Uchenna Nkwonta

Uchenna Nkwonta

03 Jun 2020


WP10 Impact

Uchenna Chukwuemeka is a research assistant working on the STRiDE project carrying out a review of the evidence on pathways to policymaking in low- and middle-income countries.

He is a Global Health Policy student at LSE with considerable clinical and volunteer experience in the delivery of medical and support services to patients in rural and urban settings in sub-Saharan Africa. He has been involved in research projects involving cost-of-illness analysis of diabetes among adult patients living with type II diabetes in Rwanda, having also assessed prevalence and coping strategies of depression amongst medical students in south-eastern Nigeria.

Uchenna has a keen interest in health system research that can assist decision-making and financing of healthcare delivery strategies for non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries, especially in the areas of mental health and social care.

He has a medical degree from the University of Nigeria and a Master’s degree in Global Health Delivery from the University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda. His particular interests are health system research, mental health, social care, health system strengthening, health policy analysis, and monitoring and evaluation.