Dr. Olarenwaju Ibigbami

Dr. Olarenwaju Ibigbami is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Mental Health, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He is also an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist (Child and Adolescent) at the Department of Mental Health, Wesley Guild Hospital Unit of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC), Ilesha, Nigeria. Dr. Ibigbami is a medical graduate of OAU and a fellow of the Faculty of Psychiatry, West African College of Physicians. His clinical practice focuses on the management of mental illnesses among children, adolescents, and young adults, utilizing psychiatric and psychotherapeutic interventions. His research contributions are centered around mental health issues among children, adolescents, and young adults, including undergraduates and patients with major mental illnesses. His work covers topics such as the relationship between personality traits, risky sexual behavior, and alcohol use among undergraduates, correlates of alcohol use among students, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in Nigeria. Dr. Ibigbami is dedicated to supporting early career researchers and promoting interdisciplinary research to address crucial mental health and well-being questions. He has published book chapters and journal articles in local and international publications and serves as a reviewer for various prestigious journals in the field of mental health.

Goodness Ogeyi Odey

Goodness Ogeyi Odey is a Public Health Practitioner and researcher working with organizations and institutions to advance health systems strengthening and equitable engagements/collaborations glocally. She studied public health at the Department of Public Health, University of Calabar,  Nigeria; and is an MSc student of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on the Health Policy,  Planning and Finance(HPPF) joint Masters program. She is an editor at Public Health Challenges journal-Wiley, where she continuously contributes to evidence-based policies and practices that impact global public health. She currently serves as the partnership and advocacy coordinator of The Global Health Network (TGHN), Nigerian Country Center.

Godwin Pius Ohemu

Godwin Pius Ohemu holds a Microbiology Technology degree from the University of Port Harcourt. As part of The Global Health Network Africa Regional team, he supports several Communities of Practice, including the Antimicrobial Resistance Knowledge Hub, and now Covid/Pathogen Variants. In this role, he contributes with content curation and web design, organising meetings and webinars and supporting coordinators across a range of knowledge areas. Godwin is a 2022 Foundation Mérieux Fellow, an AMR Ambassador, and a member of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. His passion lies in raising awareness about AMR's causes and consequences while promoting strategies to combat antimicrobial misuse, including stewardship, surveillance, and the One Health approach. He is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Global Health Research at the University of Oxford and an MSc in Epidemiology at the University of Port Harcourt.