Academic | Advocate | Advisor


Adura’s  work is focused on exploring issues and strategies to optimise cost and cost-effectiveness, geographical access, and quality of maternal, newborn, and reproductive health care in low- and middle-income countries


Adura is a fighter for women’s rights, especially as it relates to access to quality health care. Leveraging evidence from his research, Adura campaigns for system-wide changes in many African countries.


Adura has led multiple consultancy projects in public health and policy, international development, economic evaluation, research and curriculum development.

Events & appearances

Having a chat with HRH, Anne, and Lord Owen
at the launching of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Wolfson Building
Speaking at the 2019 African Evaluation Association Conference
in Ivory Coast.
With Senator Cory Booker
at the McCain institute's Sedona Forum
Speaking at the UN Commission for the Status of Women, advocating for culturally
sensitive obstetric care for refugee women.
Presenting a poster at EHESP, French School of Public Health,
Rennes, France.
With Dr. Denis Mukwege, Nobel Peace Prize winner and champion for women who were victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Latest research publications


Critical maternity services in African cities need accurate hospital travel times for pregnant women

The emigration of doctors from Nigeria is not today’s problem, it is tomorrow’s