With this fiery and intensely dehydrating weather upon us, we all need to take necessary precautions to ensure that we stay healthy. Here are some tips that can help us during this time.
Religion and culture are two pillars that shape the thoughts and lifestyles of a people. For my country Nigeria, this is especially true. Virtually every issue in Nigeria is viewed through the lens of culture and religion by most: this of course has benefitted us in
“Patient is yet to purchase drugs due to financial constraint”. “Patient is yet to have investigations done due to financial constraint”. Anyone working in the Nigerian health system, or even studying, has probably heard many variations of
Hello lovely people who read my blog! Wow, it feels like it’s been a while. Sorry about not posting anything in a week, I had exams almost every day last week, and this girl was mentally exhausted. But now I’m back to my “regular” school life, and I’m in the space to write again. This […]
Today’s blog is not going to be one of those where I share my opinions on a topic, because to be honest, I have not exactly decided where I stand on this issue yet because I don’t know if there is a “one size fits all” answer. Rather I’m going to highlight the opinions I […]
The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines health as ‘the state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, and not the mere absence of disease or infirmity’. Sometimes we forget that mental health is also as important as the physical and not just a side show that can be swept under a rug.
“After hearing about what was happening in Congo, I was a bit concerned, and for reasons I can’t explain I didn’t really think deeply about it, but at the beginning of this week a few things occurred to me.”
The evening was calm, like most Saturdays. That was until a loud scream swept across the ward, bringing to attention the surrounding low-toned voices in mourning. “So you have gone like this? What am I going to with my life now?”, the husband of the recent bereaved woman cried out. All this was going on […]