The Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin, has been rated the best performing Centre in Nigeria. This follows the Centre’s achievement of the World Bank's Disbursement Linked Indicators at the ongoing West African Conference in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. The Centre Leader of CERHI, Professor Friday Okonofua, who is currently attending the Conference made the announcement, Tuesday. He congratulated and appreciated the University's transformational and dynamic Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lilian Salami, for her commitment and support that have translated to immense growth and development of the Centre. Chart Showing CERHI UNIBEN, leading other [...Read more]
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Happening Now! - Professor Friday Okonofua , addressing participants of the research progress seminar titled: Twinning Research: “Effects of Ilasa on Litter Sizes and ReproductiveHormone Profile of Matted Sprague Dawley Rats”
The group photo section of the just concluded workshop on “Research Priorities Agenda Setting in Reproductive Health”. One of the mandates of CERHI is to carry out advanced research in Reproductive health leading to products and outcomes that can be patented and commercialized. One of the key objectives of this workshop was to identify priority areas or developmental challenges in reproductive health which if investigated can lead to the discovery of key products, innovations and outcomes.
The Centre Leader: Professor Friday Okonofua speaking during the Press Conference at University of Benin, Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI) “End of Year Review of Activities 2021” gave remarks and highlights of what the Centre had achieved. Kindly watch the summary of the Press Conference Below;
Big congratulations to our Dear Professor Friday Okonofua for receiving the “Excellence and Productivity Award” presented by Professor Lilian Imuetinyan Salami, Vice-Chancellor University of Benin. .
DOUBLING DOWN ON NEW RESEARCH Two Instrumental Access awards are enabling the joint investigation of environmental and genetic factors that could explain the extremely high rate of non-identical twins (commonly called dizygotic, or DZ, twins) born to Yoruba families in Igbo-Ora. Read more
3RD CERHI-UNIBEN AREF RESEARCH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP – RESEARCH COMMUNICATION From September 20 - 24, 2021 The Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin in collaboration with the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF), Medical Research Foundation, UK, is organizing a research leadership development workshop on Research Communication. . The five-day training workshop is designed to use experiential techniques to enhance the research and leadership capacity of early to middle career academics working on important developmental challenges in Nigeria by focusing on research communication as a tool for achieving research excellence. Group photo [...Read more]
The University of Benin is pleased to join Harvard University for a special global webinar on “Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19.” On September 1, experts will discuss findings from the year-long "Rethinking Malaria" global consultation as well as lessons learned from elimination countries. . The discussion will span research perspectives; public policy, political, and advocacy perspectives; and programmatic perspectives – please join us! Kindly click on this link to register today: Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID-19 Webinar September 1, 2021 8:00am–11:00am EDT (6am–9am CST | 12pm–3pm GMT 1pm–4pm WAT | [...Read more]
2ND CERHI-UNIBEN AREF RESEARCH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP – MENTORING From July 12 - 16, 2021 The Centre of Excellence in Reproductive Health Innovation (CERHI), University of Benin in collaboration with the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF), Medical Research Foundation, UK, is organizing a research leadership development workshop on Mentoring. . The five-day training workshop is designed to use experiential techniques to enhance the research and leadership capacity of early to middle career academics working on important health challenges in Nigeria by focusing on mentoring as a tool for achieving research excellence. . From left to right [...Read more]