Healthcare – Health And Life Africa Healthy-living Initiative (HALA) Africa's foremost entertaining health and lifestyle resource Tue, 10 Mar 2015 23:11:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 News: 10 Leading causes of Death Worldwide –latest WHO Report /news-10-leading-causes-death-worldwide-latest-report/ /news-10-leading-causes-death-worldwide-latest-report/#respond Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:12:05 +0000 /?p=4625

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 […]]]>
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When Malaria becomes Complicated: 50 things you wish you knew about Malaria /malaria-becomes-complicated-50-things-wish-knew-malaria/ /malaria-becomes-complicated-50-things-wish-knew-malaria/#respond Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:39:00 +0000 /?p=4620

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 […]]]>
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What determines the severity of Malaria in Pregnancy? /what-determines-the-severity-of-malaria-in-pregnancy/ /what-determines-the-severity-of-malaria-in-pregnancy/#respond Wed, 21 Aug 2013 11:12:40 +0000 /?p=4609

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 […]]]>
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#Nigerian Mothers: Getting Pregnant in a Malaria dense Country /nigeria-getting-pregnant-in-a-malaria-dense-country/ /nigeria-getting-pregnant-in-a-malaria-dense-country/#respond Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:47:53 +0000 /?p=4576

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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50 Things you DID NOT know about Malaria in Pregnancy! /50-things-you-did-not-know-about-malaria-in-pregnancy/ /50-things-you-did-not-know-about-malaria-in-pregnancy/#respond Wed, 07 Aug 2013 10:02:17 +0000 /?p=4559

As featured in our Malaria edition of HALA Magazine, this is a countdown on 50 things you most likely do not know about Malaria in Pregnancy. In areas of stable malaria transmission like Nigeria, the most common complications of malaria in pregnancy are: ANAEMIA IN THE MOTHER, which when severe could cause maternal death; and LOW BIRTH […]]]>
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HALA Magazine: Radio Interview on Health-Friendly, Kapital FM, Abuja #WMD2013 /hala-magazine-radio-interview-on-health-friendly-kapital-fm-abuja-wmd2013/ /hala-magazine-radio-interview-on-health-friendly-kapital-fm-abuja-wmd2013/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:00:35 +0000 /?p=4523

#HALAsi: Background in brief A couple of weeks ago, Health And Life Africa Healthy-living Initiative (HALA) actively played a huge role in this year’s World Malaria Day’s (25th April, 2013) activism to raise more awareness about Malaria. In its commemoration, we launched our HALA Social Intelligence, #HALAsi initiative in collaboration with one of Nigeria’s foremost […]]]>
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