Ms. Faith Nekabari Nfii is currently the Programme Coordinator for Public Health Workforce Development at the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), African Union Commission. She has worked within the Division of Public Health Research and Institutes since she joined the organization in 2017.
Previously, she worked as a consultant at the United Nations Population Fund East and Southern Africa Regional Office (UNFPA-ESARO), and at the Center for Statistical Analysis and Research (CESAR), both in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition, she has been a member of the Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA), International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) and Population Association of Southern Africa (PASA). She was a recipient of the PASA best research and oral presentation award in 2016 on behalf of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ms. Nfii holds graduate degrees and certificates in Demography, Public Health and Population Studies (MSc), Monitoring, Evaluation and Surveillance in Public Health (NQF Level 9), and Spatial Analysis and GIS in Public Health (NQF Level 9) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and she is a graduate of Microbiology from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She is also a alumnus of the University of Washington’s Professional program with a Certificate in Leadership and Management in Health (University of Washington, SA, USA).
Ms. Nfii is passionate about African development especially public health workforce capacity building in Africa and has research interests in Maternal and Child Heath, Infectious Diseases as well as Sexual and Reproductive Health with a focus on youth and adolescents.