Global Trends To Preventive Health
By: Ehi Iden; CEO Occupational Health and Safety Managers Ltd; A trained Occupational Health and Safety practitioner, a preventive health advocate and a foremost Nigerian Medepreneur.
SLEEP AND HEALTH EFFECTS: MORE THAN WE THOUGHT IT WAS
Oxford dictionary defines sleep as “a condition of body and mind which typically recurs for several hours every night, in which the nervous system is inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed and consciousness are practically suspended”.
LASSA FEVER IN IN WEST AFRICA: THE PREVENTIVE HEALTH CONCERNS
When we again look at preventive health contextually, we will rather refer to it as an approach by an individual, a family or a population group in taking proactive actions towards disease prevention. I would want us to take note of the words “Proactive Actions” which clearly tells us, we do not act in the face of the disease or illness but an action taken in advance to forestall possible occurrence of such diseases […}
Understanding Preventive Health
As a child growing up in a fairly remote village, I followed my mum a couple of times to the local maternity centre at the delivery of my younger ones for routine child immunization.