About Anadach Group

Anadach Group is a global healthcare strategic firm focusing on providing innovative advice and services to clients and partners interested in transforming healthcare systems in emerging markets and developing economies.

The mission of Anadach is to dramatically improve access to quality healthcare services and products in emerging countries by enhancing the solutions to major challenges facing healthcare organizations. Anadach is operational in both emerging and developed economies.

Key Personnel

Dr Enoma Alade: Enoma is a founding partner at Anadach Group. She is a dentist with over a decade’s experience of providing healthcare with expertise in operational management and strategic leadership. She owns a private practice in California and worked in both the private and public healthcare sectors in the US and Nigeria. She presently maintains her clinical skills by serving as President and CEO of a successful start-up general dentistry office with healthy profit margins and steady growth. She has expanded to employ other professionals but remains responsible for bottom line factors including: the vision, short and long-range strategic planning, operations, financial management, marketing and quality assurance of operations.

Enoma was previously Dental Director at a Federally Funded Facility where she was responsible for overseeing the care of at least 30,000 patients a year. In this role, she spearheaded the strategy, management and execution of departmental operations; and served on the Executive Management Core Team which was responsible for seeing all the delivered medical and dental services, maintaining accreditation by Federal Bureau of Health and JCAHO, and implementing one of the earliest fully functional electronic health information systems in the US. In this role she, implemented several cost containment and increased productivity strategies that increased annual departmental revenue by approximately 20% annually, and was actively involved in establishing another clinic location. She is licensed in California, Maryland and New Jersey.

Enoma was an Associate Clinical Professor at the Schools of Dentistry of University of Southern California School, and New York University. She has also served as healthcare consultant to various public and private facilities focusing on market demand analysis, quality improvement and utilization management. She has also led several consulting assignments in developing countries, and is collaborating with UCLA School of Public Health on potential projects in Africa. She earned her BDS at University of Ibadan, then graduated with a DDS degree from New York University and her MPH in Healthcare Management from UCLA. Enoma belongs to several professional associations including American College of Physician Executives, American Dental Association, the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas and the American Public Health Association.

Dr. Egbe Osifo-Dawodu: Egbe is a founding partner at Anadach Group.  She was previously an Adviser at the new Innovation Practice at the World Bank  Institute. In the newly formed group, she led  the pilot innovation fair on fragility and conflict in South Africa. Having won one of the first innovation awards in the World Bank Group  (the precursor to the development market place), she feels she has come full circle to now focus on innovative approaches to health care.

Prior to joining the innovation practice, as one of the core members of the Nelson Mandela Institution's management team she helped develop and start the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja - a Pan African University with Graduate Students from over 20 African Countries.  She previously managed the Human Development Group at the World Bank Institute where she was responsible for the World Bank's capacity building programs in health, education and social protection.  She has  a relatively unusual background in the World Bank Group having  led and worked on  both health policy dialogue and projects with Governments at the World Bank, and with the private health sector projects at  the International Finance Corporation. In addition, Egbe also worked with Booz, Allen and Hamilton on health issues in the US and South Africa.

Egbe has over 23 years experience in the health care covering policy, provision and health care financing in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and Latin America. She has also taught international health management and finance at local universities in the Washington DC area. Egbe is  a qualified medical doctor (from the University of Ibadan) and a member of the UK Royal College of Physicians. She holds an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and an MSc from Oxford University. She has also attended courses on the business of entertainment at the University of Southern California and University of California Los Angeles and was a co founder of  the Nollywood Foundation based in California.

Egbe has authored several articles, contributed to books and was the lead author of “Establishing Private Health Care Facilities in Developing Countries: A Guide for Medical Entrepreneurs”. World Bank Institute. 2007. (with Seung Hee Nah).The book was recommended by Hank Kearney http://www.hankkearney.com/recommends/egbebook.html.

She belongs to several professional organizations including the Healthcare Business Women's Association, American College of Physician Executives and the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas.

Egbe has been recently appointed to the advisory board of Sproxil which focuses on innovative applications of its Mobile Phone Authentication technology. Egbe is a board member of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), and and Advisory Board member of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media.

Manas Kaushik MBBS, MSc, MSc, DSc: Manas is a consultant with Anadach. He is a both a physician with experience in cardiovascular medicine and a healthcare economist by training. Manas was a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Co. where he focused on strategy development to improve healthcare business outcomes. Manas has authored articles in several publications and was a member of the Clinical Outcomes Research Committee at the Harvard University. He earned an MSc degree at the London School of Economics, MSc degree and DSc in Epidemiology from Harvard University.

Eno Angela Attah, MBBS, MPH: Eno is a consultant with Anadach. She is a physician by training. Prior to Anadach, she was the Senior Medical Officer at Ministry of Health for the State of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Dr Attah was also a consultant for Nestle where she provided technical guidance on nutrition projects. In addition, she was a program director for Child Development Trust, a non government
organization focusing on child development and health in the state of Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. Eno received her MBBS from Lagos University Teaching Hospital and her MPH from the University of Lagos, Nigeria

Advisory Board Members

Kolawole Olofinboba, MD: Dr. Olofinboba is a partner at Fairview Capital. He is a member of the investment committee and is involved in a broad set of activities, including due diligence, investment monitoring and reporting, as well as business development activities at the firm. Prior to joining Fairview, Dr. Olofinboba was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, serving U.S. and global clients in healthcare and private equity. Earlier in his career, he practiced medicine as a hospitalist and assistant professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT winning multiple teaching awards. He has also practiced medicine in the VA hospital system and in private clinical practice. He is board-certified in internal medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Olofinboba received his medical degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and an MBA in Financial Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he was a Robert Toigo Fellow.He serves on the boards of Camp Courant and Community Health Services in Hartford, CT.

Mr. Jim Rice: Dr. Jim Rice is an internationally-recognized authority on healthcare policy, governance, and strategy development. He is Executive Vice President at Integrated Healthcare Strategies focusing his consulting work on strategic governance, visioning for health sector and not-for-profit organizations; leadership development for physicians; strategic capital financial planning; mergers and acquisitions; and enterprise risk management analyses for physician-hospital joint ventures.

Dr. Rice serves as vice chairman of The Governance Institute, an organization dedicated to knowledge generation and dissemination via research and education for health system boards and leadership teams. He also served as president of The International Health Summit, LLC, and an international knowledge management institute focused on public-private partnerships and leadership development in health sectors throughout the world.

Dr. Rice has served as an advisor to health systems, physician groups, boards of directors, and ministries of health in over 30 countries. He has also worked with numerous US arts organizations, colleges and universities on governance & strategy development.

Dr. Rice has authored articles in publications such as the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Medical Group Management, and The Journal of Health Administration etc. He has lectured extensively on health policy issues, governance, and strategic planning, and has conducted board retreats across the U.S.

Dr. Rice holds masters and doctoral degrees in management and health policy from the University of Minnesota. He has received the University of Minnesota School of Public Health Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award, a National Institute of Health Doctoral Fellowship, and the American Hospital Association’s Corning Award for excellence in hospital planning. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), and a Fellow of Health and Life Sciences Partnership, a London, U.K. public health policy education and advisory firm.

Dr. Rice holds faculty positions at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England; the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa; and the Program in Health Administration at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. He has lectured at Cornell University, Harvard University etc. He serves on the boards of directors for Children’s Heart Fund and HeartLink, an organization committed to building cardiac care capacity in developing countries.

Ambassador Joseph Huggins: Ambassador Joseph Huggins, a retired Career Diplomat, is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Huggins Group (THG). The firm, which was founded in 2006, provides strategic advice to U.S. companies interested in trade and investment opportunities in Africa and the Middle East. He is also the Chairman and co-owner of Travel Leisure (PTY) Ltd., www.travelleisure.co.bw, a tour operating business in Botswana, and a Founding Partner in HHSP, LLC – a commodities purchasing company. Prior to his current position, Ambassador Huggins had a long and distinguished Diplomatic career serving in senior positions in the former Soviet Union, Kenya, Guinea, Togo, Jordan, and Washington. In his last overseas assignment from January 2003 to July 2005, he served as Ambassador to the Republic of Botswana and the Secretary of State’s Special Representative to the Southern Africa Development Community, a political and economic organization comprised of 14 countries in southern Africa. During his tour in Botswana, Ambassador Huggins was responsible for strengthening U.S.-Botswana relations and promoting trade and investment opportunities for U.S. firms. Following his assignment to Botswana, Ambassador Huggins worked with The Corporate Council on Africa as Senior Advisor to the Financing and Capital Flows Committee in developing strategies to increase investment flows to Africa. He also served as a liaison between the Council and multilateral organizations, African governments and the broader business community on issues related specifically to finance and capital flows.

Ambassador Huggins previously served as Executive Director for the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs where he worked closely with the Assistant Secretary of State for Africa in formulating policy and resource requirements for 44 U.S. Embassies in Africa. In 2008, he served on President-elect Obama’s Transition Team reviewing National Security issues at the Department of State.

Ambassador Huggins served two terms on the Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee for the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The Committee, established by an act of Congress, provides expert guidance to the Bank in developing policies to strengthen Bank support of U.S. exports to Africa. He serves on the advisory board of Wintara Energy; a subsidiary of U.S. based Wintara Inc. (www.wintara.com). Ambassador Huggins Chairs the Board of Directors of the non-profit Ariel Foundation International and is a founding board member of Airborne Lifeline Foundation www.airbornelifeline.org/. He is also a founding board member of the Botswana based “Show You Care Trust.” He has been featured in the documentary film, Africa Investment Horizons; Fox 5 New York News broadcast on Investment Opportunities in Botswana; Reuters Africa Journal Broadcast; Al-Jazeera’s English language service broadcast on foundations supporting HIV/AIDS programs in Africa; Cleveland, Ohio’s National Public Radio – WCPN 90.3 – broadcast, Africa, Land of the 144 Percent Investment Return; and MHZ Network’s African World.

Nneka Mobisson-Etuk, MD, MBA, MPH: Nneka Mobisson-Etuk, MD, MBA, MPH was formerly a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Company, USA where she has worked primarily in strategy development with a focus on payor/provider systems and the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr Mobisson-Etuk is a U.S. board-certified pediatrician and has significant clinical and public health experience particularly in the area of pediatric HIV. She worked at the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S .Department of Health and Human Services and Merck & Co. She also worked at The World Bank on investing in private healthcare in resource-poor countries and developing the healthcare strategy for Africa.

Dr Mobisson-Etuk has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, a M.P.H from Emory University, and a M.D/M.B.A from Yale University. She completed her pediatrics residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Abdu Mukhtar: Dr. Abdu Mukhtar has acquired extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. Until recently he was the Group Managing Director/CEO of the Abuja Investments Company where he chaired the Boards of a dozen subsidiaries across several sectors and was nominated for the Nigeria’s CEO of the Year Award by Thisday Newspapers in 2009. Prior to that, Dr. Mukhtar had held several positions including Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Minister on Economic Matters; Transaction Adviser at the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE);  Consultant with Pittiglio Rabin Todd & Mcgrath (PRTM) Consulting, Boston;  Consultant, Harvard Centre For International Development and Research Associate at the Boston University Medical Centre. While serving in these capacities, Dr. Mukhtar handled very strategic and challenging tasks and transactions in various sectors across Africa, Asia, North America and the Middle East, and gained experience in privatization, public-private partnerships, public service reforms, service delivery improvement initiatives, venture capital, management consulting, entrepreneurship and non-governmental organizations. He undertook several consulting engagements in the pharmaceutical and biotech space with both large and small sized companies.

Dr. Mukhtar attended the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria College of Medicine and the Boston University School of Medicine where he bagged Doctor of Medicine degree (MB.BS) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, respectively. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School and attended certificate courses at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, INSEAD, Oxford University and the African Leadership Institute, South Africa.
Dr. Mukhtar is the recipient of several prestigious awards and was profiled in the “2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century” and the Millennium edition of “Who’s Who in America: Science and Engineering”. He is/was a member of the Boston Cancer Research Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Gene Therapy and Fellow of the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

On a personal note, Dr. Mukhtar enjoys reading, traveling, non-profit work/community development and sits on the Boards of several non-profit organizations including LEAP Africa, African University of Science and Technology (AUST) Abuja and the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) Global Advisory Board.

Elizabeth Adu LLB, LLM: Elizabeth recently retired from the World Bank where her last appointment was as Director for Operations Services for the Latin America and Caribbean Region. In this position she was responsible for the department that provided oversight for the quality and focus on results for the World Bank’s projects in the region, which is known for its innovation.

Ms. Adu joined the World Bank’s Legal Department as a lawyer working on projects in all sectors in the Africa region, and rose to be Chief Counsel for the Africa Region and was appointed  Deputy General Counsel for Operations in 2004. As Deputy General Counsel for Operations, Ms. Adu was responsible for  the legal and policy issues related to the Work Bank’s operations all over the world. She also interacted regularly with the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors and participated in all Board meetings over a period of three years.

In 2007, Ms. Adu was asked by the World Bank’s senior management to oversee the implementation of major reforms to the World Bank’s Conflict Resolution System.Ms. Adu received her Law Degree from the University of Ghana, Legon and an LLM from Temple University Law School. She is a member of the Ghana Bar.