Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr. Muyi Aina as the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA.
Aina is an experienced management consultant and public health professional, with a background in healthcare and management consulting. His most recent position was the Principal at Solina Group, Maryland, United States of America. He oversees the development and management of the company’s diverse portfolio of projects and partnerships.
Dr. Aina graduated from the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, in Nigeria with a medical degree. He continued his study by graduating from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology and from Harvard University with an MPH in international health.
Additionally, he has a diploma from Johns Hopkins University in vaccine science and policy.
Dr. Aina worked as an Engagement Manager at the internationally recognized management consulting company McKinsey & Company before founding Solina Group. He worked on a variety of projects in this capacity, including mergers and acquisitions, organizational and operational performance enhancements, and strategy formulation.
Distinguishedly, he was a faculty member at the University of Maryland School who was instrumental in the establishment of AIDS Relief, a PEPFAR-funded, multi-country antiretroviral treatment initiative. He also served on the group of experts that formulated WHO guidelines for clinical mentorship to facilitate the expansion of antiretroviral therapy in areas with low resources.
He has played an important role in programs aimed at improving vaccination performance in Nigeria, most notably in the Landscape Study of Routine vaccination in Nigeria (LARI) and the reform of the National and State Vaccine Logistics and Supply Chain systems.
Throughout his career, he has led numerous significant projects, including the development of an innovative and sustainable model for involving private for-profit facilities in the delivery of HIV/AIDS medical services, which is being implemented in five Nigerian states to address the challenges posed by the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
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