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Olufunke Adekemi FAYEHUN

Senior Lecturer, Demography and Social Statistics

B.Sc. Statistics., M.Sc.; Ph.D Demography (Ibadan)

 

Funke Fayehun is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan. She obtain a Bachelors of Science Degree in Statistics, and M.Sc and Ph.D Degrees in Sociology (Demography Option) at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She is a Population Scientist with particular interest in the vulnerable groups in the society: women, children and the elderly. In addition to teaching and research within the university, she has participated in a number of consultancies based on her research interest.  Olufunke received the Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) grant for doctoral research in 2005, African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship in 2008 and USAID/ICF Macro MEASURE DHS Fellowship in Population and Health 2009/2010. She is a member of International Sociological Association (ISA), Population Association of America (PAA) and International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). She is the university’s co-focal person at Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA).

 

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Demographic techniques; population studies; social statistics; monitoring and evaluation

CURRENT PROJECT

NIHR Global Health Unit on Improving Health in Slums in Africa and Asia

CONTACT ADDRESS:

Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

[email protected]; [email protected]

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

2009/2010 MEASURED DHS Fellowship in Population and Health from USAID/ICF Macro International, Calverton, USA

 

2009, MacArthur Foundation/University of Ibadan Conference Grant, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

 

2008 African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship From African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada and Ford Foundation, USA.

 

2005 Small Grant for Ph.D Thesis Writing from Council for Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal

 

 

FELLOWSHIP AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETY

Visiting Scholar, Applied Gerontology Program, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA. 2014.

 

Fellow, Nigerian Young Academy of the Nigerian Academy of Science. 2013-2017.

 

Fellow, MEASURED DHS Fellows in Population and Health. USAID/ICF Macro International, Calverton, USA. 2009-2010.

 

Fellow, African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellows. African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya, in partnership with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Canada and Ford Foundation, USA. 2008-2010.

 

Member, Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research in Africa (CODESRIA).  2005 to date.

 

Member, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). 2005 to date.

 

Member, International Sociological Association (ISA). 2006 to date.

 

Member, Nigerian Sociological and Anthropological Association (NASA). 2005 to date.

 

Member, Population Association of America (PAA). 2008 to date.

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Isiugo-Abanihe, U. C., & Fayehun, O. 2017. Ethnic, Religious and Educational Homogamy in Nigeria. African Population Studies31(1) 3510-3518

 

Gbenga Ishola, Funke Fayehun, Uche Isiugo-Abanihe, Tunde Segun, Samaila Yusuf, Bright Orji, Barbara Rawlins and Emmanuel Otolorin 2017. Effect of Volunteer Household Counseling in Improving Knowledge of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness of Pregnant Women in Northwest Nigeria   African Journal of Reproductive Health 21(1): 29-48

 

Olufunke Fayehun 2015. Childhood Mortality in Nigeria (2003-2013). In O. Wusu, E. Nwokocha & L. Ntoimo (Eds.), Demographic Issues in Nigeria Insights and Implications (pp. 245-260). United Kingdom: Author House

 

Bola I. Udegbe, Funke Fayehun, Uche C. Isiugo-Abanihe, Williams Nwagwu, Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe and Ezebunwa Nwokocha 2015. Evaluation of the Implementation of Family Life and HIV Education Programme in Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health 19(2): 79-93

 

Isiugo-Abanihe, U., Olajide, R., Nwokocha, E., Fayehun, F., Okunola, R., and Akingbade, R. 2015. Adolescent Sexuality and Life Skills Education in Nigeria: To What Extent have Out-of-School Adolescents Been Reached? African Journal of Reproductive Health, 19(1), 101-111 (15%)

 

Ushie B.A., Fayehun O.A and Ugal D.B. 2014. Trends and patterns of under-5 vaccination in Nigeria, 1990-2008: what manner of progress. Child: Care, Health and Development. Vol 40(2): 267-274.

 

Justina Abba Evans, Olufunke Fayehun and Vitalis Ukoji 2014. Breast Cancer Screening among women in Northern Nigeria: What we know and what we do. Ibadan Journal of the Social Sciences Vol 12 (2) 237-248

 

Kudus O.Adebayo, Olufunke Fayehun, Olugbenga.S. Falase and Isaac A, Adedeji 2014. Socio-cultural context of begging among the elderly in Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (Special Edition on Aging in Nigeria). Vol 12, No 1;134-149

 

Olufunke Fayehun, Kudus Adebayo and Omotayo Gbadamosi 2014. Media, Informal learning and Ageism in Nigeria. The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology (Special Edition on Ageing in Nigeria). Vol 12, No1; 86-105.

 

Fayehun O.A and Salami K.K. 2014 Older Persons and Malaria Treatment in Nigeria. African Population Studies (Special Edition on Population in Nigeria). Vol 27, No 2: 424-433

 

Olayemi OD, Williams AO, Adekugbe O, Odubanjo MO, Fayehun O, Uneke J, Ogala W, Omotade O. 2014. Factors influencing the practice of exclusive breastfeeding in three regions of Nigeria. Journal of Community Medicine and Primary Health Care. Vol 26, No 1: 30-44.

 

Fayehun Olufunke and Omololu Obafemi 2011. Ethnicity and Child Survival in Nigeria. African Population Studies. Vol 25 (1) Supplement 2011: 92-112

 

Fayehun O.A, Omololu O.O and Isiugo-Abanihe U.C  2011. Sex of preceeding child and birth spacing among Nigerian ethnic groups. African Journal of Reproductive Health Vol.15(2): 79-89 

 

Fayehun, Olufunke A. 2010. Household Environmental Health Hazards and Child Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa. DHS Working Papers No. 74. Calverton, Maryland, USA: ICF Macro. http://www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pdf/WP74/WP74.pdf

 

Fayehun O.A., 2010 Interaction Effect of Endogenous and Exogenous variables on childhood mortality in Southern Nigeria The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. Vol. 8: 45-53 

 

Fayehun O.A and Omololu O.O. 2009. Prevalence and treatment of childhood diarrhea among Nigerian ethnic groups. The Nigerian Journal of Sociology and Anthropology. Vol. 7: 14-28.

 

Aderinto A.A, Erinosho O; Nwokocha E.E. and Adesanmi O.A. 2009. Impact assessment of HIV/AIDS knowledge and prevention among patrons of bars and hotels in Abuja, Nigeria. Ibadan Journal of the Social Sciences Vol 7(1) 45-54

 

 

SELECTED CONFERENCES/WORKSHOP ATTENDED

Academy of Science of South Africa ‘Social Determinants of Health Workshop, Johannesburg South Africa, 7-8 November 2016

Paper presented: Olufunke Fayehun: Urbanisation as a Social Determinant of Health Imperative: Addressing Spatial Inequality while meeting Rapid Urbanisation –Who gets left out

 

African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Symposium and Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, July 2013

Paper presented:  Fayehun O.A and Fayehun A.F: Assessing health care services and utilization in Nigeria: Role of Maternal perception

 

 

International Workshop on Measured DHS Program in Population and Health. USAID/ICF Macro, Calverton, Maryland USA.  May 2010

Paper Presented: Fayehun Olufunke A. Household Environmental Health Hazards and Child Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa.

 

8th International Conference on Urban Health (ICUH). Nairobi, Kenya. October 18-23, 2009

Paper Presented: Fayehun Olufunke: Rural-urban gap in household environment and Under-five mortality in Nigeria

 

74th Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. Detroit, Michigan, USA. April 30- May 2, 2009

Paper Presented:  Fayehun Olufunke and Omololu Obafemi: Ethnic Differentials in Childhood Mortality in Nigeria

 

Annual Conference of the Nigerian Sociological and Anthropological Association Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto, Nigeria. August 2008

Paper Presented:  Onyeonoru I.P., Fayehun O.A. and Adeyemo A.O (2006) Children Invisible workers among the elite in Ibadan, South Western Nigeria.

 

XVI World Congress of Sociology, ISA, Durban South Africa. 2006.

Paper Presented: Adesanmi O.A and Omololu O.O.: Incidence and Treatment of Childhood Diarrhea among Nigerian Ethnic groups.