Agwu, Prince


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Prince Agwu holds an academic position at the University of Dundee. He is a Guest Lecturer at the University of Oxford, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Health Policy Research Group, University of Nigeria. Prince holds a First Class in Social Work from the University of Nigeria and a Masters in Social Policy. Also, he holds a PhD in Social Policy that was funded by a Commonwealth Split-site scholarship arrangment at the University of Nigeria and University of Dundee. His research niche is in Social Policy, focusing on governance and policy-related issues in Health Systems, Migration, and Education. Prince is an Associate Editor for Health Research Policy and Systems, and the first African Section Editor of Social Work and Social Sciences Review. He is also an Academic Editor with PLoS ONE. Prince reviews academic articles for several journals such as the Lancet Global Health, International Social Work, International Journal of Public Health, British Journal of Social Work, BMJ Global Health, Health Services Insight, etc. Also, he has served as a research grant assessor for the Medical Research Foundation. Prince is a Columnist for the Business AM News and Modern Ghana. His academic and policy outputs crisscross health sector corruption, urban health, health system policy, primary healthcare system, migration/human trafficking, social care/justice in health, and ethics in education. He leads and participates in several donor-funded studies by FCDO, SOAS-ACE, Gates Foundation, US Department of State, Medical Research Council, etc. Prince is the communication focal person for the Africa Health Observatory Platform, Nigeria's National Centre, and has published remarkably in refereed journals, with 50 (and counting) of his publications indexed by Scopus. Since 2021, Prince continues to feature among Sci-Val top-500 scholars in his home country - Nigeria.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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