Breast milk is superfood that a baby deserves

It is common knowledge that breastfeeding a baby is good for his or her health, as the breast milk is considered a superfood by experts. Experts say that in the first hours and days of her baby’s life, the mother produces milk called colostrum, which is the most potent natural immune system booster known to […]

Aisha Buhari launches project on child nutrition

The wife of the president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has launched a programme called, “Get involved”, to prevent death of children from malnutrition. A statement signed by Nadabo Zakari, her Director, Media & Publicity, said the programme was a major component of her “Future Assured” pet project which comprises healthcare delivery, education and other facets of […]

2,000 Patients Undergo Free Eye Surgery In Jigawa

Dr Abdulrahman Ashiru, Jigawa Coordinator, Eye care and Neglected Tropical Diseases, on Sunday said 2,000 people with cataract disease are currently undergoing free surgery in the state. The coordinator stated this in Dutse while speaking with newsmen at the ongoing free eye surgery. Ashiru said the exercise was being conducted by the Islamic Medical Association […]

NIGER STATE : Governor Bello’s Health Reform Agenda Receives Boost

In the Words of Ralph Lauren “A Leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done”. By Fodio Ahmed The Governor Abubakar Sani Bello’s efforts of combating preventable diseases and disabilities from tuberculosis and leprosy over the weekend received a boost with […]

287 Women Operated Of VVF Within A Year In Sokoto

Sokoto State commissioner for Health, Dr. Balarabe Kakale Shuni, yesterday said that no fewer than 287 women have been treated of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) within the last one year. The Commissioner also stated that the state government has concluded plans to foot the marriage bills of VVF treated persons as a way of discouraging […]

287 Women Operated Of VVF Within A Year In Sokoto

Sokoto State commissioner for Health, Dr. Balarabe Kakale Shuni, yesterday said that no fewer than 287 women have been treated of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) within the last one year. The Commissioner also stated that the state government has concluded plans to foot the marriage bills of VVF treated persons as a way of discouraging […]

‘Why Nigerians must go for eye test every 6 months’

Bothered by the wave of irreversible blindness caused by late detection of glaucoma which usually don’t come with symptoms, Nigerians have been urged to always go for eye screening at least once in six months at accredited Ophthalmology clinics. An optometrist of the Ophthalmology unit of Me-Cure Healthcare Limited, Dr. Ogwuo Eme-Comfort; the President,  Abia State […]

Drug Abuse Causes Slow Heart Beat, Expert Warns

Dr Solomon Anoti, an Abuja based medical practitioner, said on Wednesday that recreational drug use or abuse could lead to Bradycardia (very slow heart beat). Anoti told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that if the heart beats less than 60 times a minute, it is slower than normal. He said that Bradycardia […]

The Rules For Good Health

Attaining total health can feel like a juggling act. You’ve got a sugar free yogurt in one hand, a kale-spinach salad in the other, and all too often, you drop both to face a plate of jollof rice with stew. But a healthier life is attainable if you turn that juggling act into a balancing […]

WHO declares Guinea free of Ebola Virus

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the virus. It has been six weeks since the last confirmed Ebola patient tested negative for the virus, according to the WHO report. The source of infection for the […]