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Olujide O. Arije

Institute of Public Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Olujide O. Arije

Olujide O. Arije, MBBS, FWACP, FMCPH
Research Fellow, Institute of Public Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Consultant Public Health Physician, Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

Olujide Arije graduated from the University of Ibadan with an MBBS degree in 2005. He is a fellow of both West African College of Physicians (Faculty of Community Health) and National Post Graduate Medical College of Physicians (Faculty of Public Health). He also has a postgraduate Diploma in International Health Policy and Evaluation from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He has technical expertise in turn-around management for both qualitative and quantitative survey from planning, collation, analysis and presentation for program monitoring and evaluation (including impact evaluation). He also has managerial expertise in managing project operations and logistics including budgeting and people management. He is a certified professional trainer for the ATLAS.ti software for qualitative data analysis. He is also very competent in the use SPSS and STATA statistical software with a working knowledge of R. Dr. Arije also has expertise in monitoring and evaluation, impact evaluation, bottleneck analysis and grants proposal writing. He currently work as research fellow in the Institute of Public Health, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Ongoing projects he is actively involved in includes: “Action research to reduce the vulnerability of adolescent girls and young women to HIV infection in selected states of Nigeria”, for which he is the National Program Manager.


  • Olasehinde, O., Boutin-Foster, C., Alatise, O. I., Adisa, A. O., Lawal, O. O., Akinkuolie, A. A., Adesunkanmi, A.-R. K., Arije, O. O. & Kingham, T. P. Developing a Breast Cancer Screening Program in Nigeria: Evaluating Current Practices, Perceptions, and Possible Barriers. Journal of Global Oncology. 2017:JGO. 2016.007641.
  • Folayan MO, Arije OO. Does social vulnerability for caries predict caries status of children in sub-urban Nigeria? Brazilian Journal of Oral Sciences. 2016;15(1):79-85.
  • Arije OO. Quality in primary health care services in Sub-Sahara Africa: right or privilege? Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care. 2016;28(1):25-30.
  • Mbada CE, Adeyemi TL, Adedoyin RA, Arije OO, Omotosho OS, Udah O. Prevalence And Profile Of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Peasant Farmers In A Rural Community In South-Western Nigeria. Turkish Journal of Occupational/Environmental Medicine and Safety. 2016;1(4).
  • Mbada CE, Adeyemi TL, Adedoyin RA, Badmus HD, Awotidebe TO, Arije OO, Omotosho OS. Prevalence and modes of complementary and alternative medicine use among peasant farmers with musculoskeletal pain in a rural community in South-Western Nigeria. BMC complementary and alternative medicine. 2015;15(1):164.
  • Deji SA, Onayade AA, Arije OO. A comparative study on complementary feeding pattern among mothers/caregivers of children aged 6 to 23 months in selected rural villages of Osun State Nigeria. Adv Trop Med Pub Health Int. 2015;5 (1):5-17.
  • Olajide FO, Omisore AG, Arije OO, Afolabi OT, Olajide AO. Awareness and Use of Modern Contraceptives Among Physically Challenged In-School Adolescents In Osun State, Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 2014;18(2):88
  • Mbada CE, Adebayo OE, Adeyemi AB, Arije OO, Dada OO, Akinwande OA, Awotidebe TO, Alonge IA. Knowledge and Attitude of Nigerian Pregnant Women towards Antenatal Exercise: A Cross-Sectional Survey. ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2014; 2014.
  • Omisore AG, Omisore B, Afolabi OT, Olajide FO, Arije OO, Olorunfemi OA, Agunbiade O Gender Differences in Students-Staff Violence in Urban and Rural Secondary Schools of Osun State, South Western Nigeria. Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care. 2013; 23(1-2):87-97.
  • Mbada CE, Oyinlola FC, Olatunbosun TO, Awotidebe TO, Arije OO, Johnson OE, Fashote, EO Is Baby-Friendly Breastfeeding Mother-Friendly? Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy. 2013;37(1):19-28.
  • Omisore AG, Omisore OB, Adelekan B, Afolabi OT, Olajide FO, Arije OO, Agunbiade OI. A comparative study of school based violence and strategies for control in public and private secondary schools in Osun State. Nigerian Journal of Medicine. 2012; 22(1):81-88.
  • Arije OO. Redefining undergraduate medical education in the College of Medicine University of Ibadan: the views of a medical student. Archives of Ibadan Medicine. 2005;6(1).