”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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Novel Corona virus

In December 2019, a cluster of pneumonia was observed in a a seafood and live animal market in wuhan china. The causative agent was unidentified but suspected tom be similar to 2003 SARS corona virus. Now its been named the 2019 Novel corona virus and On the 30th of January , the World Health Organization (WHO) declared it a global public health emergency.As a result of the virus spreading from this initial cluster to family members, other parts of china and the world.

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Weekly Starter| Do it!

Dreams are like road maps of what we where we can be or go. We can travel the world , reach every corner, make it a better place and make impact. However they are mere ideas that won’t see the light of day if we continue to shout I have a dream!!! We need to walk our talk and not just talk about it, we need to do the needful if we want to see our dreams fufilled. We just need to, stop giving excuses, stop complaining, get up, stop sleeping, talking about it and just Do IT!!!

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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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Feed you mind|Transform You

Sometimes we think we would just wake up and become a brand new person. An example of this can be seen in the new year, new me kind of posts, or the endless resolutions we make each year. On this 21st day of January, a lot of people are no longer doing anything they planned to do daily this year. However, don’t give up on yourself or be an enemy to the greatness in YOU. If you don’t consciously feed your mind , your mind would still be unconsciously fed by the numerous things you hear, read or people you have around you.

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Glaucoma: The second leading cause of blindness globally.

It is a major problem, we’ve been concerned about this for some time and we are now working hard to address this important cause of blindness. It highlights the growing problem created by chronic eye diseases, including Diabetic Retinopathy and Age Related Macular Degeneration.

Dr Robert Beaglehole,
WHO’s Director of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion in Geneva.
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Folic Acid: Everything you need to know about it.

Folic acid is the synthetic version of vitamin B9 (vitamin folate). Vitamin B9 helps in the production of healthy red blood cells in the body and it can be found in certain foods. There are various used of folic acid, it can be used to: prevent or treat folate deficiency anaemia; helps your unborn baby’s brain, spinal cord, and skull develop properly to avoid development issues (neural tube defects) for example spinal bifida.

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