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Coronavirus Rumours And Regulations Mar Burkina Faso’s Malaria Fight

Coronavirus Rumours And Regulations Mar Burkina Faso’s Malaria Fight

Health worker Estelle Sanon looked on helplessly as a woman tried to make her squirming baby drink a mug of malaria medicine outside their house in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. Normally Sanon would hold the 18-month-old and administer the dose herself, but because of coronavirus, she has to keep a distance from her patients. “If […]

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

The Struggles Of Being Asthmatic

I and a few other people got heartbroken when a close friend of mine got diagnosed with asthma. ASTHMA, a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways or bronchial tubes allow air to come in and out of the lungs. Let me take you through a life journey. In our first year […]

Ethiopia Vaccinates Nearly 15 Mln. Children Against Measles

Ethiopia Vaccinates Nearly 15 Mln. Children Against Measles

Nearly 15 million children have been vaccinated against measles in Ethiopia in an effort by the health authorities to maintain essential health services, even as they battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, according to World Health Organization. The nationwide campaign which wrapped up this weekend was conducted under the leadership of the Ethiopian Ministry of […]

The Truths About Contraceptives

The Truths About Contraceptives

What do you do when you have unprotected sex? Do you use a personal remedy? Do you pray? Or do you reach out to a more experienced friend that provides you with a solution? Or do you have a secret that no one else knows about? All these and many more questions run through my […]

Natural Remedies Of Pumpkin Leaves(Ugwu)

Natural Remedies Of Pumpkin Leaves(Ugwu)

If you’ve been following our posts, you’ll see that we’ve been discussing how relevant plants are to our health and today we’ll be discussing the last in the series Telfairia occidentalis. I personally love using this vegetable to cook delicacies including various soups and even my noodles. Little did I know I was doing my […]

How To Ease Stress

How To Ease Stress

How many times have you said things like: I will take a break after this or Just this last one, I want to quickly wrap this up…   A lot of times right? Most times you believe you are easing off stress but you might want to ask yourself if you are really relaxing? Hanging […]

Israel Approves Cellphone Tracking Of COVID-19 Carriers

Israel Approves Cellphone Tracking Of COVID-19 Carriers

Israel’s parliament voted on Monday to allow the country’s domestic intelligence agency to track the cellphones of coronavirus carriers for the rest of the year amid a resurgence in new cases. The Shin Bet’s surveillance technology has been used on and off to track carriers since March, and the Knesset in a late-night decision approved […]

Fears Of HIV Spike In Jamaica As Pandemic Hits Prevention Efforts

Fears Of HIV Spike In Jamaica As Pandemic Hits Prevention Efforts

For about a month, John was woken by bad dreams, a side effect of missing his antiretroviral medication from late May, when he was unable to collect his prescription drugs due to COVID-19. John, 32, works in the liquor industry and has lived with HIV for 14 years. This has compromised his immune system, so […]

Safeguarding Health And Rights Of Women, Girls

Safeguarding Health And Rights Of Women, Girls

As countries around the globe commemorated World Population Day, leaders and decision-makers were challenged to whip up support for women and girls to have access to sexual and reproductive health services and to deal with the after-effects of lockdowns due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic which has been described as the largest […]

Ginger: An Effective Immune Booster

Ginger: An Effective Immune Booster

The wonders of Vernonia amygdalina (Bitterleaf) and its importance were discussed in one of the last few posts and I’m sure you got a lot of value. Today, I will be taking you through the wonders of ginger.   Zingiber officinale commonly referred to as ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome or ginger root […]

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