Country Representative, Nigeria
Chidozie Ezechukwu, MSH’s country representative for Nigeria, is a health economist and global health expert with over 15 years of experience developing health policies and programs for, and providing strategic and technical assistance to, governments and global health institutions.
Ezechukwu previously was Executive Secretary of Nigeria’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for the Global Fund, where he oversaw the mobilization and oversight of grants worth over $2 billion for HIV, TB, malaria, and COVID-19, as well as for supporting resilient and sustainable health systems. Prior to that, he occupied the dual role of Special Assistant to the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and Coordinator of NACA’s Global Fund grants worth over $159 million for HIV and for Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health. With NACA, he led country-scale community-based programs and provided technical assistance to national and sub-national entities on strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
Ezechukwu holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Liverpool, a master’s degree in health economics, policy, and management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a certificate in leadership development from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.