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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day Wants To Eliminate Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis simply means inflammation of the liver and can be caused by different things. One of the most common causes of chronic (long-term) hepatitis is a viral infection.  Hepatitis is most commonly caused by one of three viruses: The Hepatitis A virus: Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to…
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Diastasis Recti – Why That Pregnancy Belly Won’t Go Away…..

 For a lot of women, one of the not so joyful aspects of recent motherhood is trying to get back to the same size and shape you had before pregnancy and childbirth. Many times, the changes to the body during pregnancy are controlled by important chemical substances known as hormones produced by the body to…

Seven Things To Know About Malaria

April 25th is the World Malaria Day. While it is common knowledge that malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of the infected female Anopheles mosquito, here are seven things you might not know about malaria. 1. Your Body Smell Could Increase Your Chances Of Infection Ever…

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is today April 25th 2017! This year’s theme of “A Push For Prevention” is particularly fitting given the recent announcement by the World Health Organization of plans to implement wider scale testing of a new malaria vaccine. In 2018. Three countries in Africa – Ghana, Kenya and Malawi – have been selected…

Africa Immunization Week- Vaccines protect everyone, get vaccinated!

This week (April 24th – 30th, 2017) is World Immunization Week, also tagged as the 7th annual Africa Vaccination Week (#AVW17 on social media) and YOU should be aware about why immunizations are so important. Fact #1:           Immunizations are one of the most cost-effective and successful public health campaigns ever! Many of us do not know a…

How To Protect You And Your Loved Ones From Meningitis

How To Protect Your Children And Loved Ones From Meningitis

There  has been an outbreak of Meningitis in recent days, which has claimed about 300 lives in a short time period. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recently reported the outbreak of Meningitis in five states in Nigeria (mainly in the Northwest and North central zones) These five States are Zamfara, Katsina, Kebbi, Niger and Sokoto…

World Tuberculosis Day 2017- Unite To End TB

The World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World Tuberculosis Day annually on March 24th and is calling on all to “Unite To End Tuberculosis (TB)” as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. This call goes out to nations, healthcare workers and communities to rise and defeat this deadly disease responsible for 1.5 million deaths worldwide (9.6…

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