Sam Agbo

Chief of Health and Child Survival and Development, UNICEF Angola

Sam Agbo is chief of health and child survival and development for UNICEF Angola, where he is responsible for planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of integrated management of childhood illness, immunization, and emergency preparedness and response. Agbo’s experience includes 16 years in various roles at UNICEF and over 30 years on the front lines in the fight against polio. He previously worked as head of health and HIV at Save the Children, as a community health officer with the World Health Organization (WHO), as an independent policy and health advisor in the UK, and as head of health for Merlin. He is an Aspen Institute New Voices fellow.

Videos/Audio of Sam Agbo

With the end of polio realistically on the horizon, it’s not naive to ask what other “finish lines” might we dare to... See more
The deaths of children under age five fell by 50 percent to below six million in 2015, the first time that has happened... See more