Month: November 2017

World Toilet Day 2017: Where Is Your Shit Going To?

“Toilets save lives because human waste spreads killer diseases. However, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. If there’s one thing that unites humanity, it’s the call of nature. But depending on where we live, …

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The Baby, The Mother and The Paediatrician: Dockie, No antibiotics!

Dockie: Mama, na cough and catarrah with malaria dey do your pikin. So I go give una coartem and some vitamins and paracetamol as you say him body dey hot. The test show say na virus dey cause the cough and cattarah.  Mama: Dockie, thank you. But I think say you go give us amoxil …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week 2017: Dear Madam, Stop! It’s an Antibiotic

I grew up always seeing trays of drugs in the house. At a tender age, I just did not like the taste of medicine. Imagine then as I would see my grandma take lots of drugs, I always had that funny nauseating feeling that the drugs were too much for her.  Come and see me …

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