Dr Funmi Adewara
Founder/CEO Mobihealth International
Dr. Funmi Adewara is a multi-award-winning UK-based Nigerian-British Physician. She is a Cambridge-trained Bioscience Entrepreneur with a multi-disciplinary background in Clinical Medicine, Pharmaceutical and Business Development across the healthcare and energy sectors.
For over fifteen years Funmi worked mainly within the NHS UK, with a stint in the Pharmaceutical industry as a Drug Safety Physician. Funmi is driven by a passion for changing the poor narrative of Africa’s healthcare landscape through leveraging information technology. This has brought both her and Mobihealth much international acclaim.
At the recent United Nations General Assembly, Funmi was honoured with the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDG3&Her Global Award 2020. She was also one of the 7 global winners picked amongst 2400 contestants worldwide. This coveted award, a first for Nigeria since its formation, earned Funmi a congratulatory message from Nigeria’s former President, Muhammadu Buhari GCFR at the celebration of Nigeria at 60, in October 2020.
Mobihealth was also a proud finalist at the recent CISCO Global Problem Solver Awards 2021.