Nyangi Philemon Ngomu

Nyangi Philemon Ngomu is a registered nurse and health leader in South Africa. He currently serves as the national professional officer for the Africa regional office of the World Health Organization, where he coordinates medical services and medical evacuations. He previously worked as a South Africa-based regional nursing advisor for a program on global nursing capacity-building run by ICAP, an entity created by Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health to deliver transformative solutions to strengthen health systems in countries worldwide. He has earned an advanced health management program certificate from the Foundation for Professional Development in South Africa in collaboration with Yale University. Nyangi earned a Master of Science in Nursing, Critical Care, and Trauma Nursing from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a postgraduate diploma in HIV/AIDS Management from the University of Stellenbosch.