In 2013 and 2012 respectively, in an effort to address the issue of “Bad Drugs for Africa,” Dr. Chihombori and the African Union African Diaspora Health Initiative team visited pharmaceutical manufacturing plants in Bangladesh and China. The objective was to identify credible manufacturing plants for Africa.

Dr. Chihombori spoke on February 28, 2013 concerning “Violence against Women and Children” at the Pre CSW57 Forum held in New York at the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United States. In September 2013, Dr. Chihombori was one of four women who represented Africa at the International Conference on Women’s Rights, hosted by the Government of Argentina in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. She delivered a moving speech on the topic, “Violence against Women and its Worldwide Effects.” At this conference, Dr. Chihombori shared the stage with two Nobel Peace Prize winners: Rigoberto Menchu of Guatamala and Alfonso Perez Esquivel of Argentina.

 

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