☰ Menu

Yetunde Tagurum

University of Jos, Nigeria

Yetunde Tagurum

Yetunde Tagurum, MBBS, FWACP
Senior Lecturer, University of Jos, Nigeria
Consultant, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Nigeria

I am a Community Physician, graduated from the University of Ibadan in 2002 and completed residency in Community Health at the Jos University Teaching Hospital in 2011. I am now a senior lecturer with the University of Jos and a Consultant to the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos. My area of interest is Reproductive Health and Occupational Medicine.


  • Chirdan, O.O., Idoko, J., Kene, T.S., Sangowawa, D., Tagurum, Y.O., Iyaji, A., Katu, C., Apagu, D., Egede, J., Danjuma, V., Yohanna, S., Agbaji, E., Sagay, S., Okwokwo, P., Kanki, P. (2010). Strengthening health systems using HIV Services as the entry point in Plateau State, Nigeria. TAF Preventive Medical Bulletin, 9(6):563-568.
  • Bello, D.A., Hassan, Z.I., Afolaranmi, T.O., Tagurum, Y.O., Chirdan, O.O., Zoakah, A.I. (2013).  Supportive supervision: An effective intervention in achieving high quality malaria case management at primary health care level in Jos, Nigeria. Annals of African Medicine, 12(4):243-251.
  • Hassan, Z.I., Afolaranmi, T.O., Tagurum, Y.O., Bello, D.A., Daboer, J.C., Miner, C.A., Sule, H.M. (2014). Uptake of HIV Counselling and Testing and its associated factors among long distance drivers. Journal of Medical Research and Practice, 3(1):31-36.
  • Tagurum, Y.O., Hassan, Z.I., Gadzama, D.A., Bello, D.A., Afolaranmi, T.O., Chirdan, O.O., Zoakah, A.I. (2014). Use of community volunteers to improve knowledge and uptake of tuberculosis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus screening services among community members in Qu’an Pan LGA, Plateau State. Journal of Medicine in the Tropics, 16(2):81-86.
  • Hassan, Z.I., Afolaranmi, T.O., Tagurum, Y.O., Bello, D.A., Daboer, J.C., Miner, C.A., Zoakah, A.I. (2014). Effect of health education on the uptake of HIV counseling and testing among long distance drivers in Jos North Local Government Areas of Plateau State. Journal of Medicine in the Tropics, 16(2):97-103.
  • Envuladu, E.A., Tagurum, Y.O., Bello, D.A., Audu, S., Magaji, F.A., Zoakah, A.I. (2014). Coverage and uptake of PMTCT services in primary health care centres in Plateau State, Nigeria. E3 Journal of Medical Research, 3(5):54-57.
  • Ocheke, A.N., and Tagurum, Y.O. (2014). Knowledge and utilization of partograph amongst community health workers. Highland Medical Research Journal, 14(2):95-98.
  • Tagurum, Y.O., Chirdan, O.O., Obindo, T.J., Bello, D.A., Afolaranmi, T.O., Hassan, Z.I., Yilgwan, C.S. (2015). Prevalence of violence and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder among victims of ethno-religious conflicts in Jos, Nigeria. Journal of Psychiatry, 18: 178. doi:10.4172/1994-8220.1000178.
  • Tagurum, Y.O., Chirdan, O.O., Bello, D.A., Afolaranmi, T.O., Hassan, Z.I., Iyaji, A.U., Idoko, L. (2015). Situational analysis of orphans and vulnerable children in urban and rural communities of Plateau State. Annals of African Medicine, 14(1):18-24.
  • Tagurum, Y.O., Miner, C.A., Otti, N.H., Bode, O.T., Attawodi, O.S., Ogbonna, C., Zoakah, A.I. (2015). Knowledge and quality of housing among residents of Jos metropolis. E3 Journal of Environmental Research and Management, 6(1):0198-0203.
  • Afolaranmi, T.O., Hassan, Z.I., Bello, D.A., Tagurum, Y.O. (2015). Health education as a tool for improving the knowledge of malaria and long lasting insecticide treated nets among people living with HIV/AIDS in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, North Central Nigeria. E3 Journal of Medical Research, 4(1):001-007.
  • Tagurum, Y.O., Okoh, E., Inalegwu, E., Ozoilo, J.U., Banwat, M.E., Zoakah, A.I. (2015). Non-communicable diseases: Prevalence and risk factors among adults in a rural community in Plateau State, Nigeria. International Journal of Biomedical Research, 6(4):228-234.