Mrs. Grace Ebun Delano, FWACN, FIHS Vice President/Executive Director, ARFH; Patron, SCHAF :: SCHAF
Mrs. Grace Ebun Delano is a veteran Nurse/Midwife with an outstanding career in Reproductive Health and Family Planning management spanning over 50 years. Mrs. Delano is a Co-founder and Vice President/Executive Director of the Association for Reproductive& Family Health (ARFH), the organization that was rated as the best NGO in Nigeria. According to AIDSP AN – an independent watchdog of Global Fund and Publisher of Global Fund Observer, the organization is the 6th best performing Principal Recipient of the Global Fund project globally.
She has successfully managed several RH/FP programmes including provision of technical assistance on sexual and reproductive health and other life saving skills to many organizations especially in the development field both locally and internationally.
Mrs. Grace Delano has served as a Specialist Consultant to Local, State, Federal Government, Non-governmental Organizations and Donor Agencies on numerous occasions. She has attended more than 120 national and international conferences and workshops, and has presented no fewer than 98 scholastic papers. She is a sole author of16 books and co-author’ of over 14 others. The first Family Planning book to be ever produced in Nigeria in English and in the three major Nigerian languages (Yoruba, Ibo and Hausa) was solely authored by her as well as the Clinical Manual on Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device. She has contributed immensely to the national development of the country in many’ ways. She belongs to several notable social and philanthropic clubs and societies in which she holds important posts such as Adviser, Patron, Vice President or President as well as many notable awards of recognition such as the WHO Sasakawa Award for innovative work in health development in 1993.