Akin Abayomi, Cape Town, South Africa

From care to cure: has the paradigm shifted?

Professor Akin Abayomi MBBS (London), MRCP (UK), FCPath Haem (SA), MPhil (UP), FRCP(Edin)

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Professor Akin Abayomi is the Chief Pathologist and Head of the Division of Haematology at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Professor Abayomi has worked in several countries in the fields of Internal Medicine and Haematology. His focus has mainly been on the complications of HIV and the development of laboratory and clinical capacity to rise to the challenge of the HIV epidemic in the developing world and Africa. Akin Abayomi is the Director of the NHLS Stellenbosch Cape Town Biobank. He is also interested in the impact of climate change on health and the footprint of humanity on ecological integrity and human-wildlife interaction.