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News: 10 Leading causes of Death Worldwide –latest WHO Report

A justified reason to focus on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the latest report outlining a list of 10 leading causes of death across the globe in the last decade for the year 2011. Top on the list are the 2 most popular Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs): Ischaemic Heart Disease […]

Malaria in Pregnancy- HALA Magazine

When Malaria becomes Complicated: 50 things you wish you knew about Malaria

If there is one word that probably ought not to be used in describing or referring to Malaria, it should be the word ‘ordinary’ because as regular as ‘everyday malaria’ is, there is hardly anything ordinary about malaria; especially when it gets complicated. According to the current statistics by the National Malaria Control Program of […]

Malaria in Pregnancy- HALA Magazine

What determines the severity of Malaria in Pregnancy?

This is the third piece continuation of the countdown to 50 things you did not know about Malaria in Pregnancy! as featured in our current issue of HALA Magazine (Malaria edition). Part 2- #Nigerian Mothers: Getting Pregnant in a Malaria dense Country Determinants of the impact of Malaria during a pregnancy 26. WHAT? Factors that influence the severity […]

Pre-eclampsia-Hypertension in Pregnancy

#Nigerian Mothers: Getting Pregnant in a Malaria dense Country

In areas of stable Malaria transmission like Nigeria, the dynamics of our everyday ‘ordinary malaria infection’ changes for a pregnant woman. Understanding this basic fact is particularly important for new mums who already have to deal with many other physiologic/normal body changes of Pregnancy. The countdown continues from 50 Things you do Not know about […]

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