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Rethinking Health Diplomacy: driving global health progress using diplomacy

The Right Honorable Dr. Daniel Ogbuabor will talk about the intersection of health diplomacy, health aid, 4D transition, and universal health coverage. This talk is moderated by Dr. Giovani Zanalda, Director of DUCIGS Rethinking Diplomacy Program, and Dr. Gavin Yamey, Director of The Center for Policy Impact in Global Health, DGHI.

Dr. Daniel Ogbuabor is a Nigerian physician, public health specialist, health economist, public administrator, parliamentarian, teacher and researcher. He holds a PhD in Health Economics, Management and Policy. He is a senior lecturer, Department of Health Administration and Management, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus; as well as a Member, Enugu State Conflict Resolution Committee. As a Member of Parliament, he chaired House Committee on Health in Enugu State House of Assembly in Nigeria for 8 years. He was also technical specialist in Enugu's Partnership for Transforming Health System; and Medical Advisor to German Leprosy and TB Relief Association in Nigeria. Moreover, he served as a Member of Governing Council of Institute of Management and Technology; and Chairman, Isi-Uzo District Health Board in Enugu State, Nigeria. Dr Ogbuabor has 11 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 conference papers. At Duke, Daniel's research will compare Nigeria's and India's approaches towards universal health coverage.

Dr. Ogbuabor is a 2020 Duke Global Health Institute Fellow.

Contact: Xiaojuan Ping