University of West London, offered PhD Scholarship to three worthy Nigerians through a collaborative research initiative between University of West London and Federal Ministry of Health (HEPIQ-C Project). The scholarship is a 3-year-full-time PhD course in the area of demographic ageing, healthy ageing, gerontology, and elderly care management in Nigeria.
Dr Ahmed Bulama obtained his medical degree in 2010 from Igbinedion University Okada and has an MSc in public health
(2016) and an MSc in tropical and infectious diseases (2018) from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
He currently works as a medical research officer at the Nigerian National Space Agency Clinic which he heads.
His research interests cut across a broad spectrum with specific interests in healthy ageing, maternal and child health
as well as universal health coverage. Dr Ahmed’s preferred research method is in testing health interventions in
His current PhD research is looking into the effectiveness of a modified integrated primary health care model in providing access to primary health care services for the elderly in rural/suburban regions of Nigeria. The modification is based on the inclusion of task shifting to the integrated health model. The research design for the interventional study is a cluster randomised controlled trial (cRCT).
A medical doctor and public health practitioner, AHMED, Abdulsalam have more than ten years of progressive work experience in the Nigerian health system across public, private, and non-profit sectors. He has collaborated with international development organizations like WHO, UNICEF, Clinton health access initiatives (CHAI), Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation (B&MGF), Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) at both state and national levels. Currently lead the State Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (SERICC) in the capacity of Program Manager with the Niger State primary health development agency, which by extension was supported by the World Bank project and (GAVI). He also served in many committees in the state ministry of health (service delivery technical working group, advocacy, and communication working group, action committee on child killer disease, state logistic working group, UNICEF accelerated action impact committee). He previously served as deputy program manager operation SERICC and deputy state immunization officer all with the Niger state government, Nigeria. Ahmed has master qualifications in public health and disaster risk management and development studies at the Middlesex University London and federal university of technology Minna respectively. Dr. Ahmed Abdulsalam is passionate about causes that address the plight of disadvantaged populations and continuously in search of innovative solutions to emerging and re-emerging global public health challenges of the 21st century.
Temitope Farombi MD, FMCP (Neurology), is a graduate of University of Ibadan. She trained in internal medicine at the University College Hospital (UCH) and Neurology at UCH Ibadan Nigeria. She obtained masters degree in Clinical Neuroscience at King’s College London. Temitope is a consultant Neurologist at the Chief Tony Anenih Geriatric center University college hospital, the first geriatric center in West Africa sub-region. Temitope practice specializes in the critical care neurology of the elderly, movement disorders, Dementia and headaches. Temitope was a visiting scholar to the Northwestern University Chicago, USA and has published articles in scientific journals. She is on the board of Medical and Scientific Panel Alzheimer’s Disease International. Her hobbies are golfing, traveling and meeting people.