Ask Your Pharmacist with Adaku (AYPWA) is a health advocacy project working to improve public health.
Founded by Adaku Efuribe in the year 2015, with a mission to provide education/ create awareness on public health issues, healthy living, self-care and wellness, especially in developing countries where healthcare facilities are inadequate.
AYPWA partners with the United Nations – My World 2030 campaign and the World Health Organization (WHO) public health campaigns.
Adaku Efuribe- Brief Biography:
Adaku Efuribe is a Clinical Pharmacist and Independent Prescriber (specialising in pain management and general medicine).She a United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Advocate. Her main focus is Goal 3-Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
Adaku who was born in London gained her education in Nigeria and the UK where she obtained her Pharmacy degree (University of Nigeria-2003), PGD Pharmaceutical Sciences (University of Sunderland-2009) and Pharmacist Independent Prescriber (University of Leeds- 2015), is the founder of Ask Your Pharmacist with Adaku (AYPWA) and has been instrumental in developing unique health promotion videos and articles centred on encouraging people to practice healthy living and self-care.
Her health promotion articles have been published in notable international tabloids.
In her advocacy drive for better health care systems, she calls Governments to action where public health /health promotion facilities are lacking, in line with the UN SDG Agenda.
She is a Consultant for Integrated Health care and Medicines Management.
Adaku has over 15 years’ experience in Clinical pharmacy, Public health, Integrated Health Care, Medicines Optimisation and Medicines Management in Nigeria and the UK.
Adaku is a strong advocate of Universal health coverage and has an inspiring vision of what this should look like in the future. She is passionate about achieving the United Nations SDG goals and committed to advancing health promotion and integrated healthcare.