Ijeoma UKAZU

Engineers make injectable tissues a reality

A simple injection that can help regrow damaged tissue has long been the dream of physicians and patients alike. A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan moves that dream closer to reality with a device that makes encapsulating cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.

"The idea o [...]

Sat, 27 April 2019


EBENEZER ONYEAGWU IS NEW GMD/CEO OF ZENITH BANK ...Effective June 1, 2019

Zenith Bank Plc. has announced the appointment of Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu as the Group Managing Director/CEO of the bank effective June 1, 2019, subject to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) approval.

The appointment is consistent with the bank’s tradition and succession strategy of grooming [...]

Sun, 14 April 2019


Oyo: Making Giant Strides in Newborn Health

To prevent most newborn deaths, health experts say, it is important to invest in the first 1,000 days of a child as it is key to boosting the immune system which helps fight against childhood diseases.

Global health put breastfeeding as one of the best investments for a child, as every $1 inves [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


50 million children to lead healthier lives by 2030 - Nestle

To lead a healthy life, adequate nutrition consisting of all classes of food is needed for optimal growth and development especially children.

For children to achieve their full potential and thrive in a competitive environment, experts say, nutrition should not be compromised.

To ensure [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


Inclusive Education System, A Right To Persons With Disabilities

To enable Persons With Disabilities, (PWDs) live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life, government across board should take appropriate measures to ensure PWDs have equal access with others to education, environment, transportation, information and communications both in urban and [...]

Sun, 31 March 2019


Disabilities: Promoting Adolescents Uptake of Sexual Reproductive Health

Lagos State is arguably the most populated State in Nigeria with an estimated Population of nearly twenty five million people.

 

 

 

About three million of the population in Lagos State are Persons With Disabilities, [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


Health insurance: Oyo barter system

When one hears of barter system, the attention is focused on business, trading goods for goods but that is not the case here.

In Oyo State, Nigeria you can trade farm produce for health insurance enrolment as this is geared towards ensuring that no one is left behind.

This Bater system w [...]

Sun, 17 March 2019


Sleep tight! Researchers identify the beneficial role of sleep

Why do animals sleep? Why do humans "waste" a third time of their lives sleeping? Throughout evolution sleep has remained universal and essential to all organisms with a nervous system, including invertebrates such as flies, worms, and even jellyfish. But the reason why animals sleep -- desp [...]

Sun, 10 March 2019


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