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An Evening With Dr. Ademola Olajide

Dr. Olajide assumed office as UNFPA Representative to South Sudan from 01 April 2022, having completed services as UNFPA Representative to Kenya since July 2017. Previously he served as the Chief, Non-Core Funds Management Unit in the Office of the Executive Director, UNFPA headquarters in New York.Dr. Olajide was the UNFPA Representative in Namibia in 2014/2015, where he spearheaded efforts in population data and evidence, while supporting interventions that enhanced reproductive health and gender equality. Previously, he served as the Head of Division, Health, Nutrition and Population African Union Commission in Ethiopia from 2011 to 2013. His earlier career was with UNICEF and UNFPA in Nigeria, where he held various positions such as Programme Adviser, Reproductive Health Adviser, National Programme Officer as well as HIV/AIDS Specialist. Dr. Olajide holds a bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB’BS) from University of Ibadan, Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Federal University of Technology, Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Ibadan and Masters of Arts in International Relations and Strategic Studies (MAIRSS) from Benue State University.

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