Adesegun Fatusi

Professor Adesegun Fatusi

Adesegun Fatusi is a Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health and currently the Vice Chancellor of University of Medical Sciences, Ondo State.

Within the University system, he had previously served as the Head of Community Health Department, the Director of Population and Reproductive Health Programme, the Director of the Institute of Public Health, and Provost of the College of Health Sciences. Among others, he holds the International Master of Public Health degree from the Hebrew University, Hadassah, Israel (with summa cum laude honours), and is a 2001/2002 Packard-Gates Leadership Fellow at the University of Washington, USA.

He has several years of experience in Sexual & Reproductive, Maternal & Adolescent Health; Health Services Research (with over 130 research and technical publications); Programme Analysis & Evaluation; Public Health Policy & Leadership.

He has served as a Lead Consultant for the development of several national policies & policy frameworks, including: National Policy on the Health & Development of Adolescent and Young Persons; Reproductive Health Policy; National Policy on HIV/AIDS; National HIV & AIDS Strategic Framework; National Youth Policy. He has also served as Member, Ministerial Committee on Health Sector Reform; Member, Technical Working Group on Revised National Health Policy; Chair, National Technical Working Group on Adolescent Health & Development.

He is the pioneer Director, International Course on Monitoring & Evaluation of Public Health Programs; Director, Short Course on Adolescent Health in Sub-Saharan Africa; Co-founder Clinical epidemiology Network Research Training programme. He is also a member of Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health & Well-being and member, Advisory Board of several adolescent/youth-focused NGOs.

He is the Founder and CEO of Society for Adolescent and Young People’s Health in Nigeria (SAYPHIN). He is currently the Chair of Nigeria’s National Adolescent Health & Development Technical Working Group, Vice President (Sub-Saharan Africa) for the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH), and a member of the Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing.

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