Olumide Abiodun

Olumide Abiodun
Babcock University · Department of Community Medicine

MBChB, MPH, FWACP

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Introduction
Physician, Researcher, and Teacher; interested in all aspects of sexual and reproductive Health and Health of Adolescents.
Additional affiliations
August 2013 - December 2020
Babcock University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
November 2006 - July 2013
Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital
Position
  • Resident Doctor
Education
October 2019 - July 2023
ICT University
Field of study
  • Public Health

Publications

Publications (80)
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Cervical screening is effective in mitigating the morbidity and mortality of cervical cancer. However, the uptake of cervical screening is still unsatisfactory in many countries. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge and perception of rural Nigerian women about cervical cancer and screening. The study also investigated the predictors of...
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Introduction The spread of HIV/AIDS among the reproductive age group particularly young adults is a major public health concern in Nigeria. Lifestyles of students on university campuses put them at increased risk of contracting the HIV. The aim of this study was to assess the level of HIV/AIDS knowledge and to investigate the factors that were corr...
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Background Cervical cancer is a disease of public health importance affecting many women and contributing to avoidably high levels of cancer deaths in Nigeria. In spite of the relative ease of prevention, the incidence is on the increase. This study aimed to determine the effect of health education on the awareness, knowledge and perception of cerv...
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Vaccine acceptance among a large population of people can determine the successful control of the COVID-19 pandemic. We aimed to assess the COVID-19 vaccine acceptance rate and to identify the predicting factors to the non-acceptance of the vaccine in Nigeria up to date. In line with this, PubMed, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, and Embase databa...
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Background: There is a growing youth population in Nigeria’s universities. It is important to understand the prevailing health problems of undergraduate students and provide services that are responsive to their health needs. Hence, this study assessed the morbidity pattern among law undergraduates that accessed care at a private Nigerian universit...
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COVID-19 vaccine Hesitancy: A rapid review.
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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is one of the most prevalent forms of violence that women suffer globally. Women in Afghanistan have been exposed to high levels of IPV which coincided with high levels of conflict for more than four decades. We cross-sectionally examined the Afghanistan Demographic and Health Survey responses of 21,234 ever-married...
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Objective Most epidemiological studies on suicidal behavior have been focused on high-income country settings. This study examine factors associated with suicidal behaviors among school-attending adolescents in three island nations. In this secondary analysis of the publicly available 2015 nationally representative GSHS data, we tested demographic,...
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Background: The hallmark of HIV infection is immunosuppression which predisposes to opportunistic infections (OIs), globally; OIs are major cause of morbidity and mortality in people living with HIV (PLWH). This present study examined the prevalence of some opportunistic infections among HIV positive women on HAART in Ogun State. Methods: A total o...
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Introduction: mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) is the transmission of HIV from a mother to the child during pregnancy, labour and breastfeeding. People living with HIV (PLHIV) are sexually active and also HIV can be transmitted while trying to achieve pregnancy involving unprotected hetero-sexual intercourse. Fertility desire among PLHIV is inc...
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Background: Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at high risk of contracting and spreading the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) disease putting themselves, the patients and the community at large at risk. Therefore, there is a need for adequate preparedness in the face of this pandemic. Objectives: To assess the knowledge of HCW (clinical and no...
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Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a high burden disease particularly in developing countries. The periodic appraisal of the outcome of treatment and associated determinants is of utmost value, as it serves as a litmus test of the impact of the TB control programme in the facility and its catchment area. This study thus aimed to review treatment...
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Background: In response to the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, much uncertainty exists in low-and middle-income countries like Nigeria about the effects of different mitigation strategies on the trajectory and impact of the disease transmission given how high-income countries like the United States (US) with even better infras...
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HIV infection is associated with a four-fold increase in the occurrence of major depressive disorders. The prevalent lack of a partner and communal support further aggravates the burden of depression among HIV-positive women. The current study aimed to assess the relationship between social support and major depressive disorder (MDD). We conducted...
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Background: violence among young people, including physical fighting, is a crucial global public health concern. There is a scarcity of evidence directed at understanding the prevalence and associated factors for physical fights among adolescents in Mauritius. This study aimed to examine the prevalence physical fighting in schools and the demograph...
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Background: Dyadic Adjustment is defined as the process with which couples form a steady relationship. This study assessed dyadic adjustment in HIV couples in Ogun State, Nigeria. Methods: This cross sectional study was carried out among 458 women accessing HIV care in tertiary hospitals in Ogun State, Nigeria. Participants were evaluated using the...
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Background: Dyadic Adjustment is defined as the process with which couples form a steady relationship. This study assessed dyadic adjustment in HIVcouples in Ogun State, Nigeria. Methods: This cross sectional study was carried out among 458 women accessing HIV care in tertiary hospitals in Ogun State, Nigeria. Participants were evaluated using the...
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There is a need to generate data that demonstrate preparedness (or a lack of it) of adolescents to crossover to adult care to inform policy and create appropriate models in LMICs. This cross-sectional survey of 252 adolescents (15–19 years) receiving HIV-care assessed sociodemographic characteristics, clinical and ART status, and HIV-related behavi...
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Adolescents often engage in high-risk behaviors which often have lifelong consequences. It is unclear whether an association exists between adolescents’ perception of family support and family functioning and sexual risk behavior. We conducted a cross-sectional study of 702 adolescent students (aged 15–19 years) of a university in Nigeria and asses...
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Introduction Chronic diseases, including HIV, are associated with psychosocial factors known to influence sexual functioning. This study aimed to assess the sexual functioning and well-being of sexually active HIV-positive women. Methods In this HIV program-based cross-sectional study (October 2018 to March 2019), 458 sexually active women in Ogun...
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Purpose The study evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of interactive and tailored short message reminders on antiretroviral therapy adherence among adolescents (15–19 years) living with HIV in southwest Nigeria. Methods The study was a single-blind, parallel-design (ratio 1:1), and multicenter RCT of 209 medication-non-adherent...
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Background: Paternal involvement in vaccination programmes is associated with improved uptake of childhood immunisation. However, paternal involvement is low in many climes including Nigeria. This study aimed to compare paternal involvement in childhood immunisation in urban and rural areas of Ogun Central Senatorial District, Nigeria. Materials...
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Within a short period of time, COVID-19 has spread globally, wreaking havoc in various facets of life. This study sought to measure the level of COVID-19 knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the Nigerian public. This was a cross-sectional online survey of the general population of educated Nigerians who had Internet access. Sociodemo-graphic data...
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The SERVQUAL can bridge the gap created by the paucity of client-report of quality of adolescent HIV care in LMIC. This study aimed to assess the psychometric properties of the SERVQUAL among adolescents in Nigeria. We used the SERVQUAL to obtain data from 212 adolescent s (aged 15 to 19 years) accessing HIV care in the southwest, Nigeria. We condu...
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Though male involvement is associated with improved maternal and child health outcomes, the practice is low in developing counties like Nigeria. This comparative cross-sectional study described and compared male involvement in birth preparedness between rural and urban areas of Ogun State, Nigeria. It was carried out among 440 fathers of under-five...
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Background: Clients’ satisfaction with the quality of care in an antenatal clinic is the extent to which the health care system meets the clients’ expectations, aims and choices. Objective: To assess the clients’ knowledge and satisfaction with antenatal care (ANC) services in Primary Health Centres in Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State, N...
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Background: Clients’ satisfaction with the quality of care in an antenatal clinic is the extent to which the health care system meets the clients’ expectations, aims and choices. Objective: To assess the clients’ knowledge and satisfaction with antenatal care (ANC) services in Primary Health Centres in Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State, Ni...
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Intimate partner violence is both a predisposing factor for and sequelae of HIV infection. It is more likely for HIV-positive women to experience intimate partner violence compared with HIV-negative women. Previous researches have described the other risk factors for intimate partner violence. This cross-sectional study identified the correlates of...
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Background: Candidiasis is the most common opportunistic fungal infection reported in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patients worldwide. Aim: This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of Candida colonization in the mouth and vagina of HIV seropositive adult females on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Ogun Sta...
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Background: The dearth of endocrinologists in Nigeria, coupled with a paucity of data on patterns of endocrine consultations pose a challenge in evaluating the impact of consultations on patients' management and eventual outcomes. The objectives of this study were to determine the frequency, sources of referrals, the common cases referred, the rea...
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Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for a huge proportion of the global burden of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS). However, there is paucity of local studies assessing thyroid dysfunction among HIV/AIDS patients in Sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence, severity and correla...
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A survey of 458 women accessing HIV care at tertiary hospitals in Nigeria.
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Purpose The burden of hypertension is rising both globally and in Africa specifically. We determined the prevalence of hypertension and the risk factors for clinical hypertension in a population of new university intakes over a 4-year period. Methods We analyzed retrospectively, the records of 6980 older adolescents (15–19 years). We used populati...
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Background: Respiratory tract infections with more than one organisms are common in immunosup pressed patients, especially those who are Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive. Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Streptococcus pneumoniae are the most important and dangerous pulmonary bacterial pathogens with global impact. This present study assess...
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Background The utilization of health services is an important policy concern in most developing countries. Many staff and students do not utilize the health services within the university system despite the availability of good quality services. This study investigated the provider-related factors related to utilization of university health service...
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An assessment of hypertension among adolescent in Nigeria based on the 2017 clinical practice guideline by the AAP
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Background: Visual inspection of the cervix under acetic acid is the most cost-effective method for the control of cervical cancer in sub-Saharan Africa. The region bears about 90% of the global burden of the disease accounting for about 85% of new disease and more than 90% of the mortality. The WHO piloted a largely successful community-based cerv...
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HIV is now regarded as a chronic disease because of the availability of treatment. However, it is not well known if there are differences (clinically and in magnitude) between the mental health status of PLHIV and people living with other chronic diseases. The aim of this study was to compare the mental health status of patients attending antiretro...
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PLHIV may be more prone to mental distress compared to diabetics
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A COMMUNITY-BASED PREVALENCE OF PRESBYOPIA AND SPECTACLE COVERAGE IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA. Ajibode HA, Fakolujo VO, Onabolu OO, Jagun OOA, Ogunlesi TA, Abiodun OA. Author information 1Department of Surgery, Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria.2Department of Ophthalmology, Olabisi Onabanj...
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People who work in clinical settings have an occupational risk for hepatitis B infection. The data was collected to assess the risk of cleaners in the clinical setting.
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Background Hepatitis B infection is a leading pathogenic infection that constitutes occupational hazard to health care workers. The current study examines the knowledge of hepatitis B infection and hepatitis B vaccination and uptake of the vaccine among the cleaners in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria. Materials and methods A cross-sectional hospita...
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Introduction Sexually Transmitted Infections are widespread, and have effects on the reproductive and sexual health of the general population particularly youths and adolescents. The study was done to assess the level of knowledge, perception and attitudes towards STI’s by undergraduate students. The objective was to understand and describe the dri...
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Introduction: Effective nursing leadership engenders staff retention, job satisfaction, commitment, work unit climate and client satisfaction with nursing services. This study assessed the perception of transformational leadership among nurses working in general hospitals in Nigeria. Materials and methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted amon...
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Background: Comprehensive sex education programs are most impactful when they are evidence-based and rooted in social theories that are proven to enhance adoption of healthy behaviours. This study used the reasoned action approach to investigate the socio-cognitive predictors of intention to delay sexual intercourse and to use a condom during next...
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Background: An emerging pattern of increasing median age at first birth among women has been well documented in Western countries. A similar but less remarkable trend is being experienced in sub-Saharan Africa. There is a paucity of information in Sub-Saharan Africa about awareness of age-related fertility decline. The aim of this study was to ass...
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Background: The use of population-based method to assess the prevalence of presbyopia and spectacle use is few even though it is more reliable compared to the commoner hospital based studies. This study was carried out to determine the need for spectacle services in our coverage area. Aim: To determine the prevalence of presbyopia among adults o...
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Introduction: Very minimal efforts have been made, especially in rural settings to address adolescent sexual and reproductive health concerns, or to provide the required sexual and reproductive health services. The Study of adolescents’ knowledge, services utilization, and associated factors is pertinent to the design of appropriate program interve...
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Objective: Unsafe abortions account for nearly one-third of maternal deaths among young people. Women who have an induced abortion are usually literate and less than 30 years old; usually undergraduates with unintended pregnancies. Many of these pregnancies could have been prevented by contraception. The aim of this study was to determine the corr...
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Background: Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death from any single pathogen and it has consistently continued to be a major public health challenge globally. Data show that Nigeria ranks tenth among the 22 high tuberculosis burden countries. Aim: This study intends to describe the profile of tuberculosis infections in Babcock University Teachin...
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Background Availability of effective vaccine against cervical cancer is not synonymous with effective control program. Awareness and knowledge of the vaccine is pertinent to its uptake. It is important to identify possible barriers to successful HPV vaccination program among young people. Materials and Methods A cross-sectional study of 572 female...
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Introduction: As much as 60% of children born in Nigeria are delivered by unskilled traditional birth attendants. It imperative for traditional birth attendants and similar cadre of health care providers in resource-limited settings to be knowledgeable and have the ability to deploy evidence based practices in the prevention of mother to child tran...
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Background: Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV plays a major role in reducing the number of children being infected with HIV. This study provides baseline information about the knowledge, practice and factors that affect PMTCT service provision by traditional birth attendants. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 142 traditional birt...
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Background: The proportion of unintended pregnancy remains high in developing regions due to unmet need for contraception and inconsistent use of modern contraceptives. Practice of emergency contraception is particularly important because of the high rates of unintended pregnancy. The aim was to assess the practice of emergency contraception among...
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Background: Universities in the high prevalence nations of sub-Saharan Africa have significant proportions of their students and staff being infected with HIV. The prevalence of risk behaviors for HIV/AIDS continues to rise especially among university students. The objective of this study is to identify predictors of sexual abstinence and attitude...
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Background: About 3.2 million people and 400,000 children live with HIV in Nigeria. Over 60% of deliveries take place outside health facilities and are often supervised by Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA). It is expedient that TBAs have good knowledge and perception of prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Methods: This is a...
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Objectives: Men play a well-recognised role in reproductive health care. They are pertinent to the achievement of female reproductive health. This study assessed male involvement in reproductive health issues in Nigeria and identified relevant factors. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study of 1530 married men aged 25 to 45 years selected by...
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Introduction: Male circumcision is one of the oldest and most common surgical procedures worldwide, and is undertaken for many reasons: religious, cultural, social and medical. Circumcision in Nigeria is essentially a cultural practice which is practised by traditional circumcisers. This study examines the practices of traditional circumcisers. Met...
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Background: Obesity is a global epidemic and is on the rise. Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) which is equal to or more than 30kg/m2. It is one of the modifiable risk factors of type 2 diabetes. This study was undertaken to assess the relationship between BMI, WHR, RBS and BP. Method: This cross-sectional study included 776 apparently...