DR AHMED OGWELL

DR AHMED OGWELL

Dr Ahmed Ogwell currently serves as the Deputy
Director at the Africa Centres for Disease Control
and Prevention (Africa CDC) – a specialised
agency of the African Union (AU). In this
capacity, he works with AU Member States and
other partners, leading a team of experts in
securing Africa’s health through effective
preparedness, early detection and rapid
response to disease outbreaks and public health
emergencies on the continent of Africa.
Dr Ahmed Ogwell has over 25 years of
experience in public health as a social and
developmental agenda at national, regional, and
global levels. He has ably held senior positions in
national government, the United Nations (UN)
system, non-governmental organisations, and
the AU.
Dr Ahmed Ogwell previously worked as an advisor to the World Health Organization Director
General and worked at the World Health Organisation Regional office for Africa.
Dr Ahmed Ogwell is an alumnus of the University Of Nairobi School Of Public Health and the
Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen in Norway. He is married with
children.