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Nneamaka Jennifer Akankali

Country of origin



2022 - 2024 (AK11)


Pharma/Medical Technology/Research

Partner Company

Merck KGaA

Education/Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Nigeria)
  • Master in Vaccinology and Drug Development (Executive), Universita di Siena (Italy)


Professional Profile

Nneamaka is a pharmacist with about 5 years of experience across various levels of healthcare in the public and private sectors. She is passionate about proffering global health solutions ensuring equitable access to quality and affordable healthcare (medicines, vaccines and services) for underserved populations, as well as promoting diversity and inclusion in the global pharmaceutical research and development space by advocating for collaboration with the Pan-African Community.

Outside work, Nneamaka can be found writing, playing chess or trying out new recipes.
She aims to be a mentor in the Pharmaceutical R&D space, within the next 10 years.

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