Dr. Ezinne Peters
Principal Technical Officer
Ezinne Peters is a health systems expert with professional experience across several healthcare programs. She has over 12 years’ experience in Public Health and Health Systems programme management and administration.
Ezinne is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) and the Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria (APHPN). Her experience in business development won her a national grant – Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria (YOUWIN), supported by the Federal Ministry of Finance, DFID and the World Bank, which was aimed at the development of safe water supply in a community within the Niger-Delta.
She was the pioneer Program Manager in the Imo & Ebonyi Offices of Catholic Relief Services (CRS National Program). She went on to become the Head of Health Unit, Save the Children International (SCI). While working at Save the Children, she worked as a technical lead in the conceptualization and development of MNCH program areas needed for business development .
She managed the provision of technical input, monitoring, evaluation, multi-donor and partners’ engagements at the national and sub-national levels in Nigeria, and across several project sectors such as, Stop Diarrhoea Initiative (SDI) funded by Reckitt-Benckiser, Healthcare Capacity Building (HCB) – Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals, REACH – GSK, Strengthening Newborn Care, Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) – USAID, Core Group Partners Program (CGPP), REACH, Breakthrough-Action (BA), STOP Pneumonia, etc.
Ezinne has also served as a Fellow and an advisor of IMPACT Project at the US Centres for Disease Control. During her time at the CDC and Emory, she successfully published a policy brief for the government of Romania supported by the Global Fund.