Dr. Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani

Dr. Dorothy Jeff-Nnamani

Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer Novo Health Africa
Coached finalist: 
Sub-Saharan Africa

Dorothy is a Physician leader in public health with expertise in developing sustainable health programs, community-oriented policies, and management protocols for efficient health care delivery system.

Dorothy has technical and administrative expertise in managing large and complex health programmes spanning over 20 years with an in-depth knowledge of the Nigerian health sector acquired through research, programming, and managerial experience. Her areas of expertise are Healthcare financing, Public Health specialist, Project management/ Healthcare quality/ Strategic leadership, Health Advocacy, and Initiatives (Mental health, Patients right), Innovation, and Global partnerships.

Dorothy is the Founder/ Managing Director of Novo Health Africa HMO. She is the former MD/CEO PHB Healthcare limited, a subsidiary of Bank PHB (HMO). She is a Health Insurance Manager, Public Health Consultant/ Sensitization/ Policy advocate. Dorothy drives several initiatives which include Healthcare initiative development and product design innovation, Community Health based project management.

Dorothy was born in  Enugu, Nigeria. She hails from Enugu State, Nigeria. She has an academic qualification in Medicine with post graduate training in Public Health, Infectious diseases, Primary Healthcare in developing countries, and Epidemiology. She holds an M.B.B.S in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nsukka, Nigeria, MPH degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria, and an M.Sc. in Infectious Diseases, London, UK.