Dr Ebere Okereke is a public health physician with extensive experience in public health policy, strategy and programme development and implementation. She specialises in global health security, health system strengthening and leadership development. She has won awards for her work promoting women and under-represented groups in public health leadership.
In her capacity as Senior Public Health Adviser to the director of Africa CDC, she contributed to the development of Africa CDC’s strategic plan, co-lead the development of the Partnerships for African Vaccines Manufacturing and contributed to the creation of the Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme.
Ebere is the CEO of the Africa Public Health Foundation – an independent charitable foundation established to build partnerships and generate philanthropic support for African public health priorities.
She is a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Public Health and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria College of Medicine.