NCRC ARMS

STEERING COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs:

Professor Tunde Salako, Director General, National Institute of Medical Research; Chairman National Health Research Committee

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Members:

Professor Elias Bogoro, Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund)

Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC)

Engr Mansur Ahmed, President Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Mr. Laoye Jaiyeola, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG)

Secretary

Dr. Chinwe Lucia Ochu, National Coordinator, NCRC

ADMINISTRATIVE ARM

National Coordinator: Dr. Chinwe Lucia Ochu, NCDC

Project Manager: Dr. Popoola Ayo, TETFund

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Coordinator: Dr. Nicaise Ndembi, IHVN

STRATEGY, POLICY & ADVOCACY ARM

Coordinator: Dr. Noel Saliu, NUC

RESOURCE MOBILISATION ARM

Coordinator: Dr. Popoola Ayo, TETFund

EXTERNAL REVIEWERS

Coordinator: Professor Ibrahim Abubakar, UCL, UK

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

WORKING GROUP COORDINATORS

  • Virus Natural History, Transmission & Diagnostics: Professor Rosemary Audu, NIMR
  • Animal & Environmental Research: Dr. Clement Meseko, NVRI
  • Epidemiological Studies: Professor Ehimario Igumbor, UWC, SA
  • Clinical Characteristics & Management: Dr. Segun A. Akinbami, LASUTH
  • Infection Prevention & Control Studies: Professor Adebola Olayinka, WHO
  • Candidate Therapeutics R&D: Professor Shaibu Oricha Bello, UDU, Sokoto
  • Candidate Vaccines R&D: Professor Christian Happi, ACEGID, Redeemer University
  • Ethics Consideration in COVID-19 Research: Dr. Peters Oladosun, NIPRD
  • Social Sciences in the Outbreak Response: Professor Ifeoma Okoye, UNN
  • Health System Strengthening Research: Professor Obinna Onwujekwe