Rotn Chris Monye has been installed the 36th President, Rotary Club of Agbor. He was installed on Wednesday, February 24 at Leads Guest House and Gardens, Boji-Boji, Owa. The ceremony which was described as a huge success was witnessed by Rotarians, family members and loved ones.
Rtn Chris Ejime Monye was born into a humble family of Dr and Mrs . A.E Monye of Agbor- Nta, Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State. He had his early primary education at Auchi Polytechnic Staff Primary School, Auchi. Thereafter, he proceeded to St Charles College, Abavo and then to Kuje Secondary School, Lagos for his Senior Secondary education.
He began his higher education pursuit at the State School of Nursing Agbor where he acquired the relevant qualifications and licensed to practice as a nurse. He was the recipient of the 1997 Prime League Award for Clinical Proficiency in Need
He bagged an HND in Public Health Nursing and PGD in Public Health. He currently works with the local government service commission as the local government tuberculosis/leprosy control supervisor. He worked diligently and researched on improving treatment outcome in tuberculosis using community based approach. He developed this tool and had presented papers on it in different fora and meeting around the world that have earned him international recognition.Today, many African countries are replicating this approach to combat TB and it’s control activities.
Chris Monye among few health professionals selected in 2010 for the President of America Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Fellowship. He is also a Fellow of MSH ( Management Sciences for Health).
He has participated in catalogs for Health meetings, seminars, and training programmes within and outside the country among which is TB supervisor course at the National TB / Leprosy Training School, Zaria, Kaduna State International TB Open Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, TB partnership meeting Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and many more too numerous to mention.
He is happily married with children.