Mahuemolen Aduke Odibo Foundation is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Medico-Legal Seminar on Medical Negligence

Time: Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 12:00 PM West Central Africa

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We are pleased to inform you that our very first medico-legal seminar will be coming up on the 13th of March 2021. As part of our 3 point agenda, the MAOF has put together this thoughtful seminar in order to illuminate the path of every member of a Nigerian society who comes into contact with a medical practitioner, whether in the public or private sphere. Make it a date with us as we delve into the murkiest part that connects medicine to law!

We are bringing together Medical Professionals, Legal Practitioners   and   Medico Legal experts to shed more light into this interesting angle.

Attend to experience our high profile speakers!


Dr Alero  Ajayi (MBChB)

Alero is the Director of Programmes at the Healthcare Leadership Academy. she worked as an associate at the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation, a Nigerian based public health consulting firm, where her work focused on implementation research, particularly in malaria. Besides her work in sub-Saharan Africa, Alero previously worked for Public Health England where she was responsible for performing population needs assessments and designing impactful projects that were in line with NHS England’s QIPP (Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention) initiative.

Alero has a first-class BSc (Hons) degree in Immunology from the University of Edinburgh, and an MBChB from the same university. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, UK and trained as a physician at several leading clinical institutions in the United Kingdom including Hammersmith and St. Mary’s Hospitals, London.

Alero has several years of clinical experience working in a variety of medical sub-specialties


Professor Rotimi Jaiyesinmi

Associate Medical Director for Patient Safety Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ibadan INTERESTS: Consultancy - Health Systems and Infrastructure, Global Health, Implementation Science, Patient Safety, Human Factors & Ergonomics Quality Improvement, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical Negligence - Expert Witness.


Dr. Shade Adegbite


Shade Adegbite graduated from University of Ilorin in 1999, where she obtained an LL.B (Second Class Upper Division) and was called to the Nigerian Bar having completed training at the Nigerian Law School. She further acquired a Masters (LLM) and PhD Degrees, both from the University of Lagos, with Medical Law as area of specialty. Other certification have been obtained over the years such as a Verified Certificate in Global Health Focus on Quality and Safety from Harvard Global Health Institute of the prestigious Harvard University; Advanced Certificate in Africa.


She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Private and Property Law, University of Lagos; and as a visiting researcher and external examiner to the University of Pretoria, South Africa, her areas of research include  - Medical Law, Sexual and Reproductive rights, Child and Gender Studies, Family Law; and she has  various publications (locally and internationally) in these areas. She is a member of International Forum of Teachers (ITF) of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Network, Amnesty International, World Association of Medical Law, Africa Bar Association, National Association of Law Teachers, an Alumnus of Association of Commonwealth Universities, and several other professional bodies. 



Barrister Olaolu Osanyin

 Laolu Osanyin is a lawyer with expertise in Medical Law and has gained international renown in the field. Currently the first and only African on the Board of Governors of the World Association for Medical Law (WAML); he is a member of the World Association for Medical Law, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) and also a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

With 15 years of legal practice, Osanyin provides legal consultancies for corporations and government agencies on business regulatory frameworks and corporate governance.


Barrister Akimyemi

 Akinyemi has About 15 years  experience advising a wide range of Clients on a Medico-Legal area of Law, and his adept Medical and Health aspects of the law.

He holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2007. He was a legal adviser to the  Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria; advising the Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Investigating Panel on professional Misconduct and prosecuting cases before the Medical and Dental Disciplinary Tribunal. He has been Counsel to the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), and Medical and Health workers Union and the National Postgraduate Medical college amongst others. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, a trained mediator.



Benefits of Attending

1.     Be educated on the rights of a patient in Nigeria.

2.     Enlightenment on the way to eradicate Medical Negligence inNigeria.

3.     Learn the meeting point between Medicine and Law.

4.     Insights into the Medico-Legal process.

5.     Update on Medico Legal developments in Nigeria.


Our loss of yesterday cannot be recovered but our tomorrow is ours to lose or win. As it takes more than one piece of stick to create a bonfire, so it will require more than just one voice to effect substantial change. Join your voice to ours as we echo “No to Medical Negligence in Nigeria!”


Kindly Forward your questions to the Foundation’s email address [email protected]. It is noteworthy to mention that we intend to compile these questions and provide the best and practical solutions to these questions. We are also elated to inform you that these engagements will be solidly captured in a compendium, of which we are working tirelessly to see that this project comes to fruition.

Thank you for your support thus far! See you at our March Seminar!!!





If you would like to support the Foundation, kindly visit the MAO Foundation website for funding details.