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Equatorial Guinea

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Writer, economist, and public policy advocate

Occupational Position: Vice Minister of Health & Social Welfare

Professional History


A writer, economist, and public policy advocate, Mitoha Ondo’o Ayekaba has been appointed to the government of Equatorial Guinea as the Vice Minister of Health and Social Welfare.  Previouxly he had been Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Co-ordinator at Marathon EG Production, where he led FDA-approved clinical trials into eradicating malaria. His work has been recognised and published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Prior to this, he worked as MEGPL’s Business Coordinator since 2009, serving as the Resident Manager’s main advisor for the best social investment strategy and engagement with the local government. He led the production of the company's first Enterprise Risk Management System.  In 2012, he was promoted as MEGPL’s CSR Coordinator, being responsible for the successful implementation of the Bioko Island Malaria Control Project (BIMCP). With the hope of eradicating malaria from the Bioko Island and the entire country, Mitoha coordinated the efforts to have the country join the international consortium of the PfPZ vaccine and to create and fund the Equatorial Guinea Malaria Vaccine Initiative (EGMVI), another multi-million-dollar project also operating under a Public Private Partnership mechanism between various oil companies (MEGPL, Noble Energy and AMPCO) with the government of Equatorial Guinea.

Mitoha has taught natural resource economics as a Drexel University affiliate faculty member and and gender and feminism courses as a Teacher Assistant at the University of Washington. Some of his fiction writing have appeared in anthologies of the literature of Equatorial Guinea.

Qualifications


BSc in Business Management, ESSERP Business School, Spain
BSc in International Economics, Vic University, Spain
MA in Public Policy, University of Washington, USA

Programs


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 

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