Dr. O. Ogunlaja graduated from the University of Ibadan in 1975. He had Paediatric Residency Training at the University College Hospital Ibadan and he was Chief Resident in Paediatrics.
He became a Fellow of the National Post Graduate Medical College in Paediatrics in 1985. He also had training in Paediatric Nephrology at The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto Canada.
He joined the Lagos State Health Management Board as Consultant Paediatrician at the foremost Massey Street Children’s’ Hospital (MSCH) Lagos in 1986. He was in charge of the Child Survival Strategy Unit which was in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health UNICEF and WHO.
He traveled widely within Nigeria and West Africa through the unit as a facilitator in the training of trainers on child survival strategies including, Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Granite Respiratory Infection, and oral rehydration therapy.
He retired as a Senior Consultant Paediatrician from MSCH in 1992 and Co-founded, The Premier Specialists’ Medical Centre where he practices as a general Paediatrician.
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