Our Vision
Our vision is to be a leading organization working to accelerate social, health, and economic development of under-served populations
Our Mission
Our mission is to improve health and social outcomes through effective program implementation, capacity building and dissemination of insights from rigorous research for policy change

Our values


We treat donor resources as we would our own, seeking to maximize value for resources at all times

Strong Partnerships

We value our partners, respect their confidentiality and aspire to long term working relationships with each partner

Bias for Impact

We take all projects from insights to action, and do not consider our work completed until we see impact


We strive for excellence, to deliver the highest quality products and services always


We employ open communication in liaison with stakeholders seeking to access or share information regarding SCIDaR’s affairs

Innovation & Learning

We encourage innovation in program design and implementation prioritizing methods that will ensure lasting change beyond support.

Our Leadership

Dr. Uchenna Igbokwe is a health system and management consulting professional with over 10 years of experience designing and implementing health systems strengthening interventions to improve health outcomes across Africa.

Uchenna Igbokwe

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Abdulateef Salisu often referred to as “La” is an Organisational Management Specialist with relevant experience in public, private and non-profit fields. He is also 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. He loves his coffee.

Abdulateef Salisu


Babafemi Aina


Our team

Our team

We are building a competent world class management team to enable us achieve our strategic growth objective in a sustainable way.

Demilade is an apt communicator and policy professional with excellent problem-solving skills and an inspiration to his colleagues.

Demilade Oseteku

Associate Principal

Aseeyah Umar is a positive and enthusiastic young lady who appreciates new experiences and is deliberate in actualizing her dreams. Before joining SCIDaR, she was an active entrepreneur with a passion for developing startups and business ideas.

Aseeyah Umar

Senior Associate

Anjola Ayodele is an open-minded, fun-loving, and exciting young lady who recently took a liking to adventures. She loves music and football so much she thinks she can “bend it like Beckham” as seen in the 2002 romcom.

Anjola Ayodele