Health

pregnancy

Fertility treatment: How to differentiate IVF from Intra uterine insemination

Fertility treatment: How to differentiate IVF from Intra uterine insemination Hussein, 40, and his wife Lami have been married for five years when they decided to go for In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF). The fertility treatment had...
FGM

Female genital mutilation and human rights

Female genital mutilation and human rights Female genital mutilation (FGM), one of the most controversial and not-so-widely discussed harmful traditional practice, cannot be hidden anymore, thanks to the forces of citizen journalism. The debate about...
NHIS-enrolment

Unending wait for NHIS enrolment

Unending wait for NHIS enrolment Few weeks ago, as I was sitting in a hospital reception waiting for my turn to see a doctor, I overheard two ladies lamenting over the frustration they’ve had to...

Women and Jungle justice: Psychological effect, a lifetime ordeal — Dr. Agbonile

Women and Jungle justice: Psychological effect, a lifetime ordeal — Dr. Agbonile Imafidon Agbonile is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Head of Clinical Services at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Benin City, Edo State. In this chat...
child

Why some kids behave badly

Why some kids behave badly Kids When you witness a child “acting up” in public, what is your initial impression of their behavior? Are you quick to judge and initially think that the child has no...
unirary discomfort

Top ways to prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Top ways to prevent Urinary Tract Infections Remember that time when you were running to the bathroom every second to urinate? Oh and remember that most times, there would be a burning painful sensation every...

Enforcing VAPP Act To End Female Genital Mutilation

Enforcing VAPP Act To End Female Genital Mutilation By odiri uchenunu According to the National Demographic Health Survey (2013), about 20 million women and girls in Nigeria have undergone Female Genital Mutilation- FGM. This figure represents...
chicken-pox

How to protect yourself from chicken pox

How to protect yourself from chicken pox By Amina Hussain Kana Madam Dauda first noticed that her five-year-old son had fever and suffered loss of appetite. Two days later his whole body was covered with bumps and...
arewawomen

Top 10 Threats to Women’s Health

Top 10 Threats to Women's Health Though men and women share some common health risks, women are more at risk for certain illnesses and injuries. Women's Health Risks: The Top 10 Dangers Women and men just aren't...
arewawomen

Healthy Eating for Women

Healthy Eating for Women By Jill Kohn A balanced diet is a cornerstone of health. Women, like men, should enjoy a variety of healthful foods from all of the foods groups, including whole grains, fruits, vegetables,...