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'Banji Alo

A Healthcare Programs Specialist

I have experience in healthcare programs design, delivery, evaluation and management. I have worked on donor-funded healthcare programs focussed on health systems strengthening, health promotion and health services delivery. I possess great analytical, problem-solving and research skills and I am proficient with a variety of data analysis tools used to guide and inform evidence-based research and decision making. Request resume

About

Bio

Banji is a health systems professional with over five years of experience working in private, public and international development sectors. Banji has a strong focus on monitoring, evaluation and management of healthcare programs, as he has worked on donor-funded programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and the Pacific. He possesses outstanding analytical, problem-solving and research capabilities, as he has utilised various analytical methodologies to inform evidence-based research and decision making

Core Values

Teamwork

Innovation

Integrity

Excellence

Career Portfolio

Education

  • Master of Health Services Management (July 2018)

  • Griffith University, Australia
  • Master of Public Health (July 2017)

  • The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry (July 2011)

  • Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Work Experience

Junior Consultant, Insight RSA, Australia

Sept 2017 - March 2019

Insight RSA is a research, statistical and development consulting firm that provides training and consulting services in business analytics. My responsibility is to utilize and analyze national level-data to develop training modules for workshops aimed to promote learning and research. I also conduct quality literature reviews to inform research and policy-making.

Program Officer, Solina Group

Nov 2012 - Aug 2014

Solina Group is a healthcare consulting firm that collaborates with governments, researchers, and donor organizations to develop innovative solutions that address pressing healthcare challenges. My responsibility is to assist with in-country health promotions programs design, implementation, evaluation and management. I worked as part of the team on the United States Government funded project, aimed at expanding HIV counselling, testing and treatment services in Nigeria. Within this period, over 100 private hospitals were engaged to deliver this campaign, with over 500,000 individuals screened and over 10,000 HIV positive individuals enrolled for treatment.

Program Officer, NAFDAC

Sept 2011 - Nov 2012

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is a food and drug regulatory and enforcement agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria. My responsibility is to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to design, implement and manage health promotion programs to improve healthy food consumption and eradicate drug abuse. I also conducted a needs assessment and developed innovative health promotion information, education and communication materials to aid awareness and sensitization in communities. During this period, over 50 establishment producing counterfeit food products, drinks, and drugs were shut down and there was a substantial reduction in hospitalization and deaths resulting from drug abuse and consumption of substandard food products.

Competencies

Skills

  • Programs Design & Delivery

    I have significant experience working on donor-funded programs, as I worked as part of a multidisciplinary team to design, implement, manage and evaluate United States Government-funded programs in Nigeria.

  • Health Promotion

    I have experience working in both private and public healthcare institutions, where I collaborated with the health promotion team to plan, design and implement targeted health promotion programs that are based on current best practices.

  • Data Analysis & Management

    I am proficient with data analysis tools, such as Stata, SPSS and R, which are used to translate raw data into meaningful information.

  • Research

    I have experience in formulating a research question, developing a research proposal, conducting a quality literature review as well as utilizing quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods.

  • Management Consulting

    I have relevant experience in providing strategic advisory services to improve the efficiency, growth and productivity of clients' organizations.

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