About Chukwuma

Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike is a Consultant Public Health Physician with special interest in reproductive and sexual health as well as in the control of infectious diseases and provision of equitable healthcare delivery. He is a motivator and manager of human resources as well as a resource mobiliser for healthcare and community projects. At different times, he had successfully started from the scratch and managed to maturity a Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme through creative partnerships and collaborations with international, national and local partners. He has over 20 years’ experience in public health practice. He is the Prevention Lead in the national AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria where he has been responsible for coordination of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child of HIV programme, Control of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Viral hepatitis Control Programme, HIV Testing Services and Infection Prevention and Control Unit. He championed the development of policy documents for the control of viral hepatitis in Nigeria including National Policy, Guidelines for prevention, treatment and care, Strategic Plan (2016 -2020) and Training Manuals for health care providers for the prevention and control viral hepatitis in Nigeria. He has authored and co-authored many research publications that have brought policy changes in the provision of strategies to reduce maternal and infant mortalities with regards to HIV and Syphilis in Nigeria. He is an active member of several technical groups responsible for the provision of technical guidance in the development of national policies and guidelines for the control of HIV, viral hepatitis and other sexually transmissible infections in Nigeria. He is a teacher and master trainer in the effective capacity building of health care workers in Nigeria. He is an alumnus of the University of Nigeria Medical College, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians. He is happily married with children and enjoys playing Golf.

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Strategic direction 2: interventions for impact and strategic direction 3: delivering for equity

    Golden Hall

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 09:15

    The second day of the Summit is dedicated to strategic directions 2 and 3, which cover the issues of "interventions for impact" and "delivering for equity".

    Chairs: Dr. Florence Zeh Kakanou, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon and Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

    Presentations:

    • 5 core interventions to reach HBV and HCV elimination.
      Dr. Hande Harmanci, World Health Organization

    Panel:

    • Hepatitis B services – challenges and opportunities.
      Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria
    • Hepatitis B vaccines: a won battle or still more to do?
    • Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for PWID.
      Prof. Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
    • Hepatitis services for indigenous people.
      Luana Silveira de Faria, Ministry of Health, Brazil
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Learn areas of innovation and neglected issues.
    • Hear about the core issues for elimination and equitable access.
    • Gain an overview of the main advocacy areas and gaps.
  • Strategic direction 2: interventions for impact and strategic direction 3: delivering for equity

    Golden Hall

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 09:15

    The second day of the Summit is dedicated to strategic directions 2 and 3, which cover the issues of "interventions for impact" and "delivering for equity".

    Chairs: Dr. Florence Zeh Kakanou, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon and Dr. Saeed Hamid, The Aga Khan University, Pakistan

    Presentations:

    • 5 core interventions to reach HBV and HCV elimination.
      Dr. Hande Harmanci, World Health Organization

    Panel:

    • Hepatitis B services – challenges and opportunities.
      Dr. Chukwuma Anyaike, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria
    • Hepatitis B vaccines: a won battle or still more to do?
    • Hepatitis C prevention and treatment for PWID.
      Prof. Gregory Dore, Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
    • Hepatitis services for indigenous people.
      Luana Silveira de Faria, Ministry of Health, Brazil
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Learn areas of innovation and neglected issues.
    • Hear about the core issues for elimination and equitable access.
    • Gain an overview of the main advocacy areas and gaps.