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Andrew Etsetowaghan

Management Sciences for Health, Abuja, Nigeria

Andrew Etsetowaghan

Andrew Etsetowaghan, MD, MPH
Principal Technical Advisor PMTCT/MNCH, Management Sciences for Health, Abuja, Nigeria

I am a Public health profession with over 15 years’ experience as Medical Doctor. I received my medical degree (M.B.B.S) from the University of Benin, Nigeria and Master of Public Health (with Distinction) from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. I have also received post graduate training in Advanced HIV treatment and Research/Evidenced based Medicine from the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerpen Belgium and was a 2014/2016 Abstract mentor for International AIDS Society (IAS).

My career has seen me work in various international and local organizations including Médecins Sans Frontières, Hygeia Foundation- Global Fund supported program, Home Fundraiser Charity U.K.

I served as a National Staff Doctor and later as an External Consultant to MSF-Spain, and was instrumental to the establishment of a Maternal and child Health project at Makoko, Lagos. I have also worked in various capacities such as Senior Program officer and subsequently M &E manager at Hygeia Foundation, where I helped to drive the Global Fund supported program to reach HIV patients in Private health facilities and have being an active member of various technical working groups and is a contributor to the current PMTCT National guidelines.

Currently, I work as the Principal Technical Advisor PMTCT/MNCH at Management Sciences for Health (MSH) where I spearhead the strategic design and implementation of integrated PMTCT/MNCH services including FP under the LMS-ACT project in Nigeria.

I have various presentations in local and international conferences and the recipient of the prestigious John Griffith prize for Distinctive Academic Performance from Nuffield Centre of International Health and development Leeds United kingdom.