Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) has an additional person as CARTA focal person. Dr Esimai Olapeju Adefunke an Associate Professor /Consultant in department of Community Health joins Prof. Antony Aluko Mabayoje in the running of CARTA affairs at OAU. Dr. Esimai has a master’s degree in Environmental control and management from OAU and a master’s degree in bioethics from University of Ibadan. Additionally, Dr. Esimai is a fellow of Public Health in the National Post Graduate College of Physicians and West African College of Physicians and was awarded a graduate diploma degree in Early Childhood Development by the Virtual University of Victoria , Canada and certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation.
At OAU, Dr. Esimai is a lecturer in the Departments of Community Health, Medical Rehabilitation and Nursing focusing on Reproductive Health, Epidemiology, Nutrition and Environmental Health. She is the current coordinator of the Master of Public Health program and her research interests are in the area of Reproductive Health, Nutrition and Environmental Health. Previously, Dr. Esimai worked as a Consultant to agencies like WHO, USAID , UNICEF, The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA). In all these agencies, she greatly contributed to knowledge in the areas of Epidemiology, International and Environmental Health.