The newly elected President of the Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors (GMLD)
Prince Elochukwu Adibo is of a humble background from a first-class royal monarch in Ugwuoba, Enugu State, Nigeria.
He is an Internationally Certified Biomedical Scientist with a great wealth of experience from the International and Nigerian Medical industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Technology in Microbiology, Master of Science in Microbiology (UNILAG).
He acquired further Postgraduate training in Medical Laboratory Science from Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), specializing in Histo/Cyto Pathology where he graduated as the best student in his set. He has also undergone several specialty training in Health Safety and Environment in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. He is currently undergoing his Ph.D. Studies.
Elochukwu is a member of the prestigious Institute of Biomedical Science, Royal Microscopic Society both in the UK. He is on the register of the Health Care Profession Council in the UK. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership of The United States of America.
He is a member of the Board of Trustees Society of Cellular Pathology Scientists of Nigeria and a Foundation Fellow of West Africa Post Graduate College of Medical Laboratory Science (Cellular Pathology)
He attends and maintains continuous Professional Development Courses and Management Training in Nigeria and overseas.
He has served as Technical Assistant for Health and Safety in the “Coal to power” team under Professor P.O Okeke; the Special Adviser on Coal Matters to the former Minister of Power Prof. Barth Nnaji.
He has a good number of publications and presentations to his credit.
He is a recipient of numerous awards for leadership and quality practice. He is currently the National Advocacy Committee Chairperson of the Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors of Nigeria through which he has championed so many advocacy programs at Government, NGOs, Implementation Partners, and private levels for both Communicable and Non Communicable Diseases including Tuberculosis where he has had extensive training and impact.
He is a noble philanthropist and is happily married.
Currently, He is the M.D/C.E.O of EL-LAB LIMITED, a Medical Diagnostic & Research Centre, one of the first 3 private medical laboratories in Nigeria with ISO 15189:2012 International Accreditation.