Dr. OMOLOLU ADEDAPO ODUKUNLE

Dr. Omololu Odukunle is a Consultant in Occupational Health & Safety and is the Author of ‘‘Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Wellness’’ with extensive experience in Workplace safety issues.

 

Educated at the University of Lagos where he obtained his MBBS from the College of Medicine, Idi Araba; Lagos in 1969, he has a Diploma in Industrial Health from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, England (1977), and a Masters of Science Degree in Occupational Medicine obtained from the University of London in 1977.

 

He worked at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba; Lagos from 1969 to 1976 where he rose to the position of Registrar before transferring his service to the Federal Ministry of Health as Senior Medical Officer in Environmental and Occupational Health and retired as Senior Consultant Environmental and Occupational Health in the Directorate Grade in August 1983. During this period, he was a Member of the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria and Consultant to the World Health Organisation on Environmental and Occupational Health; and was a member of the Committee that formulated the National Policy on Occupational Health and Safety.

 

He joined Cadbury Nigeria Plc as Company Medical Adviser from August 1983 to January 1992, during which he was the Commissioner for Health in the old OndoState comprising Ekiti and Ondo States.

 

He was a Special Assistant on HIV/AIDS Control Programme to the Federal Minister of Health from February 1992 – December 1993, under the auspices of the World Health Organisation Global Programme on HIV/AIDS.

 

He was the National Consultant on Occupation Health for the UNDP / ILO Urban Informal Sector Support Programme on Occupational Safety and Health between October 1996 and May 1997.

 

He was the Lead Consultant on a WHO - funded programme for the Federal Ministry of Health on the Needs Assessment, Training Design and Implementation of Workshops on reducing Incidence of Maternal Death for Midwives in 24 States of Nigeria from March to November 2002.

 

A Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (1983), he is currently the Chief Medical Director of Funlol Hospital, Apapa; and Consults with Environmental Harmony Limited on Health implications of Environmental issues, and Occupational Health matters.