Dr. Chris Onyebuchi Ifediora, a multi-award winning Associate Professor of Medicine, is the Founder and President of the OCI Foundation. He is also the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT). His awards include recognitions from Rotary International, the World Peace Advocates (an affiliate of the UN), the Nigerian Bar Association, the Nigerian Independent Media Practitioners and the Association of Global Youths. Details of these, and his more than a dozen awards, are available HERE.
He is an “Eminent Peace Ambassador”, an international recognition from the “International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA)”. IAWPA is a global NGO affiliated with the United Nations Global Compact, a body established in 2000 by the United Nations under its former Secretary-General, Kofi Anan.
Dr. Ifediora holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) degree from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, as well as a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom. He is a Harvard-trained healthcare leader, and holds an Associate Alumnus status with the prestigious Harvard Medical School, Boston, United States of America. His times at the Harvard Medical School can be viewed HERE.