Unmasking the Hidden Epidemic: Hepatitis

a mask over a sick liver with a bandage on it on a smoke filled background with the text unmasking hepatitis written below it.

Hepatitis means injury to the liver with inflammation of the Liver cells. A virus causes five of the seven main types, including A, B, C, D, and E, as well as types X and G.Viral Hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death globally, accounting for 1.34 million deaths per year – that’s as […]

The Patients’ Bill Of Rights

The Consumer Protection Council has introduced the Patients’ Bill of Right (PBOR) to set acceptable standards for health services delivery. As an Hygeian, your optimum satisfaction is our focus and we are delighted to be able to share these rights with you: Right to relevant information This is to ensure that you understand any diagnosis, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Cancer

October is breast cancer awareness month and a great opportunity to find out all the information you might need to know about breast cancer including prevention and treatment. Breast cancer is a cancer that forms in the cells of the breast; it is the most common invasive cancer in women and the second main cause […]

Update on the Monkey Pox Infection

Current reports reaching us indicate that three (3) of the suspected samples of the Monkey pox virus sent to Senegal for testing have been confirmed. Forty three (43) suspected cases had been reported from eight states with Bayelsa having the highest number, out of the seventeen (17) samples from Bayelsa, three (3) were positive, twelve […]

Hygeia Holds Healthcare Stakeholders Conference 2017

Nigeria’s foremost Health Maintenance Organisation Hygeia, held its 2017 Healthcare Stakeholders Conference on the 7th of September at Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos. The Conference themed “Improving Healthcare Quality in Nigeria: Be a Part of the Solution” was focused on creating awareness and starting conversations around healthcare issues with key Stakeholders from the industry present. […]