Dr. Aderonke Vivian Agbaje supervises the USAID TB Local Organizations Network (LON) project in Lagos, Ogun, Oyo and Osun States as Chief of Party. She provides oversight for effective planning and implementation of the project aimed at detecting and treating tuberculosis cases in these states.
Prior to assuming this role, Dr. Agbaje served as the Deputy Director, Global Fund grants. She managed all Global Fund grants that the Institute implements including the GF TB Public Private Mix (PPM) project, a collaboration with the private sector to find and treat tuberculosis cases. She has managed staff to develop strategies, carry out activities, document results and handle finance and logistics for TB programs in Nigeria.
She has also represented the Institute at national committees to review policies and guidelines that affect TB, HIV, Malaria and Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH) activities in the country.
Within the Institute, she has held positions like Coordinator and Manager of Global Fund Programs, and Program Officer Strategic Information. Her work experience in the private sector include; Regional Manager in charge of Kano, Borno, Plateau and Abuja at Clear Line International Limited, a health maintenance organization, and Senior Medical Officer in Lagoon Hospitals Ikeja.
Dr. Agbaje graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery and has over ten years of experience in the medical field. She also has a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Nigerian Institute of Management and has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She has attended several trainings and workshops.
Dr. Agbaje loves swimming and reading and is married with a child.