How to improve trauma care, emergency services in Nigeria response services in Nigeria
Irked by the high rate of mortality arising from accidents and other emergencies, stakeholders have raised concern on the need to strengthen and improve the state of trauma care and other surgical and medical emergency response services in the national health care delivery system.
Understanding emotion matters
You may have heard it said that all emotions are valid. While this is true, it doesn’t mean that you’re well within your rights to throw a temper tantrum whenever you don’t get what you want.
The inevitable panacea to man’s problems - Part XI
I have marshaled this argument so far in such a manner that all shades of belief whether religious, mundane and scientific could be on the same page...
Solar eclipse set for December 26, full Moon on November 12
Have you seen the Moon lately? When was the last time you observed the skies? The Moon and the stars are playing some interesting games. Nigeria and most parts of the world will witness another series of astronomical spectacles between today and the end of the year.
Understanding Hansen’s disease
Hansen’S disease (also known as leprosy) is an infection caused by slow-growing bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. It can affect the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose (nasal mucosa). With early diagnosis and treatment, the disease can be cured. People with Hansen’s disease can continue to work and lead an active life during and…
Bermuda Triangle: Why ‘startling discovery of 30-foot creature could explain lost ships’
The Bermuda Triangle mystery may have been solved after a “startling discovery” revealed a 30-foot creature lurking in the sea – and experts have argued that it could “explain some of the ships that were mysteriously lost,” a documentary revealed.
Boosting Nigeria’s economy with pharmacoeconomics
Worried about the volatile and unstable economic situation of the country, pharmacists under the aegis of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) have advocated the adoption pharmaeconomics to reverse the trend.
Promoting research and development to tackle diseases, economic woes, preventable deaths
While scientists in developed countries are making breakthroughs in advancing research, such as in the development of drugs and vaccines for treatment of diseases and preparedness for impeding outbreaks, Nigeria is yet to make any feat.
All modern humans may have originated from Botswana
All modern humans may have descended from people in what is now Botswana, according to scientists.Researchers think they have, for the first time, discovered the ‘cradle of humanity’ where the first modern humans evolved before spreading across the globe.
Why Ebola threat persists in Nigeria, others
Nigeria on Sunday, October 20, 2019, marked five years since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the country Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) -free. The WHO, on October 20, 2014 officially declared Nigeria Ebola-free, having passed the mandatory period with no new cases