Ngozi Erondu PhD, MPH is an assistant professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) where she also completed her doctoral training in public health policy and epidemiology.
Prior to joining Chatham House, Ngozi coordinated a study on improving use of data for more effective malaria control - a collaboration between LSHTM, WHO-African Regional Office, and 13 national malaria control programmes across sub-saharan Africa.
She frequently provides technical expertise on biosecurity, infectious disease surveillance, international health regulations, and health system strengthening in Africa for several ministries of health and global health organisations, including the World Health Organization and UN Development Programme.
Dr. Erondu is also an Aspen New Voices Fellow, a John Hopkins Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellow and co-founder of the Global Bridge Group, LLC.
She frequently contributes analyses and opinion articles and also participated in panels and expert technical committees around the world.
At Chatham House she will contribute to projects on universal health coverage, health security, and health policy in Africa.
Areas of expertise
- Global health policy
- Vaccine-preventable diseases
- Infectious disease surveillance
- Health systems strengthening
- International health regulations
|2016 - present|
Assistant professor in health information, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Consultant, Department of immunisation, vaccines and biologicals, World Health Organisation
Field epidemiologist for Ebola response, US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Technical advisor, Global capacities alert and response department, World Health Organisation
|2008-11||Public health prevention fellow, US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention|
- The actual and potential costs of meningitis surveillance in the African meningitis belt: Results from Chad and Niger with Irurzun-Lopez, N. A., Djibo, A., Griffiths, U., Stuart, J. M., Fernandez, K., Colombini, A., Vaccine, 34(8), February 2016
- New public health surveillance evaluation model in Transforming Public Health Surveillance: Proactive Measures for Prevention, Detection, and Response, McNabb SJN, Mark JC, Ferland LD, Okutani SML, Park MM, Shaikh AT, et al., editors, Oxford, England: Elsevier; June 2016
- The Globalization of Risk and Risk Perception:Why We Need a New Model of Risk Communication for Vaccines with Larson, H, Brocard Paterson, Drug Safety, 35 (11), November 2012