About Us

About Ingress Health Partners

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Ingress Health Partners specializes in providing patient-centered holistic primary health care services.

 

We promote health and wellness and empower people to change the way they think about health care decision making.

We establish provider-led primary health centers to address the need for respectful affordable dignified primary care in high-density urban locations.

 

Our Mission is integrated patient-centered primary healthcare through a community-focused technology-enabled approach aimed at community health and well being.

Our vision is Optimum primary healthcare for all, everywhere we are.

Providing you with competent practitioners for excellent primary healthcare

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Dr. Orode Doherty
Paediatrician & Primary             Care Doctor

Dr. Doherty is a Harvard-educated Public Health Physician and US Board Certified Pediatrician with special focus on Children, Youth and Women.

She​ received Pediatric training at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she was an award-winning Pediatric resident and clinician.

 

As a pioneer Pediatrician in ICAP, Columbia University, she led teams that established over 100 maternal and newborn care clinics for mothers living with HIV in several states in Nigeria, creating curricula for training health providers and tools for supervision.  She pioneered the well baby clinics at St. Nicholas hospitals in Lagos.

 

As Country Director for Africare Nigeria, she provided thought leadership around enhancing the capacity of women and their families to improve health and livelihoods through behaviour change, education, and enhanced access to resources and technology. Her 27-year professional career has spanned clinical pediatrics, health and hospitals systems strengthening, behaviour change communication, community development, establishing livelihoods and the promotion of life skills in youth.

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Ms Grace I. Odigie
Nurse Practitioner

Grace  Imade Odigie is a seasoned registered  Nurse Midwife with further training as a Nigeria-registered  Public Health  Nursing Officer, Certified British Public Health Visitor, and Community Health Nursing Officer. A family planning practitioner with over ten years of experience, Grace is passionate about Community Health  Care and wellbeing with a focus on preventive care, health promotion, and the creation of community healthcare partnerships with groups, associations, elementary and secondary schools, tertiary institutions religious bodies,  and corporate bodies.

 

Grace is further trained as a sales and marketing officer which earned her the certificate of Chartered  Marketer of Nigeria.  She has expertise in the operations and management of client call centers and Health Maintenance Organisations. Grace has had management training in   leadership as well as in strategic management and served as Zonal Coordinator managing seven states in Nigeria  providing client support and  healthcare access in a national level health maintenance organization

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Mr. Olufemi Omowunmi
Nurse Practitioner

Mr. Olufemi Omowunmi is a registered nurse with post basic certification in Psychiatric nursing who is passionate about community healthcare. In his twenty years of experience he has worked with corporate organisations and public institutions including in-patient, emergency care, as a medical supervisor and safety observer; and as a combat leading staff nurse in on and off shore facilities with medical evacuation experience. Femi is also a trained healthcare counsellor who has established lifestyle clubs including diabetes and hypertensions clubs for patients who continue to lead healthy lives. He served for a year as a member of the peace-keeping force in Darfur. He is certified in the provision of telephone triage services.

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Ms. Tamar Idaresit Akpan
Nurse Practitioner, Trainer and Nurse Mentor

Idaresit Akpan is a Nigerian registered general nurse and midwife with twenty years of clinical experience. She is passionate about maternal, newborn and child health, youth mentoring, cervical/breast cancer screenings and awareness programmes. 

She has taken on administrative/management roles, and project management functions in both private and public health care institutions. 

She is a driven and ambitious professional with a proven history of exceeding goals and the ability to create programs to encourage healthier lifestyles.

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Ms Vivian Nmanma
Community Health Worker 

Ms Vivian Nmanma is a community health practitioner with eight years of experience in the private and public sectors. Vivan has worked in hospitals, as well as provided home-based care and community-based care for the elderly, and for women and children. She enjoys outreach interventions and loves every opportunity to reach the underserved.

 

Vivian is particularly excited about maternal and child health, educating pregnant women and caring for newborns.