Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Chief Executive Officer (Ceo), Sarisand Healthcare Consultancy, Lagos, DR Andrew Isiorho, on Sunday called for behavioural change and regular exercise, as a way of managing stress.
Isiorho gave the advice during a presentation titled “Stress: its relationship with hypertension and how it can be managed’’.

Health this week
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TUBECULOSIS is a contagious infection that involves the lung. Tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis and it is spread through the air. Nearly 1.5 million people are killed globally by the infection every year and there are concerns some cases are becoming untreatable. These diseases-causing bacteria are discharged into the atmosphere in the form of minute droplets when patients infected with tuberculosis cough, speak or sneeze. These droplets have a tendency to evaporate quickly but the bacteria continue to be airborne for a very long time.

Health this week
Phone: 08032931255 nekzyion@yahoo,co.uk

TUBECULOSIS is a contagious infection that involves the lung. Tuberculosis is caused by the bacterium mycobacterium tuberculosis and it is spread through the air. Nearly 1.5 million people are killed globally by the infection every year and there are concerns some cases are becoming untreatable. These diseases-causing bacteria are discharged into the atmosphere in the form of minute droplets when patients infected with tuberculosis cough, speak or sneeze. These droplets have a tendency to evaporate quickly but the bacteria continue to be airborne for a very long time.

Nigerian children are currently undergoing Pneumonia vaccination across the Nation.
The exercise which commenced on the 15th of December, 2014is aim at introducing the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV10) into the country’s routine immunization schedule where all children under the age of one are expected to receive three doses of the vaccine.

Dr Izunwa Osita Edmund is president of Association of Resident Doctors , Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State . The Association held her medical week yesterday during which she visited the less privileged , organized football matches, among others. In this interview with AMAECHI PERCY ONYEJEKWE, Izunwa spoke on a number of issues affecting heath care delivery system in the country. Excerpts

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