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Ambrose Akinlo

Obafemi Awolowo University & University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
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Nationality: Nigeria
Gender: M

Member since: 2013
Membership No: 21374
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Demography, Population and Development, Public Health/ Epidemiology

Specialization: Fertility, HIV/AIDS and STI's, Qualitative Demography, Reproductive Health (Family Planning), Theory

Regional focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 2012 , Obafemi Awolowo University , Demography

Working languages: English , Yoruba

Other association membership in population or related fields: Population Association of America (PAA), Union for African Population Studies (UAPS) , American Public Health Association

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Professional Summary:

Ambrose Akinlo obtained his PhD degree in Demography and Social Statistics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria in 2012. He joined the faculty at the Department of Demography and Social Statistics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2004 as a Graduate Assistant; He is presently a Lecturer I in the Department.


His teaching and research interests include family planning, maternal health, domestic violence and analysis of complex survey data - with special interest in the MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys.


 ADDIN EN.REFLIST Akinlo, A., Bisiriyu, A., & Esimai, O. (2013). Influence of Use of Maternal Health Care on Postpartum Contraception in Nigeria. Demographic and Health Surveys Working Papers Series, No. 92. ICF International (MEASURE-DHS). Calverton, USA

Adewuyi, Alfred, Akinlo, Ambrose, & Akinyemi, Akanni. (2011). Chapter 3: Quality of Education in Schools. In Anastasia J. Gage (Ed.), Nigeria End-of-Project Primary School Headmaster and Teacher Survey, 2009 (pp. 17-26). Chapel Hill, North Carolina: MEASURE Evaluation/Carolina Population Centre, February.  

Akinlo, Ambrose. (2011a). Chapter 3: Family Planning Methods. In Nana Koram & Anastasia J. Gage (Eds.), Nigeria Reproductive Health, Child Health, and Education End-of-Project Household Survey, 2009 (pp. 19-30). Chapel Hill, North Carolina: MEASURE Evaluation/Carolina Population Centre. January  

Akinlo, Ambrose. (2011b). Chapter 3: Family Planning Services. In Anastasia J. Gage (Ed.), Nigeria End-of-Project Health Facility Survey, 2009 Final Report (pp. 15-22). Chapel Hill, North Carolina: MEASURE Evaluation/Carolina Population Centre. July.  

Ogunjuyigbe, P.O., E.O. Ojofeitimi and A. Akinlo. (2006) “Science Education in Nigeria: An Examination of People’s Perceptions about Female Participation in Science, Mathematics and Technology”, Journal of Science Education and Technology, SPRINGER, Netherlands, 15(3-4): 277-284

Ogunjuyigbe, P.O., A. Akinlo and J.A. Ebigbola. (2005) “Violence Against Women: an examination of Men’s Attitude and Perception about Wife beating and Contraceptive Use”, Journal of Asian and African Studies, SAGE Publications, UK, 40(3): 171-196  

Honorary or professional positions and awards:
2012 Fellow, ICF International (Measure-DHS)
2010 Fellow, Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health
2001-2003 Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship (Postgraduate)

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