By Olayinka Elebute
Nigerian professor Bosede Afolabi, has made the country proud by winning the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) gynaecologist was awarded a research grant of $2,518,474.00 (N958,908,975.50). Her project is titled Intravenous Versus Oral Iron for Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnant Nigerian Women (IVON).
The disclosure was made by UNILAG, which celebrated the Nigerian professor on its LinkedIn page.
According to UNILAG website, Professor Bosede Afolabi is internationally recognized for her research in sickle cell pregnancy.