Epidemiology & Demography

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Prof. Ifedayo Adetifa

Principal Investigator


Ifedayo is a Clinical Epidemiologist in the Epidemiology and Demography Department at the Programme and an Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, trained in Paediatrics and Child Health at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital and received the Fellowship of the West Africa College of Physicians in Paediatrics in 2005. He studied Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and was awarded his MSc by the University of London in 2009. He got his PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 2012 for research in Tuberculosis Epidemiology. He was awarded the MRC/DFID African Research Leader Fellowship in 2018, is a member of the Kenyan National Immunisation Coordinating Committee, and a member of the World Health Organisation, Africa Region’s (WHO-AFRO) Regional Immunisation Technical Advisory Group. He is also the Current Director General of NCDC in Nigeria