Africa CDC, Ethiopia
Dr Yewande Alimi (DVM, MPH) is the Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Program Coordinator at Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Africa Union.
Dr Alimi is a trained Veterinary Surgeon and holds a Masters in Public Health (International Health) from the University of Nottingham (United Kingdom). Drawing on a range of experience including veterinary medicine, public health policy and research, Dr Alimi currently leads the implementation of the Africa CDC Framework for AMR Control in Africa Union member states. She also co-leads the African Union Taskforce on AMR. Additionally, she leads One Health activities and the development and implementation of one health programs within Africa CDC, across the African Union organizations, and member states.
Before joining the Africa CDC, Dr Alimi practised as a Veterinary Surgeon in Nigeria. She worked as a research analyst at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Health Technology Assessment, Austria and CompanDX, United Kingdom. She is also the One Health Technical Advisor for Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment Consortium [GET AFRICA].