International overdose awareness day is a global event held on 31st August of every year. It is a day set aside to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
The celebration spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose is preventable. Thousands of people, from all walks of life, die each year from drug overdose. Therefore, it is important we understand the impact of drug use and overdose on ourselves, friends and family. 
Protect  Breast Feeding (World-Breast-Feeding-Week-2021)

Protect Breast Feeding (World-Breast-Feeding-Week-2021)

The theme of this year’s World Health Organisation (WHO) breastfeeding week is ‘protect breastfeeding’. Despite the numerous advantages enumerated in various scientifically documented articles on the benefits of breastfeeding, there are still so much resistance on the part of some mothers to breastfeeding their babies. Others who conscientiously want to breast feed encounter some challenges to breastfeeding. Thus this article is aimed at providing answers to some of the common problems encountered by mothers during breastfeeding.

World Hepatitis Day 2021

World Hepatitis Day 2021

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. It is most commonly caused by a virus but other causes include drugs, toxins produced by bacteria, alcohol and autoimmune disease. Autoimmune hepatitis is a condition wherein your body develops antibodies against your liver and begins to attack liver cells.

World Immunization Awareness Week 2021

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by micro-organisms- bacteria, viruses and fungi. It is the biggest infectious disease cause of death in children under five worldwide, yet it is preventable.


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