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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