Abdulateef Salisu

About Abdulateef

Abdulateef often referred to as “La” is an Organisational Management Specialist with experience in public, private and non-profit fields. An HIV expert and global public health professional with over (twenty) 20 years’ experience in HIV care and HIV programs design and implementation, public health practice, healthcare management and consulting in sub-Saharan Africa.

Working at SCIDaR

Before joining SCIDaR, He worked as the Chief Operating Officer at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation in Kenya.
As a principal at SCIDaR, La functions as the business official for SCIDaR since 2013 and manages cumulative donor funds worth over $50million. He works as Project Director of several donor-funded projects, including the US government, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the DFID.


University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Masters of Business Administration
University of Lagos, Nigeria
Masters of Public Health
University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Medicine and Surgery


SCIDaR offers dynamic and rewarding opportunities to individuals who desire to gain experience and develop key professional skills while also working to contribute to SCIDaR’s organizational goals within six (6) months.


Our vision is to become a leading organization working to accelerate social, health, and economic development of under- served populations