Management Board
  • Dr Ado H Muhammad – Executive Director/Director, Global Health Research Consultant in Pharmaceutical Medicine

    Dr Ado is a medical doctor with a postgraduate degree from the Institute of Orthopedics, University College London. He moved into the pharmaceutical industry in 2002, first in early phase research setting and subsequently to late phase drug development. He trained in Pharmaceutical medicine at the Royal college of Physicians England and University of Wales in Cardiff. Dr Ado’s areas of expertise is in drug safety science in development and post-marketing. He served as a medical director of several pharmaceutical companies in the UK, France, Sweden and Canada.

  • Mr Bala Sanusi – Director, Management (Admin & finance) International Management Consultant

    Bala is the Director Africa Region of BMS Consultancy UK, responsible for sub-Saharan Africa region. He has been in consultancy for 15 years, undertaking numerous and varied consultancy assignments in the areas of management and organisational development, change management; and driving organisational performance to some of the top companies in the world including – Shell, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Cola-Cola. Bala holds an MBA and a Postgraduate in Management Studies.

  • Kabir Sabitu – Head, Public Health research (Nonexecutive member) Professor of Public Health

    Following graduation from medical school, Prof Sabitu started his academic career in A.B.U as an assistant lecturer and subsequently becoming a fellow of the West African College of Physicians. He has attended several training and courses including:

  • Galiliee International Management Institute in Israel - management of Crisis and Mass Disaster events in 2014.
  • Fellowship in Public Health Emergency Management, (FPHEM) from US CDC Atlanta
  • EPI Methods in Evaluating Health Services - John Hopkins University in Baltimore- Maryland USA
  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology -John Hopkins University and IMPHI- Ghana.
  • Training of Trainers in Zoonotic Diseases and Training of Trainers in Outbreak Investigation – CDC Atlanta
  • IMCI Training - WHO
  • Master Trainer – Breast Feeding and Lactation
  • Improving Management for Public Health Interventions in the Center for Leadership and Management Development in University of Ghana.
  • Lecturer and focal person, N-FELTP A.B.U, Zaria
  • Professor Sabitu is a member to many professional bodies including International and Indian Epidemiology Associations. He was the Chief Examiner, assistant secretary and secretary in faculty of public health West African College of Physicians and currently Internal Assessor for all the Examinations and a member of Council of the College. He was the Head of Department of Community Medicine ABU Zaria.

    He was also a Treasurer and National Vice President of APHPN. Prof Sabitu was the National Treasurer of ACPN, current focal person PPRINN/MNCH project and President Epidemiology Society of Nigeria.

    He has supervised over 80 graduate and undergraduate students, has written and published over 130 publications. He has also attended and presented in numerous local and international conferences.

    He spearheaded the take-off of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Programme in the Department of Community Medicine, ABU, Zaria. 1999, initiated and conceptualized the take-off of COLNISA i.e. Community Nutrition Initiative Programme. He also led the MPH Programme in Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Centre for Disease Control (CDC) Atlanta. He is the Foundation Provost of the College of Medical Sciences of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in Bauchi, Nigeria.

  • To be appointed - Director, Research & Development
  • To be Appointed - Director, Training & Capacity Building
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