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Abiku
26 Jan 2020
“In vain your bangles cast Charmed circles at my feet; I am Àbíkú, calling for the first And the repeated time.” - Wole Soyinka (1965) They have existed from time immemorial, in Yorùbá culture and other major cultures in Nigeria and Africa in general. These are children who are born to die. They are called…
26 Apr 2019
Every year, malaria kills more than 400,000 people all over the world, most of them children, a World Health Organisation estimate shows. Although there’s been significant progress against the disease in the past few decades — death rates have fallen nearly in half — but there’s a long way to go. That is one of…
4 Mar 2019
Female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anemia than adult female blood donors and non-donors...
25 Sep 2017
Red blood cells are the most abundant cells in human blood. The cells contain hemoglobin, which is a protein that carries oxygen around the body. Hemoglobin is also responsible for the blood's distinctive colour.

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