BOOKS ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH/FAMILY PLANNING

Mother and Child Health (ISBN 978-34876-1-2-): by Grace E. Delano; published by ARFH. This handbook has been written not only for Traditional Birth Attendants and other Health Workers, but also for non-professionals so that they can be sensitized to the causes of maternal and child mortality and the magnitude of the consequences to women in reproductive age, thus encouraging their partial or full involvement in the alleviation of the problem. The book is also useful to trainers of birth attendants, traditional or faith-based, as reference material in preparing for training or refresher courses. For birth attendants, it will enhance their learning, increase their knowledge and assist them in recognizing their limitations, especially during complications, and referring promptly, thereby contributing to the reduction of maternal mortality rate; 237 pages (English & Yoruba).

 

Lafiyar Uwa Da Jariri, Littafi Domin, Ungozumomin Gargajiya Da Sauran Ma’aikatan Kiwon Lafiya ( ISBN 978-129-942-8): by Grace Ebun Delano & Musa M. Gali; published by Heinemann Educational Books ( Nigeria ) Plc. This is the Hausa version of Mother and Child Health. The rationale for developing and translating the book into Hausa is the same as above; 228 pages (Hausa).

 

Guide to Family Planning (ISBN 978-029-492-9): by Grace Ebun Delano, published by Spectrum Books Ltd. This new edition of Guide to Family Planning and Reproductive Health sets out to fill gaps in the knowledge of the general populace and health professionals about the benefits and the need for a healthy reproductive and sexual life; 219 pages (English).

 

Pocket Book of Common Terms on Sexual and Reproductive Health (ISBN 978-029-243-8) by Grace Ebun Delano; published by Spectrum Books Ltd. The pocket book clarifies common terminologies used in reproductive health, which are often misconceived and misinterpreted by professionals and non-professionals in various fields; 127 pages (English).

 

Books on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

 

Answers to Questions Young People Ask on Growing Up (ISBN 978 – 029 – 5959) by Grace Ebun Delano & Funke Olokode; published by Spectrum Books Ltd. under the Spectrum Life Skills Series. This book serves as a factual guide on every aspect of growing up. It is set out to improve knowledge, strengthen skill and empower youths to meet the challenges that pose high risk to their sexual and reproductive health, thus enabling them to take responsible decision and avoid risky sexual behaviour. Parents will also find the book useful in dealing with many awkward questions young people ask about their sexual and reproductive health. 230 pages (English)

 

A Handbook on Adolescent Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS for Peer Educators (ISBN978-36851-1-2): developed and published by ARFH. This easy-to-read handbook is aimed at improving peer educators’ understanding and updating their knowledge on issues of reproductive health and life skills. 121 pages (English)

 

Life Planning Education: Handbook for Teachers in Junior/Senior Secondary Schools (ISBN-978-34876-4-7): developed and published by ARFH in collaboration with the Oyo State Ministries of Education and Health. It is a simple guide for teachers to improve their knowledge on Life Planning Education issues and teach/counsel students in schools. 160pages (English & Yoruba)

 

Playlet

 

Voices of Vision (ISBN 978-34876-8-X): by Gbenga Elegbe, published by ARFH. This booklet contains short plays on adolescent health. It covers a wide range of issues, including Gender Discrimination, Teenage Pregnancy, Drug Abuse, Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS; 75 pages (English)

Publications Arising from Operations Research

    * Joanne E. Mantell, Susie Hoffman, Eugene Weiss, Lawrence Adeokun, Grace Delano, Temple Jagha, Theresa M. Exner, Lera A. Stein et. al., "The acceptability of the Female Condom: Perspectives of Family Planning Providers in New York City, South Africa and Nigeria" Journal of Urban Health, 2001 (78): 658-668.
    * Lawrence Adeokun, Joanne E. Mantell, Eugene Weiss, Grace Delano, Temple Jagha, J. Olatoregun, Dora Udo, Stella Akinso & Ellen Weiss. "Promoting Dual Protection in Family Planning Clinics in Ibadan, Nigeria" International Family Planning Perspectives vol. 28 (2) June, 2002, pp87-95.
    * L Adeokun, “Harmful Practices Affecting Women and Children: A life cycle review” Archives of Ibadan Medicine: An International Journal of Medical Science, vol. 3 (1): April, 2002, pp 27-33
    * Adeokun, Lawrence A.; Oladapo A. Ladipo, Oluwole Odutolu, Prosper Okonkwo, Phyllis Kanki, David Olaleye and Grace Delano. (2004) Bridging the Knowledge-Behavior Gap through HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Four Markets in Ogbomoso and Ibadan, Nigeria” Archives of Ibadan Medicine: An International Journal of Medical Sciences, vol. 5, nos. 1&2. April/October 2004, pp: 59-65
    * Adeokun, L.A, OA Ladipo, P. Kanki, GE Dealno, A. Carrington and CO Odimegwu. (2005) The Role of HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaigns on HIV-Related Behavioural Change in Ibadan, Nigeria. Etude de la Population Africaine/African Population Studies, Vol. 20. No. 2, 2005, pp: 43-63.
    * Adeokun, L.A, OA Ladipo, P. Kanki, GE Dealno, A. Carrington and CO Odimegwu. (2005) The Role of HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaigns on HIV-Related Behavioural Change in Ibadan, Nigeria. Journal of Population Studies, Vol. 20. No. 2, 2005, pp: 1-21.
    * Adeokun, Lawrence (2006) Social and Cultural Factors affecting the HIV Epidemic, in AIDS in Nigeria, Harvard Series on Population and International Health, Chapter 7, pp. 151-174. Distributed by Harvard University Press.
    * Adeokun, Lawrence; Prosper Okonkwo and Oladapo Ladipo (2006) Stigmatization in AIDS in Nigeria, Harvard Series on Population and International Health, Chapter 10, pp. 213-233. Distributed by Harvard University Press

 

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