HIFA welcomes two new members on the HIFA moderation team! Francoise Nwabufo (Cameroon) and Sunday Chinenye (Liberia/Nigeria)

2 July, 2020

Dear HIFA colleagues,

Co-moderator Poorvaprabha Patil (India) and I are delighted to introduce you to two new members of the HIFA moderation team: Francoise Nwabufo (Cameroon) and Sunday Chinenye (Liberia/Nigeria).

By way of introduction here are their profiles:

Nwabufo Ngnedjou Francoise Foute is an Epidemiologist and PhD candidate in International Development. She has worked in Reproductive/Maternal and child health for many years, presently and independent consultant in Public Health/ Maternal Infant Child and Adolescent Health. Areas of interest include; Disease burden, Research in Maternal Infant Child and Adolescent Health, Community Health, Maternal/Infant Nutrition, Non communicable diseases (Diabetes). Organisation: Cameroon Society of Epidemiologists/Family Health and Development Foundation. nwabufofrancoise@gmail.com


Sunday Chinenye is a Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician/Endocrinologist at the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Nigeria. He is serving sabbatical in Liberia at John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Monrovia. sunnychinenye@gmail.com


We held our first moderation team meeting on Friday 19th June and started moderation training this week.

We look forward to continue serving you.

We also thank the many people from around the world who applied for these positions, to whom we have replied. We are continuously humbled by the level of volunteerism shown in HIFA. Thank you.

Best wishes, Poorva and Neil

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HIFA profile: Poorvaprabha Patil from India is an undergraduate medical student at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Poorvaprabha have a huge passion for the field of medicine. She is a polyglot with

a very deep curiosity for the various cultures and places in the world. Poorva loves to travel, explore and work in the sector of healthcare related NGO and INGO. poorvapatil01@gmail.com


HIFA profile: Neil Pakenham-Walsh is coordinator of the HIFA global health campaign (Healthcare Information For All - www.hifa.org ), a global community with more than 20,000 members in 180 countries,

interacting on six global forums in four languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese). Twitter: @hifa_org FB: facebook.com/HIFAdotORG neil@hifa.org