Lagos government appoints Zamba as LASHMA head

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the Acting General Manager of Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA).

A statement by the Director, Public Affairs at the Ministry of health, Mr Tunbosun Ogunbanwo on Saturday, said she was appointed due to her experience in the public health and wide range of knowledge in other disciplines.

Until her appointment, Dr. Zamba was the Director of Healthcare Planning, Research and Statistics at the Lagos State Ministry of Health, a position she held from 2018.

She joined the Lagos State Public Service in 2005 and has served as Director and Coordinator of the Lagos State Health Sector Service Charter Cascade Initiative between 2012 and 2020, State Health Sector Investment Officer between 2016 and 2018; Coordinator, and Health Sector Quality Control Program between 2015 and 2020.


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She was also on the Board of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) between 2012 and 2013 as the representative of the Lagos State Ministry of Health.

Dr Emmanuella also served as the State Human Resource health Desk Officer between 2010 and 2018; Training Officer, Health Systems Development Program II (World Bank and African Development Bank Assisted Project) between 2006 and 2010; and was appointed as representative of the Lagos State Ministry of Health on the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA) Board in January 2020.

She attended Corona and Queens College, Yaba for her Primary and Secondary education then proceeded to England for her Advanced Levels after which she obtained a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Public Health Degrees from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos.

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