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Nigeria has Africa’s highest TB, paediatric HIV – WHO

Nigeria bears the highest burdens of tuberculosis and paediatric HIV, while accounting for 50 per cent of neglected tropical diseases in Africa, the World Health Organisation has said. The WHO said although the prevalence of malaria has declined from 42 per cent to 23 per cent, Nigeria contributes 27 per cent of global cases and […]

Experts suggest healthy diet to fight diabetes

A dietician at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, Abiola Oniyitan, has described a healthy diet as an essential factor in managing diabetes. The dietician said a good diet was as important as medications in diabetes management. Oniyitan spoke at a one-day free medical screening programme and diabetes management seminar organised by […]

Optometrists counsel women on self-care, empowerment

Women Optometrists in Nigeria has advised women to ensure they make their wellness in all ramifications a priority. Various speakers at the WON conference and gala titled, ‘The empowered woman,’ emphasised that women must be deliberate about their mental, physical, psychological, and spiritual health.  President, WON, Dr Ogechi Nwokedi, said, ‘‘The theme, ‘The empowered woman,’ […]

NHIA lists health insurance benefits

The National Health Insurance Authority, Yaba, Lagos, has educated its enrolees on their rights , registration protocols and package benefits. Speaking at an interactive forum titled, ‘The role of an enrolee in the drive towards universal health coverage,’ Dr Elizabeth Onoge of the Department of Standard and Quality Assurance, in her presentation explained that the […]

Firm reinstates commitment to curbing open defecation

Toilet cleaning solution, Harpic, manufactured by Reckitt Nigeria, has partnered with the Federal Government and organised private sector in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to reinforce and reiterate the need to maintain clean toilets and end open defecation. The firm’s Marketing Director, Sub Saharan Africa, Tanzim Rezwan, said this at an event organised to mark World […]

More W’African women risk death during childbirth —Report

More women may die during childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030 due to setbacks in maternal care in Africa, a report by the Atlas of African Health Statistics 2022 has said. The report projected that 390 women may die during childbirth for every 100,000 live births by 2030. In comparison, this figure is more than […]

Things to know when trying to conceive at 40

Getting pregnant at the age of 40 is probably more common than you may realise, though it is a fact that the body faces some unique challenges during pregnancy as a woman ages. However, if you are trying to conceive at an older age, you need to be aware that even though fertility declines naturally […]

Nigeria’s malaria prevalence drops to 22% — Report

The 2021 Nigeria Malaria Indicator Survey Report has shown that the malaria prevalence in the country has decreased from 23 per cent in 2018 to 22 per cent in 2021. The NMIS report also showed that malaria prevalence is highest among children aged 48 to 59 months and the prevalence is highest in the northwest […]

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