Amazing Health Benefits Of Coconut Water

Amazing Health Benefits Of Coconut Water

Over the years, coconut water has been proven to be delicious, refreshing and contains many nutrients with amazing health benefits. Below are just a few of them: Re-hydrates the Body: Coconut water is a great thirst quencher and because of its electrolyte composition, it helps to re-hydrate the body in the event of dehydration and fluid loss through diarrhea, vomiting […]

Over 325m People Have Chronic Hepatitis B/C Virus – WHO

Over 325m People Have Chronic Hepatitis B/C Virus – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) have revealed that a vast majority of the estimated 325 million people living with chronic hepatitis B virus or hepatitis C virus infection lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. WHO, in a recent report, said the lack of access to testing and treatment for hepatitis placed the people at a […]

Menopause Cannot End Child Birth

Menopause Cannot End Child Birth

A gynaecologist at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Dr Omuku Samuel, has said women at menopause can still bear children with the aid of In Vitro- Fertilisation (IVF). He explained that the oestrogen of such women that were lost could be regenerated medically to keep them healthy and strong to bear children again. “The IVF process […]

Nigeria Receives 500,000 Doses Of Meningitis C Vaccine-WHO

Nigeria Receives 500,000 Doses Of Meningitis C Vaccine-WHO

The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on Vaccine Provision have issued out 500,000 doses of meningitis C containing vaccine to Nigeria to combat the epidemic in the country. The ICG is an organization that coordinates the provision of vaccine during outbreak emergencies. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Country Representative to Nigeria, said this in a statement in Abuja […]

Proper Sensitization Over Meningitis In Northern States

Proper Sensitization Over Meningitis In Northern States

Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III A clarion call has been made by the deputy governor of Kogi State, Elder Simon Achuba, to all the 19 Northern state governors to embark on an aggressive sensitization in addressing the outbreak of Cerebrum Spinal Meningitis. Achuba said this while addressing the Northern Governors/Traditional Rulers in a meeting convened by […]

Meningitis: FG Says Vaccination Is Free

Meningitis: FG Says Vaccination Is Free

Meningitis Vaccination According to the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA, vaccinations, including against Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM, are provided free of charge by the government. The director general of the agency, Faisal Shuaib, said this via a press statement from his office in reaction to news report that members of the public were being asked […]

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