LAUMED Journal (2020 Edition) – Health and Lifestyle by LAUMED Journal Club (The Journal Club of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Medical Students’ Association)
ABOUT THE BOOK
Health is influenced by a complex interplay of physical, social, economic, mental, cultural, and environmental factors. This highlights the need for it to be approached with bold and efficient dynamism. The current pandemic has shown that there is a need to re-examine what lies at the heart of health, which is the health and well being of people, in Nigeria and the world as a whole. Health system and services is gradually becoming overly disease focused, biomedical oriented, technology driven and doctor dominated. However, the current pandemic provides a unique opportunity to be reminded of the core focus of any health system – the people. Health is a resultant effect of people’s lifestyle and health in end affects people’s lifestyle. This edition provides a perfect backdrop of how different lifestyles affect health and the feedback mechanism of health on lifestyle. This edition resonates a message that is important for everyone.