Vitiligo – FAQ’s

What Is Vitiligo? Vitiligo is a skin condition that leads to the loss of skin color in patches. While it is not a common condition, it can be extremely distressing for those who have it. It occurs when the cells that produce the melanin (the pigment that gives your skin it’s color) die or stop […]

How To Run A Health Facility During A Pandemic

The index case of COVID-19 in Nigeria was picked up in a private medical facility. This underscores the need for providers to ensure that they are up to speed with the latest developments in healthcare. Being aware of what is happening goes a long way even during these unprecedented times. We have put together some […]

Why You Should Go Digital

The rising wave of digitalization of hospitals and other health facilities cannot be overlooked. Indeed, health facilities that are slow to adopt digital processes may be on the losing end. The case for more digital-savvy hospitals is made stronger by the possibility of losing years of valuable medical records to disasters like fire or flooding. […]

Health Stories With Hygeia – Beauty Spots

  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 Dr. Okonkwor Oyor C. This edition of “Health Stories with Hygeia HMO” was done to mark World Vitiligo Day, so, we had a chat with […]

What To Do When You Suffer A Fall

The famous author, Chimamanda Adichie recently shared her experience when she had a fall. People fall every day and sometimes these cause serious injury. They are among the most common domestic accidents especially for older people. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 adults over 65 years who live at home will suffer a fall […]

Health Stories With Hygeia – Baby’s First Meals

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 Dr. Okonkwor Oyor C. Health Stories With Hygeia – Baby’s First Meals Exclusive breastfeeding is feeding your baby only breastmilk for the first 6 months of […]

5 Ways To Breastfeed Efficiently

Breastfeeding can be tough. Exclusive breastfeeding is even tougher. But the benefits to you and your baby are endless. Breastfeeding protects your child from illnesses, is healthy, and provides a unique bonding experience for both of you. Breastfeeding is one aspect of motherhood you do not want to miss. We know the problems you face […]