Dr Tolu Oni
Co-Chair, Global Young Academy (GYA)

Tolu Oni is an Associate Professor and Public Health Physician Specialist at the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa. She leads the Research Initiative for Cities Health and Equity, and her research focuses on understanding health transition, and the epidemiology of the interaction between common chronic conditions and the unplanned urban environment. She aims to promote science and research as key drivers of development in Africa through a coordinated approach between science, policy and society role players, to identify creative strategies to address complex population health and broader societal challenges.

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