Dr Luther-King Fasehun is a qualified medical doctor, with expertise in healthcare management, health economics, and policy analysis/development, especially in the areas of sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and nutrition (SRMNCAH+N), and broader issues of global public health and international development.
His clinical work experience spans both the private and public health sectors, and at all levels of primary care, secondary care, and tertiary care. He has also had the privilege to gain clinical experience working in urban city healthcare facilities as well as the most rural healthcare facilities in Nigeria. His health economics, health policy analysis/development and healthcare management and research experience spans both a regional Ministry of Health in Nigeria, as well as the World Health Organization global headquarters in Geneva. Dr Fasehun has contributed health policy development and analysis to the advocacy work of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), the World Health Organization (WHO), the UNFPA, the MDG Health Alliance, and Girls Not Brides: the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage. He has also been selected as one of the Female Condom Advocacy Champions, by the Female Condom Advocacy Project in Nigeria, a project supported by RutgersWPF, Oxfam Nigeria, UNFPA, Society for Family Health, and the Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria.
Dr Luther-King Fasehun graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 2008; and graduated with a Master’s degree (with distinction) in International Healthcare Management, Economics and Policy (specialization: Global Health and Development) at the SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy in 2012. He has since worked at The Wellbeing Foundation Africa since October, 2012 and is now Nigeria Country Director of the organisation.