Avuwa Joseph Oteri, MBBS, DA, MPH

Avuwa Joseph Oteri, MBBS, DA, MPH is currently the Immunization Advisor at the Nigeria Governors Forum. The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is a non-partisan association of elected state governors in Nigeria. It provides a common platform for collaboration amongst Governors and it is founded on the principles of inclusiveness, democratic values, good governance, peer review and learning and development at the subnational level. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Oteri was a Director at the National Primary Health Care Development Agency where he handled various immunization campaigns in addition to numerous Primary Health Care activities. Dr. Oteri holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Ibadan. He received his post graduate Diploma in Anesthesia from the University of Benin and a Master’s in Public Health degree from the University of Liverpool. Dr. Oteri has 36 years post qualification experience, spending 19 in clinical practice and the rest in public health with a focus on immunization and health systems.