Amaka .R. Elochukwu
Nurse, Midwife, and Writer in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
Amaka .R. Elochukwu is a registered Nurse, Midwife, Public Health Nurse, vaccination advocate, breastfeeding advocate, male circumcision advocate and specialist, sexual and reproductive health specialist and family planning services provider. She holds a bachelor's degree (Hons) in Nursing Science from the prestigious University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu Campus.
She has been in practice since 1st of February 2008, served as head Nurse, Matron and Hospital Administrator in facilities she has worked and made remarkable impacts, has attended to over fifty births, abnormal cases inclusive,she likes working in rural areas, assisting pregnant and labouring women during pregnancy and delivery, she has a passion for maternal and child health because she believes no woman should die giving birth to life and no child deserves to grow up to be told his/her mother died giving birth to him/her. She earnestly look forward to seeing a reduction in maternal, neonatal, infant and child morbidity and mortality in Nigeria.
She is a Country contact for Midwifery Today, a member of Association of Nurses in AIDS care (ANAC), 120under40 nominee, an individual with a cheerful disposition with the sole aim of adding to the provision of quality services in whichever institution she finds herself.
She is everything packed into one, a writer, researcher, orator, an avid reader, has interest in fashion, cosmetics, makeup artistry and a spot for cartoons and animation movies.