Public Health Expert Outlines 5 Basic Must-Do’s to Avoid Contracting Cholera

  According to the World Health Organization, health authorities in Nigeria declared a cholera outbreak in Lagos on June 15, 2024, with 436 suspected cases reported. Within six days, the number of suspected cases exceeded 500, including 43 confirmed cases, with a 5.4% case fatality rate among suspected cases. Recent reports indicate the outbreak’s spread, […]

Pandemic Prevention and Preparedness: A Comprehensive Approach

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the global vulnerability to infectious disease outbreaks. It has underscored the critical need for robust pandemic prevention and preparedness strategies. This article delves into the multifaceted aspects of pandemic prevention and preparedness, exploring historical lessons, current strategies, and future directions to mitigate the impacts of potential pandemics. Historical Context […]

Just How Effective Are Fentanyl Test Strips?

  (CBS News Sacramento) They used to be illegal, but now state law requires them on some campuses – and they’re everywhere from vending machines to bars. Fentanyl test strips are intended to help young people avoid fentanyl-laced counterfeit prescriptions or drugs. But many warn that test strips alone could do more harm than good. […]

Ocean Heat Driving Global Coral Bleaching Event

Coral reefs worldwide are under siege as soaring ocean temperatures trigger a mass bleaching event, raising concerns among scientists about potentially catastrophic consequences. This alarming development, announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and reported by CNN underscores the urgent need for decisive action to address climate change. […]

Is Pre-Workout Powder Safe for Your Health

It’s been a really long day and you’re staring at the door of your gym, trying to summon the energy to hit the weights or do a cardio session. We’ve all been there. That’s where pre-workouts, short for pre-workout powders, come in – they promise to turn you from exhausted to energized in a single […]

What Help Can You Seek From Asheville’s Personal Injury Attorney After an Injury?

Unfortunately, accidents and injuries can disrupt the lives of residents and visitors alike in the charming city of Asheville. When such incidents occur, the guidance and support of a personal injury attorney become necessary. These legal professionals offer hope, ensuring individuals receive the compensation and justice they deserve. This article discusses the comprehensive assistance they […]

Achieving healthcare reform in Nigeria – learning from PharmAccess’ initiatives

By Njide Ndili* Nigeria’s health indices stay concerning/stubbornly poor. Life expectancy stands at 54 years, one of the lowest in the world, while thelatest maternal mortality rate of 576 per 100,000 live births is the fourth highest globally. Non-communicable diseases, such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and malnutrition, caused nearly a third of all deaths in […]

How to Maximize Your Settlement in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Experiencing the loss of a loved one due to another’s negligence is not only emotionally devastating but also often brings financial strain. In such times, a wrongful death lawsuit can be a pathway to securing justice and financial support. This article aims to guide you through maximizing your settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit, focusing […]

What Are the Common Medical Tests Used To Diagnose Heart Conditions?

Image Source Heart conditions can range from minor issues that are easily managed to severe disorders that require immediate attention. Diagnosing these conditions is crucial for effective treatment. Medical professionals rely on various tests to diagnose heart conditions, each providing unique insights into the heart’s health. Continue reading to explore the most common medical tests […]

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