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2004
Folarin, GO.  2004.  Studies in Old Testament Prophecy. , Bukuru: ACTS
Salami, A. T., and Balogun EE.  2004.  Validation of NigeriaSat-1 for Forestry Monitoring in South-Western Nigeria, . : A Report Submitted to National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Abuja.
Omole Tale, ADESOLAF.  2004.  The Years of the Locust: Nigerian Foreign Policy during the Abacha Years (1993 – 1998). International Journal of Studies in Humanities. Vol. 3(1):16–23.
Folarin, GO.  2004.  “A Re-Reading of the Parable of the Talents in African Context”. African Journal of Biblical Studies (AJBS). 20(1):61-76.
Ogunba, OA.  2004.  “EIA Systems in Nigeria: Evolution, Current Practice and Shortcomings” . ” Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Elsevier Journal, Oxford, United Kingdom. 24:643-660.
Ayoh'OMIDIRE, F.  2004.  “Globalización negociada: tambores parlantes e hibridaciones culturales”. Del Caribe. 43(1):56-59.
Aluko, BT, Ajay CA, Amidu AR.  2004.  “The Estate Surveyors and Valuers and The Magic Number: A Point Estimate or a Range of Value?” International Journal of Strategic Property Management,(UK). 8( 4):pp149-162.
Aluko, BT, Ajayi CA, Amidu AR.  2004.  “The Estate Surveyors and Valuers and The Magic Number: A Point Estimate or a Range of Value?” International Journal of Strategic Property Management,(UK). 8(4):149-162.
Olaleye, A, Ajayi CA.  2004.  “Towards a Macro Approach to the Management of Property Portfolio in Nigeria”. Journal of Property Research and Construction. 1:pp70-82.
Olaleye, A, Ajayi CA.  2004.  “Towards a Macro Approach to the Management of Property Portfolio in Nigeria”. Journal of Property Research and Construction. 1(1):70-82..
ODEYINKA, HENRYA, OLADAPO ADEA, Dada JO.  2004.  An assessment of risk in construction in the Nigerian construction industry. Globalisation and Construction. :359. Abstract
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Adesunkanmi, AK, Badmus TA, Ogundoyin O.  2004.  Determinants of outcome of inguinal herniorrhaphy in Nigerian patients. Annals of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong. 8:14–21., Number 1: Wiley Online Library Abstract
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2003
Ayoh'OMIDIRE, F.  2003.  “CarnavÁfrica à la Baiana de Acarajé: of the Uses and Abuses of Africanity in Bahia”, July 2003. Congreso Mundial de la Tradición Yorubá. , La Habana, Cuba
Owotade, F, Ogunbodede E, Sowande O.  2003.  HIV/AIDS pandemic and surgical practice in a Nigerian teaching hospital, 2003/11/01. Tropical doctor. 33:228-31. Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine the effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on surgical practice in a Nigerian teaching hospital. It involved a questionnaire survey of all the doctors practising in the surgical specialties at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in order to obtain their attitudes and practices toward HIV-positive surgical patients. Sixty-five doctors were interviewed, their ages ranged from 26 years to 62 years with a mean age of 35.1 years. The majority (35.4%) were in general surgery or obstetrics and gynaecology (24.6%). Almost half (47.7%) had operated on known HIV-positive patients and the majority were in support of preoperative HIV screening. Almost all (95.4%) were worried about occupational HIV infection--a significant number of consultants would refuse to be screened if their patient were allowed to know the results (P = 0.014). The cross infection control commonly employed included adequate instrument sterilization, presurgical hand washing and the use of gloves and facemasks. The wearing of eye goggles, double gloving, indirect instrument passing and wearing of water impervious gowns were used less frequently. As HIV/AIDS infected individuals are presenting for surgical procedures in the hospital, there is a need to improve the use of universal infection control measures and to educate all categories of healthcare personnel in order to allay the fears and to prevent discrimination that could militate against effective management of HIV/AIDS patients.

Olusile, A, Ogunbodede E, Oginni A.  2003.  Prosthetic parameters among dental patients in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2003/07/01. The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal. 10:88-91. Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the Rest Vertical Dimension (RVD), Occlusal Vertical Dimension (OVD), Freeway Space (FWS) and their importance in the fabrication of dental prostheses. These prosthetic parameters were determined in 310 dentate patients attending the Dental Hospital of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals' Complex Ile-Ife. The MMO was obtained by measuring inter-incisal distance. RVD and OVD were derived using Willis gauge. The FWS was taken as 'RVD minus OVD'. Of the 310 attendees, twenty-seven (8.7%) were denture wearers. There was no statistically significant difference between the genders with regards to the use of dentures (P = 0.17). The mean values (+/- standard deviation) for MMO was found to be 50.5 +/- 7.9 mm (range 18.0 to 70.0 mm). The RVD was 73.0 +/- 8.4 mm (range 50.0 to 94.0 mm) and OVD was 69.8 +/- 8.2 mm (range 47.0 t 92.0 mm). The mean FWS was 3.3 +/- 1.4 mm (range 1 to 9 mm). Following the loss of most of the posterior teeth or in a state of complete edentulism, the face profile appears squashed and the vertical dimensions are altered. To provide an efficient and functional prosthesis, the facial dimensions have to be restored to or near pre-edentulous state. The establishment of values for these facial dimensions in given population will assist in the provision of satisfactory prosthesis.

Ogunbodede, E, Rudolph M.  2003.  Policies and protocols for preventing transmission of HIV infection in oral health care in South Africa, 2003/01/01. SADJ : journal of the South African Dental Association = tydskrif van die Suid-Afrikaanse Tandheelkundige Vereniging. 57:469-75. Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection constitutes an unparalleled public health challenge. The unique nature of most oral health procedures, instrumentation and patient-care settings requires specific strategies and protocols aimed at preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS between oral health care providers and patients, as well as between patients themselves. The present study investigated the level of information and training about protocols and policies for preventing the transmission of HIV/AIDS in oral health care settings in South Africa. The data collection techniques utilised available information, in-depth interviews and an open-ended questionnaire. The respondents were 20 purposively selected key informants who were senior officers for HIV/AIDS programmes and/or oral health organisations. Sixteen (80%) of the respondents reported that there were no existing oral health policies on HIV/AIDS in their health care institutions or organisations. None of the interviewees knew of any specific protocols on HIV/AIDS in the oral health care setting that emanated from South Africa. In addition, none of the dental professional associations had established an infection control committee or a support system for members who might become infected with HIV and develop AIDS. Territorial boundaries existed between sectors within the medical disciplines, as well as between the medical and oral health disciplines. Numerous general impediments were identified, such as prejudice, denial and fear, inadequate training and/or information about the infection, lack of representation and resources for policy planning, a lack of interest from the business sector, and approaching HIV/AIDS in the workplace as a 'one-time issue' Other obstacles identified included unemployment, poverty, illiteracy, disempowerment of women and inadequate communication of policies to service providers. Additional issues raised included the migrant labour systeM, complexities of language and culture, the large unstructured sex industry, high prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and lack of funding. All of these have an impact on oral health. Future policy directions identified included 'increasing access to HIV information and postexposure prophylaxis' 'shift towards care and support for those living with HIV/AIDS with emphasis on community and home-based care' and 'improving intersectoral co-ordination and collaboration'. The study demonstrated gaps in availability and access to policies and protocols on HIV/AIDS by managers and health workers. Specific strategic recommendations are made for oral health.

Ijadunola, K, Ijadunola M, Onayade A, Abiona T.  2003.  Perceptions of occupational hazards amongst office workers at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 07. Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria. 12:134-9. Abstract
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Adeoye, AO, Adegbehingbe BO, Olateju SO, Oladehinde MK.  2003.   Audit of cataract surgery at Ile-Ife. . Journal of Surgical Sciences. 13(2):66-69.
O., FS, Ajayi A, Amole D, Bola Babalola(ed.).  2003.  ), Globalization, Culture and The Nigerian Built Environment,. Proceedings of a National Conference by the Faculty of Environmental Design and Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. :406., Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Erhabor, GE, Adewole O, Adisa A, Olajolo O.  2003.  A 3 – year Review of Directly Observed Short Course Therapy for Pulmonary Tuberculosis – A report of a three-year experience in a teaching hospital. Journal of the National Medical Association. 95(11):1082-1088.
Aderounmu, GA, Awoyelu IO, Adetoye AO.  2003.  Agent-based approach to Selecting Views and indexes in a Data Warehouse. Science Focus: An International Journal of Biological and Physical Sciences. 3:61-68.
Akinbami, JFK;, Salami A. T., Siyanbola WO.  2003.  "An Integrated Strategy for Sustainable Forest-Energy-Environment Interactions in Nigeria",. Journal of Environmental Management, . 69(2):pp115-128..