Prior to joining Africa CDC, Charles Ugochukwu Ibeneme has served for about 10 years in different capacities within the scope of public health with vast experience in Health System Strengthening, Immunization, Diseases Surveillance, and Outbreak Management. His last assignment was as an Interim National Coordinator, Africa CDC Saving Lives and Livelihood Programme in Kenya from May – October 2022.
Charles Ugochukwu Ibeneme is an NFELTP Trained and US-CDC Certified Field Epidemiologist with a Masters in Field Epidemiology (MPH) from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Nigeria. Charles Ugochukwu Ibeneme is a GOARN Fellow, WHO Scholar and Technical Consultant on Epidemiology and varying public health issues. He has publications on Outbreak Investigations and has played major roles as an MST in the preparation of Strategic Health Development and Preparedness Plans at both National and Subnational Level in the Ministry of Health, Nigeria.