EPISODE GUIDE

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EpisodesDescriptionChannels & Time
Lassa FeverLassa fever is one of the viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs), a group of illnesses sometimes associated with bleeding that are caused by viruses. Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu discuss the risk and how to protect yourself against the virus
HypertensionKnown as “the silent killer”, Hypertension is the leading cause of death from chronic non-communicable disease in Africa. Watch Dr Toju and Dr. Yemi Johnson discuss the risk factors and how to prevent this potentially deadly disease.
MNCHEach year in Africa, an estimated 162,000 women die of problems related to pregnancy. Nearly half die around the time of childbirth and during the first week after birth. Watch Dr. Toju, Dr Chito Nwana and Dr Orode Doherty as they discuss How can we ensure that women survive and remain healthy during pregnancy and childbirth
Care of the NewbornThe first 28 days of life – the neonatal period – is the most vulnerable time for a child’s survival. The good news is that newborn deaths during this period, is declining globally. Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Efunbo Dosekun as Care of Newborns.
StrokeIn Nigeria, one third of people die within the first 7 days after a stroke and a little less than half die within 6 months. Watch Dr.Toju and Dr. Biodun Ogungbo as they discuss symptoms and complications of stroke.
Stress ManagementStress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened, are demanding or upset your balance in some way. Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Chika Nya-Etok & Nikki Esin as they discuss ways in which stress may be affecting your health
FitnessExercising isn’t only for people that are overweight or people with certain diseases, it is important, that everyone exercises to maintain a better, healthier life. Watch Dr. Toju and Fitness expert Maje Ayida as they show simple exercises that can be done at home.
ObesityOverweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health, Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Chika Nya-Etok as they discuss the dangers of being overweight
NutritionDid you know that there was a time in Africa, when what you ate wasn’t a big deal in terms of its negative effect on your health? modernization and economic development have resulted in the adoption of western lifestyles. As a result, non-communicable diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and cancers are rising rapidly. Watch Dr. Toju and Damz Ladejobi as they discuss the importance of nutrition
CPRCardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack, stroke or near drowning, in which someone's breathing or heartbeat has stopped. Watch Dr Toju and Dr. Dami as they discuss and demonstrate the importance of CPR
Prostrate CancerThe prostate is a part of the male reproductive system, which includes the penis, prostate, and testicles. Watch Dr Toju and Dr. Chumy Nwogu as they discuss Prostrate Cancer.
Breast CancerBreast cancer is cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it's far more common in women. Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Oge Ilegbune and Dr. Chumy Nwogu

InfertilityIs infertility only attributed to women or does it affect men also? Infertility affects up to 15% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide but up to 25% in Sub-Saharan Africa. Join Dr. Toju and Dr. Chito Nwana
EpisodesDescriptionChannels & Times
Trauma, EmergenciesRoad traffic accidents are the #1 cause of trauma in Sub Saharan Africa. SSA has the highest rate of road traffic fatalities in the world.
Avoiding unintentional Home injuries Trauma is the most likely cause of death in children who survive the first five years of life. The place where people regard as the safest place–home–hides many “hazards”. The main cause of home accidents is general negligence of safety at home.
Sickle Cell DiseaseSickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder in which red blood cells (RBCs) are abnormally shaped. This abnormality can result in painful episodes, serious infections, chronic anemia, and damage to body organs.
Eye healthThe main eye problems in Africa are blindness and its causes, as well as uncorrected refractive errors. 80% of all blindness is preventable.
HIV/AIDS HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) attacks and destroys the infection-fighting cells of the immune system, making it difficult for the body to fight infections and certain cancers.
Personal hygiene and sanitation The single most important hygiene practice to prevent disease is handwashing, handwashing, handwashing - especially before preparing or eating food and after going to the toilet. It can reduce the incidence of diseases by up to 50%.
Cancer screening:(Breast/ colon/ lung/ prostate) Watch Dr. Toju and Dr. Oge Ilegbune discuss Cancer screening. Most cancers are caused by genetic changes that occur throughout a person’s lifetime as a natural result of aging and exposure to environmental factors, such as tobacco smoke, infectious agents and radiation.
DepressionDepression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest lasting more than 2 weeks. Also called major depression, major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems
Tuberculosis TB is a potentially serious, chronic, contagious infection caused, by a bacteria called, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. It mainly affects the lungs but can also attack any part of the body such as the kidneys, spine, and brain. TB is generally characterized by a cough lasting 3 weeks or longer, weight loss, fatigue, night sweats and fever.
The dangers of self-medicationMalaria is arguably the Number 1 illness experienced in Nigeria – listen to Dr. Toju’s informative discussion with Dr. Ebun Bamgboye. Gain deeper understanding on the disease what to do to prevent it and how to make sure the most vulnerable, children and the elderly, are protected from malaria
FitnessFitness is the condition of being physically fit and healthy - the ability of the human body to function with vigor and alertness, without undue fatigue, and with ample energy to engage in the demands of work, leisure activities, and to meet physical stresses.
Diabetes II - Focus on barriers & how to overcome them, focus also on nutrition aspectDiabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and HIV/AIDS combined. Two out of three people with diabetes die from kidney failure, heart disease or stroke. One third to half will go blind and a quarter will undergo amputation.
Complications in Pregnancy and ChildbirthAntenatal care is the health care of a pregnant woman and is essential for saving the lives of both mother and baby.
Every pregnant woman should receive antenatal care. A minimum of 4 visits to a doctor or midwife is recommended to ensure the wellbeing of mother and child.
EpisodesDescriptionChannels & Time
Hypertension/High Blood PressureKnown as “the silent killer”, Hypertension is the leading cause of death from chronic non-communicable disease in Africa. Watch Dr Toju and Dr. Yemi Johnson discuss the risk factors and how to prevent this potentially deadly disease.
Kidney FailureWatch Dr. Toju and Dr. Ebun Bamgboye discuss kidney heath. The kidneys, the two bean-shaped organs, each about the size of a fist, that filter about 120 to 150 liters of blood to produce about 1 to 2 liters of urine every day. Learn how to make sure you keep your kidneys healthy and avoid kidney disease.
StrokeStokes happen when blood stops flowing to parts of your brain. Watch Dr. Toju and Prof Frank Ojini give insights into how to lower your risk of stroke. Learn how to recognize the signs of stroke and when to seek medical help.
FibroidsDid you know that fibroids are the most common tumors in humans? Most common in black women over 40 years, they’re now increasingly common in younger women as well. In this discussion, Dr. Toju and Dr. Chito Nwana review its impact on female fertility and separate fact from popular myths.
MalariaMalaria is arguably the Number 1 illness experienced in Nigeria – listen to Dr. Toju’s informative discussion with Dr. Ebun Bamgboye. Gain deeper understanding on the disease what to do to prevent it and how to make sure the most vulnerable, children and the elderly, are protected from malaria
VaccinationsIt is common knowledge that vaccinations save lives by preventing common diseases. Learn why vaccinations are critical; which ones are important and when you should get them. Dr. Toju discusses this critical topic with Dr. Efunbo Dosekun.
Diarrheal diseases Did you know that diarrhea kills 2,195 children every day? Dr. Toju and Dr. Funmi Alakija will shed light into the simple things you can do to protect your self and your family from the nasty effect of diarrhea.
Pneumonia Approximately 750,000 children die every year because their families did not recognize the signs of pneumonia. Listen to Dr. Toju and Dr. Akan Otu discuss this extremely important subject. What you learn may just help save the life of a child
Diabetes Many people walk around not knowing they have the deadly disease diabetes. Dr. Toju and Dr. Femi Fasanmade discuss diabetes, what causes it, and provide tips on healthy lifestyles to reduce your risk of becoming diabetic.
Heart Attack Knowing how to prevent a heart attack may just save your life. Listen to Dr. Toju and Dr. Yemi Johnson discuss the signs of a heart attack and provide healthy lifestyle tips to reducing your risk of having one.
Antenatal careProper care of a baby begins in pregnancy. Dr. Chito Nwana joins Dr. Toju in explaining why caring for a pregnant woman is critical to the health and safety of the mother and child.
Yellow JaundiceLeft untreated the effects of yellow jaundice on a newborn baby is devastating and could be deadly. Watch Toju discuss with Dr. Efunbo Dosekun how to recognize yellow jaundice and prevent lasting permanent damage from the disease.
EbolaEbola Virus Disease is well known in Africa because of the current outbreak. But did you know that there have been many outbreaks of Ebola over the past 40 years. Clean habits and awareness reduce the risk of contracting EVD. In this discussion with Dr. Akan Otu, Dr. Toju explores what Nigerians need to remember about Ebola.