Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease, and it’s the one that can sneak up on you without causing symptoms that really get your attention. It’s called “the silent killer” for a reason. It’s quite likely that millions are people are living their lives without knowing
Proper immunization is still a problem in Nigeria. Infant mortality rate keeps rising, despite the fact that the system has procedures in place for protecting children against different diseases; which they are definitely prone to. Various studies have shown that factors responsible for the problems faced in immunization include education regarding
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) pretty much offer health insurance. You pay a certain annual/quarterly fee through a provider, and with that fee you’re eligible to access managed care and other health benefit plans for the period you’ve paid for. It works like a car insurance. You insure your care against damage
Late Professor Dora Akunyili was a former director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and was once the Information and Communications minister of Nigeria from 2008 - 2010. She was especially known for her fight against counterfeit drugs and unsafe food alongside a team of
On October 4, news broke that there was a suspected outbreak of monkeypox in Bayelsa state. The health commissioner said: “Recently in Bayelsa State, we noticed a suspected outbreak of monkeypox. It has not been confirmed. We have sent samples to the World Health Organisation’s reference laboratory in Dakar, Senegal.