Peva . Gbagornah

2021 Fellow from Liberia

Peva Gbagornah is a doctor with expertise in the study, diagnosis, and management of diabetes, tuberculosis (TB), and neglected tropical diseases. He is passionate about providing quality affordable care to vulnerable populations. He has provided clinical and preventive medical services in health facilities and communities in Liberia over the past four years. Peva is the TB physician at Partners in Health, overseeing a team in charge of clinical management, community reintegration, and linkage of care for TB patients in addition to providing technical support to the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control program. He served as medical director at the Ganta Rehabilitation Hospital and team lead for eHealth Africa's county support team in Grand Bassa County in the fight against Ebola. He gives health talks in communities and on the radio on the signs, symptoms, and prevention of TB, diabetes, and other illnesses. Peva holds a Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine and a postgraduate diploma in Diabetes Management. On completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, he plans to use the knowledge he gains to contribute to health policies, protocols, and practices to improve access to high-quality, affordable health services for all Liberians.

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