Preventing Kidney disease in children

  Did you know that children have kidney disease just as adults do?  The kidneys are the body's filtering system, helping to remove excess water...

Expired Drugs & Fake Drugs – At the mercy of unscrupulous...

Whether it’s a shocking news report of the death of a celebrity supposedly from taking expired drugs or a story you hear from someone...

Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth

“Giving birth – the most dangerous thing an African woman can do?” was the headline of an article in the UK Guardian newspaper 3...

What is Pink Eye and how do you stop it spreading?

What the rest of the English-speaking world calls “Pink Eye," Nigerians call "Apollo." Pink Eye or conjunctivitis, is an inflammation of the transparent membrane...

Cervical health – More than cervical cancer prevention (part 2)

Sadly in many parts of Africa, a woman’s primary value comes from her ability to bear children. As a result, problems with the cervix...

Every Fever is not Malaria

 You develop a fever and headache and feel a bit run down. You decide that you probably have malaria, so you go to your...

Vitamins and Minerals – Are you getting what you need?

Do you know that when it comes to vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients, your body prefers to get them from real food rather than...

EYE HEALTH

Eye health is about keeping your eyes healthy. It has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul” and many health...

Eating nuts lowers your risk for heart disease, cancer, and other...

People who like nuts now have research on their side showing the heart-healthy benefits of eating them regularly. Today there are even more compelling...

Taking Care of Your Child’s Teeth

    We teach our children the song "This is the way you brush your teeth, brush your teeth…" for a good reason. Do you know...