Muhammad Pate, Former Minister of State for Health of Nigeria

Leadership Lessons Learned: Eradicating Polio in Nigeria Thursday, September 8, 2016 Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate served as Nigeria’s Minister of State for Health from 2011-2013. Prior, he was the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), in Abuja, Nigeria. Dr. Pate is currently a professor at the Duke University Global Health Institute. He also serves on the agenda committee of the World Economic Forum and is a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on … Continue reading “Muhammad Pate, Former Minister of State for Health of Nigeria”

Frank Nyonator, Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

Dr. Frank Nyonator, Senior Leadership Fellow at HSPH and Dean of the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ghana, spoke on “Championing Leadership: In Pursuit of Universal Health Coverage.” Dr. Nyonator discussed leading organizational change at the Ghana Ministry of Health.

David Mwakyusa, Parliament Member and Former Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania

Convergence of Leadership in Tanzania: Physician to Professor to Parliament Professor David Homeli Mwakyusa has an established background in medicine, politics and academia. He completed fellowships in gastroenterology in Scotland and the United States, and served as the Director of Administration and Hospital Services at Muhimbili, the national hospital of Tanzania. He serves as Professor and was Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the Dar es Salaam University Medical School. Professor Mwakyusa was elected to Parliament in 2000 … Continue reading “David Mwakyusa, Parliament Member and Former Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania”