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Dr. Ike Ogbuanu, MD

Dr. Ike Ogbuanu   Site Lead Crown Agents Freetown, Sierra Leone   Dr. Ike Ogbuanu is a medical doctor and epidemiologist with more than 20 years of progressive experience in clinical medicine, academic research, global public health, vaccinology, leadership and management. In addition to peer-reviewed publications inHIV/AIDS, vaccine-preventable diseases and genetic epidemiology, he has substantial…

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CHAMPS names Cynthia Whitney as Principal Investigator and Executive Director

News CHAMPS names Cynthia Whitney as Principal Investigator and Executive Director ATLANTA — April 21, 2020 — Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) has named Cynthia Whitney, MD, MPH as Principal Investigator and Executive Director. Whitney joined CHAMPS as Senior Advisor in 2018 and is a Professor in the Emory University Rollins School of…

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Dr. Amara Jambai, MD

Dr. Amara Jambai   Deputy Chief Medical Officer Ministry of Health and Sanitation Freetown, Sierra Leone   Dr. Amara Jambai currently holds the position of Deputy Minister for Health II at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation of Sierra Leone. He is the former Director for Disease Prevention and Control at the same Ministry. From…

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Dr. Shams El Arifeen, DrPH

Dr. Shams El Arifeen   Senior Director and Senior Scientist Maternal and Child Health Division (MCHD) International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) Dhaka, Bangladesh   Shams El Arifeen is the first Senior Director of the Maternal and Child Health Division (MCHD) at icddr,b. Dr. Arifeen is also a Professor at the James P.…

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Failure to Deliver Data and Lack of Sharing Leads to Child Deaths

Data and Research Failure to Deliver Data and Lack of Sharing Leads to Child Deaths Shanghai, October 19, 2016 30+ public health leaders from around the world dedicate efforts to child health evidence-based policy change and dialogue during the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) workshop at the annual meeting of national public health institutes. Dr.…

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