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The Impact of Health Emergencies on Vulnerable Communities

Health emergencies, such as pandemics and natural disasters, can have a devastating impact on communities, especially those that are already vulnerable.  These events can intensify existing inequalities and overly affect certain groups, such as the poor, elderly, and those with underlying health conditions.  In this write up, we will explore the ways in which health […]

Covid-19: Emergency Trust fund

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Covid-19, the global pandemic that is presently ravaging the human race does not exclude our nation Nigeria.  With a population of almost 190 million, our dear country is currently fighting this lethal epidemic in order to survive this season through social distancing. Nigeria already has 90% of her population living below the global poverty index […]

Covid-19 and Nigeria’s Healthcare System

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The Corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic is arguably the biggest challenge facing humanity today. Nigeria confirmed the first case of COVID-19 on February 28. It has since increased to 65 cases. While the country is not a COVID-19 hotbed yet like the Western and Asian countries, its economy could be one of the hardest hit. Nigeria’s […]

SELF-ISOLATION: Stop the Spread of Covid-19

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Self-isolation is the second arm of social distancing that needs to be strictly adhered to in order to stop the spread of Covid-19 Self-isolation means staying indoors and completely avoiding contact with other people. You are required to do this if you have symptoms of corona virus. This is to also stop other people from contacting […]

Social Distancing: Stop the Spread of Covid-19

Social Distancing Covid-19

While there are different efforts to combat the spread of Covid-19, it’s becoming clearer that social distancing is an effective control measure of the pandemic corona virus. In an economy and demography like Nigeria, social distancing might seem unrealistic or cannot be achieved but if we really want to survive this, we have to co-operate […]

Global Health Emergency:Corona Virus

Global health emergency: Corona Virus

The world is in a state of global emergency with the presence of a pandemic virus ravaging the world and Nigeria is in no way left out of this even as there are presently 12 confirmed cases of Corona Virus in Lagos State. Without gainsaying, there is a palpating frenzy in the country that can […]

CPR, the Necessary Lifesaving Skill

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Do you still undermine CPR, this post was written for you. Just recently, a Nigerian football league player in Nassarawa State slumped on the football pitch after he had collision with an opposing Katsina United player. The football star died despite several attempts made to revive him. However, the attempts made were not near to […]

HOW TO HELP A CHOKING PERSON

Tips to helping a choking person

Emergency  is not limited to road crash accidents, a situation where someone is choking is an emergency that might lead to needless loss of life if the victim does not get effective help. It was lunch time in the office, colleagues went to the cafeteria to eat. Suddenly, a colleague started to choke. Miss Elizabeth,  […]

LIFE HAPPENS: HEI Assists the Abandoned

HEI Assists Abandoned Stomach Cancer Patient

Life happens’ this has become a generic clause to describe unpleasant situations but the subject of this clause cannot really describe the situation with two words because the pain runs deeper than what can be summarised with just two words. Mr Rufus is a sad subject of ‘Life happens’, presently going through the excruciating pain […]

ENSURING SAFETY ON LAGOS ROADS

With the recent ban of tricycle (Keke) and motorcycle on Lagos main roads for the purpose of ensuring safety on Lagos roads, it is obvious that the Lagos State Government is keen on preventing needless deaths on the roads. Yet, are we certain that a good percentage of our roads will be safer or less […]

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