Olutosin A. Awolude is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, and an Associate Lecturer at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He is interested in evidence-based, cost-effective and sustainable conception techniques for people living with HIV and other infectious diseases. He is currently developing and seeking collaboration in reproductive endocrinology and assisted conception techniques in order to meet public demands in developing countries. He is a National Master Trainer in prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Currently, he is involved in scaling up utilization of PMTCT by Primary, Secondary and Private Health facilities in Oyo state of Nigeria. Dr. Awolude is involved in several international collaborations in reproductive health research: (i) PMTCT Coordinator of the Harvard-PEPFAR (APIN Plus)-assisted multi-country Antiretroviral Treatment Programme at the University College Hospital, Ibadan; (ii) research team member (UCH Team), Operation Stop Cervical Cancer Programme; (iii) research team member (UCH team), African Women and Cervical Cancer: a collaborative, prospective, cross-sectional, multicentric, epidemiological study on human papillomavirus (HPV) type distribution in adult african women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer; (iv) research team member (Nigeria team), Achieving Fertility Desires in the Era of HIV study: a multi-country study involving participants from Nigeria and Zambia.
1 May 2010