Blessing J. Akombi
Western Sydney University, Australia
Blessing Akombi has a background in public health with a passion for improving maternal and child health through evidence-based research. Her current research interest lies with epidemiology, child nutrition, international health, systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Blessing is curious about knowledge and new information. She has excellent communication and administrative skills with a drive for achievement and excellence.
Blessing Akombi has an MPH from the University of Newcastle, Australia. She recently concluded a self-sponsored PhD within 2 years with a track record of 5 peer-reviewed journal articles. Her PhD research focused on child undernutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and provided policy insights to improving child nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular focus on Nigeria.
Blessing has conducted several systematic reviews and is currently involved in data collection and evaluation of the FRESH Health promotion aspects; a project funded by Western Sydney University partnership grant.