Cultural Considerations in Social Media

Thu, Oct 10, 2013
1:00pm to 2:00pm ET


Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu provides an overview of social networks across various regions, and their roles across various geographies. She also discusses cultural dimensions of using social media across several countries, and potential implications for the effective use of social media platforms in health.

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu is partner at the Anadach Group and was previously with the World Bank where she managed the Group responsible for capacity building programs in health, education and social protection.  She led and worked on both health policy dialogue/projects with Governments, and on IFC private health sector projects. She also played a key role in starting the African University of Science and Technology.

Egbe has more than 25 years experience in the healthcare policy, provision and health care financing in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and the United States. She lectures at the University at Albany, has authored several articles, contributed to books and was a lead author of “Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries: A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs.”

Egbe is a member of the advisory boards of Sproxil and the Mayo Clinic Center for  Social Media, and a board member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas.



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