Justin Laku

Justin Laku

Justin Laku

Justin Laku, Sr. is a South Sudanese-born Canadian, educated in Sudan, Egypt, Germany, and Canada. A graduate of the University of Ottawa, he helped create Sudan Health Care Project (SHCP) to improve public health care in South Sudan through knowledge transfer, professional development and capacity building. Through SHCP, Justin collected and sent 6000 medical textbooks, medical equipment and medical supplies to Juba Health Institute, Juba Teaching Hospital and Juba University.  SHCP has equipped 13 medical clinics around Central Equatoria State. Internationally, Justin was a member staff of the United Nations mission in Iraq and Sudan, a former advisor to the Canadian Secretary of State for Africa and Latin America and Asia Pacific and former staff of the Canadian International Development Agency. He is a founding member of African Diaspora Association of Canada. Justin has lectured on Sudanese, South Sudanese, and African issues in the United States, Canadian universities, Rome, Berlin, Innsbruck, Geneva, London, Slovenia and Amsterdam. As a member of an advisory body on Sudan, Justin also works closely with the UN, foreign actors and other governmental agencies on issues related to Sudan. Currently, he is working on new projects, building partnerships between Carleton University and University of Ottawa, and Juba University; building a school for girls in Eastern Equatorial State; and Seed for Democracy for South Sudan to prepare South Sudan, to adopt the democratic processes and practices.

 

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