Professor John Obafemi SOTUNSA

About Me:

Dr. Sotunsa is a reputable Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology with experience in the field of Public Health. He is a member of several professional bodies and has had several national and international recognition. Mission statement: To be a driving force for the actualization of a vibrant African Medical Missionary work, through an African Adventist Medical School, to lighten all Africa with the gospel message through total person care. Vision statement: A melting point of all essential factors in making man whole ensuring the multiplication of such factors in the youth for the actualization of a sustained medical missionary work in the Seventh - day Adventist Church in Africa for Africans.


Year Degree Institute
2013 FWACS West African College of Surgeons
2014 MPH Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria AWARDSAND

Appointmnet Schedules:

Day Time
Mon 8:00am - 2:00pm Appointment


2005 Recognition for motivation towards the project achievement of Radio-Diagnostic Centre Project at Babcock University Medical Centre, Ilishan-Remo. 

2003 Certificate of Honor for Dedication and Services to Adventist Students Fellowship, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. 

2003 Prof. Oladele Ajose Award for Best Dissertation in Final M.B.Ch.B Examination Nov. 2002, at Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife 

1991 Best Cumulative GPA in Biology, Adventist Seminary of West Africa. 



1. Abiodun O. Sotunsa J O, Ani F, Olaleye A, Taiwo A. Elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nigeria: the roles, preparedness, and determinants of successful involvement of Traditional Birth Attendants. J AIDS Clin Res 2015; 6:7 

2. Abiodun O. Sotunsa J O, Ani F, Taiwo A Taiwo O. The effect of training on Traditional Birth Attendants’ PMTCT related Knowledge and care practices in Nigeria. J AIDS Clin Res 2015; 6:9. 

3. Oladapo OT, Adetoro OO, Ekele BA, Chama C, Etuk SJ, Aboyeji AP, Onah HE, Abasiattai AM, Adamu AN, Adegbola O, Adeneran AS, Aimakhu CO, Akinsanya O, Aliyu LD, Ande AB, Bwala M, 

Fabanwo A, Geidam AD, Ikechebelu JI, Imaralu JO, Kuti O, Nwachukwu D, Omo- Aghoja L, Tunua K, Tukur J, Umeora OUJ, Umezulike AC, Dada OA, Tuncalp O, Vogel JP, Gulmezoglu AM, Nigeria Near-miss and Maternal Death Surveillance Network (Sotunsa JO). When getting there is not enough: a nationwide cross-sectional study of 998 maternal deaths and 1451 near-misses in public tertiary hospitals in a low-income country. BJOG 2015; DO1:10.1111/1471-0528.13450. 

4. Abiodun OA, Sotunsa JO, Jagun O, Faturoti O, Ani F, Imaralu JO, Taiwo A, Taiwo O. Prevention of unintended pregnancies in Nigeria; the effect of socio-demographic characteristic on the knowledge and use of emergency contraceptives among female university students. Int J Reprod Contracept. Obstet. Gynecol. 2015;4(3):755-764. Doi: 10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150087. 

5. Ani F, Abiodun OA, Sotunsa JO, Faturoti O, Imaralu J, Olaleye A, Demographic factors related to male involvement in reproductive health care services in Nigeria. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care 2015: 1-11. 


6. Abiodun OA, Sotunsa JO, Ani F, Jaiyesimi E. Predictors of sexual abstinence and attitude towards PLHIV among undergraduate students in a privately owned university in South West Nigeria. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2015;8(9):790-801 

7. Faturoti O, Abiodun O, Sotunsa JO, Ani F, Imaralu J, Taiwo O, Jagun O. Practices of traditional circumcisers in Ogun State Nigeria. International Organization of Scientific Research Community of Researchers Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences. January, 2015, 14(1):42-45.Doi:10.9790/0853-141634245. 

8. Abiodun OA, Jagun OA, Olu-Abiodun OO, Sotunsa JO, Correlation between body mass index, waist hip ratio, blood sugar levels and blood pressure in apparently healthy adult Nigerians. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS). Nov 2014;13(11)Ver:V11:56-61.Doi:10.9790/0853-131175661. 

9. Onifade PO, Bello AO, Abiodun O, Sotunsa JO, Ladipo OA, Adesanya O. Psychometric properties of alcohol smoking and substance involvement screening test (Assist V3.0) among University Students. J Addict Behav Ther Rehabil. 2014;3:3 

10. Abiodun OA, Olu-Abiodun O, SotunsaJO, Oluwole F.A. Impact of Health Intervention on Knowledge and perception of Cervical Cancer and Cervical Screening Uptake Among Adult Women in Rural Communities in Nigeria. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:814.