Anthrax

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Anthrax is a highly infectious and potentially fatal disease caused by the bacterium Bacillus anthracis. While rare, it has been a topic of great concern because of its potential as a public health threat and historical significance as a biological weapon. It is very important to understand its intriguing historical background, nature, transmission, symptoms, and […]

The benefits of hand washing in disease prevention

Handwashing is the simple act of cleaning one’s hands with soap and water to remove gems, viruses, bacteria, and/or microorganisms, 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 […]

Infertility: the new king in the room

Fertility is the quality of being able to produce children. Many people are interested in having children, sadly about 10-15% (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3717046/) of couples experience difficulty In having children. The journey to parenthood can be challenging and these challenges are increasing with about 5-10% per year (https://www.singlecare.com/blog/news/infertility-statistics/). The need for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is also […]

Top Rated Provider Q2, 2021

The Limi Hospitals The Limi Hospitals’ system was founded in 1982 and has grown to be one of the largest wholly private referral centres with three service centres, over four hundred staff, over a hundred beds across about nineteen specialties and subspecialties in Medicine. The Limi hospital is a multi-specialty, multicentre, hospital group with three […]

I Spoke To Kidney – “Drink water, problem no dey finish”

This week, in commemoration of World Kidney Day, I spoke to Kidney about his job. He told me how he sees his job as baby sitting human beings, his relationship with Liver, hatred of salt, and fear of Hypertension. There’s something for people that like mixing creams as well. Hi Kidney, it’s so nice to […]

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Ending Tuberculosis In Nigeria: The Clock Is Ticking

Three. That’s the number of people the backseat of a keke can take. It’s also the number of people that die every minute from Tuberculosis. What is Tuberculosis (TB)? Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection that affects mainly the lungs. It can also affect the abdomen, spine, or heart. It is an infectious disease that spreads through […]

How To Protect Yourself From Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

According to Bloomberg, office hours have increased by about 3 hours on average since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic forced many companies to adopt a work -from -home policy which has its own share of pros and cons. Before now, the average office worker spent about 1,700 hours annually in front of […]

What Do Patients Really Want?

Q3, 2020 As we continue our match towards Universal Health Coverage, we are committed to building a patient-centric health ecosystem. Knowing that data-driven businesses are more able to adapt to change and deliver high-quality services, we always use data to stay true to our promise of a ‘wow experience’ for every enrollee, anytime they need […]

How To Care For Your Children While Working Remotely

Working from home definitely has its perks, but it also comes with its own set of challenges. One of them is learning how to balance caring for your children and delivering at work. In the past, it was easier to deliver at work because you were in the office. But now, you are working remotely, […]