I'm honored to profile a born leader in my latest feature . Chikwe is building a health institution from the ground up in #Nigeria. His -- not drones, not drugs, not aid -- will stand in the way of the next contagion.
Grateful for all of your kind words, on this excellent piece written by for feature. #StrongerTogether
Dhamari Naidoo, a WHO technical officer based in Nigeria, says: “Researchers wanting to do clinical trials are now lining up to work with [Ihekweazu] because he pushes his people to deliver like you cannot believe.”
What's like to protect the nation — and the world — from devastating outbreaks? 🌍 The leader of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control speaks to : #OutsmartEpidemics
Knowing there are myriad challenges to addressing major #globalhealth threats, I’m inspired by the work is doing to protect #Nigeria—and the world—from deadly diseases. Read more in
Great article in Proud to be sharing this journey with ,a consummate optimist whose relentless energy never ceases to amaze me #proud
Nigeria has been routinely battered by infectious diseases: meningitis, measles, cholera and newly emerging threats that plague communities and raise alarms around the world. ’s will stand in the way of the next contagion.
"He is showing that Africa can do what is needed, when it is needed, he is leading the way in how things can be done" 🌍 David Heymann talks to about the impact of 's leadership at . More 👉 #GlobalHealth
This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic Excellent article #nigerianpatientsareworthit #braingain4naija
Nigeria is Africa’s most populous nation and biggest economy, but also routinely faces outbreaks of infectious diseases, including measles, cholera and #Lassa. Meet , Director General at Nigeria Centre for Disease Control #keeppushing
Fascinating, important feature by on arguably Nigeria’s most important doctor, Chikwe Ihekweazu. Building a public health agency from the ground up - & saving lives - using “the oxygen of Ihekweazu’s optimism.” Please read this
This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic
Story of the just incredible ⁦⁩ and his team at Nigeria CDC that are transforming public heath in that country, and showing others what is possible — ‘This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic’
This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic he has “proved to be an agile leader in a fragile part of the world.” hoping “that his strategies in Nigeria might be repeated elsewhere on the African continent, such as in the DRC”
This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic
A story of passion and commitment for health in #Nigeria .... is a true African hero. Read his story here
This Nigerian doctor might just prevent the next deadly pandemic As leader of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, works to protect the nation — and the world — from devastating outbreaks.
This lovely portrait by of the new head of Nigeria's new CDC is also a master-class explanation of what it takes to build a functioning public health system. In
When Ebola was coursing through W. Africa in 2014-16, people started freaking about what would happen if it hit Lagos hard and started spreading. Here's the guy trying to prevent that from happening: Chikwe Ihekweazu, head of the Nigeria CDC.
‘As leader of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu works to protect the nation — and the world — from devastating outbreaks.’
“Chikwe is showing that Africa can do what is needed, when it’s needed” to prevent the next pandemic. Grateful to work w/ profiled by
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Important article by on role is playing in disease control in #Nigeria but also will impact #globalhealth: "systemic failures pose a risk not only to those directly affected, but also to other countries" #LassaFever #Ebola #flu
"During Ihekweazu’s tenure, the NCDC has announced the worst outbreaks of Lassa fever, yellow fever & cholera in a decade, & detected the 1st cases of monkeypox in 40 yrs..'I can give up and say this problem is bigger than me. Or I can buckle down& push'"