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Ebuka Anieto

Nigeria, 2020

Ebuka M. Anieto is a clinician-scientist and a social entrepreneur. He was awarded a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation (Physiotherapy) and emerged as the best clinical student of the Department of Medical Rehabilitation, University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2017. Ebuka’s primary interest is the management of people living with HIV/AIDS. Thus, he is poised at synthesizing evidence on rehabilitative interventions for the mitigation of the various comorbidities associated with HIV infection and long-term use of highly active antiretroviral therapy. His overarching goal is to contribute immensely to the actualization of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal section 3.3, which is geared towards ending the epidemics of HIV infection and other infectious diseases by 2030. Ebuka has been committing resources towards this goal, notably, he has 4 publications in peer-reviewed journals and many more manuscripts undergoing primary review bothering on HIV/AIDS management.

Ebuka is the co-founder and chairman Board of Trustees of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Human Development, a non-profit organization whose interest is in assisting young Africans in developing multi-skill sets that will enable them to thrive despite being in poor resource areas. The organization has empowered over 100 young Nigerians with digital skills including; the use of SPSS, and Microsoft Excel for data coding and analysis. Ebuka is driven by compassion and love for humanity and strongly believes that contributing to African youth empowerment is his calling, and to that end, he is committing all necessary resources.

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