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Ms Lola Kola

Past Visitor

Project officer / Social worker: University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria

lola_kola2004@yahoo.com

Affiliation

Project officer / Social worker: University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria

 

Address

c/o Prof Oye Gureje,
Dept of Psychiatry,
University College Hospital Ibadan,
Nigeria

 

Contact

Tel: 234 803 7084 512
E-mail: lola_kola2004@yahoo.com

 

Biosketch

Ms Kola studied in Sociology at the University of Ibadan and is currently a doctoral student in Medical Sociology. She worked as project director on the following projects:

  • Care of Disabled Elderly in a changing society (2003 – 2005) – Welcome Trust
  • Mapping of Research Actors in Mental and Neurological Disorders (2004 – 2005) – Global Forum for Health Research
  • World Health Organisation Assessment Instrument of Mental Health Systems (2005 – 2006) – WHO-AIMS

Key research/capacity building interests

 

Research Interests

  • Ageing and related issues
  • Caregivers of mentally ill patients
  • Health services and policies

Key methodological skills

  • Qualitative research (focus groups, key informant interviews)
  • Basic statistical analysis (Epi-info)

Current/planned research

  • PhD dissertation: Poverty and health of the elderly in a society in transition
  • Research project: Profile and determinants of successful ageing (Ibadan study of Ageing)

Current engagement in capacity building

  • International Psychogeriatrics Association of Africa
  • Association of Psychiatrist and Allied Professionals