An entrepreneur and strategist, Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu is a partner at Anadach based in the US. Trained as a physician, she identified early the importance of utilizing technology to improve health outcomes for populations and co-organized the first m-health conference in Africa in 2010. She currently leads Anadach’s work in Management Consulting and Health Financing. Her understanding of management, finance, and technology, as well as her ability to identify early health and social trends and risks, has enabled her to be an effective board member of MedAccessUK and a member of the Healthcare Advisory Council of British International Investment. She was previously an advisory board member of Sproxil (recognized by Fast Company as one of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies) and the Mayo Clinic Center for social media.
Egbe also led Anadach to co-organize with the International Finance Corporation (the private sector arm of the World Bank Group) a series linking International Venture Capital to Tech Start-Ups in Africa, and a quick COVID status assessment of 6 countries for a major US pharmaceutical manufacturer. She also co-authored an article published in Lancet Microbe.
With her30+ year professional experience including 16 years at the World Bank Group, working both with senior public and private sector leaders across Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the USA, Egbe has an effective wide global network. Recognized as a leader, she is often invited to speak at conferences, strategic discussions, and board retreats, and is regularly interviewed on various health, pharmaceutical, and technology issues.