Anadach Webinar: The Global Fund in Africa, Engaging the Health Diaspora
This webinar is one of the series of Anadach Webinars targeting African Health Professionals in the Diaspora. Please send any questions you might have to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet #anadachwebinar. We encourage participants to send questions prior to the event. However, there would be an opportunity to ask Dr. Zewdie some questions after the presentation.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to other friends or colleagues who may be interested. Participation is very limited so we suggest your register as soon as possible.
Dr. Debrework Zewdie, Deputy General Manager&Head of Strategy, Investment and Impact Division, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Dr. Debrework Zewdie, an Ethiopian national, has dedicated the past 30 years to mitigating the impact of the AIDS epidemic in her diverse capacities as scientist, strategist, manager, policy maker, program implementer, advocate and activist. Dr. Zewdie’s 30 years of work experience include managing programs of varying size and complexity ranging from national AIDS programs and international NGOs to international organizations. Before joining the Global Fund, she held different leadership positions at the World Bank for 17 years, the last one as director of the global HIV/AIDS program. Dr. Zewdie received her PhD in clinical immunology from the University of London and was a Senior MacArthur Fellow at Harvard University. She has numerous publications in her area of expertise.
Dr Egbe Osifo-Dawodu is a founding partner at Anadach Group. She was previously an Adviser at the new Innovation Practice at the World Bank Institute. Prior to that, she managed the Human Development Group at the World Bank Institute. Egbe has over 23 years experience in the healthcare industry.She holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and an MSc from Oxford University.