How safe is HPV vaccination for girls?

December 8, 2023 Carl Umegboro 0

Lagos state is the most populous state, the commercial capital of the country and economic hub of West Africa having held the status of the federal capital territory from 1968 until 1991. By these distinct attributes, Lagos is arguably, a pacesetter, thus nicknamed ‘Centre of Excellence’. It therefore places a high demand on the state to be in the lead Read More

Disease control: How Nigeria can get global donor agencies’ funding – Expert

August 25, 2023 Aideloje Ojo 0

A professor of Applied Mathematics at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Bawa Musa, has said the elimination of corruption in the political and health sectors “will earn Nigeria the trust of international donor agencies in releasing more funds in fighting diseases and other health challenges.” Musa said this Friday at an inaugural lecture at the university’s main campus, stressing, Read More

Raising awareness on Anthrax disease

June 29, 2023 Lawal Dahiru Mamman 0

In 2020, just before the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a global health emergency, I was privileged to be part of a class taking a course on ‘Animal Health and Diseases’ at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, UDUS. At the beginning of the pandemic, rumours were rife that the disease emanated from animals. We did not immediately dismiss the narrative because Read More

COPD, the killer lungs disease

March 20, 2023 Fatima Dauda Salihu 0

One of the common lungs diseases is the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is a common lungs disease causing restricted airflow and breathing problems. It is sometimes called emphysema or chronic bronchitis. COPD is a life-threatening lungs disease that affects over 380 million adults worldwide with an estimated global economic cost of over $2 trillion. Outdoor air pollution continues Read More