World Health Organisation
Nigeria has third highest number of preterm births
Nigeria is placed third among the ten countries with the highest number of preterm births with 773,600, according to latest figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
2017 to be among three hottest years in history
It is likely that 2017 will be one of the three hottest years on record, with many high-impact incidents, including catastrophic hurricanes and floods, debilitating heat waves and drought.
Food marketing, policies, pricing behind tenfold rise in childhood, adolescent obesity in four decades
Obesity rates in the world’s children and adolescents increased from less than one per cent (equivalent to five million girls and six million boys) in 1975 to nearly six per cent in girls (50 million) and nearly eight per cent in boys (74 million) in 2016.
‘Carbon pricing, emission tax should be enforced’
Nigeria with a population of over 180 million people and a status of developing nation is exploring every aspect of civilization in a great deal, over 80 million Nigerians own either an electricity generating set or a means of transportation like automobiles.
Scaling up mental health in workplace
Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety. More than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders.
Guess The Most Unhealthy Country In The World
No, it's not Nigeria, or anywhere in Africa as a matter of fact. The Czech Republic has been named the least healthy country in the world, according to a new research conducted by Clinic Compare. The clinic comparison website used three key factors to rank countries: alcohol consumption, tobacco consumption and the prevalence of obesity,…
How to reduce cholera-related deaths
Experts are unanimous that cholera can be prevented with improved sanitation and drinking water hygiene, factors, which have been responsible for the eradication of the illness in England for over a century.
Therapists seek implementation of rehabilitation policy, disability bill
Olufunke Akanle said, persons leaving with any form of physical or congenital conditions encounter widespread barriers in accessing healthcare and related services, with worse health outcomes than people living without disabilities.