Adetokunbo O. Lucas

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Prof Adetokunbo O Lucas "Nigerian Medical Doctor and former professor of international health at the Harvard School of public health. Prof Lucas served as chair of Carnergie Corporation's grant programme concerned with strengthening human resources in developing countries for four years. He has also served as Director of the special programme for research and training in tropical diseases based at the WHO, Geneva for Ten years.

"In his professional career Prof Lucas has sat on various advisory boards of Rockefeller Foundation, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, Carter Center, the Wellcome Trust Scientific Group on Tropical Medicine, the Bill and Melinda Gates' Children's Vaccine Programme and the Governing Board of the Centres for Agriculture and Biosciences International. He has chaired the Global Forum for Health Research, for four years when the new entity was established to promote international health research.

"He currently represents West and Central African countries on the Governing Board of the Global Fund for Fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Prof Lucas has been awarded various academic honours including the Harvard Medal, the Mary Kingsley Medal of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the Honorary Fellowship of the London School of 'Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Award of Merit. The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has also named a lecture room in a new building in his honour.

"Appointed to the AMREF International Board on October 7, 2005." [1]

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Adetokunbo O. Lucas, AMREF, accessed December 18, 2007.