Dr Christine Ekechi
Dr Christine Ekechi, a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, is also a women’s health educator and advocate. Her interest is in the gender and racial disparities continually present within the health system today.
Dr Ekechi is the Co-Chair of the Race Equality Taskforce at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and also their spokesperson for racial equality. In addition, Dr Ekechi is the RCOG Clinical Champion for The Women’s Network, a Trustee for The Eve Appeal Gynaecology Cancer Charity and their Medical Ambassador.
Dr Ekechi holds a Masters in Reproductive Health Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and her previous experience includes working with the UN, UNICEF, and national governments in the UK, Nigeria, Senegal, Malawi and Kenya. Using this extensive experience, Dr Ekechi is particularly interested in the social drivers that underpin inequity in individual health outcomes, health knowledge and education and healthcare delivery.
Dr Ekechi curates and delivers women’s health education seminars for corporate companies, charities and interested groups, empowering all women to better manage their health. Dr Ekechi uses her various platforms to discuss all subjects in women’s health whilst also calling for greater awareness from women, clinicians and other agencies to improve women’s health outcomes.
Dr Ekechi practices in various prominent clinics in London, including Queen Charlotte’s NHS Hospital and at The Portland Hospital, the largest private women’s and children’s hospital in the UK.
Dr Ekechi is the lead for early pregnancy ultrasound training at the renowned early pregnancy unit at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital and regularly teaches and writes in this field.
Dr Christine Ekechi is the Founder and Director of Early Pregnancy Plus (http://earlypregnancyplus.com), an innovative holistic early pregnancy care service in central London.
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