Showing posts with label health. Show all posts
Showing posts with label health. Show all posts

Friday, 9 December 2016

Wizkid Cancels All His Shows In December & January For Health Reasons

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Nigeria’s superstar, Wizkid has cancelled his homecoming show scheduled for later this year, and all other shows for the rest of the year and January 2017.

In an apology he made to his fans in Nigeria and Uganda, the “Ojuelegba” crooner said that he took the action following the advise of his doctors.

He promised new music before the end of this year, and promised to be back, stronger and better.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

"Consumption Of Suya, Isi-Ewu, Kilisi, Ngwongwo Killing Nigerians" - Adewole

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Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, has lamented the rate of death in Nigeria resulting from unhealthy diet such as ‘isi ewu’ (spicy goat head) and the much loved suya.

According to Adewole, hypertension is the leading cardiovascular disease in Nigeria and can result in stroke if untreated.

He remarked that 1 in every 5 Nigerians is hypertensive and at risk of premature death.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

New Paper Says Nigerian Women Failing to Receive Basic Lifesaving Drugs in Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Donors, Government Must Address Market Failures to Solve Problem

Global health organization PATH and local NGO Association for Reproductive & Family Health (ARFH) joined together on September 13, 2016 in Abuja to highlight the fact that many Nigerian women lack access to the lifesaving medicines that can prevent the two most deadly complications of pregnancy and childbirth – post-partum hemorrhage and eclampsia. A new paper by PATH, Stronger markets, increased access to maternal health supplies,” details how inconsistent availability and poor-quality supplies of oxytocin, misoprostol, and magnesium sulfate in the country threaten women’s lives, and what can be done to solve the problem. 
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