Psychiatrist recommends early treatment of mental ailment

Dr Shehu Sale, a Consultant Psychiatrist, has advised Nigerians to report persons with mental ailment early at recognised health facilities. Sale, who is also the Medical Director of Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital (FNPH), Kware, Sokoto State, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Sokoto. The psychiatrist said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments would help to curtail the number of rising cases in the country. He pointed out that mental cases were on the increase in the country because…

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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th April 2018

Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill 2019. PharmAccess, others advocate PPP in health care. Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations. Rotary International donates N2.1bn to fight polio. UNICEF Engages Kwara Govt. On Intervention Programmes For Children. FG Sets Guidelines for HIV Self Testing. Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients. FG probe panel recommends NHIS boss sacking, board’s dissolution. FMC Makurdi records first successful knee replacement surgery. NMA Seeks to Incorporate ICT in Health Care Delivery. READ ALL THE STORIES HERE Share this: source: https://nigeriahealthwatch.com/top-ten-news-items-on-health-19th-april-2018/

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Can NCAA college and university leadership be trusted to get mental health programs right for athletes?

You are here: Home / Health / Can NCAA college and university leadership be trusted to get mental health programs right for athletes? Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Discussion and evaluation of mental health has become more and more mainstream in today’s society. There are numerous avenues that have focused on mental health in real life and in sports including articles, podcasts, and television shows. In athletics, there is a constant focus on the speed, agility, strength, and physical abilities of the athletes while sports clichés…

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Easter 2019 : Stigmata, a closing event of Golgotha

Every easter season, I strive to deepen some of my recognitions of the high mission of Jesus of Nazareth, Son of God, to an earth still engulfed in darkness at the approach of a final judgement. Before I proceed, I wish to state that my focus is on STIGMATA and STIGMATISTS. Stigmata are those wound marks of the Lord, as He hung on the cross, which appear on some people, especially stigmatists, periodically, year round or during easter seasons. Stigmatists are people on whose bodies these wound marks appear. So…

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Cyclone-affected communities in Zimbabwe being vaccinated against cholera

By Wallace Mawire Campaign targets nearly 500,000 people in Chimanimani and Chipinge An oral cholera vaccine (OCV) campaign targeting some 487 825 people began Tuesday in Zimbabwe in the two districts most affected by cyclone Idai, according to information released by UNICEF and WHO. During the campaign all residents of Chimanimani and Chipinge districts aged 12 months and older will receive the vaccine to protect them against cholera. While there have been no reported cases of cholera in the cyclone-affected areas in Zimbabwe, the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child…

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Nigeria: Country May Be Certified Polio-Free in December

By Chukwuma Muanya Nigeria may be certified polio-free this December when it would have accomplished interruption of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) transmission for over three years. By July and August, the country would have gone through 36 months without reporting any case of WPV. The last cases were recorded in Borno State between July and August 2016. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), after three years of no incident of the virus on the African continent, official ‘certification’ of polio eradication would be conducted at the regional level. The…

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Forget Viagra – Why Black Men Should Be Drinking Sea Moss Instead

Dr. Sebi was right about sea moss! In many of his live lectures, the audience watched in amazement as Dr. Sebi performed amazing physical feats well into advanced age. He claimed that by consuming sea moss every morning, his joints were protected, his energy level was elevated, and his libido was stronger than ever. But the most “potent” evidence of the power of Sea Moss is the fact that Dr. Sebi went from being impotent to leaving behind 17 children at the time of his transition ! While everyone can…

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DR Congo: Good news, bad news on Ebola outbreak

As of Saturday, the number of Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo had risen to 1,240 cases – a troubling jump of more than 100 in one week – with 1,174 of them confirmed and 66 probable. The Congolese Ministry of Health reported 792 deaths, on the rise especially in Katwa, where 68 of the new cases were reported. Vuhovi saw 19 new cases confirmed, as did Mandima in Ituri Province, while Butembo added nine new cases. Butembo, among the earliest of the Ebola hotspots after the outbreak began in…

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Top Ten News Items On Health, 13th April 2019

Addressing care challenges requires multi-sectoral approach. Embracing PPP key to developing Nigerian healthcare system – Wada. Nigeria to establish emergency centre to tackle maternal, infant mortality. NHIS remains best panacea for effective health delivery – Osinbajo. National maternal, child mortality rate unacceptable – Masari. HIV self-testing: Youth get N450,000 prizes for innovative ideas. David Beckham launches world’s first voice petition to end malaria in Yoruba, eight other languages. Buhari appoints new CMD for troubled Calabar teaching hospital. NCDC Confirms 16 new cases of Lassa fever in 5 states. FCT to…

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