• Clinical Instructor, Global Health

Seattle, WA
United States

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I am currently the Country Representative for I-TECH in Malawi. I am a trained Pharmacist and have Master degrees in Pharmacology and in Business Administration. Before I joined I-TECH I worked with John Snow Inc. in Liberia as Country Director leading the implementation of health and nutrition projects. Before JSI, I worked as Deputy Country Director for Axios Foundation in Sudan where we worked as sub-recipient to UNDP. I also worked as a Director in Partnership for Transforming Health System in Nigeria Project with DFID funding and as an Associate Director on USAID and CDC HIV/AIDS projects under PEPFAR. I worked as a lecturer in faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria for few years. My 25 years of experience working in private and public sectors especially on health systems strengthening and service delivery programs is quite resourceful. Ten years of my working experience were invested in key leadership positions Utilizing this wealth of experience coupled with my desire to make greater impact in Public Health especially on RMNCH and disease prevention and control are my career goals.

  • MBA (University of Maiduguri)
  • MSc (Ahmadu Bello University)
  • BPHARM (Ahmadu Bello University)
  • Malawi
Health Topics 
  • COVID-19
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Pharmaceutical Science
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Babaye Y and Nyirenda RK. Status Report on HIV Drug Treatment Transition from Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Efavirenz (TLE 600mg) to Tenofovir/Lamivudine/Dolutegravir (TLD) in Malawi. Public H Open Acc 2017, 2(1): 000118.

W. Ng'ambi, S. Gugsa, H. Tweya,B. Girma, H. Kanyerere, I. Dambe, Y. Babaye, J. Mpunga, and S. Phiri: Characteristics and management of presumptive tuberculosis in public health facilities in Malawi, 2014–2016. Public Health Action. 2017 Dec 21; 7(4): 282–288.