Associate Director, Monitoring and Evaluation/Operation Research
Ekundayo Arogundade has over 12 years experience in international development work, applying public health principles to HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and control, Maternal and Child Health, Family planning, BCC/health communications and public health system strengthening. Ms. Arogundade is experienced in monitoring and evaluating projects funded by diverse donors like USAID, DFID, Global fund and Gates foundation. She possesses strong skills in coordination, supervision, research activities, survey and data management, report-writing and design of user friendly monitoring systems. She started her development career with the Society for Family Health, Nigeria, as a behaviour change officer; maternal child health research coordinator and Global fund Malaria M&E Manager. She also worked as the country project coordinator for the ACT Watch project in Nigeria. She has supported nationwide surveys like the Malaria Indicator Survey, National AIDS Reproductive Health Survey and led multi-country research projects like the ACT Watch outlet and household surveys. Ms. Arogundade brings on-board qualitative and quantitative research experiences and has published high impact articles on HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Maternal and Child Health, in reputable journals. She has a degree in Microbiology, postgraduate qualifications in Nutrition and a Master of Science in Social Work.