Health Books International (2)

14 September, 2019

It is nice to see that the spirit of TALC continues, for it means that the

great man- Professor David Morley lives on.

Well done Health Books International and Practical Action Publications.

We share same objectives and shall be glad to partner with you.

Joseph Ana.

(Note from Co-moderator: Professor David Morley, who has died aged 86, was a paediatrician whose life was dedicated to transforming the chances of survival of children born in the developing world. His research findings and books on the subject have become essential guides for doctors, nurses, health workers and aid agencies worldwide, and have undoubtedly contributed to the preservation of countless lives.)

HIFA profile: Joseph Ana is the Lead Consultant and Trainer at the Africa Centre for Clinical Governance Research and Patient Safety in Calabar, Nigeria. In 2015 he won the NMA Award of Excellence for establishing 12-Pillar Clinical Governance, Quality and Safety initiative in Nigeria. He has been the pioneer Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) National Committee on Clinical Governance and Research since 2012. He is also Chairman of the Quality & Performance subcommittee of the Technical Working Group for the implementation of the Nigeria Health Act. He is a pioneer Trustee-Director of the NMF (Nigerian Medical Forum) which took the BMJ to West Africa in 1995. He is particularly interested in strengthening health systems for quality and safety in LMICs. He has written Five books on the 12-Pillar Clinical Governance for LMICs, including a TOOLS for Implementation. He established the Department of Clinical Governance, Servicom & e-health in the Cross River State Ministry of Health, Nigeria in 2007.


Joseph is a member of the HIFA Steering Group:

Email: jneana AT