Tagged: Lanre Olagunju

@Lanre_Olagunju: Breaking the Silence on Maternal Mental Health

When pregnancy related illnesses are being listed, mental health challenges that affect women during pregnancy and after delivery are most times not remembered or recognized, let alone given attention.  A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being is what the World Health Organization defines as health, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity, but it’s quite unfortunate that mental health is most times missing in maternal health indicators. In high income countries, depression or mood disorders which is the most common mental disorder affects 10% of pregnant women and 13% of women...
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Media Reporting: Keeping Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights on the Government Agenda By Lanre Olagunju

To achieve significant progress in improving maternal, newborn and child health, both men and women must realise and come to terms with their sexual and reproductive health rights. The World Health Organization recognises the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children; to have the information and means to do so; and to attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health. This also includes the right of all to make decisions concerning reproduction free of discrimination, coercion and violence. At the 1994...
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#INSIGHTWITHLARIGOLD: To All Victims of Procrastination by @Lanre_Olagunju

Killing time is not killing, it’s suicide—Myles Munroe. As we reflect on the personal achievements of 2012 as it gradually rolls off, chances are that a couple of written goals were not achieved and that a couple of unrecorded goals were achieved. One way or the other, procrastination must have waddled its way into your goals for 2012, constituting an hindrance to some of the unachieved goals. We all are unavoidably preys to procrastination, essentially because we live in a world governed by the principle of space-time, in which anything that must happen will have to take time. Yeah time is an...
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