‘Why biosecurity, biosafety laboratories are strategic to tackling pandemics’
Before Coronavirus came to Nigeria, we had warning about it from world news. We knew we were going to have it, so we started preparing. In February this year, the virus was discovered in the country.
Management of diabetes mellitus - Part 1
In medicine to successfully treat any disease, the cause of the disease must be established. I have been able to show to a large extent that the cause(s) of diabetes mellitus are two fold.
How dexamethasone boosts survival of preterm babies in low-resource settings
The results of a new clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that dexamethasone—a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19...
Kano kick-starts project to reduce maternal, child mortality, morbidity
As part of efforts to reduce maternal and child deaths in the country as well as meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, Kano State Government has started training monitors to track how maternal health.....
Green tea, honey, black seed validated as COVID-19 cures
Scientists have recorded more breakthroughs in the search for natural cures for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Top on the list is that a combination of honey and black seed helped with symptoms alleviation and viral clearance and reduced mortality...
Tackling post-COVID poverty: Experts tell government to invest in NTDs
The COVID-19 pandemic may have worsened Nigeria’s poverty level, but experts say investing in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) elimination will improve the nations economy, preventing disability of millions of Nigerians.
Understanding causes, symptoms, treatments of deep vein thrombosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE) are often under-diagnosed and serious, but preventable medical conditions. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a medical condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein.
Concerns over polio resurgence in Nigeria
There are concerns over possible resurgence of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) in Nigeria as Pakistan has recorded increase in number of cases due to the COVID-19 lockdowns.
‘It’s preposterous to conclude we’ve kicked out polio without sustaining the defeat’
The club was founded in June 1980; this Rotary year makes it 40 years and one of the founding fathers is still very active. In fact, the history of Rotary Club of Isolo cannot be well told without mentioning...
Concerns over high burden of neglected tropical diseases in Nigeria
The Federal government has expressed concern over the high burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the country and stressed the need to evolve strategies that will help in the control, elimination and eradication of NTDs in the country. Neglected Tropical diseases are communicable diseases associated with poverty and commonly found in rural communities with…