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Fellows Living in: West Africa

Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri

Psychiatrist
Lagos

Nigeria

Dr. Maymunah Yusuf Kadiri, popularly referred as the "Celebrity Shrink" is a multiple award-winning mental health physician, advocate and coach who is passionate about people’s mental wellness and provides workable tools to ensure that. Maymunah is a leading voice in Nigeria on mental health and wellness and has almost 20 years of experience as a practicing physician...

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Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman

Broadcast Journalist and News Anchor
Accra

Ghana

Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman is a Pulitzer Center grantee and a multiple award-winning broadcast journalist and news anchor working for EIB Network in Ghana. He is a regular contributor on the US Public Radio program, "The World,'' as a freelance journalist reporting on health inequities, social justice and sustainable development...

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Muhammad Saddiq Ahmad

Nurse & Non-profit Leader
Abuja

Nigeria

Muhammad Saddiq Ahmad is the founder and CEO of Rural Health Mission Nigeria, an organization that focuses on eliminating barriers to quality healthcare access in hard-to-reach and underserved communities in Nigeria. He also serves as Deputy Chief of Infection Control at Federal Teaching Hospital Gombe...

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­­­Hyeladzira Garnvwa

Health Economist and Non-profit Leader
Abuja

Nigeria

Hyeladzira Garnvwa is a Health Economist at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) in Abuja, Nigeria. In this role, Hyeladzira is actively involved in policy research, development, and implementation for Results-Based Financing in health through the Nigeria State Health Investment Project)...

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­­­Abraham L.B. Freeman

Environmental Advocate
Monrovia

Liberia

Abraham L. B. Freeman is a Global Atlantic Fellow, an emerging social entrepreneur, and the founder of Environmental Rescue Initiative – a community-based waste management organization that recycles plastic waste into usable materials, advocates against environmental pollution, and engages underserved communities to recognize environmental determinants of health...

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­­­Elliot Koranteng Tannor

Senior Lecturer, Consultant Nephrologist & Non-profit Leader
Kumasi

Ghana

Dr. Elliot Koranteng Tannor is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine of the School of Medicine and Dentistry of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and a Senior Specialist Physician and Consultant Nephrologist at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana...

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­­­Ifeanyi Nsofor

Physician & Health Policy Advocate
Abuja

Nigeria

Dr. Ifeanyi M. Nsofor is a public health physician and global health thought leader. He is a leading voice on COVID-19, decolonization of global health, global health equity, global health security, universal health coverage, digital health and health research. Ifeanyi is a graduate of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Nnamdi Azikiwe University School of Medicine...

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Adekemi Adeniyan

Dentist & Non-profit Leader
Ado Ekiti

Nigeria

Dr. Adekemi Adeniyan is a rural dentist breaking down barriers to oral health for underserved communities to ensure equitable access for all in Nigeria. She is the founder and executive director of Dentalcare Foundation which promotes oral health equity in underserved communities through free dental services...

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Stephen Sevalie

Commanding Officer | Psychiatrist
Freetown

Sierra Leone

Stephen Sevalie has a background in psychiatry, research, development and public health. He is in charge of medical services in the Sierra Leone Army and in charge of clinical services for COVID-19 while providing leadership on the health system in Sierra Leone.

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