The teaching staffNosa Orobaton
Dr. Nosa Orobaton is a public health physician with a background in business management with 30 years’ experience in program execution. He is a Senior Advisor on Global Health for John Snow, Inc. Currently, he serves as the Chief of Party, USAID/Nigeria Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP), JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
Dr. Orobaton worked for WHO in Geneva, Switzerland from 2007-2011, where he served as Deputy Executive Secretary. From 2006-2007, Dr. Orobaton was Director of Operations for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, and managed a $ 7.5 billion portfolio of grants to 145 countries. He has worked on public health initiatives on Africa, Asia, South and Central America, and the Caribbean. He has consulted for governments, foundations, for-profit and non-profit organizations. Between 2012 and 2016, helped spearhead the introduction, use and the local manufacture of Chlorhexdine 4% gel in Nigeria, for the prevention of cord infection in newborns. He also led the first scale up of chlorhexidine gel and misoprostol tablets for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in two four Nigeria states of 25 million population. Dr. Orobaton is a member of the Technical Advisory Group of the Routine Health Information Network (RHINO) and the Global Chlorhexidine Working Group.