Alcohol – Is that your poison of choice?

Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world. It is also the most abused drug in the world. The generally accepted use...

The ABCs of Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day is on July 28 and a great opportunity for you to learn about the global impact of viral hepatitis and how...

Top 4 holiday safety tips for children

It’s heartbreaking that in Africa, if a child manages to survive dangerous infectious diseases in the first five years of life, the next obstacle...

How to recognize codeine addiction

While the rest of Nigeria reels from the eye-opening BBC Africa documentary about codeine syrup addiction in Nigeria, thousands of families in Northern Nigeria...

The ABCs of health for your child – Part 2

The ABC's of child health are the health basics you need to pay careful attention to at home on a daily basis. Never mind...

The ABCs of health for your child – Part 1

As parents, our responsibility to nurture our children requires a holistic approach - taking into consideration the whole child. Healthy living for your child...

Ebola rears its scary head again

Ebola rears its scary head again. Last week we were smacked with the news that there’s a fresh outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)...

Addressing Malaria in Pregnancy

Do you know that Malaria is the cause of death in one out of every ten women who die from pregnancy-related conditions? Startling as that...

Malaria – Taking the fight to mosquitoes

After steadily declining numbers of malaria cases and malaria deaths worldwide between 2000 and 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 2016 recorded...

Inexpensive lifesaving treatment for diarrhoea

Almost everyone has a bout of diarrhoea once, maybe twice a year. It lasts for a couple of uncomfortable days, and then you're over...