Olalekan Olaleye

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The practice of reproductive medicine in Nigeria is facing new challenges with the proliferation of 'baby factories'. Baby factories are buildings, hospitals or orphanages that have been converted into places for young girls and women to give birth to children for sale on the black market, often to infertile couples, or into trafficking rings. This practice(More)
BACKGROUND Haemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide and hysterectomy may become necessary to save life. This procedure is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE To determine the, indications, risk factors and the management outcome for the procedure in our unit. METHODS A retrospective case controlled study(More)
OBJECTIVE To review and identify possible biomarkers for ovarian cancer (OC) in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). DESIGN Systematic literature searches of MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Cochrane using the search terms "proteomics," "proteomic," and "ovarian cancer" or "ovarian carcinoma." Proteomic biomarkers for OC were then integrated with an updated(More)
BACKGROUND An overwhelming proportion of the annual global perinatal deaths occur in developing countries. However few data on perinatal mortality are available from these countries. Reducing perinatal deaths requires adequate data that can be used to develop appropriate strategies. OBJECTIVES To determine the perinatal mortality rate at the Lagos(More)
This cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), the commonest bacterial isolates and the antibiotic sensitivity pattern among 556 pregnant women in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Nigeria. Women with a bacterial count over 100,000 colony-forming units per millilitre of the same organisms in(More)
BACKGROUND Recent reports suggest that the burden of maternal mortality remains heavy in Sub-Saharan Africa; and that the fifth millennium development goal might not be achieved. As the target date 2015 draws near, we carried out a review of maternal mortality in a Teaching Hospital unitto assess the current situation. OBJECTIVES To determine the Maternal(More)
Baby factories and baby harvesting are relatively new terms that involve breeding, trafficking, and abuse of infants and their biological mothers. Since it was first described in a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization report in Nigeria in 2006, several more baby factories have been discovered over the years. Infertile women are(More)
Early child-hood Education is the bedrock upon which excellent basic and sound education is built. This study examined the concept of quality in early childhood education in Ekiti State. It is a descriptive research design of the survey type, which aimed at assessing the quality of early-child-hood education in 12 randomly selected private nursery schools(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among Nigerian women undergoing hysterosalpingography (HSG) and to identify any correlation between chlamydial antibody levels and a diagnosis of tubal disease. METHODS A prospective cross-sectional study was conducted from January 1 to June 30, 2013, among women scheduled to undergo(More)
Advances in management of clinical conditions are being made in several resource poor countries including Nigeria. Yet, the code of medical ethics which bars physician and health practices from advertising the kind of services they render deters these practices. This is worsened by the incursion of medical tourism facilitators (MTF) who continue to market(More)
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