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Sexuality is an integral component of human identity, encompassing a diverse range of desires, orientations, and expressions. Sex holds profound significance in our lives, whether it’s the physical pleasure of sensation, the emotional intimacy of connection, or the psychological exploration of self. It shapes our relationships, informs our sense of self, and contributes to our […]

Share Affection, Not Infection

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Hey, it’s love season! Individuals around the world set aside Valentine’s Day to express love in all of its forms. Whether you’re single, married, entangled, separated, or divorced, I bet there’s someone with whom you desire to express love and show affection. The affection We can confidently state that Valentine’s Day isn’t just a celebration […]

World Aids Day.

The messaging we used to have was that “…E no dey show for Face…” and that was back when an HIV diagnosis was a life sentence. Then, every case of HIV ended up as AIDS and eventual death. People with HIV actually died from secondary infections like tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections which happen because […]

Why HIV/AIDS Is Your Business Too

When the Human Immunodeficiency Virus was discovered, it was deadly. However, years of consistent research has paid off, and HIV is no longer a death sentence. We have learned how to manage it effectively such that people living with HIV & AIDS now live long, fulfilling lives. They go on to have children, and those […]

Health Stories With Hygeia HMO– Liver Struggles

Health Stories With Hygeia HMO explores the health struggles of everyday Nigerians. We’ll share these stories regularly – they will be tragic sometimes but will always be educative. By Okonkwor Oyor C. To mark this year’s World Hepatitis Day, we spoke to a doctor living with hepatitis and she shared her experiences as both doctor and patient […]

What Is Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the narrow part of the lower uterus that connects to the vagina. It’s often referred to as the neck of the womb. Causes of Cervical Cancer It begins when healthy cells in the cervix develop mutations in […]

What is Tuberculosis?

Tuberculosis (TB) is an airborne disease, caused by bacteria, that affects the lungs. When a person with TB coughs, sneezes or spits, they spray the TB germs into the air and an uninfected person only needs to inhale a few of these germs to catch the disease. Thankfully, TB is both curable and preventable. TB […]