Reducing Cardiovascular Diseases in Nigeria

[This Day] Recent research has shown that cardiovascular disorders have overtaken infectious diseases as Nigeria’s number one killer. But experts at Grays Cardiology Centre, in commemorating this year’s World Heart Day, said prevention, management and …

[This Day] Recent research has shown that cardiovascular disorders have overtaken infectious diseases as Nigeria's number one killer. But experts at Grays Cardiology Centre, in commemorating this year's World Heart Day, said prevention, management and treatment of the disease can greatly reduce mortality rates in the country. Martins Ifijeh reports

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Country Faces Fresh Economic Meltdown

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe risks lurching into a fresh meltdown amid rising inflation, shortages of some basic commodities in supermarkets and fuel. This comes as bond notes have lost nearly 50% of their value on the informal market as the economy…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe risks lurching into a fresh meltdown amid rising inflation, shortages of some basic commodities in supermarkets and fuel. This comes as bond notes have lost nearly 50% of their value on the informal market as the economy continues to face treacherous headwinds.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Experts Call for Basic Life Support Against Cardiac Arrest

[This Day] The Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants and Research Institute, Dr. Felix Sogade and Electrophysiologist, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Dr. Joseph Poku, have called on Nigerians to learn basic life suppor…

[This Day] The Chief Executive Officer, Georgia Arrhythmia Consultants and Research Institute, Dr. Felix Sogade and Electrophysiologist, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Dr. Joseph Poku, have called on Nigerians to learn basic life support skills as efforts to reduce the alarming incidence of sudden deaths among blacks, including Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hunt for New Highlanders Coach Begins

[The Herald] The process of finding a replacement for outgoing Dutch coach Erol Akbay at Highlanders is already in motion and the new technical set-up will be in place before the 2018 preseason starts, the club has confirmed. The Dutchman revealed he w…

[The Herald] The process of finding a replacement for outgoing Dutch coach Erol Akbay at Highlanders is already in motion and the new technical set-up will be in place before the 2018 preseason starts, the club has confirmed. The Dutchman revealed he won't be renewing his contract with the Bulawayo giants when it expires in December.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Manipulation Through Voter Registration

[Zimbabwe Independent] For a lot of people, the mention of “vote rigging” conjures up images of shady characters in dark glasses busy stuffing ballot boxes and disposing of ballot boxes in rivers, replacing them with pre-loaded ballot boxes. To be sure…

[Zimbabwe Independent] For a lot of people, the mention of "vote rigging" conjures up images of shady characters in dark glasses busy stuffing ballot boxes and disposing of ballot boxes in rivers, replacing them with pre-loaded ballot boxes. To be sure, vote rigging is a broad and amorphous term which includes a lot of things in its boundaries. It is not a single act and oft-times it involves multiple activities at different times before, during and after the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rising Cases of Lifestyle Diseases Worry Wakiso Health Workers

[Monitor] Wakiso -The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which are increasingly becoming common due to unhealthy lifestyles in the country, is worrying health workers in Wakiso District.

[Monitor] Wakiso -The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which are increasingly becoming common due to unhealthy lifestyles in the country, is worrying health workers in Wakiso District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Things You Need to Know About Anaemia

[Citizen] Today I want to say something about a person’s blood, more so, what happens when the person’s body does not have the right level or amount of blood. I will also explain why your blood level may change and how.

[Citizen] Today I want to say something about a person's blood, more so, what happens when the person's body does not have the right level or amount of blood. I will also explain why your blood level may change and how.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Pfizer, Genotype Foundation Educate Local Communities On Sickle Cell

[Guardian] With the prevalence of Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) in the country, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Genotype Foundation have called for intensified campaign to educate the local communities on the threat the disorder poses to the nation. Currently,…

[Guardian] With the prevalence of Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) in the country, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Genotype Foundation have called for intensified campaign to educate the local communities on the threat the disorder poses to the nation. Currently, Nigeria is leading with the highest number of people living with the disorder, accounting for most under five mortality. This is as a result of poor requisite knowledge of the disease. Sickle cell disease is a group of disorders that affects haemoglobin, the molecule i

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