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Management Summary

The Board of Directors is made up of a ten-man (10) representative committee of technocrats (local and international) of various callings; including the healthcare profession, marketing & advertising, the legal profession, human resources, information technology, and, banking & finance.

It is Chaired by a Highly Cerebral Technocrat and Beaurocrat of repute and integrity; one who is well versed in the Executive world; well-travelled, and has close relations to government. He will bring to bear his experience, and international exposure; in steering the Initiative through the navigational waters at its inception.

The CEO who is also well-travelled; is a Consultant Clinical Pharmacist, Public Health expert and Psychologist; with vast experience in academics, Clinical practice, Drug Information, Promotive healthcare, and Grass-root Healthcare Initiatives. It also has on board, the Coordinator of Pharmabridge Initiative; an organ of the FIP.

In addition, there are ten (10) full-time staffers and over fifty (50) active volunteers. The company is run by a lean management structure made up of seasoned technocrats and public health practitioners. Volunteers have been recruited in all geopolitical zones of the country.

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Board of Directors

  • Chairman Mr. A. Olawale Edun (Chairman, Chapel Hill Denham Group, and formerly of the World Bank Washington DC)
  • 1st Vice Chairman / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mrs. Bisi Bright (Executive Committee Africa / Middle East Representative, FIP PI) (Int’l Pharmaceutical Federation); former Secretary General, West African Post Graduate College of Pharmacists and 2 time international award winner, IATDM/CT)
  • 2nd Vice Chairman / Director Dr. Agathe Wehrli (Formerly of WHO, Honorary awardee (UK) and Global Co-ordinator, FIP Pharmabrigde)
  • 2 (two no) Executive Directors (EDs) (A Nigerian, A Zimbabwean)
  • 4 (four no) other Directors
  • Advisor Dr. Jim Rice, PhD (Director, US Agency for International Development (USAID) Leadership Management and Governance (LMS) Project at the Management Sciences for Health, msh)

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LWI Officers

With over 140 Members most of whom are active Volunteer Programme Officers of the organisation, 8 LWI programme officers won the Lagos Business School LBS Enterprise Development Services (EBS) / Coca Cola Foundation / African American Institute Entrepreneurship Scholarship Award in 2010. A LWI officer won a double award; the American Pharmacy Leadership Award PLA (Pfizer Inc, USA) and the Pharmabridge Another won a Scholarship to the Women Deliver Congress at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. LWI boasts 16 LBS Alumni, 5 First Class Degree holders and at least 18 Masters Degree holders. LWI had the priviledge of its officer winning the Goldman Sachs Award at agos Business School LBSin 2011.

More recently, in April 2015, an LWI Officer won the prestigious Schlumberger FFF Awards (Faculty for the Futures Award for Women in the Sciences).