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VDM Publishing House, August 2009, Pages: 148
This book contains edited essays on women and children's health in western Nigeria. It is a collection of essays from doctoral dissertations of the authors and chapters contributed as private research.Based on ethnographic researches conducted by the authors in several parts of western Nigeria, it contains essays on different aspects of problems associated with women and children's health in western Nigeria. The book covers a wide range of theories and field methodologies and examines its themes from broader and multi-lateral perspectives. It deals with the subject matter of medical anthropology, public health, women's constraints in accessing equitable health care services and the impact of HIV/AIDS on women. It examines socio- cultural issues affecting women's health mostly through qualitative, objective and in holistic manner. As the contributors are trained in clinical study, anthropology and sociology, the book is inter-disciplinary. It therefore examines its interests from a diverse background. The book appeals to all stakes in women and children's health in sub-Saharan Africa.
Aderemi S., Ajala.
Aderemi Suleiman Ajala teaches Anthropology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. With research interest in public health in Africa, he has published in journals and a book titles: Rural Health Provisioning (2009). He is a recipient of some research grants and fellowships including Gorg Forster Fellowship of Alexander Von Humboldt(2008-2009).