Olutola Vivian Awosiku

Head of Operations, Digital Health Africa Abuja, Nigeria

Olutola Vivian Awosiku

Head of Operations, Digital Health Africa Abuja, Nigeria
vivian@digitalhealth-africa.org

Biography

Olutola Vivian Awosiku is a dynamic professional serving as the Head of Operations at Digital Health Africa, based in Abuja, Nigeria. She is a passionate advocate for leveraging digital technologies to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes across the African continent.

Professional Background

Olutola holds a degree in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Ibadan and has further specialized in Digital Health through certification from the German Institute of Business and Technology. This unique combination of healthcare and technology expertise positions her at the forefront of digital health innovation in Africa.

Current Role and Responsibilities

As the Head of Operations at Digital Health Africa, Olutola plays a crucial role in promoting the digital health agenda across the continent. Her responsibilities likely include:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the organization
  • Developing and implementing strategies to advance digital health initiatives
  • Fostering partnerships with healthcare providers, tech companies, and government agencies
  • Managing projects that aim to improve healthcare access and quality through technology

Achievements and Contributions

Olutola’s achievements in the digital health space are noteworthy:

  • Winner of the MIT Hacking Racism in Healthcare 2020 competition, where she developed a Digital Health Mobile App to improve BIPOC participation in clinical trials.
  • Led her team to become the 2nd runner-up in the Inspire Africa Innovation Challenge 2020.
  • Winner of the Facebook Epidemiology Designathon 2021, creating a Web-Based Disease Surveillance System approved by the Lagos State Government
  • Recognized as a Rising Star in Health Technology by the Africa Healthcare Awards 2021