Name: Adewale Ashimi

Country: Nigeria


Fellow West African College of Surgeons, 
Master of Public Health, 
Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, 
Federal Medical Centre Birnin Kudu, 
Jigawa State, Nigeria.

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Department of obstetrics and gynecology,
Federal medical centre,
Jigawa state,

Research Interests:

Reproductive health, maternal mortality and community obstetrics.


  • Dr. Adewale Olufemi Ashimi graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University (formerly Ogun State University) in 1996 with Bachelors of Medicine and Surgery and obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Glasgow in 2008. 
  • He became a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons in 2009 and presently works at the Federal Medical Centre Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State, Nigeria as a Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist.
  • Consultant obstetrician Gynecologist.
  • I hold a bachelor's of medicine and surgery from olabisi onabanjo university in ogun state Nigeria and a masters of public health from the university of Glasgow in Scotland.
  • I am a fellow of West African college of Surgeons.

Publications in journals:

  1. Omole-Ohonsi A, Ashimi AO. Grand multiparity: obstetric performance in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract. 2011 Mar;14(1):6–9.
  2. Ashimi AO, Cobbe SM, Pell JP. Scottish survey of public place defibrillators. Scott Med J. 2010 Aug;55(3):8–10.
  3. Omole-Ohonsi A, Ashimi OA. Non-emergency hysterectomy: why the aversion? Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009 Dec;280(6):953–9.
  4. Omole-Ohonsi A, Ashimi A, Adeleke S. Spontaneous pre-labour rupture of membranes at term: immediate versus delayed induction of labour. West Afr J Med. 2009 May;28(3):156–60.
  5. Mohammed AZ, Uzoho CC, Galadanci HS, Ashimi A. Ruptured tubal gestation: an unusual presentation of Schistosoma haematobium infection of the fallopian tube. Trop Doct. 2004 Jan;34(1):48–9.