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Cross River Primary Health Care Gets New DG

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Dr. Janet David Ekpeyong
Dr. Janet David Ekpeyong

Meet the New Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, (CRSPHCDA), Dr (Mrs) Janet David Ekpenyong

Dr (Mrs) Janet David Ekpenyong is a product of Igbinedion University, Okada with Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.), Medicine, then proceeded to University of Glasgow, United Kingdom for Master of Public Health (MPH), 2014 – 2015. As a future Health Administrator she did a course at University of Washington on leadership and Health management in 2016 before adding another course on Prevention and treatment of Infectious Diseases for Nigeria from Southern Medical University, Guangzhou China in 2018.

Before her appointment on 2nd January, 2020 by His Excellency, Senator Prof Ben Ayade as the 2nd Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare development Agency she was Health Financing Technical Advisor TB/HIV DRM and PFM Activities (USAID-Health Policy Plus Project) August 2019 till date. Before then she has previously work as Nigeria Senior Health Financing Advisor (Consultant) (USAID-Health Policy Plus Project) August 2019 – September 2019, Operations/Support Personnel SAII Associates (Chemonics) USAID- Global Supply chain procurement and supply Management Program April 2019 to June 2019 and Health Financing technical officer (USAID- Health Finance and Governance Project) Abt Associates from January 2018 to September 2018.

Her meritorious services to Cross River State Government includes being Cross River State Health Financing Consultant for Cross River state Health Insurance Agency from October 2018 – March 2019 and Cross River Primary Health Advisor for Cross River State Primary Health Care Development agency from January 2016 – October 2017.

Until her appointment Dr Janet David Ekpenyong is a firm believer and committed fellow to the attainment of Universal Healthcare Coverage by Cross River before 2023.

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