Dr Enitome Bafor is a lecturer and researcher in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Benin, Nigeria. She received her B.Sc in Pharmacy from the University of Benin, Nigeria, M.Sc in Pharmacology from the University of Benin, Nigeria and her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, UK. She joined the University of Benin as an Assistant lecturer in 2003 and is currently a senior lecturer. She is involved in the teaching and training of Pharmacy students, Medical and Dental students, as well as Science Laboratory Technology students in areas of Pharmacology & Toxicology. She is currently the founder and lead researcher of the Reproductive Health/Ethnopharmacology Research Group (RHERG) in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Benin. Her research is primarily focused on myometrial functioning in pregnant and non-pregnant states as well as in diseased conditions. She is involved in promoting the United Nation’s commitment on the Global Strategy on Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health. She is a reviewer to several renowned scientific journals and has been invited as a guest speaker in some scientific events. She is also involved in raising the awareness of gender issues.