Oladele Olagundoye, MD, MPH
Oladele has more than three years of experience in the non-profit and community health services sector in Nigeria as a medical doctor. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria in 2005. He obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 2010. Oladele’s professional interests are in the areas of reproductive health, HIV/AIDS treatment and community health services. In 2007, he pioneered community health awareness campaigns as a volunteer with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). These campaigns focused on dissemination of information and strategies to prevent the spread of malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS in northern Nigeria. He was appointed as a consultant on HIV/AIDS treatment by the International Centre for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) in 2008. During this time, he developed strategies that contributed to improvements in the quality of care of HIV-infected persons. In 2011, he joined the Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP), an indigenous non-governmental organization that delivers integrated services on malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS control and prevention. In his position as a "senior clinical associate", he provided technical assistance and capacity-building services for staff at CIHP project centers. Oladele joined the Global Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth), New York in September 2011. GBCHealth is a non-governmental organization with a coalition of over 200 member companies that utilize their assets to improve the health of employees and host communities. Oladele functions as the Malaria Program Manager for the Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA). CAMA is an alliance of malaria-focused companies with operations in sub-Saharan Africa and GBCHealth is the secretariat for CAMA.
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