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Ikeoluwapo Ajayi
Lecturer, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan
Department of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Faculty of Public Health, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan

Prof. Mrs. Ifeoluwapo Ajayi received MB;BS from University of Ibadan and M.Cl.Sc  in Clinical Science, Family medicine) from the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada in year 1983 and 1994 respectively, and she also received MPH from University of Ibadan in year 2000 and Ph.D. degree (Epidemiology) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in Year 2006.

S/N Universities Attended Country Degree Course Year of Award
1 University of Ibadan Nigeria MB;BS Medicine and Surgery 1983
2 University of Western Ontario, London Canada M.Cl.Sc. Family Medicine 1994
3 University of Ibadan Nigeria MPH Public Health 2000
4 University of Ibadan Nigeria PhD Epidemiology 2006
Communicable diseases (Malaria); Non-communicable diseases (hypertension, obesity, cervical and breast cancer)

Chapter in book

  1. Ajayi I.O and Bamgboye EA. Epidemiology of Trauma: In Manual of Emergency and Essential Surgical Care in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ed. E.O Olapade-Olaopa, Jk Ladipo, A. Oladokun and S.D Amanor Boadu. 2017; Pg 161-172. A WHO supported Publication.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Ajayi, I.O (1998): Breast and cervical cancer screening among family physicians – An indicator of health promotion and disease prevention activities of family physicians in Nigeria. Proceedings of the International Conference of curriculum review in family medicine in West Africa. Pg. 76-80. ISSN 1119-9377
  2. Adedire E. B., Usman A. B., Abbass G. A., Ajayi I. O., Fawole O. I. Descriptive Characterization of Cholera Epidemic Caused by Break Down of Public Pipe Borne Water Supply-Egbeda, Oyo State Nigeria September 2013. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2015, Vol. 44, Supplement 1: i153
  3. Olugbade O.T, Ladipo T.O, Israel O., Adedire E.O, Adedokun B., Ajumobi O., Olayinka A., I. Ajayi (2012). Malaria surveillance system evaluation, Oyo state, Nigeria 2012. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2014;21: 275-276
  4. Olugbade O.T, Ladipo T.O, Ajumobi O., Adedokun B., Olayinka A., Ajayi I. (2014) Malaria control interventions: Outcomes in attendees of health facilities in Oyo State, Nigeria 2012. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014; 21, 399-400

Original Articles

  1. Ajayi, I.O. and Adewole, I.F. (1998): Determinants of utilization of cervical cancer screening facility in a low socio-economic setting in Nigeria. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Vol. 18. No. 2, 154-158.
  2. Ajayi, I.O. and Adewole, I.F. (1998): Knowledge and attitude of general outpatient attendants in Nigeria to cervical cancer. Central African Journal of Medicine Vol. 44. No. 2, 41-43. [Feb]
  3. Ajayi, I.O. and Akinyinka, O. (1999): Evaluation of nutritional status of First year school children in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. Vol. 28, 59-63.
  4. Ajayi, I.O. and Adebamowo, C.A. (1999): Knowledge, belief and attitudes toward breast cancer in Southwestern Nigeria. Cancer strategy Vol. 1, 20-24.
  5. Ajayi, I.O. (2000): Knowledge and attitude of women concerning Papanicolaou smear: A comparative study of two settings in Ibadan, Nigeria. Cancer strategy Vol. 2, 93-97.
  6. Ajayi, I.O., Soyanwo O.A., Adebamowo C.A., Amanor-Boadu S.D. (2000): Availability of opiods for cancer pain in Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Surgery Vol. 7. No.1, 25-28.
  7. Falade C.O, Ogundahunsi O.A, Ajayi .I, Gbotosho G.O, Happi T.C, Sowunmi A., Oduola A.M (2000) Effectiveness, Compliance And Convenience Of Multiple Dose Regimen Of Chloroquine Plus Chlorpheniramine Combination In The Treatment Of Falciparum Malaria In A Rural Community In Nigeria. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2000. 62 (3 Supp):447
  8. Ajayi, I.O. (2001): Determinants of health check-up practice among women in a low socio-economic setting in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. African Journal of Biomedical Research Vol. 4, 7-11.
  9. Faponle, A.F, Soyannwo, O.A, Ajayi, I.O (2001): Post-operative pain therapy: a survey of prescribing patterns and adequacy of analgesia in Ibadan, Nigeria. The Central African Journal of Medicine Vol. 47. No. 3, 70-74.
  10. Ajayi, I.O. (2002): Patient waiting time at the general outpatient clinic in Ibadan: can it be put to better use? Patient Education and Counselling Vol. 47, 121-126.
  11. Ajayi, I.O. and Adewole, I.F. (2002): Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Activities among Family Physicians in Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 31, 305-309.
  12. Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O., Adeniyi, J.D., Bolaji, M.O. (2003): The role of Patent Medicine Sellers in Home Management of Childhood Malaria: A Situational Analysis of Experience in Rural Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education Vol. 21. No. 3, 271- 281.
  13. Ajayi, I.O. (2003): The consultation style of doctors at an Outpatient Clinic in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria: Are patients participating? Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Vol. 6. No. 1, 10-16.
  14. Thomas, J.O., Herrero, R., Omigbodun, A.A., Ojemakinde, O., Ajayi, I.O., Fawole, O., Oladepo, O., Smith, J.S., Arslan, A., Munoz, N., Snidjders, P.J.F., Meijer, C.J.L.M., Franceschi, A. (2004): Prevalence Human Papilloma Virus infection in women in Ibadan, Nigeria: A population based study. British Journal of Cancer Vol. 90, 638-645.
  15. Thomas, J.O., Babarinsa, I.A., Ajayi, I.O., Fawole, O., Ojemakinde, K.O. (2005): Mobilisation for cervical cancer screening: lesson from a poor urban Yoruba community in Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 34. No. 1, 81-85.
  16. Ajayi, I.O., Olumide, E.A., Oyewole, O. (2005): Patient satisfaction with the services provided at a General Outpatients’ Clinic, Ibadan, Oyo State. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 34. Vol. 2, 133-140.
  17. The International HapMap Consortium. (2005): A haplotype map of the human genome Vol. 437 No. 27, doi:10.1038/nature04226
  18. Falade, C.O., Ogundiran, M.O., Bolaji, M.O., Ajayi, I.O., Akinboye, D.O., Oladepo,O., Adeniyi, J.D., Oduola, A.M.J. (2005): The Influence of Cultural Perception of Causation, Complications and Severity of Childhood Malaria as Determinants of Treatment and Preventive Pathways. International Quarterly of Community Health Education Vol. 24. No. 4, 345-361.
  19. Falade, C.O., Oladoyinbo, S.O., Elemile, T.T., Ajayi, I.O., Fawole, O.I., Oladepo, O., Adeniyi, J.D., Oduola, A.M.J. (2006): How Well Equipped Are Healthcare Facilities to Manage Childhood Malaria: The Situation in Selected Local Government Areas in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 35, 329-335.
  20. Ajayi, I.O. and Falade, C.O. (2006): Pre-Hospital Treatment of Febrile Illness In Children Attending the General Outpatients Clinic, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 35, 85-91.
  21. Ajayi, I.O.; Kale, O.O., Oladepo, O., Bamgboye, E.A. (2006): Using “mother trainers” for malaria control: the Nigerian experience. International Quarterly of Community Health Education Vol. 27. No. 4, 351-369.
  22. Sabeti, P.C., Varilly, P., Fry B., Lohmueller J., Hostetter E., Cotsapas C., Xie X., Byrne E.H., McCarroll S.A., Gaudet R., Schaffner S.F., Lander E.S., & The International HapMap Consortium (2007): Genome-wide detection and characterization of positive selection in human populations. Nature Vol. 449. No. 7164, 913-918
  23. The International HapMap Consortium. (2007) A second generation human haplotype map of over 3.1 million SNPs. Nature Vol. 449: 851-861
  24. Rotimi C., Leppert M., Matsuda I., Zeng C., Zhang H., Adebamowo C., Ajayi I., Aniagwu T., Dixon M, Fukushima Y., Macer D., Marshall P., Nkwodimmah C., Peiffer A., Royal C., Suda E., Zhao H., Wang V.O., McEwen J., and The International HapMap Consortium (2007): Community Engagement and Informed Consent in the International HapMap Project. Community Genetic Vol. 10, 186–198.
  25. Ajayi, M.T., Solomon O., Ajayi, I.O. (2007): Farmers’ Perception and knowledge of health problems affecting their Agricultural productivity in Edo State: Implication for extension service. Journal of Agriculture and Social Research Vol. 7. No. 2, 38-45.
  26. Falade, C.O., Ogundahunsi, O.A.T., Ajayi, I.O., Oduola, A.M.J. (2008): Effectiveness of the use of chloroquine plus chlorpheniramine combination in the management of acute uncomplicated malaria. Nigerian Medical Journal Vol. 49. No. 2, 34-38.
  27. Ajayi, I.O., Browne, E.N., Garshong, B., Bateganya, F., Yusuf, B., Agyei-Baffour, P., Doamekpor, L., Balyeku, A., Munguti, K., Cousens, S., Pagnoni, F. (2008): Feasibility and acceptability of artemisinin-based combination therapy for the home management of malaria in four African sites BioMed Central Malaria Journal Vol. 7 No. 6, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-7-6
  28. Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O., Bamgboye, E.A., Oduola, A.M.J., Kale, O.O. (2008): Assessment of a treatment guideline to improve home management of malaria in children in rural south west Nigeria. BioMed Central Malaria Journal Vol. 7 No. 24, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-7-24
  29. Maucort-Boulch, D., Franceschi, S., Plummer, M., and the IARC HPV Prevalence Surveys Study Group (2008): International Correlation between Human Papillomavirus Prevalence and Cervical Cancer Incidence. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers Prevention Vol. 17. No. 3, 717–720.
  30. Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O., Olley, B.O., Yusuf, B., Gbotosho, S., Iyiola, T., Olaniyan, O., Happi, C., Munguti, K., Pagnoni, F. (2008): A qualitative study of the feasibility and community perception on the effectiveness of artemether- lumefantrine use in the context of home management of malaria in south-west Nigeria. BioMed Central Health Services Research Vol. 8, 119 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-119
  31. Ajayi, I.O., Browne, E.N., Bateganya, F., Yar, D., Happi, C., Falade, C.O., Gbotosho, G .O.,Yusuf, B., Boateng, S., Mugittu, K., Cousens, S., Nanyunja, M., Pagnoni, F. (2008): Effectiveness of artemisinin-based combination therapy used in the context of home management of malaria: A report from three study sites in sub-Saharan Africa. BioMed Central Malaria Journal Vol. 7, 190.
  32. Vaccarella, S., Herrero, R., Snijders, P.J.F., Dai, M., Thomas, J.O., Hieu, N.T., Ferreccio, C., Matos, E., Posso, H., Silvia de Sanjose, S., Shin, H.R., Sukvirach, S., Lazcano-Ponce, E., Mun˜oz,  N., Meijer, C.J.L.M., Franceschi, S. and the IARC HPV Prevalence Surveys (IHPS) Study Group (2008): Smoking and human papillomavirus infection: pooled analysis of the International Agency for Research on Cancer HPV Prevalence Surveys. International Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 37, 536–546.
  33. Ekore, R.I., Ajayi, I.O., Ekore, J.O. (2008): Dietary management of diabetes; a practical approach for primary care physicians in Nigeria. Diabetes International Vol. 16. No. 2, 13-14.
  34. Yusuf, O.B., Dada-Adegbola, H.O., Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O. (2008): Malaria prevention practices among mothers delivering in an urban hospital in southwest, Nigeria. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases Vol. 45. No. 3, 217-224.
  35. Ekore, R.I., Adeyanju, S., Ajayi, I.O., Arije, A. (2009): Herpes Zoster Oticus (Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome) In Pregnancy. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology Vol. 8 No. 2.
  36. Yusuf, O.B., Falade, C.O., Ajayi, I.O., Gbotosho, G.O., Happi, T.C., Pagnoni, F. (2009): Community Effectiveness of ACT for malaria in rural southwestern Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education Vol. 29, 45-56.
  37. Ajayi, I.O., Oladepo, O., Falade, C.O., Bamgboye, E.A., Kale, O. (2009): The Development of a treatment guideline for childhood malaria in rural Southwest Nigeria using participatory approach. Patient Education and Counseling Vol. 75 No. 2, 227-237.
  38. Akinleye, S.O., Falade, C.O., Ajayi, I.O. (2009): Knowledge and utilization of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria among  pregnant women  attending  antenatal  clinics  in  primary health  care  centers  in   rural   southwest, Nigeria: a  cross-sectional study. BioMed Central Pregnancy and Childbirth Vol. 9. 28.
  39. 44. Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O., Kale, O.O. (2009): An assessment of accuracy of mother’s presumptive diagnosis of fever at home in southwest Nigeria. East African Journal of Public Health Vol. 6s No. 3, 229-234.
  40. Ekore, R., Ajayi, I.O., Arije, A. (2009): Case Finding for Hypertension in Young Adult Patients Attending a Missionary Hospital in Nigeria. African Health Sciences Vol. 9 No. 3, 193-198. 
  41. Ogunbode, A.M., Ladipo, M.M.A., Ajayi, I.O., Ogunbode, O.O., Adebusoye, L.A., Fatiregun, A.A. (2010): Prevalence of obesity among women attending a Nigerian primary care clinic. Tropical Journal of Health Science Vol. 17 No. 1, 59-65.
  42. Ekore, R.I., Ajayi, I.O., Arije, A. (2010): Knowledge of and attitude to foot care among Type 2 Diabetes Patients attending a University-based primary care clinic in Nigeria. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine Vol. 2 No. 1, 1-3.
  43. Muyibi, A.S., Ajayi, I.O., Irabor, A.E., Ladipo, M.M.A. (2010): Relationship between adolescents’ family function with socio-demographic characteristics and behaviour risk factors in a primary care facility. African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine Vol. 2 No. 1, 1-7.
  44. Ogunbode, A.M., Ladipo, M.M.A., Ajayi, I.O., Fatiregun, A.A. (2011): Obesity: an emerging disease. Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice Vol. 14 No. 4, 390-394.
  45. Adebusoye, L.A., Ajayi, I.O., Dairo, M.D., Oguniyi, A.O. (2011): Factors associated with overweight and undernutrition among elderly patient in a primary care clinic in Nigeria. South African Family Practice Vol. 53 No. 4, 355-360.
  46. Akerele, A., Yusuf, O.B., Falade, C.O., Ajayi, I.O., Pagnoni, F. (2011): Factors Associated with Use of Guideline in Home Management of Malaria among Children in Rural Southwest Nigeria. Malaria Research and Treatment Vol. 2011, Article ID 701320, 6 pages doi:10.4061/2011/701320
  47. Akinleye, S.A., and Ajayi, I.O. (2011): Knowledge of malaria and preventive measures among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic in a rural Local Government Area in southwest Nigeria. Journal of World Health & Population Vol. 12 No. 3, 13-22.
  48. Thomas, J.O., Ojemakinde, K.O., Ajayi, I.O., Omigbodun, A.O., Fawole, O.I., Oladepo, O. (2012): Population-based prevalence of abnormal cervical cytology findings and local risk factors in Ibadan, Nigeria: implications for cervical cancer control programs and HPV immunization. Acta Cytologica. Vol. 56, 251.  DOI: 10.1159/000337444
  49. Eyelade, R.O., Ajayi, I.O., Elumelu, T.N., Soyannwo, O.A., Akinyemi, A.O. (2012): Oral morphine effectiveness in Nigerian patients with advanced cancer. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy Vol. 26, 24.
  50. Adebusoye, L.A., Ajayi, I.O., Dairo, D., Ogunniyi, A.O. (2012): Nutritional Status of Older Persons Presenting in a Primary Care Clinic in Nigeria. Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics Vol. 31. No. 1, 71-85.
  51. Paulus, J., Santoyo-Vistrain, R., Havelick, D., Cohen, A., Kalyesubula, R., Ajayi, I., Mattsson, J., Olov Adami, H., Dalal, S. (2012): Global Teaching And Training Initiatives For Emerging Cohort Studies. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health Vol. 2. No. 3, 125-133.
  52. Preacely, N., Biya, O., Gidado, S., Ayanleke, H., Kida, M., Akhimien, M., Abubakar, A., Kurmi, I., Ajayi, I., Nguku, P., Akpan, H. (2012): Hospital-Based Mortality in Federal Capital Territory Hospitals-Nigeria, 2005- 2008. The Pan African Medical Journal Vol. 11:66
  53. Ajayi, I.O., Jegede, A.S., Falade, C.O. (2012): Sustainability of Intervention for Home Management of Malaria: The Nigerian Experience. Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education Vol. 2, 175. doi:10.4172/2161-0711.1000175
  54. Ekore, R.I., Bolatito, L.A., Ekore, J., Ajayi, I. (2012): Paternalism and the Utilization of Advance Care Directives. Journal of Palliative Care Medicine Vol. 2. 135. doi:10.4172/2165- 7386.1000135
  55. Irabor, A.E., Ajayi, I.O., Olofin, O., Ariba, A.J., Ladipo, M.M.A., Adeniran, A., Fadipe, O.O., Sikuade, O. (2012): Patient Centered Clinical Methods in Primary Care. Nigerian Journal of Family Practice Vol 3 No. 1, 39-46.
  56. Falade, C.O., Adesina-Adewole, B., Dada-Adegbola, H.O., Ajayi, I.O., Akinyemi, J.O., Ademowo, O.G, Adewole, I.F., Kanki, P. (2013): Evaluation of Paracheck-Pf: Rapid Malaria Diagnostic Test for the Diagnosis of malaria at point of care among HIV-positive patients in Ibadan, south western Nigeria. Pathogens and Global Health Vol. 107. No. 2, 69-77.
  57. Ajayi, I.O., Osakinle, D.C., Osakinle, E.O. (2013): Quality assessment of the practice of focused antenatal care (FANC) in rural and urban primary health centres in Ekiti State. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Vol. 3, 319-326.
  58. Ajayi, I.O., Onibokun, A., Soyannwo, O. (2013): Breast and Cervical Cancers Awareness and Screening Practices among Rural Women in Ona-ara Local Government Area, Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Biomedical Research Vol. 16. No. 2, 95-99.
  59. Powell, R.A., Harding, R., Namisango, E., Katabira, E., Gwyther, L., Radbruch, L., Murray, S.A., El-Ansary, M., Ajayi, I.O., Mwangi-Powell, F. (2013): Palliative care research in Africa: an overview. European Journal of Palliative Care Vol. 20. No. 4, 162 -167.
  60. Obajimi, O.M., Ajayi, I.O., Oluwasola, A.O., Adedokun, B.O., Adeniji-Sofoluwe, A.T., Mosuro, O.A., Akingbola, T.S., Bassey, O.S., Umeh,  E., Soyemi, T.O., Adegoke,  F., Ogungbade,  I., Ukaigwe,  C., Olopade, O.I. (2013): Level of awareness of mammography among women attending outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria BioMed Central Public Health Vol. 13. 40. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-40.
  61. Ogunbode, A.M., Ladipo, M.M.A., Ajayi, I.O., Alonge T.O. (2013): Socio-demographic and clinical correlates of knee pain in adult women attending a primary care clinic. The Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal Vol. 20. No. 2, 136-139.
  62. Fatiregun, A.A., Ajayi, I.O., Isere, E.E. (2013): Cholera outbreak in a southwest community of Nigeria: investigation of risk factors and evaluation of a district surveillance system. West African Journal of Medicine Vol. 32. No. 3, 173-179
  63. Ajayi, I.O., and Osakinle, D.C. (Apr- Jun 2013): Socio Demographic Factors Determining the Adequacy of Antenatal Care among Pregnant Women Visiting Ekiti State Primary Health Centers. Online Journal of Health Allied Sciences Vol.12. No. 2, 4.
  64. Olorunda, D.C., Ajayi, I.O., Falade, C.O. (September 2013): Do Frequent Antenatal Care Visits Ensure Access and Adherence to Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy in an Urban Hospital in South West Nigeria? African Journal of Biomedical Research Vol 16. No. 3, 153-161.
  65. Powell, R.A., Harding, R., Namisango, E., Katabira, E., Gwyther, L., Radbruch, L., Murray, S.A., El-Ansary, M., Leng, M., Ajayi, I.O., Blanchard, C., kariuki, H., Kasirye, I., Namukwaya, E., Gafer, N., Casarett, D., Atieno, M., Mwangi-Powell, F. (2013): Palliative Care Research in Africa: Consensus Building for a Prioritized Agenda. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management Vol. 47. No. 2, 315-324.
  66. Ajayi I.O, Jegede A.S., Falade C.O., Sommerfeld J. (2013) Assessing the resources for implementing a community directed intervention (CDI) strategy in delivering multiple health interventions in urban poor communities in southwestern Nigeria: a qualitative study. Bio Med Central Infectious Diseases of poverty Vol 2:25
  67. Ajayi I.O., Soyannwo T., Akpa O.M. (2013) Awareness and utilization of Affordable Medicine Facility-malaria among caregivers of under-five children in Ibadan, North-west Local Government Area, Oyo State. Malaria Research and Treatment, vol 2013, article ID 176096
  68. KE Oladimeji, IO Ajayi, OT Okareh (2013) Risk Factors Associated with Breast Cancer among Women in Warri and lbadan, Nigeria Nigerian Health Journal 13 (3), 113-120
  69. Falade C.O, Ajayi I.O., Yusuf O.B., Pagnoni F. (2014) High acceptance of artemisinin-based combination therapy for the home management of malaria in rural communities in southwest Nigeria. Malaria World Journal 5:5
  70. Nguku POyemakinde ASabitu KOlayinka AAjayi IFawole OBabirye RGitta SMukanga DWaziri NGidado SBiya OGana CAjumobi O,Abubakar ASani-Gwarzo NNgobua SOleribe OPoggensee GNsubuga PNyager JNasidi A. (2014) Training and service in Public Health, Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training, 2008-2014. Pan African Medical Journal.2014 Jul 21;18 Suppl 1:2. doi: 10.11694/pamj.supp.2014.18.1.4930.
  71. Ojo O.O., Ajayi I.O., Awolola T.S. (2014) Geographical/Ecological Differentials in InsecticideTreated Net Use among Under-Five Children in Somolu Local Government Area, Lagos State. World Health & Population, 2014; Vol.15 (4).
  72. AK Adebisi, EO Oloruntoba, GREE Ana, TK Ibrahim, JO Akinyemi, IO Ajayi, AG Falusi, EA Bamgboye (2014) Knowledge, Perception and Control Practices of Malaria Vector among Caregivers of Under-five Children in Selected Rural Communities in Ibadan, Nigeria. African Journal of Sustainable Development; 4 (2): 63-77
  73. Ndadilnasiya Endie Waziri, Patrick Nguku, Adebola Olayinka, Ike Ajayi, Junaidu Kabir, Emmanuel Okolocha, Tesfai Tseggai, Tony Joannis, Phillip Okewole, Peterside Kumbish, Mohammed Ahmed, Lami Lombin, Peter Nsubuga. Evaluating a surveillance system: live-bird market surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza, a case study. Pan Afr Med J. 2014;18(Supp 1):11
  74. Abdulkadir B.I, Ajayi I.O. (2015) Willingness to accept malaria vaccine among caregivers of under-5 children in Ibadan North Local Government Area, Nigeria. Malaria World Journal 6:2
  75. Ajayi I.O, Afonne., Dada-Adegbola H., Falade C.O. Prevalence of Asymptomatic Malaria and Intestinal Helminthiasis Co-infection among Children Living in Selected Rural Communities in Ibadan Nigeria. American Journal of Epidemiology and Infectious Disease, 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, 15-20. doi: 10.12691/ajeid-3-1-3
  76. Bello O., Lamidi-Sarumoh A.A., Yusuf B., Akinyemi J.O., Ajayi I.O., Falade C.O. Attributable Fraction Estimates for Malaria in Pregnant Women in Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Women’s Health, Issues & Care, 2015 Vol. 4, No. 1.
  77. Adu M.D., Ajayi I.O., Adu K.T. Reported Malnutrition Prevention Practices in Primary Schools in Ido Local Government Area of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Elementary Education. 2015;Vol. 4, No. 5, 100-107. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeedu.20150405.11
  78. Mosuro O.A., Ajayi I.O., Odukogbe A.A., Adeniji A.O., Oluwasola O., Ladipo M.M.A., Irabor A.E., Akang E.E.U. Prevalence of Cervical dysplasia and associated risk factors among women presenting at a primary care clinic in Nigeria. Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences, 2015; vol 4, No 2, 70-79
  79. Isere E.E., Fatiregun A.A., Ajayi I.O. An overview of disease surveillance and notification system in Nigeria and the roles of clinicians in disease outbreak prevention and control. Nigerian Medical Journal, 2015, Vol. 56 No. 3: 161-168
  80. Jegede S. A., Ajayi I.O., Oshiname F.O., Falade C.O., Chandramohan D., Prudence H., Webster J., Baba E. Qualitative assessment of rural health workers’ management of malaria in sick children. Malaria World Journal 2015, 6:7
  81. Dalal. S, Holmes M.D., Laurence C., Bajunirwe F., Guwatudde D., Njelekela M., Adebamowo C., Nankya-Mutyoba J., Chiwanga F.S., Volmink J., Ajayi I., Kalyesubula R., Reid T.G., Dockery D., Hemenway D. and Adami H. Feasibility of a large cohort study in sub-Saharan Africa assessed through a four-country study. Global Health Action 2015, 8: 27422 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v8.27422
  82. Aladeniyi O.I, Dairo M.D., Akpan O.M., Ajayi I.O. Effect of education on knowledge of acute flaccid paralysis reporting among private medical doctors in Ondo State, Nigeria. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2015. 6; 1-8
  83. Nwokocha L, Ajayi I. Socioeconomic Differentials in Childhood Malaria Prevalence among Children of Civil Servants and Market Women in Ibadan North Local Government Area. Demographic Issues in Nigeria: Insights and Implications, 2015: 1981
  84. Sowemimo I, Ajayi I, Akpa O, Ossai E. Prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among residents of Ibadan-north local government area of Oyo state, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Cardiology, 2015; 33: e31-e31
  85. Awere O.Y, Ajayi I. Household and community level factors associated with use of mosquito nets for under-five children in Nigeria: a multilevel analysis. Tropical Medicine & International Health 20:94-94 · September 2015
  86. Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Laurence C, Adebamowo C, Ajayi I., Bajunirwe F, Njelekela M, Chiwanga FS, Reid T, Volmink J, Adami H, Holmes MD, Dalal S. (2015) The burden of hypertension in sub-saharan Africa: a four-country cross sectional study. BioMed Central Public Health; 5;15:1211. Epub 2015 Dec 5.
  87. Onwuka J.U, Akinyemi J.O, Ajayi I.O. Household ownership and use of insecticide-treated bednets among school children in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Malaria World Journal, 2015 7(9):611
  88. Afonne C, Ajayi I.O, Falade C.O (2015) Occurrence of asymptomatic malaria and malaria prevention practices in selected rural communities in Ibadan, Nigeria. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 2015 20:178
  89. Adedire E.B, Asekun-Olarinmoye E.A, Ajumobi O, Fawole O, Nguku P, Ajayi I. Determinants of Home-Care Practices for Childhood Febrile Illnesses in Rural Communities, Osun State, Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) 2016; 15, (2): 60-66
  90. Adedire E; Ajayi I.; Fawole O; Ajumobi O; Kasasa S; Wasswa P, Nguku P. Immunisation coverage and its determinants among children aged 12-23 months in Atakumosa-west district, Osun State Nigeria: A cross-sectional study. Accepted for publication in BioMed Central Public Health, February 2016
  91. Owolabi BB, Yusuf OB, Afonne C, Afolabi NB, Ajayi IO. Parametric and Non Parametric Estimates of Malaria Attributable Fractions among Children in South West Nigeria. American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics 2016, 6(2): 79-85
  92. Muhammad HU, Giwa FJ, Olayinka AT, Balogun SM, Ajayi IO, Ajumobi O, Nguku P. Malaria prevention practices and delivery outcome: a cross sectional study of pregnant women attending a tertiary hospital in northeastern Nigeria. BioMed Central Malaria Journal 2016,15:326 90.
  93. Bamiselu OF, Ajayi IO , Fawole F, Dairo D, Ajumobi O, Oladimeji A, Steven Y. Adherence to malaria diagnosis and treatment guidelines among healthcare workers in Ogun State, Nigeria. BioMed Central Public Health (2016) 16:828
  94. Ogunniyi A., Dairo M. D., Dada-Adegbola H., Ajayi I. O., Olayinka A., Wellington Aghoghovwia Oyibo, O. Fawole, and O. Ajumobi. Cost Effectiveness and Validity Assessment of Cyscope Microscope, Quantitative Buffy Coat Microscope, and Rapid Diagnostic Kit for Malaria Diagnosis among Clinic Attendees in Ibadan, Nigeria. Accepted for publication in Malaria Research and Treatment; June 2016. Article ID 5242498
  95. Oladimeji KE, Ajayi IO, Tsoka- Gwegweni JM, Jegede O, Oladimeji O. Breast cancer risk factors among women dwelling in industrialized cities in Southern Nigeria. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research, 2016, 3(4), 36-44
  96. Chiwanga FS, Njelekela MA, Diamond MB, Bajunirwe F, Guwatudde D, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Adebamowo C, Ajayi I, et al. Urban and rural prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes in Tanzania and Uganda” Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 31440 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v9.31440
  97. Oyeniyi S, Ajayi IO. Prevalence of Hypertension and Associated Risk Factor among Interstate Commercial Drivers in Jabi Park, Abuja, has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 2016;Vol. 8(7), pp. 75-83
  98. Yusuf OB, Akinyemi JO, Fagbamigbe AF, Ajayi IO, Bamgboye EA, Ngige E, Issa K, Abatta E, Ezire O, Amida P, Adebobola Bashorun A. Controlling Malaria in Pregnancy: How far from the Abuja targets?' Malaria World Journal 2016, 7:7
  99. Okechukwu T. and Ajayi I.O Prevalence of Antenatal Depression and Associated Risk Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinics in Abeokuta North Local Government Area, Nigeria. Depression Research and Treatment Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 4518979, 15 pages0
  100. Abubakar AA., Sabitu K., Jansen A., Preacely N., Sufiyan MB., Idris SH., Gobir AA., Ibrahim MS., Ajayi IO. How effective are trained role model caregivers in prompt presumptive treatment of malaria of under 5 children in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria? Research Journal of Health Sciences. Vol 4(2), April/June 2016: 133-140
  101. Ajayi IO, Ogunbode MA, Adeniji-Sofoluwe AT, Mosuro OA, Ladipo MMA, Oluwasola AO, et al. Pattern of breast cancer risk factors among pre and post-menopausal women at a primary care clinic in Nigeria. Tropical Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2016, Vol 33, 2: 220-227
  102. Ajayi IO, Adebamowo C, Adami H, Dalal S, Diamond MB, Bajunirwe F, et al. Urban–rural and geographic differences in overweight and obesity in four sub-Saharan African adult populations: a multi-country cross-sectional study. BioMed Central Public Health (2016) 16:1126 DOI 10.1186/s12889-016-3789-z18.


  1. Ajayi IO, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Siribié M, Falade CO, Sermé L, Balyeku A, Afonne C, et al. Feasibility of Malaria Diagnosis and Management in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Uganda: A Community-Based Observational Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5):S245–55
  2. Castellani j, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Mihaylova B, Ajayi IO, Siribié M, Afonne C, et al. Impact of Improving Community-Based Access to Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment on Household Costs. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S256-63
  3. Siribié M, Ajayi IO, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Afonne C, Balyeku A, Falade CO, Gansane Z, et al. Training Community Health Workers to Manage Uncomplicated and Severe Malaria: Experience From 3 Rural Malaria-Endemic Areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S264-69
  4. Sanou AK, Jegede AS, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Siribié M, Ajayi IO, Turinde A, et al. Motivation of Community Health Workers in Diagnosing, Treating, and Referring Sick Young Children in a Multicountry Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S270 - 75
  5. Singlovic J, Ajayi IO, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Siribié M, Sanou AK, Jegede AS, et al. Compliance With Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Testing by Community Health Workers in 3 Malaria-Endemic Countries of Sub-Saharan Africa: An Observational Study. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S276 -82
  6. Siribié M, Ajayi IO, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Sanou AK, Jegede AS, Afonne C, et al. Compliance With Referral Advice After Treatment With Prereferral Rectal Artesunate: A Study in 3 Sub-Saharan African Countries. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S283 -89
  7. Falade CO, Ajayi IO, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Siribié M, Diarra A, Sermé L, et al. Chinenye Afonne, Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests and Malaria Microscopy for Guiding Malaria Treatment of Uncomplicated Fevers in Nigeria and Prereferral Cases in 3 African Countries. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S290- 97
  8. Castellani J, Mihaylova B, Ajayi IO, Siribié M, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Afonne C, et al. Quantifying and Valuing Community Health Worker Time in Improving Access to Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5): S298- 305
  9. Jegede AS, Oshiname FO, Sanou AK, Nsungwa-Sabiiti J, Ajayi IO, Siribié M, et al. Assessing Acceptability of a Diagnostic and Malaria Treatment Package Delivered by Community Health Workers in Malaria-Endemic Settings of Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2016;63(S5):S306- 11
  10. AO Tobin, IO Ajayi (2016)Effect of training intervention on primary health care workers' knowledge of oral health - Savannah Journal of Medical Research and Practice, 2016 5, (1):16-22
  11. EA Bamgboye, I Ajayi (2016) Changing patterns of unmet needs for family planning among women of reproductive age in Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health 20 (3), 127-135
  12. IO Ajayi, MAO Soyannwo, AO Asinobi, NB Afolabi, AI Ayede, EA Bamgboye (2017) Blood pressure pattern and hypertension related risk factors in an urban community in Southwest Nigeria: The Mokola hypertension initiative project, Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 9 (4), 51-64
  13. Olanloye EE, Ajayi IO, Akpa OM. (2017) Practice and Efficiency of Breast Self-Examination among Female Health Workers In A Premier Tertiary Hospital In Nigeria. Journal of American Science 13 (2)
  14. Emiasegen SE, Giwa FJ, Ajumobi O, Ajayi IO, Ahmed SA, Olayinka AT. Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia among pregnant women: a health facility based survey in Nassarawa-Eggon, Nigeria. MWJ 2017, 8:7
  15. Ladi-Akinyemi TW, Ajayi I. Risk factors for chronic kidney disease among patients at Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu, Nigeria: A retrospective cohort study. Malawi Med J. 2017 Jun;29(2):166–170
  16. Odeyinka OT, Ajayi IO. (2017) Prevalence of hypertension and diabetes and their determinants among commercial drivers in Ibadan metropolis, South-Western Nigeria. Nig J Cardiol 2017;14:75-83.
  17. Diamond MB, Dalal S, Adebamowo C, Guwatudde D, Laurence, Ajayi I.O, Bajunirwe F, Njelekela MA, Chiwanga F, Adami H, Nankya-Mutyoba J, Kalyesubula R, Reid TG, Hemenway D, Holmes MD (2017). Prevalence and risk factor for injury in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicountry study. Inj Prev Published Online First: [November 8, 2017]. doi:10.1136/ injuryprev-2016-042254
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  1. Ajumobi OO, MB;BS, Sabitu K; Ajayi IO; Nguku P; Ufere J; Wasswa P; Isiguzo C; Anyanti J; Liu J. Demand-related factors influencing caregivers' awareness of malaria tests and health workers' testing practices, in Makarfi, Nigeria. Malaria Journal; MALJ-D-17-00032R2 Accepted for publication December 5 2017
  2. Bajoga U, Balarabe H, Olufemi A, Dalhat M, Sule I, Ibrahim MS, Adebowale S.A, Adedokun B, Yahaya M, Ajayi IO, Nguku P, Ajumobi O. Trends and pattern of Malaria cases in Kaduna State using routine Surveillance data, 2011 – 2015. Accepted for publication in Pan African Medical, 2018
  3. Babatunde OA., Adebamowo SN., Ajayi IO., Adebamowo CA. “Neurodevelopmental outcomes of twins compared with singleton children: a systematic review”. Twin Research and Human Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1017/thg.2018.3 Published online: 08 February 2018
  4. Holmes M.D., Dalal S., Sewram V., Diamond M.B., Adebamowo S.N., Ajayi I.O., Adebamowo C. et al.  Consumption of processed food dietary patterns in four African populations. Public Health Nutrition: Feb 2018. doi:10.1017/S136898001700386X