Write-cast – No. 03 | Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.

As we all know sickle cell disease is a severe congenital disorder in Nigeria, and one in ten people are said to have its trait and are at risk of having a child with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell disease cause multiple health complications and even with advancement in support care, it said to shortened life span of an individual with the condition, particularly if limited attention is given to this person, in terms of care and supports.

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Write-cast — No. 01 | Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Nigeria.

My colleague posted about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) last month, this got me thinking. How do people in the north-eastern Nigeria handle this disorder? Do they get any therapy or counselling from the government? Do they really suffer from PTSD? How is their mental wellbeing? And why is everyone pretending this is not a big issue? I’ll try and answer these questions and tell you a bit about the long-time consequences of ignoring this issue.

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