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Ms Ibi Fakoya
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  • Research Fellow
  • Infection & Population Health
  • Institute of Epidemiology & Health
  • Faculty of Population Health Sciences
 
 
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Ibi Fakoya currently manages the design and delivery of two cross sectional surveys as part of work package 14 of Eurocoord.  In August 2010 she was awarded a National Institute for Health Research Doctoral Research Fellowship to conduct a study examining the barriers to HIV prevention, testing and treatment for migrants in Europe.   She is also currently leading a systematic review on sexual transmission of HIV among migrants on behalf of the European Centre for Disease Control (EDCD). She was  a collaborating Senior Expert on the ECDC tender: Analysis of sexual health in the European Union, with a special focus on populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS/STIs – a review of data projects and gaps to be addressed.

Between October 2009 – December 2010 Ms Fakoya was involved in the development of National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidance about increasing the uptake of HIV testing among black Africans in England.  She was the principal investigator of a multidisciplinary team which conducted three systematic reviews and managed the qualitative study that examined the feasibility and acceptability of draft NICE HIV testing guidance.

Ms Fakoya was the principal evaluator of the National African HIV Prevention Programme (NAHIP) health education campaigns and interventions 2006-2009.  She designed and conducted five formative and process programme evaluations. 

Ms Fakoya has provided expert technical advice to and developed links with community-based organisations across Europe and has worked with the World Health Organization, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, Global Network of People Living with HIV and European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control as an expert on community engagement and migrant African communities in Europe.   

Academic Background
2001 MSc Master of Science London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
1997 BSc Bachelor of Science University of West England
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