Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda – have committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities within the next 5 years, according to reports by the World Health Organisation, WHO.
I was on a bus yesterday morning and saw this poster. It struck me deeply and I immediately remembered the Nigerian health sector which needs major revival. Thoughts of Eric Arubayi came to my mind again and all I could think of was #UpgradeOurHealthSectors!!! In case you can’t read what’s […]
In the largest epidemiological study conducted in the developing world, researchers found that as exposures to fine particulate air pollution in 272 Chinese cities increase, so do deaths from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
An intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD) is a small device made of plastic, sometimes with added copper or added slow-release progestogen, that is placed into the uterus as an effective method of contraception. It is also known as ‘the coil’. It sits inside the womb (uterus). Once fitted, it can […]
Several people died after a military plane mistakenly dropped a bomb inside the Rann IDPs camp in Borno State about two weeks ago. The Rann IDP camp in Kala-Balge Local Government Area caters for thousands of persons displaced by Boko Haram.