Health & Lifestyle Tips

September 5, 2022

Cancer in Children

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and it is symbolized by a gold ribbon, worn to reflect the event. Some forms of cancer are mainly or exclusively only seen in children, and that is something highlighted by the awareness month. Children can be more resilient to […]
February 10, 2023

Can Premature Babies Survive Without an Incubator?

Preterm babies who are ill may require additional care and support to survive after birth. Newborns, particularly those born prematurely, may have difficulty in regulating their body temperature. This, and the fact that they don’t have much fat, makes them prone to hypothermia. Hypothermia is when […]
February 23, 2023

Clean, Purified and Fresh Oxygen for a Healthy Life!

Oxygen is very important for every cell in our bodies to function, without it life becomes short. We get our oxygen from breathing in air but it holds a lot more importance than just breathing. Oxygen is the most significant element for living beings because it […]
February 28, 2023

How Important Can An Autoclave Be?

The invention of the autoclave sterilizer is attributed to Charles Chamberland, in 1879. Around that time, researchers began to realize the importance of sterile surgery, and doctors needed a more reliable sterilization method than open flaming. The autoclave’s benefits were soon evident, and it became an […]
March 9, 2023

Women’s Right To Health And Protection

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day marked annually on March 8, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women — whilst also making a call to action for alleviating gender equity.  This year’s campaign theme for IWD is #GENDER EQUITY bringing to light the […]
March 30, 2023

How Important is Eye Screening?

Our eyes are responsible for 80 per cent of all the information our brain receives. The brain works hand-in hand with our eyes to process the information we see and transform it into recognizable images. The clear whitish part of the eye called the lens helps to focus […]
October 11, 2023

How can we Improve the Quality of Healthcare Service at the Primary Level?

About 930 million people worldwide are at risk of falling into poverty due to out-of-pocket health spending of 10% or more of their household budget. Across the world, investments in primary health care improve equity and access, health care performance, calls for accountability of health systems, […]
October 17, 2023

Challenges Faced By Children With Sickle Cell Disease in Rural Areas, And How We Improve Their Access To Care

Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that affect haemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen through the body. Normally, red blood cells are disc-shaped and flexible enough to move easily through the blood vessels. In sickle cell disease, red blood cells […]
October 24, 2023

What can we do about Breast Cancer.

PREVENTING BREAST CANCER Breast cancer accounts to about 12.5% of all new annual cancer cases worldwide of which the most diagnosed is breast cancer and with a high rate in women respectively. Breast cancer is one that develops from breast tissue. Not all people with breast […]
November 15, 2023

First Aid: What To Do In An Emergency.

First Aid: What To Do In An Emergency. First aid treatment is the initial care provided to an injured or ill person before professional medical help arrives. The primary goals of first aid are to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, and promote recovery. The […]
November 29, 2023

Managing Low and High Blood Sugars

Studies have shown that it is paramount to keep your blood sugar levels in your target range as much as possible to help prevent or delay long-term, serious health problems, such as heart disease, vision loss, and kidney disease. Staying in your target range can also help improve your […]
December 8, 2023

Preventing HIV/AIDS – The Youths and HIV

Almost half of young people (aged 13-24) with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) do not know they have it. Adolescents and young people represent a growing share of people living with HIV worldwide. For youth who test negative, testing services can connect them to HIV prevention resources. […]