Our governance structure

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Orapuh is governed by an international Oversight and Academic Board (OAB), whose 5 members are the President/CAO, the Director of Administration & Finance (DAF), and 3 other members derived from accomplished international scholars with many years of combined professional and academic experiences and research pedigree in the niche of the organization (oral and public health).


Our full-time staff (members), telecommuting officers, and numerous volunteers are erudite scholars of international pedigree operating from universities, colleges, hospitals, research institutions, and homes in Africa, Europe, North America, and Asia and are associated with at least one of our affiliated entities.

Research Ethics Board

The Orapuh Research Ethics Board (OREB) reviews every research proposal and gives approval before the research is conducted at Orapuh. It  also monitors the conduct and outcomes of an approved research.

Redress & Disciplinary Committee

Orapuh Redress & Disciplinary Committee (ORDC) attends to all complaints, requests for redress, and disciplinary concerns.

Regional Centres

We are working on establishing 5 strategic regional centres across the globe to facilitate the effective deployment of the mission of the organisation:

  1. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – Nairobi, Kenya
  2. South and South-East Asia (SSEA) – Bangkok, Thailand
  3. Latin America (LA) – Bogotá, Columbia
  4. Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – Amman, Jordan
  5. Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) – Tbilisi, Georgia

Affiliated Entities

Orapuh’s 10 affiliated entities are governed in the following ways: