6.5m Women Now Use Modern Contraceptives In Nigeria

Posted by Amarachi on Tue 12th Nov, 2019.  According to a new report by Family Planning 2020,Over 6.5 million Nigerian women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria. Over 6.5 million women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria. It is the highest number on record in the country’s history, according…

Prevention and Treatment of Sand Fly Bites

Published November 12, 2019 Rotimi Adesanya Child and Public Health Physician roayad@ yahoo .com 08037202050 A four-year – old girl had multiple black spots on her arms and the legs . The spots seemed to disfigure the girl and they itched badly , forcing her mother to take her to several hospitals in search of…

Nigeria urged to ban chaining people with mental health issues

Human Rights Watch calls on government to probe mental health centres as it documents abuse in various facilities. DOES THE END REALLY JUSTIFY THE MEANS IN ALL CASES An international rights group has called the Nigerian government to ban chaining as it condemned the “terrible” abuse faced by thousands of people with mental health conditions…

How does temperature affect mental health?

According to a recent study, there is an association between hotter temperatures and an increase both in the number of hospital visits for mental health reasons and in suicide rates. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and globally. MEET ANTHONY NWEKE A VETERAN AUTHOR According to the National…

How often Should You Bathe your Newborn? 

By AfricaParent November 10, 2019.  It’s up to you how often you bath your baby. Some babies love being in the water. And giving your baby a warm bath can become a fun and relaxing ritual. That’s not to say you have to bath your baby every day. If your baby is newborn, a bath two…

How to Calculate your Ovulation 

By AfricaParent  November 10, 2019.  Women track their ovulation period for two reasons. Women who are trying to get pregnant track it to enable them to get pregnant quickly. While those who are not trying to conceive track it to avoid getting pregnant. Whichever group you belong to, what you both have in common is that…