Morenike Folayan


Morenike has worked for many years in Nigeria, regionally, and internationally, to build capacity to enable communities engage effectively in HIV prevention research. As a co-founder of the New HIV Vaccine and Microbicide Advocacy Society in Nigeria, she has been a leader in the effort to facilitate a supportive environment for future HIV vaccine implementation research and future HIV vaccine uptakes. She contributed to Nigeria’s national HIV vaccine strategic plan development. Her particular expertise is in the development of curricula and implementation of capacity-building training and workshops for lay persons and community members to enable them to engage actively in dialogues and discussions on HIV prevention research design and implementation.