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Every year, July 28 is marked as World Hepatitis Day (WHD). It is a day dedicated to increase the global awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes. The theme of this year’s  WHD is “Prevent Hepatitis. Act Now”. Viral hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused...

Yinka Shokunbi LAGOS July 28 is another World Hepatitis Day (WHD). It is a day set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to call attention to the...

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Lagos Concerned by the plight of Nigerians over the scourge of malaria disease in which a World Health Organisation (WHO) study shows that Africa accounts for a total malaria cost of US$12 billion and each household is estimated to spend between $2 and $25 on malaria treatment and between $15 and $20 on prevention monthly, Group Managing Director...

Oftentimes, clients who have keyed into the health insurance scheme of the federal government complain of poor customer service relations as one of the...

Yinka Shokunbi Lagos Ndidiamaka Anuforo is today a survivor of renal disease after she has successfully undergone a transplant at the Lagos University...

By Hassan Zaggi  -  Abuja   Habiba, a 23-year-old house wife was pregnant for her second child. She lives in one of the remote villages in Karu...

By Yinka Shokunbi Lagos In many developing countries Nigeria inclusive, a lot of times there are disasters, there are no coordinated emergency response...

The importance and functions of the human kidneys cannot be underestimated at all. These organs, keep the composition, or makeup, of the blood stable allowing...

By Yinka Shokunbi Lagos The alumni of the American College of Nurses and Midwives have been applauded for their innovative roles in midwifery and for...

The result of a new study has shown the reason why women tend to live longer than men; though it hasn’t always been that way, researchers noted. The researchers from University of Wisconsin in Madison, observed that adults born in the late 19th century were the first to see men dying at much higher rates than women. So the gender difference in life expectancy is fairly...