Health Economics & Outcome Research: Open Access

ISSN - 2471-268X

Obinna Ikechukwu Ekwunife

Obinna Ikechukwu Ekwunife
Liebniz Institute for Preventive Research and Epidemiology
University of Bremen, Germany


Dr Obinna Ekwunife is a clinical pharmacist and a public health scientist with a combined teaching and research experience of over 10 years. He is a teaching staff of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria. He is also a team member of the Collaborative Research Group for Evidence-based Public Health attached to the Liebniz-Institute for Preventive Research and Epidemiology, Bremen, German. His research focuses on optimal use of medications in different disease conditions using health economic, pharmacoepidemiologic and evidence based public health methods. He is also interested in implementation and outcomes research. He has over 30 publications in international scientific journals and is member of a number of scientific organisations including International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD). He is a recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship and has won other research awards and grants.

Research Interest

Health Economics/pharmacoeconomics, pharmacoepidemiology, evidence based medicine/public health, health outcomes research