Dr. Hadiza Khamofu is a family physician with over twenty years’ experience in clinical and public health practice. She has a Master’s degree in Tropical Medicine from the University of Liverpool, UK and a fellowship of the college of physicians, national postgraduate medical college, Nigeria. As the deputy chief of party technical for the FHI 360 led SIDHAS project she is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating RH, TB and HIV/AIDS, adult and pediatric prevention, care and treatment programs across 13 supported states.
Dr. Khamofu is a member of several national technical working groups and has contributed to the development of guidelines, SOPs, training curriculum/manuals, and GF rounds 8, 9 and 10 proposals for Nigeria. She was the treatment lead for the national HIV/AIDS response analysis 2005-2009, development of the 2009 HIV policy and the National Strategic Framework/Plan 2010-2015. She was the chair of the subcommittee on special collaborations of the national ART task team. Dr. Khamofu’s areas of interest include RMNCH, TB-HIV, gender, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis and resistance monitoring. She is currently a co-PI on the national PrEP demonstration study among sero-discordant couples, NIH funded adolescent coordinated transition study, Akwa-Ibom AIDS Indicator Study, and the technical committee of the national AIDS indicator survey.