As of April 2, more than 200,000 patients have recovered from coronavirus infection, Nigeria has also recorded her share cases of discharged patients. Yes, many have lost their lives to the deadly virus, there some that are living proof that the virus is not necessarily a death sentence. Stay healthy, stay home, stay safe and don’t relent in observing the proper hygiene during this period.
Today is World Kidney Day, themed ‘’Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere’’. The global campaign is aimed at raising awareness on the importance of our kidneys to our health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease. Here are four tips for a healthy kidney.
Lassa fever is a major health challenge in many West African countries and it is currently fast spreading in some Nigerian state. Here is a video to tell you all you need to know about this hemorrhagic fever and preventive measures you can take to avoid getting infected. Please, reach out to NCDC via the numbers provided in the video to report suspected cases around you.
For decades, mental health cases have steadily increased in Nigeria. With the World Health Organisation (WHO) now estimating that as much as up to 50 million persons out of the nation's 200 million population are suffering from one form of mental health challenge or the other.