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Adebola Hassan

Health Specialist at UNICEF

Adebola is a Health Specialist in UNICEF Nigeria supporting MNCH interventions in six federated states in the South West of Nigeria where she develops strategies, and influences policies and decisions for maternal and child survival. She is currently focused on making the Primary Health Care system functional as a strategy to achieving the SDG 3.

She is a multi-talented and self-motivated public health professional with experience in a wide range of health development initiatives in both the private and public sectors. Before joining the UN in 2014, she worked in two big USAID projects (GHAIN and SHOPS) as the PMTCT officer and Technical Specialist respectively. Particularly in SHOPS she was part of the team that piloted the successful provision of long acting family planning commodities at a subsidized rate in the private health sector in Lagos.

She is a medical graduate of the University of Ibadan with a post graduate Diploma in Community Health from University of Moi/AMREF and a Master’s in public Health from the Lagos state University. She has in addition to these, certificates in relevant short courses in health management and leadership.

She enjoys dancing and loves good music. She is married with two boys.