EUNICE DAMISA

EUNICE DAMISA

DIRECTOR, ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATION

Eunice Damisa, the Director of Advocacy and Communication is from Edo State. She has an MPH from the University of Liverpool and MPA, PGD Mass Communication, Diploma in Management all from the University of Lagos. She also has a BA in English and Literature from the University of Benin.


She currently chairs the Risk Communication and Demand Generation subcommittee of the National Technical Working Group for COVID-19 vaccine introduction in Nigeria. She is the Deputy Team Leader, NPHCDA COVID-19 Command Centre and has been the Head of Secretariat of the Expert Review Committee for Polio Eradication & Routine Immunization in Nigeria, since 2013.


Prior to joining the public service, she practiced Journalism in Punch and Concord Newspapers and rose to post of Assistant News Editor at Concord Newspapers. She started her public service career in 2001 as Chief Social Mobilization Officer in the defunct National Programme on Immunization (NPI). In 2012 she was appointed Communication Analyst for the newly established National Polio Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) and was appointed Deputy Incident Manager of NEOC in 2016, a position she held till September 2021.