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Kate Middleton Raises Awareness For Mental Health Issues During The Coronavirus

Kate Middleton Raises Awareness For Mental Health Issues During The Coronavirus

British royal Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has video-called a number of new parents, midwives and other maternity service professionals to promote her message of mental health awareness during the coronavirus pandemic. In a video posted on Twitter by Kensington Palace, the residence and office of Kate and her husband Prince William, the mother-of-three could […]

Djibouti Intensifies Awareness-Raising Efforts Against FGM

Djibouti Intensifies Awareness-Raising Efforts Against FGM

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is still widely practised in the African country of Djibouti. Despite efforts by the government and development agencies to curb this practice, culture, tradition and religion continue to slow down progress. According to Hassan Omar Mohamed, a Member of Parliament from the Djibouti House of Assembly, FGM is a deeply-rooted practice […]

Orange Liberia Supports The Screening Of 7,000 Women Cervical Cancer

Orange Liberia Supports The Screening Of 7,000 Women Cervical Cancer

In celebration of International Women’s Day which was recognized internationally on 8th March 2020. Orange Liberia, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department, launched its sponsorship of local Liberian NGO Public Health Initiative Liberia (PHIL) in their efforts to prevent, detect, and treat very early stages of cervical cancer in Liberia. This initiative, which is […]

You’re Pregnant During The COVID-19 Outbreak – Here’s What You Should Know

You’re Pregnant During The COVID-19 Outbreak – Here’s What You Should Know

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way life looks for most (if not all) people: Kids are home from school, adults are working from home, many events have been cancelled or postponed. Most of those situations are inconvenient, but not necessarily detrimental—but when hospitals flood and doctors’ offices close, medical care is threatened, which can […]

15,000 Pregnant Women And Children To Get Improved Health Care

15,000 Pregnant Women And Children To Get Improved Health Care

Under a one – year program, 15,000 women of reproductive age and children under five in rural communities are poised to receive improved health care to reduce maternal and infant mortality in Liberia. On March 13, 2020, Mercy Corps launched the Strengthening Maternal and Infant Health (SAFE) program in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County in collaboration […]

U.N. Women’s Meeting Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

U.N. Women’s Meeting Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

Curtailing a major United Nations meeting on gender equality over coronavirus fears could be a blow to progress in women’s rights and needs to be rescheduled to include diverse voices, participants and observers said on Monday. The annual two-week U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) promoting equality and women’s empowerment was scaled back […]

Dignity Liberia Targets 250 Women, School Girls On Production of ‘Reusable Pads’

Dignity Liberia Targets 250 Women, School Girls On Production of ‘Reusable Pads’

Organized by Dignity Liberia, the three-day training is also intended to keep young girls in school while they are experiencing their menstrual periods as well as teach them to make hygiene kits. A non-governmental organization (NGO), Dignity Liberia, has begun a three-day livelihood training program for selected women and schoolgirls in tailoring with a specific […]

You Can Get Lung Cancer Even If You’ve Never Smoked

You Can Get Lung Cancer Even If You’ve Never Smoked

Long before vaping became trendy, the best way to get a nicotine fix was (and often still is) by smoking cigarettes. While older generations might have feigned ignorance about the dangers or been straight-up misled by tobacco manufactures and even physicians, anyone who grew up after 1990 was well-acquainted with the risks and made a relatively informed choice […]

From PMS To Brain Cancer

From PMS To Brain Cancer

Growing up, I had the stereotypical image of what a seizure was. A person has to collapse, convulse, and practically lose all consciousness, right? Wrong. I started experiencing odd sensations in my mid-teens. For a few minutes, I wouldn’t be able to speak, and a feeling of inexplicable terror would wash over me. I couldn’t read or […]

Nigeria Loses 68,000 Women Yearly to Pregnancy, Childbirth Complications

Nigeria Loses 68,000 Women Yearly to Pregnancy, Childbirth Complications

Prof. Dolapo Lufadeju, the National Coordinator, Rotary International Project on National Family Planning Campaign, says Nigeria is losing 68,000 women yearly as a result of pregnancy and childbirth complications. Lufadeju disclosed this on Thursday during the South West Family Planning Campaign Project of Rotary International in Ibadan. He said the figure represented 23 per cent […]

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