Olayinka Egbokhare

Olayinka Egbokhare, B.A., M.A., Ph.d., (IBADAN) lectures in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan. Her research interests cover areas such as Media Effect Studies, Public Speaking, Advocacy, Writing as Communication, Advertising Message Development and Gender Issues. She has taught courses along these lines of interests both at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. She has worked with UNICEF as a consultant on its Interpersonal Communication intervention on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT of HIV).

She was a member of the steering committee that produced the training manual and conducted training of trainers for the Interpersonal communication skills training for medical personnel in the six geo-political zones covered by UNICEF. She has worked with the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan as a facilitator at its Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Training. As part of her interest in Health Campaign and Advocacy, she has published a novel on Sickle Cell Anaemia and the attitude of the society.