Contact Info

Ifeanyi Nsofor

Senior Vice President - Africa

As the Senior Vice President of Africa of HHERF, Ifeanyi is responsible for leading HHERF’s efforts to expand in Africa. With extensive experience in healthcare management and strategy in the African context, Ifeanyi plays a critical role in identifying and developing programs and initiatives that can improve access to quality healthcare for people across the continent. He works closely with the CEO and the leadership team to develop and implement strategies that align with our overall mission and objectives. Ifeanyi is responsible for managing HHERF’s relationships with governments, healthcare providers, and other key stakeholders across Africa, ensuring that our programs are tailored to the needs of local communities. With his expertise in healthcare management and strategy in the African context, Ifeanyi plays a critical role in helping HHERF to achieve its vision of making quality healthcare accessible to all in Africa

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.