Using Economic Groups To Empower Women For Better Health
ALTHOUGH Mrs.Amina Haruna looked pale and sickly, she cannot afford to go the hospital. not move a step to visit hospital. In the remote area of Filask in Sokoto where she lives, it will cost her about N400 to get to the nearest hospital. But Amina has just N200 to live on and feed her…
Issues And Character In Breeding
TO achieve the greatest good from breeding, four important issues must be addressed and usually, they are the characteristics that the breeding stocks should be selected for. These are fertility, vigour, longevity and temperament. You will agree with me that these are very important ingredients in the life of any individual pet, and for those…
Understanding Of Cancer From The Spiritual Perspective III
Causes of Cancer: IT is now known that many cells in the body become cancerous daily in an average person and the so-called “genetic mistake” or the DNA damage occurs more when the cells are rapidly dividing, e.g. in foetus, infants and children during puberty and adolescence. This “mistake” or damage may remain silent for…
Group Tasks FG On Increased Funding For PLWA
The need to assist people living with the dreaded disease known HIV/AIDS, (PLWA), by way of having access to antiroviral drugs as well as providing them with the basic necessity of life has once again been brought to the front burner. This submission was made yesterday by a group under the aegis of Civil Society…
Agency unveils document to boost primary healthcare
AIMED at ensuring better health service delivery to the teeming youths in Nigeria, The National Adolescent and Youth Friendly Job Aids for Service Providers in Primary Health Care (PHC) Facilities in Nigeria document was recently put together by experts in health related fields.
Ondo trains medical personnel on youth-based care delivery
Ondo state government has commenced the training of service providers who will drive its adolescent and youth friendly services in all health facilities in the state in other to achieve all round fulfillment of its Caring Heart Programmes in the sector.
African pear tops list of novel plants for drug-resistant malaria
Could extracts of African pear provide the next best treatment for drug-resistant malaria? CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes.
Adeyanju demystifies recent strange deaths in Ondo
Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dayo Adeyanju, in an exclusive interview with OLUWASEUN AKINGBOYE in Akure, explains the proactive roles of Ondo state government to control the recent strange endemic disease that killed several indigenes, and the giant stride of the Mother and Child Hospital. Excerpts:
Heading ball impairs player’s memory, study finds
HEADING the ball is not good for the brain. Even when the heads of soccer players are exposed to collisions or blows too frequently, these slight, but recurring concussions result in attention deficit in the long term. This is suggested by a Croatian study, which was presented at the 1st Congress of the European Academy…
How heavy beer consumption increases exposure to ‘poisons’, by researchers
MORE reasons why beer and other alcoholic drinks should be consumed in moderation have emerged. Researchers from the University of Valencia (Spain) have analysed the mycotoxins produced by certain microscopic fungi in beer and dried fruits, such as figs and raisins, confirming that these products meet food regulations. Only for heavy beer drinkers - who…