Ifeanyi Nsofor, MD

Position: Global Health Thought Leader
Medical Doctor

Biography

Ifeanyi Nsofor is a global health thought leader with more than 90 opinion pieces written (33 specifically on COVID-19). He has been interviewed by top news outlets such as BBC, Al Jazeera, Channel News Asia, Forbes etc. Ifeanyi is a graduate of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Nnamdi Azikiwe University School of Medicine. He is a leading voice in decolonization of global health, global health equity, health security, universal health coverage, digital health and health research. For more than 22 years since graduating as a medical doctor, he has worked in government, international non-profit organizations, indigenous non-profit health organizations and the private health sector. He is involved in launching two successful health start-ups (Nigeria Health Watch and EpiAFRIC). Ifeanyi is a Senior New Voices Fellow at the Aspen Institute and Senior Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity at George Washington University. Ifeanyi is a coronavirus top 100 healthcare professional globally in 2020 by Onalytica. He is also among the top 100 most influential Africans of 2020 by NewAfrican magazine. He is a two-time TEDx Speaker. Ifeanyi is married to Omegie. They have two daughters – Yagazie and Chimamanda and a 12-year-old dog Simba.

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