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Bonita Chiagozie Mgbemena

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Bonita Chiagozie Mgbemena

Assistant Director Health Product Management

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  • Education Qualifications :
    FPC. Pharm., M.Sc. Clinical Pharm., B. Pharm

Brief About Arinze Nwadukwe


As Assistant Director of Health Product Management at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), Pharm. Chiagozie Mgbemena provides technical guidance on procurement processes, warehousing, and distribution of health commodities for the Global Fund GC7 project which IHVN implements across the 36 states of the country and the Federal Capital Territory as the Principal Recipient. She represents the project at the national level and communicates the project’s key priorities to internal and external stakeholders.

She drives innovation to optimize evidence-based supply chain operations and technology. Mrs. Mgbemena also oversees the execution of end-to-end health product and supply chain operations for the timely and accurate delivery of health products and services.

Provision of technical input for an integrated project plan, reporting on program achievements, and provision of leadership on pharmacy-related activities across all grants in the organization also fall within her purview.

Before taking on this role, she provided oversight to five Sub-recipients of the Global Fund Resilient Systems for Sustainable Health (RSSH)/ COVID-19 Response Mechanism Project as a Senior Technical Specialist with National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA).

Her more than 20 years of experience in health product management, clinical and community pharmacy include career stints at IHVN from 2013 to 2021 as Senior Program Officer and Program Manager. She also worked at AIDS Prevention Initiative (APIN) from 2010 to 2013, and at Lagos University Teaching Hospital and General Hospital Randle, Surulere, Lagos State.

She is a Certified Supply Chain Analyst and Fellow of the West Africa Postgraduate College of Pharmacists. She obtained a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Pharmacy from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Pharm Mgbemena has participated in many national and international trainings and conferences in supply chain management

She is married with children and enjoys listening to music, travelling, and spending quality time with family.