Olamide Todowede

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+27 (0) 63 825 0883

Olamide Todowede

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University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Olamide Todowede is interested in the health outcome of HIV infected patients beyond antiretroviral treatment that assist in treating and managing the virus. Thus, her interest in the epidemiology and impact of non-communicable diseases among HIV infected patients, specifically metabolic and cardiovascular disorders. She obtained her Masters of Science in Public health from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England in 2011. Afterwards, she worked on project that aimed to improve the lives of vulnerable children and women that are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.  Todowede’s current interest is in holistic and improved health outcome of people that are infected with HIV/AIDS. Her project investigates the burden and risk factors of metabolic syndrome, diabetes and hypertension among HIV infected and uninfected population in KwaZulu-Natal, a hyper endemic HIV setting.