Prof. Hadiza Galadanci

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bayero University

Founding Director of African Centre of Excellence in Population Health and Policy


Prof. Hadiza Galadanci is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Health Sciences, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria and Director of a World Bank supported Africa Center of Excellence for Population Health and Policy. She has published over 70 articles, and her areas of interest are Safe Motherhood, PMTCT, and cervical cancer. She has served as a member in several initiatives and working groups including the West African Steering Committee on Reduction of Maternal Mortality. She is currently the Vice Chair of the National Reproductive Health Working Group. Additionally, she has served as a consultant to many development partners including USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, MNCH2 and has received various awards for her leading work in maternal health in Nigeria. She has a Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, a Masters in Reproductive Health and Sexual Health Research from University College London and a Diploma from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She also is a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons and Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology United Kingdom.