For decades, Nigeria's health sector has been characterised by a disturbing degree of deterioration due to neglect by successive administrations. Indeed, the sector is now near a total collapse with very little hope of revival. Indeed, that President Muhammadu Buhari continues to be treated abroad for his health challenges is a
As the International AIDS Conference took place in Paris this week, UNAIDS issued a report with an encouraging statistic. For the first time, more than half of the 36.7 million people with HIV have access to treatment. That means most people with HIV are taking the antiretroviral medicines needed to suppress the virus. The report cited
Fitness and healthy lifestyle has taken centre stage amongst young Nigerians. This is a trend we are particularly excited about here at AHM. We have observed quite a few Nigerian celebrities showing off their workout routines/healthy lifestyle choices and 3 women have totally made us fall in love with their
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that an untreatable strain of gonorrhea is spreading worldwide after the superbug was discovered in at least three people. The bug is said to be “very smart,” evolving to develop resistance to antibiotics every time a new one is used against it. It is estimated that 78 million people
Alcohol consumption was associated with an increased risk of breast cancer in a large study of African-American women, indicating that they, like white women, may benefit from limiting alcohol. These study results have been published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
According to the World Health Organization on Sunday, May 14, a second case of Ebola was confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eugene Kabambi the spokesman fro WHO in Congo spokesman said health officials were currently trying to trace 125 people believed to be linked to the identified cases
Nigeria is currently going through a meningitis epidemic which has affected 16 states in the Northern region. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the outbreak started in Zamfara state. No fewer than 328 persons have died and 2,524 suspected cases have been recorded since November 2016.
Breast cancer is the most common malignant tumour that affects African women. Every year a growing number of women suffer from this illness, which in most cases leads to death. However, doctors certify that this dangerous illness could be cured. Detection of breast cancer in its earlier phase leads to greater possibilities