Ensuring Immune Protection in the Growing Years

Immunity: protection against infectious disease conferred either by the immune response generated by immunization or previous infection or by other non-immunologic factors hence, Immunity is protection. Growing years: 1st year to 12th year. But in the 1st year, growth occurs more than at any other time. Infection: Invasion and multiplication of microbes not normally present …

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Mental Health Disorders: CAUSES AND REMEDY

Mental Disorder (MD, Mental or psychiatric illness) is a wide range of conditions affecting mood, thinking and behaviour. Mental Health (MH): cognitive, behavioural and emotional well-being MH often refers to the absence of mental disorder but WHO thinks differently: “the state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities can cope …

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Covid-19: NMA Cautions FG As 138 Corp Members Test Positive

Against the background of reported increasing new cases of COVID-19 infections among members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Lagos State Branch, has urged the Federal Government to find another way to carry out camping activities for youth corps members or delay them till the third wave of the …

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Ensuring Infants Healthy Growth And Development Without Metabolic Stress Pt 2

PHYSIOLOGICAL LIMITATIONS Small stomach capacity Immature kidney function Lower digestive ability than adults Low HCL in stomach Low levels of digestive enzymes Low lipase and bile salts BREAST MILK COMPOSITION: Best Nutrition for Babies The role of protein in Paediatric Nutrition Protein is important for the growth and maintenance of our tissues and organs; however, …

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Ending preventable maternal and child deaths in western Nigeria: Do women utilize the lifelines? Part 2

Titilayo Olaitan, Ifeoma P. Okafor, Adebayo T. Onajole, Olayinka A. AbosedeDepartment of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria femiolaitan1@gmail.com (TO); ipokafor@cmul.edu.ng (IPO) Read Ending preventable maternal and child deaths in western Nigeria: Do women utilize the lifelines? Part 1 Discussion ANC saves the lives of mothers and babies …

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Ending preventable maternal and child deaths in western Nigeria: Do women utilize the lifelines?

Titilayo Olaitan, Ifeoma P. Okafor, Adebayo T. Onajole, Olayinka A. AbosedeDepartment of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria femiolaitan1@gmail.com (TO); ipokafor@cmul.edu.ng (IPO) AbstractIntroduction Nigeria which constitutes just one percent of the world population, accounts for 13% of the world maternal and under-five mortality. Utilization of health care services …

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