Society for Public Health and Social Development is a Nigerian non-governmental organization midwifed to help in bringing hope to many facing life challenges both medical and social


Is to be present in every community in Nigeria, impact
positively on their physical, mental and social wellbeing and thereby increase
life expectancy of each community and that of the entire country about the average African value.


SPHSD is committed to ensuring that individual members of
the community live in total, physical, mental and social wellbeing.


  • Adaptability
  • Friendliness
  • Accountability
  • Inclusiveness
Dr. Doris C. Maduka
Dr. Doris C. Maduka

Our Society warmly welcomes Dr. Doris C. Maduka for a short-term Research Fellowship.

Doris graduated from Igbinedion University Okada where she studied Medicine. She proceeded to the University of South Wales, UK to obtain Masters in Public Health. Her research interest is in lifestyle factors underpinning Non-Communicable Diseases. During the period of her fellowship, Doris will be working in conjunction with our Non-Communicable Disease research partners at the Circulatory Health Research Laboratory of the College of Health Sciences, University of Abuja to carry out a systematic review on physical activities in Nigeria and Africa.