Ebola program director

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Dr. Olusimbo Ige is the senior program manager for Imagine No Malaria (INM) of the Global Health arm of the General Board of Global Ministries. 

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. 

(From the 08 Oct 2014 UMCOR hotline) Dr. Ige is also program manager for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.