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What Do You Know About Polio?

I smiled when I read about the malaria vaccine last week. I thought about the fight to eradicate polio in Nigeria. What would it take for us as a people to completely accept immunisation for our children? Let’s talk Polio on today’s #HealthMattersWithDrWeyoms. What do you know about Polio? What do you think of when …

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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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