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Economic, Social and Political SciencesPostgraduate 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
Reception Building 58 University of Southampton Southampton SO17 1BJ United Kingdom

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