TUBERCULOSIS

Hologram of a man's lungs in his chest

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant global health concern, affecting millions of people worldwide. It continues to pose challenges in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, despite medical advancements. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs but can also target other parts of the body, such as the kidneys, […]

Before You Swallow That Antibiotic Drug

“Doctor, I have typhoid and malaria.” “Doctor, I know I have malaria. It is my body.” In Nigeria, typhoid and malaria are the infamous twins responsible for many visits to the hospital. Many Nigerians believe that they have one or both so they abuse the drugs needed for their treatment. Antibiotics and anti-malarial drugs are […]

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 […]