Health, Stories 23/08/2020 by Akaafele

In Health, Leadership And Publishing, Meet ‘Miracle’ Dr Igyuse Saater

Igyuse Saater was born in Zaki Biam in Ukum local government of Benue State, it’s been a humble beginning but with an unwavering determination to carve out a niche and achieve success. This has involved hundreds of failed attempts. However, as the common saying goes, the universe conspires to help people achieve their dreams when they are passionate about them.  […]

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Health, Stories 25/12/2018 by Sussanna Ngodoo Jacob

In 2004, I Was Told That I Will Die By 2006

I am Sussanna Ngodoo Jacob and this is my story: I was dancing at a friend’s party in Jos, Plateau State IN 2002, then I suddenly fell to the ground and could not get back on my feet. I was rushed to ECWA hospital, subsequently to Jos University Teaching Hospital, and then to Bima orthopaedic hospital. After a couple of x-rays, they confirmed that I fractured my femur because the bone was brittle […]

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Health, Stories 4/05/2018 by Anna White

‘Beyond The Glam’; A Anna White Documentary

The Glam is a documentary that was inspired as a result of personal experience. The project which started in October 2017 took a total of 6 months to complete and was worth every second. The research process was eventful as we sort the most appropriate form to communicate this subject to the public. Finding people to tell their personal experiences […]

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Health, Stories 5/03/2018 by Sidney Dooyum Ahura

Benue State University Teaching Hospital; A Tale Of Capacity Under Utilization

The Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) which is renowned to having one of the best infrastructures amongst teaching hospitals in Nigeria is a project that was initiated by the Gov. George Akume led government but was completed by Gov. Gabriel Suswam. Of course Gov. Samuel Ortom had to equip it to meet up to the accreditation requirements to enable […]

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Health, Stories 8/09/2017 by Professor Shima Gyoh

What Exactly Is Lassa Fever

It is a nasty, terrible lethal viral disease which, at its worst is practically almost the same as Ebola virus disease; they are cousins when it comes to bleeding their victims to death. The virus was identified eleven years before Ebola. The incubation period is the same with Ebola – 6 – 21 days. The severe form causes acute high […]

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Health, Stories 3/08/2017 by Dr. Kadev Kenneth Kevin

Africa Must Come To Term With ‘Ignorance’

It is an accepted fact that poverty, ignorance and diseases are the bane of Africa continent, but I can attest here that ignorance is the greatest among them all. Most Africans irrespective of their educational, religious and social standings are ignorant of their health needs. Yes, they often use the clause “Health is wealth” without recourse to its true meaning. Hitherto, […]

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Health, Stories 5/04/2017 by Love Dooshima Innocent

Breast Cancer

Cancer is a disease caused by outgrowth or proliferation of cells in the body and this abnormal outgrowth may occur to the breast tissues or occur in the breast leading to tumour formation which leads to breast cancer. Breast cancer is really common to women but men are also susceptible to breast cancer. The early stages of breast cancer may […]

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On HIV And Technology (Women In View)

Health, Stories 24/02/2017 by Ochanya Cynthia Okwoli

On HIV And Technology (Women In View)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the immune system and weakens the body’s ability to fight infections and disease. It is commonly caught by having sex without a condom. It can also be passed by sharing infected needles and other injecting equipment. In time past, it could be from an HIV-positive mother to child during pregnancy, birth […]

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Health, Inspirational, Stories 17/01/2014 by Akaafele

The paradox of our time

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, […]

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Health, Stories 4/11/2013 by Akaafele

HIV/AIDS in our Benue

Brothers and Sisters, Friends! I feel the urge to share with you an issue that is a global challenge today. HIV/AIDS has terminated the life of many teens/youths and marred the future of many others the world over. Of more interest to me is the case of the Nigerian teen/youth with particular reference to the Benue teen/youth. According to the […]

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