Posts by category: Health

Critical Insights into Nigeria’s Cholera Outbreak and How it Impacts Communities
Jun, 14 2024

Critical Insights into Nigeria’s Cholera Outbreak and How it Impacts Communities

The cholera outbreak in Nigeria has led to over 1,141 suspected cases and 30 deaths as of June 11, 2024. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control is actively monitoring the situation, urging citizens to practice good hygiene and be vigilant about symptoms. Factors like climate change and economic hardship contribute to the spread, impacting vulnerable populations, especially children under five.

Menstrual Hygiene Day Inspires Girls to Develop Creative Sanitary Pad Solutions
May, 29 2024

Menstrual Hygiene Day Inspires Girls to Develop Creative Sanitary Pad Solutions

On Menstrual Hygiene Day, celebrated annually on May 28, girls are encouraged to develop affordable and hygienic sanitary pad solutions. This initiative highlights the struggles many girls face due to lack of access to proper menstrual products, leading to health issues and missed school days. Kenya and other parts of the world emphasize the importance of innovative and sustainable menstrual hygiene management solutions.

Infected Blood Scandal in the UK: Report Exposes Decades of Mismanagement and Loss
May, 20 2024

Infected Blood Scandal in the UK: Report Exposes Decades of Mismanagement and Loss

A comprehensive UK report discloses the tragic extent of the infected blood scandal that spanned decades, resulting in thousands of deaths from contaminated blood products. As the government plans to announce a multi-billion pound compensation package, questions remain about the accountability of past health officials and politicians involved.