HEALTH ARTICLES

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the commonest cancer in Nigeria. It accounts for 38% of all cancer cases in Nigeria. About 40 women die daily from breast cancer in the country making it the highest cancer killer in Nigeria - higher than cervical and prostate cancer fatalities combined. Early diagnosis of breast cancer coupled with accurate and timely treatment lead to better outcomes.

8 reasons why mothers do not practice exclusive breast feeding

8 reasons why mothers do not practice exclusive breast feeding

8 reasons why mothers do not practice exclusive breast feeding.

The World Health Organization (WHO) urges exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months, with the continuation of breastfeeding along with solid foods for 2 years or longer. The benefits are myriad and cannot be overstated.

World Asthma Day 2022

World Asthma Day 2022

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the airways (breathing tubes) in the lungs. This means that you have asthma even when you feel fine and that asthma can flare up at any time.

World Cancer Day February 15th 2022

World Cancer Day February 15th 2022

Theme: Better Survival is achievable through your hands.

Childhood cancer

Cancer is an abnormal uncontrolled growth of cells.

Cancer in children does occur and an estimated 200,000 children are diagnosed annually with cancers in low to middle income countries. (LMIC)1

The most common cancer in children in Leukemia and Lymphoma and affects more males than females.

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