Dr. IFEANYI M. NSOFOR
Dr. Ifeanyi McWilliams Nsofor is a graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Medical School and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He is a Senior New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University. He is the CEO of EpiAFRIC and Director of Policy and Advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch. He is a leading advocate for universal health care. Ifeanyi’s health communications and health advocacy efforts are hinged on the University of Global Health Equity’s mantra, to achieve equity in healthcare, there must be equity in health education. Ifeanyi is a Thought Leader in Global Health. he has written more than 50 opinion pieces. Ifeanyi is a TEDx Speaker – his 2018 TEDxOguiRoad Talk is titled, “Without Health, We Have Nothing”. In March 2020, Ifeanyi spoke at “Exploring Media Ecosystems Conference” at the Samberg Center of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Title of his talk was “Forward this to 10 People: The epidemic of health misinformation in Nigeria”. The Conference was organized by Media Cloud – a joint project by the MIT Center for Civic Media & the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. In March 2020, Ifeanyi was also recognized among the Coronavirus Top 100 healthcare professionals globally. Ifeanyi is married to Omegie and they have 2 daughters (Yagazie and Chimamanda) and a dog, Simba.
is a graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Medical School and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He is a Senior New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University. He is the CEO of EpiAFRIC and Director of Policy and Advocacy at Nigeria Health Watch. He is a leading advocate for universal health care. Ifeanyi’s health communications and health advocacy efforts are hinged on the University of Global Health Equity’s mantra, to achieve equity in healthcare, there must be equity in health education. Ifeanyi is a Thought Leader in Global Health. he has written more than 50 opinion pieces. Ifeanyi is a TEDx Speaker – his 2018 TEDxOguiRoad Talk is titled, “Without Health, We Have Nothing”. In March 2020, Ifeanyi spoke at “Exploring Media Ecosystems Conference” at the Samberg Center of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Title of his talk was “Forward this to 10 People: The epidemic of health misinformation in Nigeria”. The Conference was organized by Media Cloud – a joint project by the MIT Center for Civic Media & the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. In March 2020, Ifeanyi was also recognized among the Coronavirus Top 100 healthcare professionals globally. Ifeanyi is married to Omegie and they have 2 daughters (Yagazie and Chimamanda) and a dog, Simba.
Dr. Isaac is a social entrepreneur with almost a decade of experience in leadership in various global and national organizations that range from healthcare, leadership, public policy and social entrepreneurship fields. He has worked or currently works with organizations such as One Young World, Slum and Rural Health Initiative, ONE Campaign, Global Youth Mental Health Awareness, and IYAFP as an Advocacy Associate on the Empowering Evidence-Driven Advocacy (EEDA) project that is fully-funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation among others.
As a young public health and policy expert having worked with various organizations such as US-based International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP), Pan African Reproductive Health Young Scientist Association (PARHYSA) and Australian-Based Global Youth Mental Health Awareness (GYMHA), Dr Isaac is very passionate about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Non-Communicable Diseases and Mental Health of young people in Nigeria and Africa.
Dr. Isaac is an African Union’s Pan African University Scholar who was awarded a fully-funded Masters in Reproductive Health and he finished as the Best Graduating Student in his set with a close-to-perfect CGPA in 2019. Driven by his deeply-rooted interests and experience in research, community leadership and entrepreneurship, he founded and leads the SIMBIHealth that delivers comprehensive sexual, behavioural and mental health information to young people in Nigeria and Africa to curb NCDs, STIs/HIV, Depression and other conditions that affect young Africans.
He is the Founder/Executive Director of Slum and Rural Health Initiative (SRHIN), a registered youth-led and youth-focused organization that works at the intersection of health and the ART (Advocacy, Research and Technology). He leads SRHIN that has over 400 volunteers from 8 African countries that ensures that people in marginalised communities have access to healthcare information and services.
He is a Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneur Programme 2019 Award Winner, an author of ‘YOUNIQUE: 21 Strategies to a Purposeful Life’, and an adept public health researcher with over 10 publications.
Jose Baseras Lopes
Having a Global Health consultant and scientist to give us a highlight on how we can achieve effective COVID 19 vaccination and its post COVID-19 implications will be one of the most interesting part of our summit.
Jose Manuel Besares Lopez is a Global Health Consultant from Cardenas, Tabasco Mexico. He graduated in Genomic biotechnology by the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, and he holds a Master in Public Health (International Health) by the University of Nottingham.
A passionate of the Biological & Health Sciences, Manuel has worked in Health Promotion & Prevention strategies for Infectious Diseases like HIV and Zika Virus. An advocate of the Adolescents Health, he works for the prevention of risk factors for Non-Communicable Diseases among them. . Self-identified as a Global citizen, he is committed to address and propose solutions for Global Health issues.
In 2013, he was the first President of BIDESIDA UANL, a student initiative that he co-founded, focused on the Prevention of the HIV/AIDS among the youth. Manuel was a Member of the Youth Council of the United States Consulate General in Monterrey between 2014 and 2016. After finishing his tenure, he won the prestigious Chevening Scholarship of the British Government in 2016, to study his MPH in the UK. His Master´s Dissertation was called “The Science behind Testing: A Systematic Review of Zika Virus Diagnosis by Serology”.
In 2018, he won Tabasco’s State Youth Award to the Academic Merit, Scientific & Technological Development. Recognised for his leadership skills in the Biological and Health Sciences, he obtained the “Young Health Programme (YHP) Scholarship” of AstraZeneca to attend the One Young World (OYW) 2018 Summit at The Hague, The Netherlands. A year after, he worked for AstraZeneca as Coordinator of the Young Health Programme in Mexico, being the first former YHP Scholar to do so.
He served as the OYW Coordinating Ambassador for Central America for 2019-2020. During the OYW Summit in London, he was recognised as one of the “OYW Ambassadors in Action 2019”, delivering a speech to more than 2500 young leaders and Corporative Executives of the most important Companies and NGOs from all over the World.
Both a UK FCO Chevening and US State Department Alumnus, he has been recognised among the “100 Young Leaders of the Biotechnology in Latin America” by Allbiotech in 2017, one of the “100 Leaders of Tomorrow in Biotechnology” by Global Biotech Revolution in 2018, and one of the “150 Future Leaders” at Shaping Horizons 2019.
In 2020, he was chosen to be part of the Progressive Leaders Program” of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Mexico. Currently, he is Partnerships Lead at the Global Shapers Mexico City Hub. As Global Health Consultant, his portfolio includes Access & Innovation in Healthcare, Medical Biotechnology, Adolescents Health, Health Diplomacy, Health Promotion, and Government & Corporate Affairs for the Health Sector.
Dr. Lucky Aziken
”’Lucky Aziken is an exceptional Optometrist working to provide sustainable access to quality and affordable eye care services in neglected communities in Nigeria. He is the Founder of several initiatives: Vision Care Givers International, a frontline Non-profit working in eye health, health education and community development. VCGi Health Systems Ltd, a social enterprise running a network of eye clinics, Vision Hub Academy, a virtual platform providing mentoring to the next generation global leaders and emedisar.com, an online medical information and artificial intelligence platform.
He is a Commonwealth Scholar, Mandela Washington fellow, LEAP Africa fellow and One Young World Ambassador, serving as the chairman of the One Young World Healthcare local and global working group.
Dr. Radhika Betra
Dr. Radhika Batra would be our first Speaker during the 360degreeHealth Network Summit.
At 28; She has already made it to Forbes as a 30 Under 30 – Asia – Social Entrepreneurs in 2020.She is the cofounder of the non-profit organization Every Infant Matters, which provides last-mile health solutions to disadvantaged children in India, Kenya and Nigeria.
Her main project is to reduce preventable blindness by dispensing Vitamin A to marginalized children. Through partnerships with frontline healthcare providers, Every Infant Matters has facilitated treatment of 20,000 children to prevent blindness and around 15,000 for worms. To supplement this work, they have counselled approximately 32,000 families on better life-style choices to reduce non-communicable diseases.
Radhika is launching more international partnerships, notably in Kenya with Ekpenyong in August 2020, and Cameroon and Tanzania later in the year. Additionally, having met Sister Rose Pate, she launched a partnership in February 2020 providing 1,500 pregnant, disadvantaged women in North-East India.
Every Infant Matters also supported young, dedicated doctors in providing free medical care in part of India impacted by the riots in Delhi at the beginning of 2020.Within two years of launching, more than 23,000 children in India and Nigeria were prevented from possible blindness and 3,000 women received vitamins to boost the mother and child’s nutrition. The organization also aims to promote breastfeeding and educate families on hygiene and proper hand washing techniques to improve childhood nutrition and prevent infections.
Even before India launched the world’s strictest lockdown at the end of March, Dr Radhika Batra, a paediatrician based in Delhi, realised that the poorest and most vulnerable sections of society were hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. In February she began to deliver essential items to low-paid workers, families living in poverty and migrant workers.She have distributed 2100 masks, 1300 sanitisers, 100 protective goggles, 270 face shields, and 1325 Hazmat suits or Personal protective kits and 1200 N-95 masks through partnership with the Indian Medical Association Junior Doctors’ Network, to identify needs among doctors and nurses so that distribution can be done directly to health staff.
She is however a Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Honoree- Social Entrepreneurs 2020, One Young World Ambassador, UK-Trust Conference Changemaker, UK-Global Peace Index Ambassador, WEDU Global Changemaker and Rising Star, Contributor, Project Syndicate, Contributor HuffPost and Contributor Thrive Global.
During the Zero Covid 19 Workshop/summit with 360degreeHealth Network; she will be discussing;
“Roles of NGOs and Social Entrepreneurs in helping Health Care Workers Provide Critical Intervention to Minimize COVID 19 Risks”
Date- 28th July; 2020
Time- 18:00 WAT
Every Nigerian Medic should have heard of or read about a health related information or update from Aghedo Etinosa Princewill; he is a resilient young Nigerian Nurse with tenacity for excellence in the health space in Nigeria.
Aghedo Princewill can be described as a Global champion and an African frontier for inspiration and empowerment of young professionals to fulfill their potentials. The award-winning Nurse is a UK certified instructor with an international Award in delivering Training (IADT3), an American Heart Association BLS & Heart saver instructor and licensed Occupational health and Safety professional by NEBOSH-(HSW UK).
Princewill Aghedo -Popularly referred to as “Descendant of Nightingale” is a 2019 Art in medicine Fellow and a Young Nurse Delegate at the Nursing Now World Health Assembly Summit at the World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland 2020.
He is the convener of the first Sold-out Nursing summit in Nigeria;21st century Nursing Summit, Which was held on October 2019 and the webinar on Exploring International opportunities for career development in Nursing.
Zamin Abbas Syed
Zamin is a Registered Nurse from Pakistan; he is presently working as Hospital Administrator and holds a Master of Philosophy degree in community health and nutrition; making him a nutritionist.
Zamin is multitalented; he is also an Infection Prevention and Control Trainer; he trains healthcare workers on infection prevention and control all over the Pakistan.
He was recently appointed Nightingale Challenge Northern Ireland Global Associate.As a Hospital Admininstrator; Zamin will be featuring during the 360degreeHealth Network summit to discuss issues related to;
”PROMOTING QUALITY CARE DELIVERY WITH LIMITED RESOURCES IN WORK PLACES IN A GLOBAL PANDEMIC”