MyAnimal,MyHealth is a non-governmental organization, founded in March 2015 and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Orore One Health and Development Initiative (CAC/IT/NO 130955).
The organization was established to solve interrelated issues of animal, human and environmental health and sustainable development through an integrated One Health approach. In implementing its various activities through social impact projects and research, the “One Health” approach is always employed because it works on the principle of integrating multiple disciplines and factors including socioeconomic, environmental and cultural to provide holistic solutions to important development issues. We believe that all social issues are interrelated and affect each other therefore requiring a holistic solution to ensure effectiveness and sustainability.
Our areas of work include public health, livestock and crop agribusinesses, conservation and wildlife, environmental health and zoonoses..
The organization was founded by Dr. Kikiope Oluwarore and is manned by a Board of Directors, Team Lead and the Project Teams. As a young growing nonprofit, the project team(s) consists primarily consists of contract staff and volunteers who are recruited based on available projects and work to contribute their various skills to the project management and relevant activities.
Founder – Kikiope Oluwarore (DVM, MSc)
Dr. Kiki (as fondly called) is a public health professional with core experience in managing public health and development programs. She bagged her DVM degree from the University of Ibadan and has a Masters degree in Global Health and Infectious Diseases from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She has developed core experience and strong skills in managing public health and development projects by working for/with organizations including Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) of the United States Consulate in Nigeria, Forward Africa, Internews’ Earth Journalism Network, Code4Africa’s ImpactAFRICA program, Home and Street Kids Welfare Initiative (HSKi) and Education as a Vaccine (EVA).