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Adenike Badiora

Adenike Badiora

Adenike Olusola Badiora is the Ondo State Coordinator for Evidence for Action Project (E4A). She is responsible for the strategic drive and management of smooth implementation of E4A activities in the State. She provides technical inputs in the use of evidence to power advocacy and accountability on Maternal and Newborn health. She also ensures a strong MamaYe movement that is grounded in evidence-based approaches and tactics to increase the survival of mothers and babies in Ondo State.

Adenike is a Social Worker with over 13 years of working experience in the public health sector in Nigeria with skills in Project Management, Community Mobilization, Networking, Advocacy and Resource Mobilization. She is an astute leader with skills in Effective Communication, Delegation and Decision making. She has strong skills in systems strengthening of health and social programs. 

She has worked with Management Sciences for health (MSH) as a Senior Program Officer for the USAID supported Community-Based Support for OVC in Nigeria Project (CUBS) in Ekiti State where she provided both Programs and Monitoring &Evaluation technical leadership. She was given aSpecial Recognition Award in 2013- An award for staff in recognition of their performance and contributions towards the achievement of project goals and objectives.

She was a United Nations Volunteer where she served as a Community Development Facilitator on the Ikaram/Ibaram Millennium Village Project funded by the Millennium Promise of Earth Institute and UNDP.

She has also worked on a USAID funded Community Participation for Action in the Social Sector (COMPASS) project as a Field Coordinator in Lagos State.

Adenike has a Masters degree in Social Work from Lagos State University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work from the same University. She has a Higher National Diploma in Food Technology from the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti. She has a certificate in Project leadership from Cornell University, New York through the eCornell program.

She is passionate in working to improve the lives of the underserved and the less privileged. She loves traveling and event decorations. 

Ondo State pays traditional birth attendants to get them off pregnant women

Ondo State is not resting on its oars after successfully launching the Abiye Project, which is why it has determined to get TBAs off the back of pregnant women completely to enhance absolute safe pregnancy delivery, but not by providing no other means of livelihood for the TBAs!