Angela Okolo


Name: Angela Anene Okolo
Profession: Physician Paediatrician – Specialist in Neonatal health
Nationality: Nigerian

Key Qualifications and experience:

Education in Nigeria:

  • Primary: St Theresa’s primary Catholic School, Jos,
  • Secondary: St Louis College Kano.

Medical Education: Lovanium University, Kinshasa, RDC
Basic degree of ” Docteur en Medicine Chirurgie et accouchement ” 1971

Post Graduate Medical Training: Royal Hospital for Sick children Glasgow Scotland
Membership & Fellowships Acquired:

  • Member of the Royal College of Physician & Surgeons of Glasgow 1977
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 1987
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (UK) 1997

Teaching and Research: Experience accrued over more the 20 years at both the Medical
Schools of the University of Benin and Jos University, served various leadership
Positions & mentored junior faculty

A professor of Pediatrics of more than 15 years standing
Post graduate medical Education activities at National and Regional Levels
Over 100 publications, co-authored book chapters,
External Examiner for Medical Schools at National and Regional levels

Work Experience: More than 35 years’ experience in the Clinical Practice of Pediatrics
and child health in Nigeria with focus in Perinatal and Neonatal Health and ECOWAS based health organization [West African Health Organisation(WAHO)] at various periods over past 15 years
Has accrued experience in health management and Management of Health Projects
Has Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment
Involved in Regional and National Pediatric Society Activities for more than 20 years

National and International Recognition & Award
Beneficiary of scholarship awards for education (USAID & Commonwealth)
Recipient of international and National awards

Family Life:
Married for past 41 years
Has a Daughter and a Son

Membership of Church Organisations in Nigeria
Member of the Catholic Womens’ Organisation
Lady of the Knights of St Mulumba (LSM)

Languages Spoken
Fluent in English & French
Speaks Ibo, Hausa and Yoruba