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30 Oct
The Kaduna state government has stated its commitment to improve the nutritional status of residents, including reducing anaemia
2 Sep
Nigeria needs about $70 billion to reach the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s target of reducing stunting and anaemia in women, as well as increased exclusive breastfeeding in 10 years
25 Jun 2020
Until now, Nigeria and other developing countries struggle to make safe blood available because donations are low and equipment to test blood is scarce.
8 Dec 2018
Anaemia occurs when your blood does not have enough red blood cells. This can happen if the body does not make enough red blood cells, bleeding, which causes loss of red blood cells more quickly than they can be replaced or the body destroys red blood cells. The body makes three types of blood cells-…
9 Sep 2018
Adewale Olakunle Joel is an artist with a passion to use his palette to heal the sick and put smiles on faces of internally displaced persons (IDPs). Working in partnership with the U.S. Consulate, Adewale has held different sessions with children with cancer, sickle cell anaemia, as well as, adults with mental illnesses. He spoke…
14 Jul 2018
Anaemia occurs when your blood does not have enough red blood cells. This can happen if the body does not make enough red blood cells, bleeding, which causes loss of red blood cells...
21 Jun 2018
“I am a victim of it and knowing what my family went through as result of this - the sleepless nights, constant visits to hospital and the long admissions - I started researching into the disease. I discovered I had a part to play in creating awareness and helping in its prevention and eradication,” 45-year-old…
29 Mar 2018
A local spice, Tetrapleura tetraptera, has been validated as ‘cure’ for anaemia and hypertension. Researchers have demonstrated the anti-insulin resistance, anti-lipidemic, anti-obesity, hypotensive and anti-inflammatory properties of water extracts of Tetrapleura tatraptera and the potential for the management of obesity, type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Lipidemic is the presence of excess lipids or fats in…
7 Oct 2017
The body makes three types of blood cells- white blood cells to fight infection, platelets to help your blood clot and red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body.
24 Feb 2017
A gynaecologist, Dr Adebayo Sekumade, on Friday urged the Federal and State Governments to create awareness on appropriate nutrition for women to reduce the high rate of anaemia in pregnancy.

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