#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 […]
“What is your prescription?” This is the question I often ask patients just before they exit my consulting room and it is surprising the answers I get in reply. Most would wryly say “I don’t know; shebi you wrote it here” (while they take a cursory look down at their prescription sheet in hand) and […]
The disease entity known today as malaria has been in existence for over four thousand years. Ancient Chinese medical writings had documented its characteristic symptoms as far back as 2700BC. A cursory look into the archeology and history of civilizations across the globe maps Malaria in a central position as the disease had widespread effects, […]
To a vast majority of Nigerians it is “kini big deal with malaria sef?” The everyday regularity of having malaria makes it seem like a natural component of living in this part of the world.
…Litigating Male Circumcision Exhibit- This parchment outlines the following substantial information: A trial investigation carried out in some parts of Africa some years back had to be stopped abruptly long before the end of the stipulated trial period for ethical reasons. This was because there was already overwhelming evidence that the circumcised had approximately 50% reduced […]