TRAFFIC RULES IN NIGERIA
INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITION
Ever since the 20th century, the use of cars and other mechanical means of transportation on land has become commonplace globally, in both industrialized countries and developing countries. This trend did not go without the rapid expansion of road networks across the globe; roads…

FOOD EMERGENCIES: ALLERGIES AND INTOLERANCE
WHAT ARE ALLERGIES?
Allergies occur as a result of your immune system overreacting to one or more substances that are not typically harmful to your body. The severity of these allergic reactions varies per individual and could show as swelling, skin irritation, breakouts, sneezing, coughing, itching, or…

BASIC FIRST AID

Learning basic first aid techniques can help you cope with an emergency. Accidents can happen anytime. You may be able to keep a person breathing, reduce their pain or minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until an ambulance arrives. This could mean the difference between…

ANTIBIOTICS RESISTANCE.

Bacterial infection is a proliferation of a harmful strain of bacteria on or inside the body. Bacteria can infect any area of the body.
Antibiotics are medicines used to prevent and treat bacterial infections. Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines.
Naturally…

Vitamin deficiency is the condition of a long-term lack of a vitamin. It can be of two types:
Primary deficiency: this is when deficiency is caused by not inadequate vitamin intake
Secondary deficiency: this is when deficiency is caused by underlying disorders like malabsorption.
Some of the symptoms of vitamin deficiency include:
Mouth…

FOOD SAFETY
It was few weeks to my final exam. It started as diarrhea, then followed was headache, malaise, body ache. And then, just when I thought I had had enough, fever followed. Malaria? COVID-19? It was an unpleasant case of enteritis. I was slightly indisposed for more than a…

BASIC WAYS TO AVOID ROAD ACCIDENTS

Temisan was uncomfortable right from the beginning. First, she had caught the driver gulping down a sachet of dry gin as he emerged from one the kiosks that stood illegally on the side of the road. When he finally started the danfo, the engine…

Health Financing
James is a hardworking man who tries to make ends meet, his occupation, an engineer. A middle aged man who no longer is as youthful as he used to be and has had a lot of accidents on site with all of unexpected expenses, some that cost him more…

Healthy Eating At Work
Jide scrambled out of bed as reality hit him. He was not on vacation in the Maldives, and he certainly had not contemplated losing his job the day before. It was 7am, he had an executive meeting for 8am, and his house? It stood comfortably in a…

BLOG POST-HEPATITIS II
Non-Infectious Hepatitis/Non-Viral Hepatitis
There are 3 types of non-viral hepatitis. Toxic hepatitis, Alcohol hepatitis and Auto-immune hepatitis. The non-viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that results from excessive alcohol, toxins, nutritional supplements, or overuse of drugs (prescription and over the counter). This can lead to cirrhosis (scarring…

Health Emergency Initiative

A non-profit organisation that provides life saving medical interventions through finaical assistance to indigent patients in public hospital

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