Category Archive: Health

Oct 23

My Okada Story

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The years 2011 to 2015 was pronounced by the United Nations General Assembly as The Decade of Action for Road Safety. The Global status report on road safety, states that road traffic accidents kill nearly 1.3 million people every year and injure about 20–50 million more. More than 90% of road traffic deaths and injuries …

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Oct 19

Corporate Wellness Conference 2014

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The 2014 Corporate Wellness Conference has the theme, “Employee Wellness; Key to Corporate Profitability and Sustainability”. The focus of the conference is to transform organizations by increasing the quality of lives of its workforce. Corporate Wellness Conference, a premier event in employee wellness is an initiative of Weight A Minute Wellness Company Limited, a wellness/lifestyle …

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Oct 10

#AreaDoctor World Mental Health Day 2014

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Today 10th of October is World Mental Health Day. Discrimination is still very high against mental illness in Nigeria and indeed most parts of the world. The stigma associated with a mental illness prevents many from seeking and receiving the care they need. Livinghealth International supports the drive to increase awareness about the scourge and …

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Aug 23

Preview: Health 101 with Dr. Gbenga Adebayo (Videos)

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The response to the debut of Area Doctor (the 1st online Pidgin English educational health show) on Livinghealth TV has been great. We are delighted at the feedback the inaugural episode on Ebola has been eliciting.  In case you have not  watched the video you can watch it here. Perhaps Pidgin English is not your …

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Aug 21

Area Doctor Premiers on Livinghealth TV

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Livingheath TV is up and live! I am excited to introduce to you the newest and hottest Health and Wellness Educational  channel on the world wide web: Livinghealth TV. For me, this project is a major milestone in my dream to find ways to communicate health information in ways the man on the street can …

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Aug 15

TGIF: Ebola Native Doctor Joke

Ebola is a very serious disease. The seriousness of the threat an uncontrolled outbreak represents is very real. There has been a deluge of  all sorts of information and misinformation  going round social media and various platforms. This prompted me to write this article. I didn’t think I could find an Ebola joke funny until …

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Aug 13

What you really need to know about Ebola

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It is no longer news that Ebola is in town. Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian diplomat on the 25th of July 214 became the first known case and mortality in Nigeria of the current Ebola Viral Disease outbreak in West Africa. As of today 13th of August 2014, there are 10 known cases of the disease …

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