Behind the Scenes of NCDconnect: A Conversation with Nes Ogunmolu

Feb 1, 2024 | WhoisNCDconnect

As we continue our journey introducing you to the vibrant individuals steering the NCDconnect platform, we’re thrilled to bring you insights from Nes Ogunmolu, a dedicated procurement/administration professional with a passion for global health.

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Q: Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your journey with IDA so far?

A: Hi I’m Nes, and I bring a background in procurement and administration to the table. Four years into my journey with IDA, and it’s been nothing short of fulfilling. IDA isn’t just a workplace; it’s a community of passionate minds contributing significantly to the health and pharmaceutical space. Being part of a team that works towards a noble cause fills me with pride and happiness.

Q: Nes, what do you enjoy doing outside of your responsibilities at IDA? Any interesting hobbies or favorite pastimes?

A: Outside of IDA, I find joy in the simple pleasures of life. I’m an avid music enthusiast, finding solace and inspiration in different genres. Exercise is another integral part of my routine, keeping both my body and mind in sync. And, when the rhythm takes over, you might catch me on the dance floor, expressing myself through the art of movement.

Q: What motivates you to work in the field of global health?

A: The field of global health is my chosen path because it allows me to contribute to saving lives and fostering happiness and health around the world. The profound impact we can make on individuals’ well-being resonates deeply with me and gives my work a sense of purpose.

Q: In your perspective, why is NCDconnect such a vital platform, and what gaps is it filling?

A: NCDconnect is pivotal as it unites suppliers and buyers under a common goal – achieving universal health coverage. By doing so, it addresses critical gaps, reducing deaths, and ensuring swift access to essential NCD medicines. The platform becomes a catalyst for making the world a better and healthier place to live in.

Q: Could you shed light on your role in the platform and the process involved?

A: My role revolves around contributing to the platform’s growth by providing essential data for seamless connections between suppliers and buyers. It’s about constantly expanding the scope of our supplier base and product offerings, aiming to make NCDconnect the preferred platform for acquiring medicines and medical supplies globally.

Q: What are your aspirations and goals for the platform, and what impact do you hope to achieve through your work?

A: My goals involve sustained investment in the platform, providing valuable data for seamless connections, and broadening our supplier base and product range. I envision NCDconnect becoming the go-to platform for acquiring NCD medicines and medical supplies worldwide, contributing significantly to global health and well-being.

As we wrap up this conversation with Nes, stay tuned for more glimpses into the passionate minds powering NCDconnect and driving positive change in the realm of global health. The journey continues, and the impact unfolds. 😊


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