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Social Statistics and DemographyPart of Economic, Social & Political SciencePostgraduate study

Dr Abiodun Adanikin MBBS, FMCOG, FWACS (ObGyn), MPH

Postgraduate Research Student

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Postgraduate research student


I am a postgraduate researcher within of Social Statistics and Demography.

Dr Adanikin combines expertise as a gynaecologist and medical demographer with special interest in sexual and reproductive health. I am doubly certified as a gynaecologist by the West African College of Surgeons and National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.

I have had the privilege of over a decade of clinical practice and involvement in reproductive health research in Africa. Until my return to graduate school to sharpen my research skills, I worked as a Clinical lecturer and Honorary Consultant Gynaecologist at Ekiti State University, Nigeria.


Research interests

Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)

Family planning practices in Africa

PhD research title: Persistent low modern contraceptive uptake in Nigeria: appraisal of determinant factors for policy modification

Supervisors: Prof Nuala McGrath & Prof Sabu Padmadas

Funding agency: Commonwealth Scholarship Commission, UK

Research group

Social Statistics and Demography

Affiliate research group

Primary care and Population science

Dr Abiodun Adanikin
Social Statistics & Demography Social Sciences University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

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