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Dr. Orode Doherty is a Pediatrician, Development Specialist and Country Director for Africare Nigeria where she is responsible for overseeing the implementation of several high impact projects, including comprehensive integrated malaria programming services in ten high burden states, care for OVC through education and economic empowerment for caregivers and pioneering integrated life skills leadership and sports programming for in-school youth.
She served previously as project director for Africare’s HIV project in Nigeria and as pioneer pediatric advisor at Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment programs (ICAP). In both positions, she led teams responsible for establishing over 120 community based HIV care and treatment access centers across nine states in Nigeria. Orode was an award winning Pediatric resident and clinician at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, a pediatric center of excellence in the US. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Benin, and a Masters of Public Health degree from Harvard University. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow of third class of the Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa, and a member and moderator of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.