Dr. Temitope Kolade manages the adult antiretroviral treatment program at the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN). She provides technical guidance and support for quality health services to people living with HIV and tuberculosis. Planning and conducting capacity building activities for state and health facility teams are also duties under her purview.
She liaises with stakeholders and donor agencies for smooth program implementation. She also generates and reviews program reports while spear heading the use of evidence-based data for continuous quality improvement of HIV and tuberculosis services.
Within the Institute, she has served as Program Manager of the Global Fund TB/HIV project in ten states, Program Coordinator of the Global Fund HIV project in 11 states and Senior Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked in both public and private health facilities holding positions such as Senior Medical Officer and Medical Officer.
Dr Kolade is an alumni of the University of Ilorin, where she earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree (MBBS). She is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Lagos State University. She has also earned a Diploma in Project Management from Galilee International Management Institute, Israel. Dr Kolade has certifications in Global Program Management and Leadership; and in Clinical Management from University of Washington,USA.
She is a certified project manager and has attended several courses and workshops on HIV.
Her hobbies are reading and traveling and she is married with children.