The African Vaccination Week (AVW) has been launched in Lusaka, Zambia by the World Health Organisation (WHO) The event, themed ‘’Vaccination, a gift for life’’ was launched on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The launch marks the commencement of a week-long immunisation activities from April 24 to April 30 across all 47 countries in the WHO […]
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They specifically urged the incoming administration to make maternal and child health a priority in order to reduce incidences of maternal and child mortality. The stakeholders in a Media Engagement themed: "Putting Health Issues on the Election Front Burner in Lagos state’’, said that it will also help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) four […]
Scientists have traced two of four strains of the deadly HIV virus to gorillas in Cameroon, MSN reports. HIV (HIV-1) has at least four strains known as Groups M, N, O and P with each one having its own origin ranging from ape to man. But while M and N were known to have come […]
Health workers under the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Health Professionals Association (AHPA) have vowed to continue their two-month-old strike. The pledge came as the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), decried the ongoing strike by public sector health workers, describing it as unjust. The Deputy Secretary of the association, Lagos State chapter, Peter […]
February 4 has been fixed as the date for the 1,000-man Walkathon in aid of Prostate Cancer Awareness. The date, which is the World Cancer Day, will see Nigerian men come out en-masse to support the EveryManforHimself initiative, according to a release.
We’ve already established that guys with bellies drive us bonkers. Now, a new study confirms what we’ve always known to be true: That gentlemen with an inch (or two) to pinch make better lovers… At least when it comes to sexual stamina. Researchers at Erciyes University in Kayseri, Turkey have just completed a yearlong study […]
For a lot of people, fighting belly fat is part of their New Year's resolution. But for me it's a lifelong mission. Growing up as a fat kid in the 1980's, I figured there was nothing I could do about my growing girth. My dad was obese, and I was well over 200 pounds by […]
THE number of people turning to dog meat (flesh and other palatable parts derived from dogs) for its undocumented health and spiritual benefits is snowballing, compelling sellers to open road side joints where they butcher and sell the meat, fresh or cooked. From Ibusa to Agbor, Ubuluku and Umunede in Delta State, you see […]
ATLANTA, Georgia – Coca-Cola spokesperson Gabriella Sanchez announced in an impromptu press conference this morning that the iconic cola company is urgently recalling all twenty-ounce size bottles of the drink with the name ‘Michael’ on them due to “compromising of ingredients”. She went on to say that several customers had returned their drinks to stores and/or […]
A lot of our Nigerian meals are carbohydrate-based which in turn create fat in certain parts of our bodies that are rather difficult to eliminate. These foods are the real reasons why many women (and men) now grow fat, have big belly, grow love handles, get flabby “Christian mother” arms and have a huge waist line. […]