Academic Staff

Folusho M. BALOGUN MBBS, MPH, FMCPaed is a Paediatrician with a Master’s degree in public health. I provide child and adolescent health services and I am also involved in the training of Masters students in Child and Adolescent health.

My main research interest is in adolescent health with some flair for child health in developing countries. Presently I am involved in conducting researches which highlights peculiarities of childhood and adolescent health problems in Nigeria and identifying effective strategies which are culturally acceptable and evidence-based to solve these problems. My background knowledge of the epidemiology of childhood and adolescent diseases coupled with the knowledge of community organisation and culture are being used to design relevant interventions. The aim is to contribute to efforts to improve the health of children and adolescents in resource limited settings by informing policy which will influence child and adolescent health practices.