Dr Godwin Ntadom MBBS, MPH, PhD, is a Public Health expert and a Medical Parasitologist. He started his career as a Medical Officer in the National Malaria and Vector Control Division (now National Malaria Elimination Programme) in 1997. In 2006, he became the Head of Case Management Branch until December 2017, after which he was posted to head the Epidemiology Division of the Federal Ministry of Health, and also appointed as the Chief Consultant Epidemiologist (CCE) of Nigeria. Dr Ntadom was redeployed back to the National Malaria Elimination Programme as the National Coordinator in August 2023.
1. Improve access
and utilization of vector control interventions to at least 80% of targeted
population by 2025.
2. Ensure provision of chemoprevention, diagnosis and
appropriate treatment for 80% of the target populations at risk by 2025
3. Improve generation of evidence for decision making and impact through
reporting of quality malaria data and information from at least 80% of health
facilities (public and private) and other data sources including surveillance,
surveys and operations research by 2025.
4. Strengthen coordination, collaboration, and strategic partnership to promote efficiency and effectiveness of malaria control activities towards achieving at least 75% improvement from baseline using a standardized OCA tool.
5. Improve funding for malaria control by at least 25% annually through predictable and innovative sources to ensure sustainability at federal and sub-national levels.