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University of Ibadan

Established in 1948, the University of Ibadan started with 104 students and three faculties in Arts, Science and Medicine.

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In the past six decades,the University has contributed significantly to the political, industrial, economic and cultural development of Nigeria.

The project lead in Nigeria is Professor Akinyinka Omigbodun, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology in the College of Medicine.





Professor Omigbodun's main research interests include:

      • female reproductive tract cancers, especially screening for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and prevention of cervical cancer
      • molecular mechanisms of placentation and relationship to trophoblastic tumours
      • surgical safety
      • medical education, surgical training and human resources for health
      • population and public health, especially urban health

        Professor Omigbodun is supported in Nigeria by the following team:

        • Professor Eme Owoaje, Professor
        • Dr Funke Fayehun, Medical Demography
        • Dr Olalekan Taiwo, Geographer
        • Doyin Odubanjo, Public Health Physician
        • Motunrayo Ayobola, Research Fellow
        • Biodun Aliu, Administrative support
        • Funke Fowler, Administrative support
        • Anjola Olanipekun, Administrative support
        • Oludayo Tade Facilitator, Mapathon training
        • Olumoyegun Joseph, Facilitator, Mapathon training & Supervisor, building footprint and ground truthing
        • Addie Oluwaseun O, Facilitator, Mapathon training
        • Areola Abiodun, Facilitator, Mapathon training

        The Nigeria team are leading reasearch in three slum sites: Bariga in Lagos and Sasa and Idikan in Ibadan.

        For more information about the University of Ibadan, please follow the attached link