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April 2019

Health workers to Buhari: Don’t appoint only doctors as Ministers of Health

Health workers to Buhari: Don’t appoint only doctors as Ministers of Health

Posted on 30 April, 2019 by Administrator

The Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to avoid past mistakes in his appointment of ministers, especially as it concerns the ministry of Health.   MHWUN urged the president not to appoint only Medical Doctors as Ministers of Health.   In the current dispensation, the two ministers of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole and Dr. Osagie Ehinare are both medical doctors and not until recently, the permanent...
WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD HAVE VISION SCREENING?

WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD HAVE VISION SCREENING?

Posted on 29 April, 2019 by Administrator

Good vision in childhood is important for full maturity of the visual centres of the brain. These centres may not attain full maturity later in life if they fail to mature earlier. Good vision is essential for a child’s physical, social development as well as learning and success in school.   Neonate and infants should have vision screening by the ophthalmologist, paediatricians, family physician, or other trained health professional.   Preschool and school children...
WORLD MALARIA DAY “Zero malaria starts with me” NMA

WORLD MALARIA DAY “Zero malaria starts with me” NMA

Posted on 26 April, 2019 by Administrator

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria and The Nigerian Medical Association Edo State Chapter commemorated the World Malaria Day on 25th April 2019. The day began with a courtesy call on the Chief Medical Director of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Prof Darlington Obaseki. Prof Obaseki lauded the efforts of NMA and MWAN.   The Edo state NMA Chairman, Dr Valentine Omoifo appreciated the Chief Medical Director and informed him that NMA is not in the...
DENLTAL HEALTH TIPS

DENLTAL HEALTH TIPS

Posted on 26 April, 2019 by Administrator

Brush twice daily ( in the morning preferably after eating ) and last thing at night for optimal dental health .   Use only Medium Bristle brushes as the hard bristle brushes can damage your teeth and gum while the soft bristle brushes cannot clean your teeth and gum properly .   Visit your dentist at least twice a year even when you do not have dental complaints . Dental problems like all health conditions are always better prevented .   Ensure you...
Basic principles of Sleep Hygiene for Children

Basic principles of Sleep Hygiene for Children

Posted on 25 April, 2019 by Administrator

Set a bedtime and have a bedtime routine for your child.   Bedtime and wake -up time should be about the same time on school and non-school nights There should not be more than about one-hour difference from one day to another.   The hour before bed should be shared quiet time. Avoid high energy activities such as rough play and stimulating activities such as Watching television or playing computer games just before bed....
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