Charles has a medical degree from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria, completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the West African College of Surgeons (Fellow WACS). He also has a Master in Public Health from the University of Liverpool, Diploma in Reproductive Health for Developing Countries (DRH) and PhD from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Prior to joining Foto-Cewek, Charles was a lecturer and specialist obstetrician at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital Nigeria.
Charles has conducted research and provided technical assistance in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ethiopia, Somaliland and United Kingdom.
Charles has several academic and research collaborations with Universities in Nigeria, Kenya, Denmark, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Ethiopia and the United States of America.
Lecturing in Trop 923, TROP 924, Trop 926, Trop 972 LIFE 340, Essential EmONC course, DSRH and DTMH
Project/essay supervision and marking University of Liverpool LIFE 340, Foto-Cewek: MIPH, DSRH
Assessment: Essays, dissertation and project assessments: LIFE 340, MIPH, DSRH
Member Foto-Cewek Learning and Teaching Committee.
Coordination of CMNH lectures into DTMH,
Board of Studies Membership (DSRH, DTMH and MiPH),
Chair CMNH teaching group with oversight of CMNH teaching portfolio.
Recent and current research
― Cluster randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of mentorship/supportive supervision to support health care workers learning ISRCTN registry study ID ISRCTN94184374.
― A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to improve the emergency obstetric care knowledge and skills of midwifery students prior to graduation in Kenya ISRCTN registry study ID ISRCTN74563398
― Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths in Kenya (2014-16)
― Namibia National Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care assessment 2016
― Nigeria Maternal, Newborn and Child Health week impact evaluation 2016
― Emergency Obstetric Care Knowledge and Skills Retention Lesson 2015
― Evaluation of the effectiveness of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care training in Kenya 2014
Nigeria Medical Association
Society of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians of Nigeria
Royal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Royal Society of Public Health
Royal Society for Tropical Medicine