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...

Does your “late bloomer” have Autism?

At a child’s birthday party I noticed a child who seemed to hang behind and wasn’t playing with the other kids. Judging by his...

Managing stress – a skill that can save your life

Do you know that your body’s unique alarm system, the "fight or flight" hormone response that prepares you to escape from danger is designed...