Dr. Mohammed Alkali
Dr Mohammed Alkali who is the current National President of the Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN), Director Non Communicable Disease Alliance-Nigeria (NCDN), is also a Chief Consultant Physician (Gastroenterology) as well as the Chief Medical Director of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital Bauchi. A BM, BCH graduate of the University of Jos, and a Fellow of the West African College of Physician, he was the Vice President II of DAN from 1998 to 2016 and has always been an active participant in the education, advocacy, mobilization, research and social support of the Association. Prior to that, he was a Permanent secretary Bauchi state government, Head of Clinical Services FMC Azare, Lecturer University of Maiduguri, Honorary Consultant UMTH Maiduguri, Visiting Consultant to several Hospitals, Chairman NMA Bauchi State, Chairman Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria Bauchi State, President ARD UMTH Maiduguri, National Vice President NARD, North east coordinator Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Nigeria (SOGHIN), Team leader Bauchi hepatitis study group as well as Chairman and Member of many Institutional and National committees among others. He has many publications in both Local and International journal as well as presentations at national and International conferences.
Dr Alkali is a member of many Associations and Societies including DAN, NCDAN, NMA, MDCN, SOGHIN, ESG, IOS, FICEN, MEDEF, and has received many awards and Honors including the traditional titles of Talban Dambam and Wakilin Gona Misau. He is happily married with 6 children and has a hobby of travelling, making friends and swimming.