A Little Sunshine

A Little Sunshine In a country where the health sector is well below world standards, a modest clinic in Lagos is struggling to shore up the wide gulf and deliver quality healthcare to as many people as possible, especially in the area of providing intensive care medicine, writes Solomon Elusoji. According to a report by […]

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“You’re Not Doctors”

Photographer Demilade Roberts Shares His Near-Fatal Experience In The Hands Of A Pharmacist In a post aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of having pharmacists prescribe drugs, photographer Demilade Roberts shared the experience he had with drugs given to him by a pharmacist. He wrote: “I’m posting this to create an awareness about Pharmacists […]

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Colposcopy

Colposcopy What? A colposcopy is an examination of the external genitalia, vagina and cervix. A colposcope is used and it allows the physician to magnify the view of these organs in order to identify any problems. Why? A colposcopy is commonly done if you have previously had a Pap smear result. It could also be […]

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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infections & The HPV Vaccines What is HPV? The Human Papilloma virus (HPV) family consists of a group of viruses responsible for genital, skin and oral infections. They are particularly notorious for their compulsory involvement in changes leading to genital warts and cervical cancer. HPV does not affect women alone; boys […]

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World Class Boutique Hospital, Paelon Launches 2bed Intensive Care Unit

World class boutique hospital Paelon, launches her 2bed intensive care unit Paelon recently opened her Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a 2-bed state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit, ICU, in line with the vision of the founder, Ngozi Onyia to provide quality healthcare services. “What we have is a passion. This vision started because we wanted to redefine […]

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World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day A persistent cough that’s worse at night and/or constant sniffles are all signs that your child might be asthmatic. Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. For some people, asthma is […]

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Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever What is Ebola fever? Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by the Ebola virus which has been classified by the WHO as a Risk group 4 pathogen requiring biosafety level 4-equivalent containment. Are there any cases of the disease in Nigeria and West Africa? Recently there has been an outbreak of Ebola virus […]

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