Plenary Speakers

Dr. Olawale Fadare

(MB; BS Ibadan)

Dr. Fadare is a public health physician with 15 years’ experience in Nigeria’s HIV response. He is currently Senior Technical Advisor in a Caritas Nigeria HIV project delivering ARVs to over 51,000 persons living with HIV through 197 hospitals in southern Nigeria. He leads a 40-person Strategic Information team and is a focal point for the GRAIL (Galvanizing Religious Leaders for Accelerated Identification and Linkage to Pediatric ART) project which uses innovative case identification strategies to identify HIV positive children in faith communities.

He obtained his medical degree from the University College Hospital, Ibadan and has undergone training at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, the University of Stellenbosch South Africa as well as numerous certifications specific to the HIV sector. He is presently the Curator for the Society for HIV Care Clinicians in Nigeria (SHCCIN).