The importance of hand washing

The importance of hand washing

Hand washing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Washing hands help reduces the spread of germs to other people. Washing hands daily with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of germs on them. How Do Clean...
SURVIVING THIS HEAT!

SURVIVING THIS HEAT!

You would have been tired of the unbearable surge of heat during the day and at night in the last few weeks. This heat will require smart adaptation strategies and deliberate climate resilient practices to cope with the damage that has been done. The common effects of...

6 WAYS TO PREVENT BREAST CANCER

According to the WHO, every minute, somewhere in the world, a woman dies from breast cancer. That is more than 1,400 women every day. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women both in the developed and less developed world. It is estimated that worldwide over...
HEPATITIS: HOW DEADLY?

HEPATITIS: HOW DEADLY?

What is hepatitis? Hepatitis refers to an inflammation of the liver cells which eventually leads to the damage of the liver. It is a condition where the liver may suffer such injuries such as swelling or enlargement, burning and scaring that could hinder the...
WHY COMMON COLD IN CHILDREN?

WHY COMMON COLD IN CHILDREN?

Why is cold more common in children? The common cold is no doubt the most common contagious disease among children and it is the reason most parents would rush in and out of the hospital at so many times within a year not minding how many times their child(children)...

WHAT IS A PINK EYE?

Conjunctivitis also popularly referred to as “APOLLO or PINK EYE“ is an inflammation or swelling of the CONJUNCTIVA, a thin transparent layer of tissue that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the white part of the eye. HOW DANGEROUS IS A PINK EYE...

SAVE BLOOD FOR ALL: BENEFITS OF BLOOD DONATION

The World Health Organization, (WHO) celebrates blood donation day around the world every 14th of June. This year, World Blood Donor Day event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and also to raise awareness of the need...
ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY

ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY

Aishat is a middle age mother of two growing children. Lately, she has been feeling extreme weakness and experiences shortness of breath more because she is a few weeks pregnant with her third baby. Aishat is confused about her state of health because she is not a...