Dr Emmanuel Agogo

He is the Co-convener of SHCCIN and is currently a Deputy Director, Laboratory Service Department at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. He was formerly an Assistant Director, Treatment, Care and Support at the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Abuja where he contributed the development of National Treatment Guidelines as part of the National ART Task Team, coordinated the HIV care and support national technical working group and was the head of the Technical team for the Global Fund Treatment programme.

He is a Family Physician and Tropical medicine specialist; He spent 10 years working in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). He was a member of Pioneers for Health Clinical Commissioning Board and the Clinical effectiveness committee of the Birmingham East and North Primary Trust at various times. As Lead clinician, he set up new practices for private companies like Assura/Virgin Health and similar organisations.

He was Honorary Lecturer and Clinical Tutor at the College of Medicine, University of Birmingham where he taught physician associates, allied health workers, medical students and postgraduate doctors until 2014.

Emmanuel graduated from University College Hospital, Ibadan in 1999 and has a Masters in Tropical Medicine (with distinction) from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, he is a Diplomate of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practice and just concluded a Masters in Clinical Primary and Community Care from the University of Birmingham.

He is passionate about patient centred HIV treatment and care, quality improvement in health care; delivering equitable access to health care, building and strengthening the Nigerian health care system; developing and deploying innovative solutions to solve problems.