Cdr. Rachel T. Idowu, MD, MPH

Branch Chief, Adult HIV/TB Care and Treatment
US CDC country office in Mozambique
CDC Mozambique
CDC Mozambique, 2330 Maputo Place,
District Of Columbia

- Building sustainable global health systems so nations have the capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to health crises at the earliest possible moment

- Establishing public health platforms in the context of humanitarian emergencies

As a US government senior medical expert, oversee over $100 million of HIV clinical programs in 7 geographic provinces through the President´s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); partner with the Mozambican Ministry of Health to design, investigate, implement, and evaluate programs that ensure prompt diagnosis, initiation of treatment, and viral suppression in HIV patients; design, establish, and administer response framework for humanitarian crisis in northern Mozambique (Cabo Delgado Province); hire, train, and supervise eight medical doctors and technical program officers; provide epidemiological and disaster management expertise to CDC country office leadership