Nosa Orobaton, MD, DrPH, MPH, MBA
Dr. Nosa Orobaton is a public health physician with a background in business management and 30 years of experience currently serving as the Senior Advisor to the Health, Africa Region Office team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Nosa has previously worked for the World Health Organization from 2007-2011 as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Health Metrics Network. From 2006-2007, he served as Director of Operations for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Nosa has worked with governments and non-profits in over 25 countries on public health initiatives in Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and the Caribbean. He has lived and worked for 10 years in Eritrea, Uganda and Zambia. Nosa served as Senior Advisor on Global Health for John Snow, Inc. where he was based in Nigeria as Chief of Party for the USAID/Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP). Between 2012 and 2015, Nosa helped to pioneer the use and local manufacturing of chlorhexidine and misoprostol for implementation at scale, at community level in two states in Nigeria.
He has co-authored many milestone papers on maternal, newborn and child health with particular focus on going to scale and on the social determinants of health.