Hemorrhoids

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Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen and inflamed veins located in the rectum or anus. They can be internal, situated inside the rectum, or external, found under the skin surrounding the anus. Hemorrhoids affect millions of people around the world. And despite their prevalence, many individuals are unaware of the causes, symptoms, and […]

HANDWASHING PREVENTS DISEASES

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Handwashing is the simple act of cleaning one’s hands with soap and water to remove germs; viruses, bacteria, fungi, etc, including dirt and other potentially harmful substances adhered to the hands. This is so important because it helps to prevent not just only the occurrence of preventable disease conditions, but also the spread of these […]

How To Keep Your Child Safe As School Resumes

With schools resuming and many parents understandably apprehensive about keeping the children safe, we’ve curated some tips to help your child stay safe while in school. Here they are: Teach your child to observe basic hygiene Basic hygiene like handwashing with soap and water is highly effective in helping to curb the spread of the […]

How to protect your children from URTI

How to protect your children from URTI The rains are here again, and with the rains usually come bouts of the flu and common cold. Children are particularly prone to upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). The current COVID19 pandemic also affects the respiratory system majorly and often presents with respiratory symptoms like cough, fever, and […]