Good news for HIV/AIDS in Africa

Good news on HIV/AIDS in Africa is scarce so when there is not one but two exciting reports on the prevention and treatment of...

Hope for the child with the smiling eyes – musings on...

A lifetime of serving the poor and marginalized did not prepare me for what my eyes and heart encountered at the Mother and Child...

A dwindling potential – musings on the 2017 Kano Initiative

Being city born and bred – in Lagos, to be precise - it’s difficult to imagine anything more different than life in rural North...

The HealthZone television program and Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative take bold...

HealthCore Ltd., producers of The HealthZone television program and this blog in a strategic partnership with the Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative (IWEI), is taking...

8 Breast Cancer risks you should know about

As yet another Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, it’s worth reviewing the symptoms and eight crucial breast cancer risk factors. Most...

What you can do to lower your risk for Breast Cancer

Current research on breast cancer is improving the treatment and helping women worldwide lower their risk for breast cancer. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the picture...

Monkeypox – Vital things you should know

It appears that there is a small monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria. While there’s a reason to be concerned, it's important to note that most...

Cholera – Taking steps to protect yourself

It comes as no surprise that the parts of the world with the most significant cholera outbreaks in the last 6 months include Yemen,...

Malaria – Exciting new weapons to win the battle

We read and hear about the statistics of Malaria’s impact in Africa so much that it no longer seems to shock us. The traditional...

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...