Hello, nice to meet you!
My name is Praise. I am a trained Veterinarian, and I just rounded up my Master’s degree. I want to end up in policy for global health in a supranational or multilateral organisation. That is the long-term goal, but interim, I want to climb up the ladder through research. I am constantly evolving, but I have just found this penchant for research!
Having bagged my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, in 2018, I proceeded to work in the public health space at Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust, where moved up from being a Graduate Intern to a Program Associate. I was awarded a 2019 Commonwealth Shared Scholarship to pursue my Master’s degree in One Health at the University of London’s Royal Veterinary College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Being a firm believer of hardwork, self development and giving back to the society, I have been involved in quite a number of activities such as being a United Nations Alliance of Civilisation Young Peacebuilder in West Africa (YPWA 2016), Young Supporter, Olave Baden-Powell Society (2017), remote delegate of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) at the United Nations’ 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (2018), Fellow of the U.S. Consulate’s Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (2019), WAGGGS Young Women Research Team member (2019), Royal Veterinary College Student Ambassador (2019).
I am interested in strategically proffering solutions to global health issues at the human-animal-ecosystem interface (a concept called One Health) because I am positive that everyone has a role to play in global health.
I really do enjoy writing and travelling.