Dr. Ige oversees the design, implementation and evaluation of malaria-control programs by United Methodist health boards in 16 African countries, which receive funds from INM.
Dr. Ige says of her work, “I am excited about working towards a future where African children and women no longer fear untimely death as a result of malaria. Being able to support efforts that help prevent, educate and treat malaria in the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in Africa is a unique privilege that I am very grateful for.”
Dr. Ige is a public health physician with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery, Masters in Public health and fellowship of the West African Post-graduate College of Medicine.
Prior to her work with UMCOR, Dr. Ige held a position with USAID/Malaria Action Program for States as the Management Capacity Building Officer in Southwest Nigeria.