Tag Archives: hygiene
Health Benefits of Whole Eggs-Myths

3 reasons why doctors & health professionals ‘beef’ Chicken Eggs!

Get Bathed at Mulago Hospital-Personal Hygiene

Mulago Hospital will start BATHING patients and their visitors to promote good personal hygiene

One of Uganda’s biggest referral hospitals, Mulago Hospital says it will start bathing patients while visitors will get a disinfectant dip as a strategy to promote personal hygiene. Is poor hygiene one of the lead causes of sicknesses and diseases in Sub-Sahara Africa? The answer is of course a resounding “YES”. The perfect combination of […]

Cute African Baby

Easy to treat Pneumonia is the topmost child killer in Nigeria (Infographic)

Pneumonia holds the world record as the top disease killer of children under the age of 5. About 98% of the deaths from pneumonia occur within developing countries such as Nigeria, Malawi, etc and yet being an infection is very easy to treat with the proper use of Antibiotics and can even be largely preventable. […]

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New UNICEF Report shows improved Child Mortality Rates from 25, 000 to 21, 000 deaths/day

Preventable Child deaths in West-Africa The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF recently released their report (pdf) titled ‘levels and trends in Child Mortality’. The 8 Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGS) were developed as milestone targets that should be achieved within 1990 to 2015. The MDG 4 specifically aims at ‘reducing the under-five mortality rates by two-thirds […]

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