Scourge of child malnutrition, under-five mortality
Nearly 1million children under the age of five years die in Nigeria every year. This makes the country one of the highest contributors to the under–five mortality in the world and about half of these deaths are due to malnutrition.
Boosting healthcare with inter-professional collaboration
Inter Professional Collaboration (IPC) is defined as “when multiple health workers from different professional backgrounds work together with patients, families, careers (caregivers), and communities to deliver the highest quality of care.
May Day 2017 in Nigeria
May Day, Labour day, International Workers' Day are some of the appellations for May 1st. It is a public holiday in Nigeria.
Genetically modified organisms and public health concerns
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and their growing popularity was the concern of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) which organised a training session for journalists in Benin City...
Furore over efforts to eliminate malaria
As Nigeria joins the rest of the globe to celebrate the World Malaria Day (WMD), today, April 25, seven countries have been certified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as having eliminated malaria...
‘Nigeria loses N730b yearly to illegal parking, trading on roads’
“We are losing about N2 billion daily. This includes destruction to road shoulders, loss of man-hours in traffic, accidents, estimated revenue from parks and other problems.”
Reducing depression-related deaths in Nigeria
Thirty five year-old Emmanuel Orji is living with sickle cell anaemia. Dr. Emma, as he was fondly called, worked at a hospital in Lagos as trainee doctor. Emma found it hard dealing with the crisis associated with the disease.
Riding on ICT to exit recession
Nigeria retained its rating as the fastest growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market in Africa and amongst the fastest growing in the World even in the face of recession.