Nigeria Family Planning Portfolio Director
Dr. Moji Odeku is a leader in the reproductive health landscape in Nigeria, and a veteran public health physician with about 30 years of experience. In her roles in the Federal Ministry of Health as the former head of the reproductive health program, Moji focused on safe motherhood, family planning including contraceptive logistic management, adolescent reproductive health and gender Issues. She has experience with the development of strategic plans, policy guidelines, advocacy, research and contraceptive logistic management systems for reproductive health programs.
She has provided strategic directions as coordinator of Government of Nigerian intervention projects in reproductive/maternal health with support from International Foundations (MacArthur and Packard), multilateral agencies (UNFPA, UNICEF, and WHO) and bilateral agencies (USAID, World Bank and JICA). Moji also serves on the executive board of notable national and international NGOs working in reproductive and population programs such as International Council on Management of Population programs (ICOMP) and Advocacy Nigeria. She was the Project Director of NURHI Phase I, which recorded impressive success at the sites of implementation focusing on the urban poor. She is now Project Director of NURHI Phase II, which runs from 2015 through 2020, with the vision of scaling up the proven interventions.