UNIMAID – University of Maiduguri
The University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) is a federal higher institution located in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State, in northeast Nigeria. Due to its unique location, which borders Niger, Chad and Camaroon, the university attracts students from within and outside Nigeria.
Established in 1975, UNIMAID comprises 16 faculties and 127 programmes, enrolling 26’000 students. Its faculties include Agriculture, Arts, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Management Sciences, Pharmacy, Science, Social Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine.
Public health and water engineering expertise. UNIMAID’s College of Medicine and Faculty of Engineering partner with humanitarian organisations, providing technical support and impact evaluation studies.
Role in the hands4health project
Data collection and analysis for impact evaluation. Quality control. Local regulatory framework analysis. Local stakeholder engagement.
- WP 2 – Technical innovations (lead: EPFL – Laboratory for Water Quality and Treatment, co-lead: Martin Systems)
- WP 3 – User-centered design for local context (lead: Cesvi, co-lead Tdh)
- WP 6 – Impact evaluation (lead: Swiss TPH, co-lead: PPU)
- WP 7 – Open-source data sharing platform and capacity development (lead: Skat Foundation, co-lead: FHNW)
More information about UNIMAID’s expertise and work portfolio can be found directly on their website.