Francis Ohanyido

Francis Ohanyido is a Harvard postgraduate alumnus, Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (UK), and Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (UK). He is a seasoned Public Health Physician with a Health System Strengthening, Project Management, Malaria and Reproductive Health background. He has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Public Health and now and i-Novate 2100 Adjunct Professor of Project Management, and has worked at various times with WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, USAID, Avallain | Google and so forth. He served as rapporteur for the UN Professional Support Group for MDGs in Africa a non-state Think-Tank. He has also been a pioneer advocate for Health Information Technology use in Africa, and was part of the core team that institutionalised the Pan-African Conference on Telemedicine and eHealth (PACTe). He holds advocacy positions as a Facilitator on the National Health Sector Reform Coalition (NHSRC) in Nigeria, Country Representative of HIFA, Chair of the International Public Health Forum (IPHF), and member of the Core Technical Committee of the national level of the Integrated Maternal Newborn and Child Health (IMNCH) partnership chaired by FMoH. In the past, he had served as Special Advisor to the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and Advisor to the Senate Committee on Health. He currently heads Synergy PMP a for-profit development-oriented project, information and knowledge management organisation as the Chief of Party /Team Leader, Nigeria. http://www.synergypmp.org.ng ohanyido AT doctor.com