Managing Director/CEO, Novo Health Africa Limited, NIGERIA
Dr Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani is a physician leader in public health with expertise in developing sustainable health programs, management protocols (for efficient health care delivery system) and community-oriented policies. She has extensive professional knowledge, academic qualifications, and vast experience in the African health sector.
Dorothy has facilitated several health programs and served as a short-term consultant cutting across the African geographic terrain. She is passionate about the provision of universal access to health care, through sustainable healthcare initiatives. She has developed and pioneered successful initiatives targeted at the provision of accessible, affordable and quality healthcare services.
Her desire to be part of the new Africa where healthcare is efficient, effective and of high-quality standards for everyone, regardless of their socio-economic status will remain the fire behind her passion to continue to serve through the Novo Health Africa vision.
Dorothy is forward thinking and has strategically led businesses from start-up positions. She is a result-oriented physician leader experienced in business management, quality control, team building, and operational efficiency. Her high-performance leadership capability has led her to achieve business goals, ensuring transparency and good governance at all times.
She is a member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, the Public Health Physician Association of Nigeria, an international member of the American Association for Physician Leadership and an alumnus of many institutions amongst which are: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Institute of Cultural Diplomacy, the Lagos Business School and the Harvard School of Public Health.
A pioneer president and member of – Doctors Health initiative, a non-profit organization, with the core objective of promoting family values through health education and awareness at women and men fora, Dorothy believes in giving back to the society and has thus, founded Novo Health Africa Foundation, to provide access to health care for the underserved population.