Public Health England, UK
Ebere is a public health physician with over 25 years’ experience, and expertise in global health, epidemiology, health protection, and zoonoses.
She currently leads Public Heath England’s UK-aid funded IHR strengthening project; a technical assistance project aimed at sustainably enhancing capacity for compliance with the International Health Regulations, and strengthening public health systems through enabling partnerships between public health institutions.
Ebere has previously worked in Nigeria, Trinidad and Tobago, and Kenya where she worked on the Transform Kisumu programme, contributing to the workstream on resilient health systems.
As an epidemiologist in emerging infections and zoonoses, she led on the epidemiology & policy development for Rabies and other non-foodborne zoonoses.
Ebere is an expert in TB control. She chaired the PHE centres TB group in the UK from 2012 – 2015, contributing to the development of TB control strategy in England; developed guidance, training & quality improvement processes.
As a Consultant in Communicable Disease Control & Environmental Health, Ebere led outbreak control teams managing various infectious disease outbreaks & chemical and environmental incidents
Ebere is an experienced trainer. She co-authored an e-learning module on TB for the Royal College of General Practitioners and recently contributed to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) e-learning module on outbreak control in low and middle income countries. She has been an honorary lecturer at the Leeds and Hull-York medical schools.
Ebere is an alumni of the LHSTM Global Health Executive Leadership programme.