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Am very proud to be a woman as such I can talk about periods without been ashamed because that is one basic characteristic that differentiates me from a man. Talking about myself, I started menstruating in my JSS 2, I think 11 years. An experience I can never forget. It was the day for the send forth for our senior students,...
WHAT IS MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY ? Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day) is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, government agencies, individuals, the private sector and the media to promote good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for all women and girls. BACKGROUND A  German non-profit organization known as WASH United in 2013 initiated and became the global...
What is a corona virus? Corona viruses are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). What is a novel corona virus? A novel corona virus (CoV) is a new strain of corona virus that has not...
I use every opportunity available to reach out to get more people sensitized and screened for TB. This was what I did this last week. There was a report of new case of polio in a community within my own jurisdiction of the LGA where I work which prompted immediate polio out break vaccination response to tackle the situation. I...
World AIDS Day is celebrated on the 1st of December every year to raise public awareness about AIDS.  BACKGROUND Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome, is a pandemic disease caused by infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which causes damage to the immune system. World AIDS Day was first observed in 1988. Since then, different organisations across the world bring attention to the HIV...
In a new study, researchers collected flies and other flying insects from seven hospitals in the United Kingdom to analyze their potential for carrying harmful bacteria. The conclusion? These insects carry enough bacteria to cause infections — even some drug-resistant ones. Recently, researchers have shown more interest in how infections can originate and propagate in hospitals in order to find...
I was almost 12, already concluding JSS 2 to begin JSS 3 the next September. I remember vividly, it was the send forth party day for outgoing senior students after all our exam that year, so we were not expected in school until 12 noon. I had taken the whole morning to do small house chores amidst experiencing slight...
Menstrual Hygiene Day first celebrated on 28th May, 2014  was initiated by a German-based NGO WASH United to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage her menstruation safely, hygienically with confidence and without shame, where no woman or girl is limited by something as natural and normal as her period.  The date was selected...
Menstrual Hygiene Day (#MHDAY) marked on the 28th of May every year, is a global advocacy day which focuses on raising awareness to combat negative perceptions associated with menstrual hygiene with the aim of enabling women and girls to achieve their full potential. Every year a theme is selected to mark the day. For 2019, the theme is -...
World Malaria Day observed globally every year on 25th April was established by the 60th session of World Health Assembly in May 2007 to provide knowledge and information about the causes and spread of Malaria, as well as to provide financial and technical support to anti malaria campaigns across the globe. It is an opportunity to deliver education and understanding of...

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