RSTMH Small Grant 2020 awarded to Mrs Ifeoma B. Umeh

Mrs Ifeoma Blessing Umeh of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka Anambra state was awarded RSTMH Small Grant 2020 in August 2020 by the Royal Society of Tropical  Medicine and Hygiene(RSTMH) the UK. The grant which is worth 4,980 GBP is to enable her to conduct an aspect of her PhD study titled ‘Cost-benefit analysis of a Community-based Prostate cancer screening in Anambra State’. The major aim of the project is to generate evidence for the demand and assess the economic viability of the introducing an annual community–based prostate cancer screening in the state as a blueprint for other states in Nigeria. The ultimate aim is to enhance early detection of the disease and better treatment outcomes. She is supervised by Dr Obinna I. Ekwunife.