Dr Emmanuel Agogo

/ Health Systems / Global Health Expert

Dr Emmanuel Agogo, is Health Systems strengthening and Global Health security subject matter expert. He has conceptualized and implemented several innovative primary care and public health interventions in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. These have included practice-based self-care projects, co-leading the roll out of molecular TB diagnostics, HIV treatment care and support interventions, country-wide implementation of combination prevention programs. He contributed to establishment of the Nigeria CDC, where led the establishment of the National Reference laboratory, provided project leadership for interventions funded by the World Bank and Global Fund to improve epidemic preparedness in Nigeria and across West Africa, and supported WHO IHR JEE missions across Africa. Currently, he leads the collaboration between Resolve to Save Lives, the WHO, and Government of Nigeria, which has established a national hypertension treatment and control program with enabling cardiovascular disease prevention research, policies & guidelines. RTSL is also working with the Nigeria CDC to strengthen IHR implementation, preparedness and response interventions to mitigate disease outbreaks at the national and subnational levels; advocacy and legal frameworks for improving public health. He trained in family medicine, public health and infectious diseases. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK), was a 2019 Biosecurity Leadership (ELBI) fellow at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and 2021 Kofi Anan Public Health Leadership Fellow at the Africa CDC.