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Oyo: Making Giant Strides in Newborn Health

To prevent most newborn deaths, health experts say, it is important to invest in the first 1,000 days of a child as it is key to boosting the immune system which helps fight against childhood diseases.

Global health put breastfeeding as one of the best investments for a child, as every $1 inves [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


50 million children to lead healthier lives by 2030 - Nestle

To lead a healthy life, adequate nutrition consisting of all classes of food is needed for optimal growth and development especially children.

For children to achieve their full potential and thrive in a competitive environment, experts say, nutrition should not be compromised.

To ensure [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


Inclusive Education System, A Right To Persons With Disabilities

To enable Persons With Disabilities, (PWDs) live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life, government across board should take appropriate measures to ensure PWDs have equal access with others to education, environment, transportation, information and communications both in urban and [...]

Sun, 31 March 2019


Disabilities: Promoting Adolescents Uptake of Sexual Reproductive Health

Lagos State is arguably the most populated State in Nigeria with an estimated Population of nearly twenty five million people.

 

 

 

About three million of the population in Lagos State are Persons With Disabilities, [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Health insurance: Oyo barter system

When one hears of barter system, the attention is focused on business, trading goods for goods but that is not the case here.

In Oyo State, Nigeria you can trade farm produce for health insurance enrolment as this is geared towards ensuring that no one is left behind.

This Bater system w [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Sleep tight! Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep

Why do animals sleep? Why do humans "waste" a third time of their lives sleeping? Throughout evolution sleep has remained universal and essential to all organisms with a nervous system, including invertebrates such as flies, worms, and even jellyfish. But the reason why animals sleep -- desp [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Male contraceptive stops sperm not hormones

 

A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential "male pill" without side effects.

"Simply put [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


Why family planning voucher ideal for poor women - Olaolorun

To improve the health of Nigerian women of reproductive age of 15 – 49, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan-Nigeria and a Co-principal Investigator for Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020/Nigeria, Dr. Funmilola O [...]

Sat, 09 March 2019


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