Dr Ifeoma Fagbemi


Dr. Ifeoma Nkechi FAGBEMI (nee Udolisa), a seasoned medical practitioner, is a 1988 graduate from the School of Medicine, University of Benin, Nigeria. She holds a Master of Public Health (Community Medicine) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM & H) from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.

In addition, she has acquired cognate skills through series of certificated capacity building programs for healthcare service delivery as a First Responder, the provision and management of Public Health in Complex Emergencies, and Integrated HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment. Others include the trainings to acquire skills for Counselling, and for Strategic Leadership and Management.

Dr. Ifeoma Fagbemi is a recipient of the 1998 Warrington Yorke Medal for International Community Health, at the meritorious completion of DTM&H, University of Liverpool, UK.

With close to three decades of experience in the health sector, she has acquired considerable wealth of public sector based experiences. Her great passion for preventive, lifestyle medicine and promotive health have endeared her into participating in diverse non-governmental and pro-bono healthcare initiatives as additional means to contributing and facilitating a proper functioning and effective health systems that will enable Nigeria to improve her national health indicators. 

An analytic mind, with out of the box orientation and capacity, she is a seasoned facilitator cum researcher that seeks to connect dots for holistic problem solving and capacity to work with multiple stakeholders, even as a team player. Her knack for details, patience in dealing with ambiguity and making tough decisions, interpreting complex human dynamics and the sustenance of effective medical and healthcare delivery has further enhanced her capacity for strategic leadership and management skills; positioning her to bring medical expertise to the business side of healthcare.

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