Professor Isaac F. Adewole
Professor Isaac Adewole has been a Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria since 1997. He is currently a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan. He is also an adjunct Professor at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Prof. Isaac F. Adewole is the immediate past Minister of Health, Nigeria; former Vice Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; and former President of Africa Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer. He is the co-founder of the African Cancer Coalition and a member of the International Taskforce on Elimination of Cervical Cancer in the Commonwealth.
He has served on several national and international organizational boards and programs on research and policy for cancer control. He was a Commissioner on the WHO High Level Commission on NCD (2018-2019). He is also a member of UNESCO/UNFPA sponsored High Level Committee on West and Central Africa (WCA) Commitment for educated, healthy and thriving adolescents and young people. Currently, he is involved with reviewing the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Harmonized Cancer Treatment Guidelines for Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as serving on the Lancet Oncology Cancer Control in Sub-Saharan Africa Commission and Lancet Commission on Cancer and Health systems.