Policy

In NYSC Camp Clinic, These must change.

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Orientation Camp takes place for a period of three weeks. It is usual for graduates from across various universities, home and abroad, to come back with the intention of serving the country Nigeria, for a period of one year. During that period, they are known Corp members or “Corpers” as […]

Patient

IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

We all know what immunization and vaccination means and its importance to the populace especially the children. Here is a concise list and arrangement of what your immunization schedule should look like. It’s also important to ask about the vaccine your child/children are taking at the scheduled date, that is why its important to attend […]

Meds

THE NEED FOR PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE (IMPORTANT)

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is a pneumococcal vaccine and a conjugate vaccine used to protect infants, young children, and adults against disease caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus). Diseases caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae or pneumococcus) are a major public health problem worldwide. Recommended IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is an important vaccine and has been part of the immunization schedule […]

Sickle Cell Aid Foundation Voluteer... fulfilled to play her part.
Conditions

SICKLE CELL AID FOUNDATION (SCAF)… RAISING AWARENESS EFFECTIVELY

The Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 2010 to help increase awareness on Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) and to ensure that people living with this disorder have access to the quality healthcare that they deserve. Since the recognition and declaration of June 19th as the World Sickle Cell Day […]

Career

Public Health Officer Job Description, Duties, Functions, Roles and Responsibilities

What is the job description and role of a Public Health Officer? What are the duties and responsibilities of a Public Health Officer? Public Health Officer Job Description Public Health Officers apply knowledge of general preventive medicine and public health issues to promote health care to groups or individuals, and aid in the prevention or […]

Topic

Today is International Condom Day

Despite today being celebrated by the Christians as St Valentine’s day, And Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of the Lenten Season in the Church, Today is also International Condom day. I know so people may see this post as repulsive, but let’s face the reality and not pretend to what is happening even though […]

Editor's Focus

Our Parents Failed Us in The Part of Sex Education And The Implication On Our Lives

It’s not about just saying “Don’t do it”, “Don’t try it”. Its more than that. Childern want an explanation to their curious minds and not dismissal. Am sure people are wondering why the topic , what does it mean. But I would go straight to the point. Some of our parents missed this part of […]

Conditions Topic

Asperger’s Syndrome Symptoms

Asperger’s syndrome is a sub-type of Autism (Autism spectrum disorder, ASD) and is confused with those of other behavioral issues such as attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  It is a mild form of autism and generally manifests without extreme mental disabilities. The main outward characteristics of a person with Asperger’s syndrome are poor social skills, lacking […]

Conditions

Important : BRCA gene If Defected Increases the Risk of Cancer In Women

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce tumor suppressor proteins. These proteins help repair damaged DNA and, therefore, play a role in ensuring the stability of the cell’s genetic material. When either of these genes is mutated, or altered, such that its protein product either is not made or does not function correctly, DNA […]

Editor's Focus

What Sodium Salt (Table Salt) Does to Your Body When Not taken in the Right Quantity

Sodium chloride, or table salt, supplies the electrolyte sodium to your diet. This mineral is essential for maintaining fluid balance within your cells, for contracting your muscles and for transmitting nerve impulses. It also plays a critical role in helping your digestive system absorb nutrients. Although you need a significant intake of sodium each day […]

Editor's Focus

Most Populated Cities in the World : Some Cities in Nigerian Make the List

With the rapid urbanization and globalization, the world is also growing rapidly in population. Here are the Ten most populous cities in the world. 10. Mumbai, India (12.6 Million) 9. Guangzhou, China (12.7 Million) 8. Lagos, Nigeria (13.4 Million) 7. Istanbul, Turkey (14 Million) 6. Tianjin, China (14.7 Million) 5. Delhi, India (17.8 Million) 4. […]

Conditions Topic

Why Scratching An Itch Is So Sweet and Relieving

It feels *so*  sweet and relieving when you scratch that awful itch. Until it starts itching more and drives you crazy. Have you ever wondered why its like that? An itch, also known as ‘Pruritus‘, is a general sensation arising from the irritation of skin cells or nerve cells associated with the skin. While it can […]

Women's Issue

Cultural Beliefs About Menses/Mensturation You Didn’t Know Existed

In some historic cultures, a menstruating woman was considered sacred and powerful, with increased psychic abilities, and strong enough to heal the sick. According to the Cherokee, menstrual blood was a source of feminine strength and had the power to destroy enemies. In Ancient Rome, Pliny the Elder wrote that a menstruating woman who uncovers her […]