Fight against Malaria; ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote, Access Bank and others receive Leadership Awards

Fight against Malaria; ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote, Access Bank and others receive Leadership Awards

For their contributions towards the eradication of Malaria, five companies among them, ExxonMobil, Aliko Dangote and Access Bank PLC, received various awards.

Tuberculosis silently killing Nigerians

Tuberculosis silently killing Nigerians

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, a day set aside to beam attention on the disease. In this interview with our Assistant Editor, Chinwe Maduagwu, Dr. Olusola Adeyelu, a Senior Registrar with the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Idi-Araba, disclosed that the disease was silently and quietly killing Nigerians especially in the villages.

Down Syndrome; love does not count chromosome

Down Syndrome: Love does not count chromosomes

The Down Syndrome Foundation, Nigeria, yesterday organised a charity walk and rally to celebrate persons with Down Syndrome in line with UN stipulations. Our Assistant Editor, CHINWE MADUAGWU, who was at the event reports that the message of the event in summary was; show love to persons with Down Syndrome as well as those with other disabilities

Media, key to curbing incidences of suicide

Media, key to curbing incidences of suicide

The Suicide Research and Prevention Initiative (SURPIN), an initiative of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital recently organised a one-day media workshop/training on how to report suicide and other mental health related issues. Our Assistant Editor, CHINWE MADUAGWU, who was at the workshop reports.

World Cancer Day: NCPP Launches Mobile Cancer Centres

World Cancer Day: NCPP Launches Mobile Cancer Centres

To commemorate World Cancer Day and as part of its contributions towards the fight against cancer, the National Cancer Prevention Programme (NCPP), a non-governmental initiative of Mass Medical Mission (MMM) on Sunday launched the Mobile Cancer Centre, the first of its kind in the world.

Change in lifestyle responsible for increase in cancer – Ofurune

Change in lifestyle responsible for increase in cancer –Ofurune

With the increase in cases of cancer in recent times, almost everyone is scared stiff. The increase has made many health personnel and organisations to increase campaigns to draw the consciousness of all to the problem. In this interview with ASIAN NKUTT, the Executive Director of a non-governmental organisation, Health Education and Empowerment Initiatives (HEDEN), Mrs. Folashade Ofurune, speaks on issues concerning cancer.

JUST IN: African Leaders Unite to tackle trachoma, elephantiasis, leprosy, others

JUST IN: African Leaders Unite to tackle trachoma, elephantiasis, leprosy, others

African Heads of State Sunday, January, 28, 2018, have re-affirmed their commitment to Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) to ensure health equity.

FG's Roadmap to Revive Primary Health Care

FG’s Roadmap to Revive Primary Health Care

The Minister of Health inspects three Primary Health facilities in Nassarawa state to test run the Nigeria State Health Investment Project, which is funding the projects.

Nutrition as prevention for diseases

Nutrition as prevention for diseases

Leading nutrition specialists and physicians agree that nutrition has a vital role to play in preventing diseases

Health Benefits of Farting

Health Benefits of Farting

Farting is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of gut bacteria.