Schistosomiasis Kills 280,000 Africans Annually

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) brings one of the world’s biggest killers, schistosomiasis, to the attention of the G20 Health Ministers in Berlin #MakingSchistory: A giant worm in the Humboldthafen, Berlin, represents the parasitic worm of schistosomiasis that causes suffering to millions around the world. Its impact is second only to malaria. To More...

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By admin On Friday, May 12th, 2017
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UNICEF Pledges Medical, Psychosocial Support To Released Chibok Girls

“UNICEF welcomes Saturday’s release of over 80 of the girls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at their school in Chibok over three years ago. “It is heartening to know that the girls will be returning to their More...

By Yusuff Moshood On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Adewole, Akinkugbe, Others Bemoan Increasing Burden of NCDs and CVDs

– As NHF unveils study result on physical activity in Nigeria Leading health experts, including Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; Emeritus Professor, O. O. Akinkugbe and distinguished cardiologist, More...

By Adebayo Oladejo On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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IDEA Zone, OFRED Offer Free Medical Service To Community

No fewer than 500 residents of Mosan Okunola community in Mosan Okunola Local Council Development Area of Lagos State benefited from a free health promotion and awareness campaign recently organised by the Association More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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World Immunisation Week: Accelerating Global Access to Vaccines in Developing Countries

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the World Immunisation Week, which spans from 24-30 April, with the theme: “Vaccines Work”, Pfizer has expressed her dedication to increasing access More...

By admin On Saturday, April 15th, 2017
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Radical increase in water and sanitation investment required to meet development targets

Countries are not increasing spending fast enough to meet the water and sanitation targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says a new report published by WHO on behalf of UN-Water – the United More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Banana, Spinach and Sweet Potatoes Combo, As Natural Remedy for Hypertension

Experts on endocrinology and physiology have recently found that consuming bananas, sweet potatoes and spinach each day could help to reverse the deadly condition of high blood pressure, popularly known as hypertension. The More...

By Chiazor Okeke On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Top Natural Remedies For Folliculitis

One of the most uncomfortable, embarrassing and stressful aesthetic problems you may ever come across is folliculitis. Medical specialists define folliculitis as the inflammation or infection of the hair follicles More...

By Temitope Obayendo On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Study Links Frequent Visits To The Loo At Night to Excessive Salt Intake

. Recommends diet change for people affected To some people, their use of the toilet two to three times before dawn is just as normal as every other thing, whereas it is unknown to them that that is an indication More...

By admin On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Baby with hydrocephalus (A tale of two Heads)

I met the baby on the ward. She was blind, deaf and unable to feed. Her head was as huge as a big watermelon and definitely too big for her neck. She could not sit, stand or walk at the age of 16 months. She was More...