Tag Archives: Nigeria

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 […]

Antenatal Care in Maternal Healthcare

maternal healthcare

Antenatal in maternal healthcare A woman lost one of her twins, and also had to battle for her own life after giving herself over to traditional birth attendants- people who may be ‘experienced’ but yet do not have the necessary skilled set. What an irony! There have been so many needless deaths stemming from people’s […]

The Budding Health Threat in Nigeria

Cardiac arrest in Nigeria

Have you heard of the budding health threat in Nigeria apart from Covid-19? In recent times, there have been increased frequency of deaths  attributable to cardiac arrests. Cardiologists have expressed concerns that cardiac arrest –related deaths among Nigerians may be more common than previous thoughts. In recent times, particularly since the outbreak of the Covid-19 […]

Introducing HEI Youth Hub

HEI Youth Hub

They say youth are leaders of tomorrow but at Health Emergency Initiative (HEI), we believe that youths are leaders of now so we embrace the involvement of youths in our programs. Apart from equipping them with the lifesaving First Responders skills, in November 2019, we also had a medical awareness outreach in partnership with National […]

Whose Super Hero Are You?

Chadwick Boseman

Be a true super hero that you are meant to be. ‘In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers’ King Tchala (Black Panther). August 2020 ended with diverse heartbreaking news amongst which is Chadwick Boseman’s demise. He died leaving with us life lessons that shouldn’t be forgotten in generations to […]

Emergency in Nigeria’s Public Health

Emergency

Emergency on Nigeria’s public health. Before Covid-19, Nigeria’s economy was already slippery, Covid-19 came upon us and the country is presently languishing in pre- Covid-19 and Covid-19 economic implications. The stats don’t lie, while Covid-19 is in a league of its own rampaging the world, our society is sadly being devoured by less threatening illnesses.  […]

Air Liquide Nig Plc Partners with HEI

Partners with HEI

HEI’s recognition that every life is precious and strides to renewing people’s hope of living has enhanced further partnership with corporate organisations and this time, we are delighted to announce that a company, Air Liquide Nigeria Plc, partnered with Health Emergency Initiative (HEI) for the provision of oxygen in isolation centres and hospitals to ensure […]

Effects of Covid-19 In Nigeria

Egffects of Covid-19

Covid-19 is a global health pandemic that has impacted every sphere of humanity across the world. Nigeria as a country is not excluded from the effects of times like this. Some of the effects of Covid-19 in Nigeria are: Medical effect:  Increased deaths arising from halt of non-Covid related health systems and functions and spread […]

Mask for All

Covid-19

Get yourself a mask. As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to sporadically rise, international health associations recommends that everyone wears a mask when they go out in public. Experts say homemade face masks probably won’t protect you against COVID-19, but they can help prevent you from spreading the disease to others. They also recommend that […]

Quarantine Lessons: Preparation for Post Covid-19

quarantine lesson

Lockdown has been extended and the quarantine continues. What are your quarantine lessons? Worrying about the ongoing covid-19 crisis can do little or nothing to make the situation better however we can look forward to the post-covid-19 world. As we look forward to a covid-19 free world, it’s better to be adequately prepared for the […]

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