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Customary and Religious Laws Are Impeding Progress Towards Women’s Health in Nigeria

Customary and Religious Laws Are Impeding Progress Towards Women’s Health in Nigeria

Numerous countries have committed themselves to promoting the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls by ratifying international human rights treaties. These include the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Nigeria ratified the convention on women’s rights in 1985 and the convention on child rights in […]

Continent’s Number of Covid-19 Deaths Surpasses 90,000

Continent’s Number of Covid-19 Deaths Surpasses 90,000

 As of February 1, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,569,617. Reported deaths in Africa reached  90,971  and 3,051,748 people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,453,761  – and 44,164  people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 471,157 ), Tunisia ( 208,885 ), Egypt ( 165,951 ), […]

WHO Eritrea Boost of Maternal Health Services

WHO Eritrea Boost of Maternal Health Services

WHO Supplies vital health service delivery equipment to support the MOH Maternity Waiting Homes in remote areas to strengthen the delivery of essential maternal and Newborn health in Eritrea. The World Health Organization remains committed to supporting the Government of the State of Eritrea in its effort to achieve the Universal Health Coverage commitment for […]

Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pregnant people’s exclusion from clinical trials means we’re missing important information on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in that potentially high-risk group. “Just a little bit ago the FDA informed Pfizer that they do intend to proceed towards an authorization of their vaccine,” Azar told Good Morning America. “We should be seeing the authorization […]

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine: What To Expect Before, During, and After

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is officially being distributed throughout the US after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized it for emergency use on December 11. Right now, the first round is being rolled out to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities—so unless you fall into one of those two groups, you’re likely not going […]

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Poor Countries Seen Missing Out As Rich Nations Hoard COVID-19 Vaccines

Nine out of 10 people in dozens of poor nations could miss out on getting vaccinated against COVID-19 next year because rich countries have hoarded far more doses than they need, campaigners said on Wednesday. Rich nations home to 14% of the global population had bought 53% of the total stock of the most-promising vaccines […]

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

We have almost seen it all, we even never thought we have. #StopAbusingWomen, #StopAbusingMe and a lot of hashtags have been trends awash on the social media space. And this is due to the heart-rending reports of cases of rape and sexual abuse occurring in different parts of the country and the world as a […]

Women ‘Use Advice Apps for Sex Tips’ Rather Than Health

Women ‘Use Advice Apps for Sex Tips’ Rather Than Health

Rather than using apps to seek health information, 20 per cent of African women use them to please their partners, writes Laura Owings. As Ruth Nabembezi, a 25-year-old social entrepreneur, was growing up in an orphanage in Uganda, she became increasingly frustrated about the lack of sex education for African women. After losing her parent to HIV/AIDS, […]

You Should Include This In Your Diet

You Should Include This In Your Diet

Do you know the most healthy meat? you’re right, its white meat. White meat I mean Chicken, turkey, rabbit meat and the likes of them. These meats are usually nutritious and taste really nice but I’ve heard a lot of people say they can’t eat a particular meat for a particular reason. For example, pork […]

Most Countries Failing To Address Women’s Needs During Pandemic – UN

Most Countries Failing To Address Women’s Needs During Pandemic – UN

COVID-19 crisis offers a chance to reshape societies for a fairer future, according to U.N. Women and the U.N. Development Programme Only one in eight countries worldwide have brought in measures to specifically protect women from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a database of government responses to COVID-19 launched by two U.N. […]

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