How To Obtain Your Public & Environmental Health License In Nigeria

Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health. Environmental health focuses on the natural and built environments for the benefit of human health. Environmental health consists of 3 categories: health impacts, air quality, and water and sanitation. The health impacts category includes […]

How To Dispose Of Puff Bar

The Puff Bar is a tiny disposable pre-filled vape containing smooth salt nicotine e-liquid. More than 58 million e-cigarette products were sold in the U.S. (not including those sold in vape shops or online) in 2015, 19.2 million of which were disposable e-cigarettes. A 2014 study found that none of the surveyed e-cigarette packages contained disposal instructions. Last year […]

How Indocid Kills Rats

Indomethacin popularly known as indocid in Nigeria, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used as a prescription medication to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling from inflammation. It works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandins, endogenous signaling molecules known to cause these symptoms.It was introduced in 1963 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, degenerative joint […]

Does Hair Relaxer Kill Lice?

Lice are tiny, wingless, parasitic insects that feed on human blood. Lice are easily spread especially by school children through close personal contact and by sharing belongings. There are three types of lice:   Head lice. These lice are found on your scalp. They’re easiest to see at the nape of the neck and over […]

The 7 Types Of Sanitation

What is Sanitation? The World health Organization defines sanitation as the provision of facilities and services for the safe management of human excreta from the toilet to containment and storage and treatment onsite or conveyance, treatment and eventual safe end use or disposal. More broadly, sanitation also includes the safe management of solid waste and […]

Best Mouthwash For Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones form when debris such as food, dead cells, bacteria, and other substances, becomes trapped in the tonsils. The debris hardens as calcium builds up around it, forming tonsil stones. These stones are also called “tonsil calculi” or “tonsilloliths.” They are usually visible as white or yellowish lumps. Tonsil stones are generally easy to extract, and […]

Impact of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

A good source of water is crucial in many parts of our day-to-day life. To be supplied to the everyday person or as part of a commercial service, water quality needs to be at a sufficient level to ensure that is safe enough for human consumption.  As the world marks another Global water Day let’s […]

What Happens If You Swallow Mouthwash?

Mouthwash is a liquid product used to rinse your teeth, gums, and mouth. There are several brands of mouth wash, they usually contain an antiseptic to kill harmful bacteria that can live between your teeth and on your tongue. Some people use mouthwash to fight against bad breath, while others use it to try to […]

List of EPA Approved Disinfectant For Coronavirus

According to Webster, disinfect is to cleanse so as to destroy or prevent the growth of disease carrying microorganisms. Therefore a disinfectant is an agent, such as heat, irradiation or chemical that disinfects by destroying, neutralizing or inhibiting the growth of disease-carrying microorganisms. EPA further defines disinfectants as products that are used on hard inanimate […]

How To Check Yourself For Lice

Human lice are parasitic insects that can be found on people’s heads and bodies, including the pubic area. Human lice survive by feeding on human blood. Lice found on each area of the body are different from each other. The three types of lice that live on humans are Pediculus humanus capitis (head louse), Pediculus humanus […]

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