Fatimah Abolanle Odusote

Executive Director

Fatimah Abolanle Odusote is an astute, self-driven and highly motivated Medical Doctor with 7-year work experience in the field of Public Health with specific focus on Adolescent Health. She is adept at coordinating, planning and implementing programmatic interventions on public and adolescent health within large institutions, communities, schools in collaboration with different stakeholders in the Private, Public and Non-Governmental Organizations (local and international). She has worked extensively in WASH, menstrual health, nutrition, mental health and sexual reproductive health especially in hard-to-reach communities.

Under her leadership as the Executive Director of Centre for Adolescent Health and Social Development, a Non-Governmental Organization, her team recently won a grant from Tulsi Chanrai Foundation to fund adolescent health projects within the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria. Also, under her leadership, the organization has development comprehensive menstrual hygiene, puberty and sexual and reproductive health pamphlets for adolescents which has been used in more than 20 communities and schools in South-West, North Central and South-South regions of Nigeria.

She also has a Masters in Public Administration from the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. Additionally, she has certifications in Economic Evaluation in Global Health (the University of Washington), Communication for Health Managers (USAID Global Learning Center) and Project In Controlled Environment (PRINCE 2), all of which have been highly instrumental in her adeptness and ability to deliver on assignments.

She has extensive experience in managing the expectations of team members and relevant stakeholders. She is also adept at volunteer/team management by assigning tasks, providing on-the-job support, ensuring prompt delivery of assigned responsibilities, creating incentives for acknowledgement, and fostering better work performance (through award presentations and volunteer recognition programmes).

She has worked briefly as a Student Researcher and Research Assistant at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. She also supported data management and performance analysis of the HIV/AIDS Program Development Project II (HPDP2) sponsored by the World Bank (in NACA).

Currently as the Field coordinator of Peltom Global Services, she has been deeply involved in the tracking of Sustainable Deveploment Goals Projects (2020) across the country (by OSSAP-SDG); Leadership and Institutional Capacity Building for CHIPS project, Niger State (Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation); the Needs Assessment of Secondary Health Facilities across the 36 states of the Federation (including FCT) to be equipped for the provision of critical care for COVID-19 and diseases of public health importance (funded by Global Fund); Joint Action and Midterm Review (JAR and MTR) of the National Strategic Health Development Plan II in all states of the Federation (funded by Global Fund); Training of trainers and state level service providers (in all regions of the country) on SD Biosensor HIV/Syphilis duo test kit.

She is interested in health system strengthening, health policy, research and development and health promotion in adolescents and youths to ensure improved health outcomes.

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