeable in Pharmacy business management processes, which spans across Procurements, Logistics, Inventory and Financial Management, Human Resources, Sales and after sales optimization. He strongly believes in continuous clinical practice education, and as such, he is presently having his Pharmacy consultancy training at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, with a specialty in Cardiology, Renal and Endocrinology, a residency program coordinated by the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists. At his leisure, he work remotely as an freelance SEO Content Writer for some organizations. He is very passionate about impact, personal branding and community development.
Dr. Adeseye Akinsete
Dr. Adeyemi Akinsete From 1994 to 2002, he pursued a medical and surgical degree at the University of Benin. He is a Fellow of the Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health's Building Research and Innovation in Nigeria's Science (BRAINS) programme (2017 – 2018). His postgraduate medical training included a fellowship in paediatric haematology, oncology, and stem cell transplant at Birmingham Children's Hospital in the United Kingdom (2016), a fellowship at the West African College of Physicians Pediatric (2012), and a residency in paediatrics at Lagos University Teaching Hospital (2014). (2005 -2011). Additionally, he has completed the Advanced Nutrition Course (Nestle Nutrition Course) in Switzerland and the Grant Writing and Research Training at North Western University in Chicago (2018). (2010). In addition, he is a member of the Society of Quality & Healthcare in Nigeria, the International Society of Pediatric Oncologists (SIOP), the American Society of Hematology, and The Society for Transplantation & Cellular Therapy. He is also fully registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. He is a Consultant Pediatrician in the Hematology & Oncology Unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria and now lectures at the Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria. Some of His Publications include: Sadoh WE, Akinsete AM. Physicians management of sore throat in Benin-City, Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract 2009; Dec12(4), 407-11. Sadoh WE, Akinsete AM. Epidemiology of childhood heart failure in Benin- City Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Cardiology 2006, Dec 3(2). Kareem OM, Aribaba OT, OluleyeTS, Olowoyeye AO, Akinsete AM. Challenges of retinoblastoma management in a Nigerian tertiary eye care facility. J Clin Sci 2017; 14:182-7. Akinsete AM, Awofeso OM, Akere ZA, Akinsulie AO, Temiye EA. Pattern of presentation, treatment, and determinants of outcome of pediatric oncology cases at a tertiary institution in Lagos. Journal of Clinical Sciences. 2018 October 01; 15(3):136-9. Akinsete AM, Awofeso OM, Akagu J, Onyia S, Akinsulie AO, Temiye EO. Experience with Hydroxycarbamide Use: Indications, Adverse effects and clinical course at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Lagos. Nigeria Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2018 January; 28(1):26 - 30. Akinsete AM, Ezeaka C. Prevalence and risk factors of asymptomatic bacteriuria among children living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2018 October 14; 31(181):2-6. Akinsete AM, Oyenusi E, Odugbemi T, Odugbemi B, Temiye E. Spectrum of Thyroid abnormalities among children living with HIV in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Thyroid Research. 2019 March; 2019:6