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Oluseyi Akintola

Center for Communication Programs Nigeria
Senior Programs Officer
Abuja, Nigeria
I am Oluseyi Akintola, male, Nigerian. I have an educational background in communication and marketing communication. I have had more than fifteen years of progressive technical and management experiences in development and participatory methodologies with specific expertise in strategic health communication and interventions. I am also reasonably grounded in community system strengthening and other social development issues including Malaria Control, Nutrition, Governance and Democracy and Capacity Building. Over the years, I have learnt and developed myself in the use of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) methodologies in community activities, project activities implementation and management.
Currently, I am a Senior Program Officer with Center for Communication Programs Nigeria, working on HC3 malaria project in some states in Nigeria. I have also worked with other projects such as:
• SuNMaP Project: A UKAID funded 7 year malaria project in Nigeria 2008-2015
• NURHI: A Bill and Melinda Gates 5 year reproductive health project in 5 cities in Nigeria (2009-2015)
• NetWorks: A pilot project on net care and repair Communication campaign in Kokona LGA of Nasarawa state of Nigeria (2012-2014)
• CMAM: An ACF funded pilot communication campaign for increased awareness about CMAM in selected LGAs in Sokoto state of Nigeria (2014-2015)
• CMAM: A UNICEF funded Advocacy project for increased visibility and action by state government in the focal states of northern Nigeria (2015)
Education
I hold a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Communication and Language Arts, from University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 2006. I also hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations from Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos Nigeria 1992; and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Linguistics, from University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1990). I have also attended several high profile trainings to enhance his skills, including the Leadership in Strategic Health Communication (LSHC)