Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Even though you are very protective of your little one, there are times you make silly mistakes that may lead to a fall of your toddler. Infants are so vulnerable that it is your sole responsibility as a parent...
A girl nearly died after wearing a tampon for just five hours. The victim spent 48 hours being sick before she was rushed to hospital by her flatmate. The 20-year-old spent four days in intensive care and was just hours from...
While it is mostly preached in Nigeria that exclusive breastfeeding is key to optimal mental, psychological, physiological and social growth of an infant if given within the first six months of life, the Programme Director, Nutrition, National Institute of...
WHO on Wednesday warned that the population of obese children and adolescents worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades and has become a global health crisis that threatens to worsen unless drastic actions are taken. On the occasion...
Stakeholders have called for the embrace of child spacing, stressing that it curbs maternal and child mortalities as well as constitutes an essential part of wellbeing of families. “In Nigeria, all Demographic Health Surveys, DHS, have shown this...
The Daura Local Government Council of Katsina State has received delivery of 113 varieties of drugs as donation from a Katsina-based NGO, Maternal and Child Health MNCH2. Malam Ahmed Murtala, the council’s Director of Primary Health disclosed this in an...
Metabolism is the process the body uses to break down food and nutrients for energy and to support different functions. What people eat, including vitamins and minerals, affects their metabolism.A faster metabolism burns calories more quickly than a slower one,...
A new report released on Tuesday by the World Health Organisation, WHO, revealed that not less than 1.8 billion (93 percent) children around the world breathe toxic air daily.The report which focused on Air pollution and child health raised...
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board, on Wednesday said it had immunised 901,513 under-five children against polio in the just concluded round of vaccination in the territory. The Acting Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Mathew...
The Nigerian Medical Association has written the National Assembly demanding both houses to deliberate action to tack declining coverage for immunisation in the country. In a letter of concern NMA on Thursday handed over as a petition to heads of...