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Anaemias and Bleeding Disorders

Anaemia: Most common problem in medical clinics the world over. Major public Health importance Chronic disability Poor quality of life Low income

Medical/Health Vacancies at the Rivers State Civil Service Commission

Rivers State Government , under the Rivers State Civil Service Commission, invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for employment as Health Sector Workers in Rivers State Public Service in the capacity below:

State Nursing Coordinator at AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them. Position:  State Nursing Coordinator

Occupational Health Physician at Amaiden Energy Nigeria

Amaiden Energy Nigeria  Limited, (formerly Moody International Nigeria Limited) was established in 1996 as a partnership between Moody International Group and Nigerian investors. Since commencing operations in March 1997 the company continues to grow and exerts its presence in numerous Projects in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry. Position: Occupational Health Physician

Nurse-Midwife Job at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

he International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Vacancies at Lagoon Hospital

Lagoon Hospital was first established in 1986 with Lagoon Hospital Apapa, now the flagship hospital, followed by Lagoon Hospital Ikeja and Lagoon Hospital Victoria Island. The Group has since added 2 new locations: Lagoon Clinics in Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja and Lagoon Specialist Suites in Victoria Island bringing a total of 5 locations to date.  Lagoon Hospitals  pioneer advanced medical care in Nigeria and are

Senior Technical Officer - Pharmacy & SCM at APIN

APIN  Public Health Initiatives  is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S. Centers for

Program Officer (Prevention) at APIN

APIN  Public Health Initiatives  is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. APIN Public Health Initiatives has been awarded a 5 year Grant by the U.S.

Why Yoghurt is good for your health

Taking a yoghurt daily may not connote reduced visitation of doctors, but consumption of yoghurt will provide immense benefits for your health. The benefits of consuming yoghurt daily are: A cup of low-fat yogurt is rich in a large amount of calcium The amount of potassium deposit in yoghurt equals banana, and yoghurt has as much protein as egg or meat. The bacteria in yoghurt boost digestion process and fight against harmful bacteria. Some of the benefits of yoghurt hinges on the bacteria presence in it. Yoghurt is made through the process of fermentation or culturing of milk which produces two important, benign bacteria – streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus. Unlike other bacteria that are dangerous for human, these two present so many benefits. They help in the process of breaking down lactose/ sugar that is present in milk, these help in making yoghurt digestion easier for people who have intolerance of lactose.

Types Of Cancer

A n abnormal growth of the cell is defines what cancer is about, and this abnormal cell growth are most likely to attack other body part. There are more than hundred types of cancers that can affect man. One of the major cause of cancer is the use of tobacco, others are obesity, lack of nutritional diet, indiscriminate alcohol consumption. Another important cause of cancer is the onset of some diseases. Diseases like Hepatitis B, C and others can distort the genes of cells. One of the most effective way of preventing cancer is by shunning smoking, exercising, controlled alcohol consumption, eating more nutritional diet, early detection of cancerous. Below are the full compilation of the most common type of cancer: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Childhood Adrenocortical Carcinoma Adrenocortical Carcinoma, Childhood AIDS-Related Cancers AIDS-Related Lymphoma A

6 Essential Hygiene Tips

The best way to protect yourself is to ensure you wash your hands always, it is one of the most effective way of preventing the onset of infectious diseases. Below are some essential hygiene tips: Everyone understands that washing of hands after the use of toilet is a necessity but, so far people who routinely cleanse their hands after toilet use are not more than 50%, and it is done the right way by nobody. Wash with soap and water for thirty to forty five seconds. Even better, you scrub and lather those fingernails and rinse – then repeat.   Ensure you desist from the temptation of ‘multitasking’. That is one way to cross contaminate infection. Do not use the same sponge or rag cleanse everything in the house – kitchen, bathroom, parlor e.t.c Frequent replacement of sponge is a necessity, the reason being that the warm, wet or damp nature of sponge traps particle of food, which leads to bacteria flourishing. Bacteria reproduces fa

The Dangerous Health Risk Of Tattoo

The culture of tattooing and body piercing is becoming trendy in the Nigerian youth sphere. But, the process of getting one might boost your chances of becoming infected with some dangerous diseases. The protective shield in your body is the membrane of the skin and mucous in your body, it protects the body from hundreds of infection. The process of getting your body tattooed or pierced normally includes piercing or inking the body with either a sharp needle or any instrument that is characterised by sharp tip. Bacteria and viruses that are on your skin can penetrate into your body, once it is broken by those sharp equipment. Also, the tattoo specialist can also get an infection, if he inadvertently injures himself. Sharp instruments can easily be infected with fluids from another person. Hepatitis B, C and HIV/AIDS, coupled with herpes are among the viral infection that can be acquired through tattooing and piercing. Not to mention, other harmful disea

Health Benefit Of Fibre Consumption

What are the importance of fibre? Thousands of new research studies have shown that low diets in concentrated fat and low cholesterol coupled with high fibre reduces the chances of having diabetes, disorder of the digestive system, cancerous infection and disease of the heart. Food rich in fibre have high proportion of disease-preventive vitamins, essential chemical that can protect the body against disease. Research shows that fibre may positively impact the health in: Cancer: There have been serious research that shows the relationship between reduced fat intake and low chances of being infected with the cancer of the colon. In 1992, a research team in Harvard medical school discovered that high consumption of fibre daily reduced the likelihood of developing cancerous changes of the colon. The fact is that fibre add weights to human faeces and this ‘dilutes carcinogens and hastens the process if digestion by speeding the process of ejection. The corr

GHSC-PSM NISRN Logistics Manager Job at Chemonics International

Chemonics has been engaged by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with the concurrence of USAID to leverage on the GHSC-PSM health supply chain in Nigeria to provide warehousing and distribution services for Global Fund- procured HIV and malaria health commodities in Nigeria. Currently managed by the Global Fund’s Principal Recipients (PRs), Chemonics will work closely with the Global Fund, the PRs, and as needed USAID to implement the warehousing and distribution services for the Global Fund PRs all through till December 2017.  

What Should You Consume As A Teenager?

  In all ramification, the amount of energy and nutrient required by teenagers is plentier than what other age group need. As a healthy teenager, you will have a

How should a woman feel after abortion?

For a woman to experience a wide variety of emotions after an abortion, is quite normal. Joyousness, relief, devastation and depression is among how a woman might feel.

Why More Than Eight Hours Sleep Is Not Medically Advisable

Recent studies have opined that each night, the advisable time duration for sleep, should be at least eight hours.

What You Should Know About Ashtma

Asthma A lot of controversies and discorded opinion are being aired on the issue of

Female Hygiene Officer at Leabridge Creche and Preschool

The  Leabridge Creche and Preschool  is an arm of Leabridge Preparatory School. The Leabridge is the product of the dream of a couple who have two young children and at the same time work full time. The birth of the school was as a result of the passion for teaching and caring for kids in a child-friendly environment as well as offering support to working parents in Nigeria.

Medical Officer Vacancies at Obafemi Awolowo University

The  Obafemi Awolowo University  is a comprehensive public institution established in 1962 as The University of Ife. The University is situated on a vast expanse of land totaling 11,861 hectares in Ile-Ife, Osun State, southwest of Nigeria. Unit: Medical and Health Service Requirements Candidate applying for the position of Medical Officer must possess MBBS/MBChB Degrees or other equivalent degree from recognized Universities, N.Y.S.C. Discharge Certificate Or Evidence of exemption from N.Y.S.C., Evidence of Registration with NMDC and Current practicing license. Additional qualification (if any) in medical line will be an added advantage. Remuneration CONTISS 10 (N1,643,301.70 - N2,357,406.70). Applicants should submit 35 copies of their applications and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae giving the following information in order as listed below: Full Name (Surname first in capital letters). Post Applied for. Date and place of birth (attach birth certificate/sworn affidavi

Adverse Effects of Anti-Biotics

 These are drugs made from micro-organisms to inhibit (bacteriostatic) or to destroy (bactericidal) susceptible bacteria that causes disease to both man and animals. They could also be drugs used to kill bacteria and infections. Antibiotics (Greek anti, “against”; bios, “life”) are chemical compounds used to kill or inhibit the growth of infectious organisms. Thess are group of microorganisms which lack a distinct membrane and most of which have a cell wall of unique composition.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Association for Reproductive and Family Health(ARFH)

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive