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3. Chimaraoke Izugbara

Chimaraoke is the Director of APHRC Research Capacity Strengthening (RCS )Division.  CARTA program is within the RCS Theme.  Chimaraoke joined APHRC in 2006 as a Sabbatical Fellow and was appointed to the position of Associate Research Scientist in August 2007. Prior to this, he worked with the Universities of Jos and Uyo in Nigeria as a lecturer and researcher, and with the Five College African Scholars Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA) as a resident scholar and professor. Chimaraoke`s current research interests are: socio-cultural determinants of reproductive health outcomes, care-seeking practices, sexuality, and sexual behavior. He recieved his PhD from the University of Uyo, Nigeria.