Yashua Alkali HAMZA


Contact Information

Childcare and Wellness Clinics,
7 Fez Street Off Kumasi Crescent,
Wuse II, Abuja.
Email: yashuaa@yahoo.com


The Chief Medical Director/CEO of Childcare and Wellness Clinics is a Consultant Pediatrician and a Public Health Specialist with expertise in preventive medicine and community based qualitative research.

Dr Yashua was amongst many others things; a consultant for several international organizations including Harvard School of Public health, Institute of International Education (IIE )based in San-Francisco, Packard Foundation, Clinton Foundation and many others.

She has conducted several researchers and studies all documented in her numerous publications and articles.

Dr Yashua was the Head of Pediatric Department of one of the biggest public hospitals in Sub-Saharan Africa, Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital, Kano and has been involved in setting up quality controls in various private and public facilities in Kano and FCT.

She is the founder of the Ma’amsaa foundation for children with special needs having over 500 members; she is also the Vice President of Environmental Laws and Rights I (ELRI) based in Lagos. She has been honoured with the National Award for best Paediatric Resident (Kunle Ijaiye Awards). She is the recipient of the Safe Water Africa award for excellence in health care 2005 and has received commendations from the Kano state Government as well as the Management of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in 2002 and 2005 respectively.

She is a fellow of the West African College of Physicians. She had her residency at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). She also holds a Masters of Public Health Degree from the University of Liverpool.


MPH (Liverpool), FWACPead, MBBS