Monday, October 22, 2018
By Dr. Goke Akinrogunde One event that is worth sharing on this page was the case of a troubled mum and her eighteen year old daughter who came calling at my clinical setting during the week. Their concern is about...
The Founder of Cerebral Palsy Centre, Surulere, Lagos, Mrs. Nonye Nweke, has called on the government to make special provisions to cater for children living with cerebral palsy, a psycho-physical deformity caused by damage in the brain. Speaking in Lagos...
As cases of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) spread across the country, the Federal Ministry of Health has advised the public to stay calm. This came in a public advisory issued by the Director, Media and Public Relations, Boade Akinola. The advisory...
Since the first case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) was diagnosed in the North in 2016, not less than 1966 suspected cases have so far been reported as at this week, with the outbreak reaching epidemic proportion in five states,...
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...
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world this week to commemorate World Down Syndrome Day, Martins Ifijeh writes on ways to manage the ailment and why government and stakeholders should give attention to persons living with the condition. It...
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...