Pharm. Ambrose Ezeh is our November Personality

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Pharm. Ambrose Igwekamma Ezeh is the immediate past national secretary of the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), and managing director, Rosemus Pharmacy Limited, a chain pharmacy outlet in Apapa and its environs.

A native of Affa in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, Ezeh was born on 1 October, 1976. After his elementary education at Amofia Imezi Community Primary School, Affa, and secondary education at Technical Secondary School, Amofia Affa, he proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where he graduated with the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree.

A man with an uncommon passion for the pharmacy profession, especially at the community level, he obtained a Master in Public Health (MPH) degree, from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos. He has also bagged several other professional international certifications, including the Certificate in Principles of STD/HIV Research, from the University of Washington.

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Ezeh had his internship training at Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau State, where he developed a deep understanding of patient care and fostered meaningful connections with patients. He had his mandatory NYSC programme at the Jericho Nursing Home, Ibadan, Oyo State.

After his youth service in March 2008, the young and enthusiastic Ezeh came back to Lagos immediately, with several opportunities presenting themselves to him. He eventually settled for community practice and, in November of the same 2008, he gathered all his savings from the NYSC to establish Rosemus Pharmacy, in Olodi Apapa, Lagos.

Since 2008, Eze has dedicated himself to improving the health and well-being of countless individuals. He has also been a committed member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), the Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), and other professional associations.

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In his 15 years of practice as a pharmacist, he has served the PSN and the ACPN in various capacities. Aside from serving as a committee member at national and state levels, he has also been publicity secretary, ACPN, Lagos; financial secretary, ACPN, Lagos; national treasurer, ACPN; national secretary, ACPN, among others.

An advocate for good pharmacy practice, with a track record of role modelling and mentoring the younger ones in business decisions, Eze has received several meritorious service awards and recognitions to his credit. These include being a Merit Award Winner of PSN-Lagos and many others.

Ezeh is a professional with a real passion for healthcare. His enthusiastic and approachable nature has made him enjoy excellent working relationships at different levels. He is happily married to Mrs Ann Nwakaego Ezeh, and blessed with four children.

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