Theresa Madubuko has developed expertise in public health programme management, health policy development with a particular interest in global health, human resources for health strengthening, pre-service and in-service health worker training and continous professional development and infectious disease control. She has contributed to technical working groups on human resources for health the most recent being, the review of the strategic plan of the Nigerian human resources for health policy. She has conducted evaluations, assessments and assisted in health systems and health policy research. She has applied successfully a range of methods such as interviews, surveys, case studies, desk research, literature reviews and qualitative analysis.
Prior to joining Technopolis, Theresa has contributed to policy development in health worker training, curriculum strengthening, health education, coordinating and implementing health care worker trainings, conducting impact evaluations and training assessments. She is also a facilitator on adult teaching and learning methods and trainer of trainers. She has also conducted various consultancies for the organisations such as HIS Hochschul-Informations-System GmbH Germany, the German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association and Department for International Development (DfID) United Kingdom and WHO.
Theresa lectures part time with the University of Liverpool online Master of Public Health programme and has worked as a public health physician in community medicine for several years.
Theresa obtained her undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Nigeria. She obtained a Masters degree from the Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg Germany, a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine United Kingdom and an MBA from ALBA Graduate Buisness School Athens Greece. She is fluent in English, Estonian and Igbo.