Dr Olufunke Fasawe appointed to Scope’s Board

We are delighted to announce the appointment of global health expert Dr Fasawe (BDS, MIHMEP) to Scope’s Board of Directors.
March 2, 2022

Dr Olufunke Fasawe currently serves as the Senior Director for Primary Healthcare globally and the Director of Programmes and the Lead for the Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Programme in Nigeria at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI). She is a global health policy and management expert who has led programmes in HIV laboratory system strengthening, public health nutrition, routine immunisation, sexual and reproductive health, maternal and newborn health, cancer access, and primary healthcare strengthening.

Dr Fasawe specialises in programme design and planning as well as implementation and evaluation focused on lower and lower-middle-income countries. She holds a master’s degree in international health management, economics, and policy from Bocconi University in Italy. Dr Fasawe earned her bachelor’s degree in dental surgery from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She has a professional certificate in Leadership, Engagement, Acceleration, and Disruption (LEAD) from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Dr Fasawe joins our Board in overseeing the execution of Scope’s new strategy and the attainment of our ambitious impact goals. To Scope’s Board, she brings her expertise in complex system change and leadership in delivering services that meet the needs of underserved populations across diverse regions.

”As an organisation committed to putting people at the centre of designing creative and innovative solutions to solving public health and environmental-related problems, I am excited to join the Board of Scope. I look forward to working with other Board members and the committed staff of the organisation to continue to promote national ownership and leadership of the programmes in the countries where Scope works and will work.”

Scope’s Chairman of the Board, Tero Silvola, co-founders Mari Tikkanen and Joe Wright, as well as the whole team at Scope extend a warm welcome to Dr Olufunke Fasawe!

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