Director General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Betta Edu on 13-14th November, 2018 will be honored in Rabat, Morocco with the PAN -AFRICA HUMANITARIAN AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH ADVOCACY this is for her outstanding leadership qualities, exceptional, contributions and persistent efforts in the health sector to Africa’s development through several bold policies and innovative initiatives geared towards building a healthy, prosperous, sustainable, regionally integrated and globally Competitive Health System in Cross River by extension, Nigeria and Africa.
The PAN African Humanitarian Summit/Awards is an annual event conceived to identify pertinent issues in Africa with a view to providing a holistic and multi-dimensional approach to sustainable peace and development in Africa.
This year’s edition will draw the attention of policy makers and highly recognized leaders in various sectors of industry, government, business and humanity from 42 countries to identify the barriers to humanitarian issues, peace and social-economic development in Africa and provide effective and innovative ways of addressing such issues.
Dr Betta Edu who is being described as the bravest and most daring, strategically sound and forward looking public servant with measurable achievement in championing progressive socio-economic community development in Africa will also be awarded with the Mandela Washington Fellowship Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) leadership Award on health and well-being.
She is expected to speak at the African Summit in Morocco come November.