Pelumi Olaore

Pelumi Olaore is a medical doctor who has a fervid devotion to health equality and technological revolutions in the healthcare space. He has degrees, certifications and trainings from Obafemi Awolowo University, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Lagos State Health Service Commission, National Health care provider solutions, international institute of Global Health, Monash university, the WHO Special Programme for Research & Training for Tropical Diseases (TDR) and University of Washington Department of Global Health eLearning (in progress) Prod by his passion for health equality; he coordinated free medical interventions in a community with no Healthcare facility. He co-founded save a community initiative, a non-profit, with a vision to deliver quality, technology-based primary healthcare services to marginalized communities. He was also involved in the establishment of a free health post in a rural community. The health post made use of electronic medical records for its operations, which made it one of the first rural health post to do so. Pelumi has worked as a facilitator, training health professionals under the Helping Baby Breathe Program; an initiative of the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) in collaboration with WHO, USAID etc., developed to reduce neonatal mortality in resource limited environment.  His work in the Health Insurance Industry is worth a mention; He interfaced with members’ providers in directing and coordinating integrated healthcare plans. He looks forward to gaining more experience on implementation research because he believes the use of practical approaches can revamp the execution of health policies, programmes and practices that will help enhance equality. He is a lover of good music; songs that are melodious and have a clear message.