Africa at Noon: Health Development in Sierra Leone with Alhaji N’jai
April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Date/Time: April 19th 2023, @12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Speaker: Alhaji U. N’jai, Project 1808
Hosted by: Luís Madureira
Dr. Alhaji U. N’jai is the founder of Project1808, Inc., a US 501(c)(3) and UN DPI Associated Nonprofit organization. In 2014 Dr. N’jai led a multinational team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Sierra Leone, and University of Tokyo. These efforts resulted in the set-up of functional lab systems, long-term research programs, drug/vaccine development, and social mobilization programs. He has been a research fellow in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison, research and development senior scientist at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio, and adjunct professor of biological sciences, University of Sierra Leone.