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Sola Akinbolade

Research Associate

Sola is a Research Associate aligned to the Medicines Programme, contributing to the monitoring, analyses and reporting of timely intelligence and key outputs on innovative health technologies to national stakeholders.  She is also involved in research projects within the Evidence Synthesis Group. 

Sola has previous experience working as a pharmacist within the community and hospital settings, as well as the pharmaceutical industry. She had a brief stint at a clinical research organisation assisting the clinical research team in all aspects of patient recruitment, clinical trial activity and administration.  

A graduate of Pharmacy, with a master’s degree in Infection and Immunity, Sola’s thesis was aimed at understanding the effect of several factors on parasite development and disease progression. In the course of her studies, she also carried out research on deprescribing unnecessary medicines to patients with advanced illnesses as a means to minimise polypharmacy, and the risks and challenges associated with it while improving patients’ quality of life.  

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