Dr Mamuda Aminu

Research Associate

Dr. Aminu obtained an undergraduate medical degree from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto (Nigeria) in 2002 and a Master’s degree in International Public Health (with specialisation on Sexual and Reproductive Health) from LSTM in 2012. He has over 13 years’ experience in clinical medicine and public health, and has led the management of two hospitals and their maternity units for five years, providing care to women and babies before, during and after childbirth in resource-limited settings.

Dr. Aminu has undertaken several research projects, mostly in the areas of maternal and newborn health. 

Teaching:

Dr. Aminu teaches on LSTM’s Quality Improvement module for Master’s students.

Research:

  • Maternal Morbidity Study
  • Stillbirth Study
  • Quality Improvement 

Current Projects:

  • Making it Happen
  • Maternal Morbidity Study
  • Stillbirth Study
  • Quality Improvement 

Selected Consultancies:

  • Took part in developing a WHO global tool for perinatal death review in Montreux, Switzerland
  • Delivered training of 60 healthcare providers on Quality Improvement in Nigeria
  • Delivered facility-based technical assistance to healthcare providers with focus on referral systems in Nigeria
  • Designed and delivered training of over 300 healthcare providers from several regions of Nigeria on Kangaroo Mother Care
  • Conducted an impact assessment of the ‘Making It Happen’ programme in Sierra Leone – Community       Perspective
  • Facilitated in post-partum family planning training workshop for nurses & midwives in Nigeria
  • Designed and delivered training of 120 healthcare providers on injection safety and healthcare waste disposal in Nigeria
  • Facilitated in several workshops on subjects related to maternal and newborn healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Trained 30 healthcare providers on Post-Abortion Care (PAC)

Professional memberships

  • Fellow, Royal Society for Public Health
  • Member, Nigerian Medical Association 

Current Projects

  • Making it Happen

  • Maternal Morbidity Study

  • Stillbirth Study

  • Quality Improvement