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Dr Oloriegbe Yahaya Ibrahim MBBS, MSc.

About

Dr Oloriegbe Yahaya Ibrahim, MBBS, MSc.

Dr Oloriegbe Yahaya Ibrahim

Ibrahim graduated with MBBS degree from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria in 1985.

He had Distinctions in Physiology, Biochemistry, Laboratory Medicine and Pharmacology. He attended various Training Programmes in Change Management, Advocacy, Facilitation Skills, Project Management, Health policy and systems analysis, Legislation, Leadership and an Executive

Programme on Coaching and Consulting for Change at the Oxford University U.K and H.E.C, Paris.

Ibrahim is the senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

He practiced Clinical Medicine at both Public and Private sectors during the course of which he rose to become Medical Director of a large private medical institution. His involvement in the leadership of various Medical Professional groups enabled him to have solid understanding of the Nigeria Health System and its various stakeholders. He also has good understanding of various Management aspects of health services in Nigeria and Africa.

Ibrahim’s election into the Kwara State House of Assembly and his subsequent election as Majority Leader, Chairman House Committee on Health and Chairman House Committee on Local Government offered him opportunities to acquire the necessary skills in Advocacy, Policy Making, understanding of Nigeria Political system, Conflict Resolution, Diplomacy and Managing complex systems.   Ibrahim’s participation and later leadership of the Nigeria Change Agent Program (a UK DFID funded project) and HERFON offered him the experience and solid understanding of the Nigeria Health System and the Health Systems of South Africa, Ghana, Egypt, Cambodia, Tanzania, Zambia, Sierra-Leone, Brazil, Malaysia and the United Kingdom.

His management of the twelve Change Agents Program Projects on the Nigeria Health System enabled him solid understanding of the various components of Nigeria Health System – Policy, Legislation, Reproductive

Health, Immunization, Health Care Financing, Communication, HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health, Health Information System and Health Services delivery.

Ibrahim’s leadership of the Change Agent Program, Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria, Working to Improve Nutrition in Northern Nigeria and Global Fund Malaria programme in Liberia enabled him to acquire necessary experience in managing complex organizations, with concurrent activities, strategic planning and coordination, interaction with various stakeholders in the Nigeria and Liberia Health and political sectors and providing leadership to senior members of the Health Sector and governance in general.

His works and services as a Health Systems Consultant to variety of clients including governments, international development partners and non-government organization and on various health system subject matters enable him to have solid experience and competencies in change facilitation, organization development and process management in the health and development sector.

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