”A fight that we can win, with the right coach” — Cancer in Africa.

Everyday should be a world cancer day in Africa, cancer is too big of an issue in Africa for a one-day awareness. When 70% of death by cancer is from low-and middle-income countries, this illustrate a great public health problem in these regions, and the need for attention from the health organisations is an understatement.

Yusuf Mustapha

The 4th of February was a world cancer day. A day where people around the world spread awareness about the disease and the impact it has on the society. The questions have about this day is, what is been done in Africa about cancer? how aware are people in Africa about cancer? Join me to find out.

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The Underrated disease that keeps killing Nigerians!

Things are not out of hand, but there are certainly many more cases than we would expect.

Talha Burki

This disease has been dated back to the 1950s, and the virus was first described in 1969 from a case in the town of Lassa, in Borno state, Nigeria. The disease is relatively common in West African countries like Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Guinea. However, I’m going to look at Nigeria alone, as this disease and the healthcare organisations in charge of prevention and care of this disease are grinding my gears. Let’s get some clear picture of what Lassa fever is, and why it should be taken seriously.

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