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Dr Oruno Onosode
Technical Officer , UN Agency
London, United Kingdom
A multi-skilled health professional, with a Master’s degree in International Health Management. 5years of national and international experience in issues of health and social development with a specific focus on communicable diseases including HIV/AIDS. Passionate about evidence-informed policies and programmes aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of vulnerable people.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
International Labour Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
1. Technical Officer

- Successfully conducted interviews and undertook secondary research on implications of labour policies for health sector.
- Drafted a policy brief on “Labour Policy” as joint ILO/WHO publication under Social Determinants of Health, Sectoral Briefing Series. The policy brief focuses on health enhancing practices in labour policies.
- Documented good practices utilised by Trade Unions to organise and collectively bargain for Homecare nurses in the United States
- Compiled and maintained and analysed data bases on selected subjects
- Participated in technical missions for research and fact-finding.
- Conducted an assessment of all public health, medical and occupational health publications from 2000 -2011 on occupational exposure to TB and HIV among health workers.
- Contributed to the development a guideline on mainstreaming HIV into Youth employment initiatives
- Provided technical assistance to the ILO-led Inter-Agency Task Team on workplace policies and private sector mobilisation with regards to HIV and AIDS.
- Undertook research & documented good practices on Private sector driven initiatives with regards to HIV /AIDS and TB
- Undertook desk reviews on donors/foundations to provide inputs into the resource mobilization efforts of the department
- Conducted research into all ILO departments, programmes and bureaus to take stock of all HIV and AIDS related activities as part of efforts to mainstream HIV across the ILO.
- Assisted with the development of indicators and data collection tools, implementation and supervision of M&E frameworks for private sector HIV workplace programs and policies under the public –private partnership (PPP) schemes
- Drafted report briefings on a number of UNAIDS Programme Acceleration Funds (PAF) projects.

2 World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies dept.) Intern
- Responsibilities:
- Conducted a systematic review mapping the extent of health insurance coverage for medicines within all UN member States.
- Provided technical support to the AMDS (Aids Medicines diagnostic Service) team on issues relating to the global price reporting mechanism database; and occasionally, cross cutting programs with UNITAID
- Developed a framework of performance by which countries reimbursement systems for medicines could be evaluated.
- Carried out robust analysis and interpretation of different essential medicines datasets using SPSS and Excel
- Liaised with various Ministries of Health, WHO country offices and relevant stakeholders within the field.
- Provided technical support to the newly revised guidelines on ARV for pregnant women, and infants and children.

3. National Primary Healthcare Development Agency Nigeria (NPHCDA)
STI/HIV Peer Educator
Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Master's degree in International Health Management. Took courses in; Health Economics, project management,Economic Evaluation, Strategic Management, Health System Policy and financing , Research, Public Health Issues, Planning and Programme Designs, Global Health Strategies, Health informatics,, Entrepreneurship, Marketing

University of Benin , College of Medicine
Degree : Doctor of Optometry.

Courses include :Human Physiology, Human Anatomy, General and Ocular Pharmacology, Neuro-Physiology, Ocular Physiology, Ocular Anatomy, General Pathology, Laser & Refractive Surgery, Paediatric optometry, Geriatric optometry, Environmental vision, Public Health and Optometry, Optometric Gerontology
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    Years of Experience:
    2-5 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French, Urhobo , Yoruba
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