Obiajulu Nnamuchi

Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

President cum Chief Health System/Policy & Bioethics Consultant

Enugu

Nigeria

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

53

DOWNLOADS
Rank 35,626

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 35,626

in Total Papers Downloads

1,523

SSRN CITATIONS

2

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

The Right to Health in Nigeria

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2011
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights
Downloads 629 (49,057)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Nigeria, health, health care

2.

The Nigerian Social Health Insurance System and the Challenges of Access to Health Care: An Antidote or a White Elephant?

Medicine and Law, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 125-166, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights
Downloads 439 (76,878)

Abstract:

Loading...

governance, health care, human rights, income, law, Nigeria, social health insurance, solidarity, poverty

3.

Kleptocracy and its Many Faces: The Challenges of Justiciability of the Right to Health Care in Nigeria

Journal of African Law, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 1-42, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights
Downloads 151 (225,996)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Constitution, corruption, court, directive principles, health care, human rights, law, obligation, socio-economic rights

4.

The Human Right to Health in Africa and its Challenges: A Critical Analysis of Millennium Development Goal 8

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Aug 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi and Simon Uche Ortuanya
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights and University of Nigeria
Downloads 140 (240,315)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Loading...

Toward a New Human Rights Paradigm: Integrating Hitherto Neglected Traditional Values into the Corpus of Human Rights and the Legitimacy Question

Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 06 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights
Downloads 70 (384,795)

Abstract:

Loading...

Toward a New Human Rights Paradigm: Integrating Hitherto Neglected Traditional Values into the Corpus of Human Rights and the Legitimacy Question

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Human rights, traditional values, human rights council, legitimacy

Maternal Health and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 in Nigeria: Any Catalytic Role For Human Rights?

Medicine and Law, Vol. 34, 2015
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Mar 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi, Miriam Anozie and Dr. Festus Ukwueze
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights, University of Nigeria - Faculty of Law and Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Downloads 57 (428,569)

Abstract:

Loading...

Abortion, Child Marriage, Education, Health, Hemorrhage, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Malaria, Maternal Health, Maternal Maternity, Millennium Development Goals, Nigeria, Poverty, Skilled Health Personnel

Maternal Health and Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5 in Nigeria: Any Catalytic Role for Human Rights?

Journal of Law and Medicine (2015)
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Abortion, child marriage, education, health, hemorrhage, HIV/AIDS, human rights, malaria, maternal health, maternal maternity, millennium development goals, Nigeria, poverty, Skilled health personnel

7.

Health Reform in the United States and the Non-Negotiability of the Public Option

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2009
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights
Downloads 37 (503,364)

Abstract:

Loading...

Health care, health reform, health cooperatives, public option, trigger

8.

Country Reports

Posted: 24 Feb 2020
McGill University - Centre of Genomics and Policy, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, McGill University - Centre for Genomics and Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inserm, UMR 1027, Leibniz Universität Hannover, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Research Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), University of Virginia School of Law, University of Salerno, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Dpt. of Human Genetics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Ewha Womans University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Lund University - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Neuchatel, Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights, University of Oxford - Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, Te Piringa Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Loading...

9.

WHO's Building Blocks of a Health System and the Legal and Policy Environment in Nigeria: Any Missing Links?

Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Health system, building blocks, Nigeria, health performance, health indicators

10.

Commodification of Body Parts and its Apologetics: What is the Position of Human Rights?

Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Human organs, body parts, commodification, law, ethics, human rights

11.

Not for Sale: The Ethical and Human Rights Implications of Commodification of Body Parts

Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Human organs, body parts, commodification, law, ethics, human rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Primary Health Care, National Health Act, National Health Insurance Scheme Act, National Health Policy, Nigeria, Social Health Insurance, Universal Health Coverage

13.

Primary Health Care – the Key to Universal Health Coverage: Does the Nigerian Approach Suffice?

Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Primary health care, social health insurance, universal health coverage, Nigeria

14.

Biobank and Genomic Research in Uganda: Are Extant Privacy and Confidentiality Regimes Adequate?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2016
Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Uganda, biobank, genomic research, ethics, law, consent, privacy, confidentiality

15.

Biobank/Genomic Research in Nigeria: Examining the Privacy and Confidentiality Frameworks

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 13 Jun 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Nigeria, biobank, genomic research, ethics, law, consent, privacy, confidentiality

Abstract:

Loading...

Autonomy, circumcision, female genital ritual, discrimination, human rights, Nigeria, Violence against women

17.

Pro-Homosexuality Agenda versus Africa's Prohibitory Legal Framework: A Legitimate Case of Divergent Conceptualizations of Human Rights or What?

Posted: 16 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Africa, communitarianism, discrimination, gay, human rights, homosexual, individualism, lesbian

18.

Millennium Development Goal 5, Human Rights and Maternal Health in Africa: Possibilities, Constraints and Future Prospects

Annals of Health Law, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2014
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Africa, abortion, child marriage, education, health, hemorrhage, HIV/AIDS, human rights, malaria, maternal health, maternal maternity, millennium development goals, poverty, Skilled health personnel

19.

Women Trafficking, Sexual Enslavement and Propertization: Does Human Rights Provide a Panacea?

Posted: 28 Dec 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Women trafficking,enslavement, propertization, human rights

20.

'I Would Have Left Him But . . .': A Human Rights Critique of Fault-Oriented Approach to Dissolution of Marriage

Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Autonomy, fault-based divorce, human rights, marriage, no-fault divorce

Abstract:

Loading...

Early marriage, early pregnancy, maternal health, women's health, MDGs, Obstetric fistula, poverty

Abstract:

Loading...

23.

Primary Health Care – The Key to Universal Health Coverage: But Not the Nigerian Approach

Posted: 09 May 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

24.

Abstract:

Loading...

25.

Fake Drugs in Nigeria: A Double-Edged Menace in Need of a Double-Edged Panacea

Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

26.

Bloated Remuneration of Political Office Holders as a Violation of Human Rights: The Case of Right to Health in Nigeria

Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Abstract:

Loading...

28.

Consent to Medical Treatment as a Fundamental Human Right: The Law and Ethics in Nigeria

Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

29.

Right to Self-Determination and Minority Groups within Sovereign States: A Human Rights Critique

Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

30.

Slouching Toward Universalization of the Rules Relating to Medical Confidentiality: A Critique

Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

31.

Poverty, Ill-Health and Underdevelopment in Africa: Does the Millennium Development Goals Provide a Panacea?

Posted: 21 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

32.

International Development Assistance for Health: An Act of Charity or a Legal Obligation?

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

33.

Ahamefule V. Imperial Medical Center: An Examination of the Ethical and Legal Obligations of Employers of an HIV-Infected Employer in Nigeria

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

34.

Duty to Warn of the Risks of HIV/AIDS Infection in Africa: An Appropriate Legal Response?

Annals of Health Law, Vol. 22, Issue 3,pp. 386 -406 (2013)
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi and Remigius Nwabueze
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights and University of Toronto

Abstract:

Loading...

35.

Human Suffering, Morbidity and Mortality Run Amok: Toward Reconceptualization of Grand Corruption as a Crime against Humanity

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

36.

Rethinking Justiciability of Socioeconomic Rights in Nigeria: A Critique of the Dominant Position

Posted: 21 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

37.

Health Financing and Universal Health Care in Africa: Is Social Health Insurance an Appropriate Remedy?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Abstract:

Loading...

39.

Nigeria’s National Health Act, National Health Insurance Scheme Act and National Health Policy: A Recipe for Universal Healthcare or What?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

40.

Health-MDGs in Africa and Countdown to 2015 – Failures, More Failures and Rising Pessimism: A Question of Resources or Accountability Deficit or What?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

41.

Health-MDGs Conundrum in Africa and Countdown to 2015: Does Primary Health Care System Provide a Way Out?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

42.

Millennium Development Goal 6 and the Trifecta of HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis in Africa: A Human Rights Analysis

Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2014 pp.247-286
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

43.

You May Not Refuse a Blood Transfusion If You are a Nigerian Child: Was Esanubor v. Faweya Wrongly Decided?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Abstract:

Loading...

Abstract:

Loading...

46.

Human Rights of Children and African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child: Illusory or in Tune with Reality?

Posted: 20 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

47.

The Goose and the Gander: A Jurisprudential Defense of Medicalization of Female Genital Ritual

Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Medicine and Law, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2013
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2014
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

48.

Harm or Benefit? Hate or Affection? Is Parental Consent to Female Genital Ritual Ever Defensible?

9(1) Journal of Health and Biomedical Law (2013)
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

49.

Health Care Challenges in Africa: Is Millennium Development Goal 8 an Adequate Panacea?

Posted: 20 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi and Simon Uche Ortuanya
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights and University of Nigeria

Abstract:

Loading...

50.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Minimalist Approach to Health Care Expansion: What Has Human Rights Got to Do with it?

Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Health care, health reform, health system, United States

51.

Hands Off My Pudendum: A Critique of the Human Rights Approach to Female Genital Ritual

Quinnipiac Health Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

52.

'Circumcision' or 'Mutilation'? Voluntary or Forced Excision? Extricating the Ethical and Legal Issues in Female Genital Ritual

25 (1) Journal of Law and Health 83 – 119 (2012)
Posted: 28 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2013
Obiajulu Nnamuchi
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights

Abstract:

Loading...

Female Genital Mutilation, Female Circumcision

53.

Health Millennium Development Goals in Africa: The Challenges, Critical Policy Interventions and the Way Forward

Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2015
Obiajulu Nnamuchi and Simon Uche Ortuanya
Centre for Health, Bioethics & Human Rights and University of Nigeria

Abstract:

Loading...

Africa, health, health care, millennium development goals