• @ShonowoHospital Partners With HACEY HEALTH INITIATIVE To #EndMalaria

    Almost everyone has experienced a mosquito bite. Beyond being an annoyance, mosquitoes are carriers of some disease pathogens that afflict humans. One of such diseases is malaria—a disease that still claims the life of one child every two minutes, despite tremendous progress in recent decades. Malaria is transmitted through the bite of the female anopheles mosquito. Currently, Nigeria accounts for about a third of all malaria cases in the world, and pregnant women and children under 5 are still very vulnerable as malaria is a major cause of maternal and infant mortality.

  • @ShonowoHospital Announces Free Fibroid Removal Surgeries!

    In Nigeria, women who are in their child bearing ages stand higher risk of developing fibroids. Fibroids are the most frequently seen tumors of the female reproductive system. Also known as uterine myomas, leiomyomas, or fibromas, fibroids are firm, compact tumors that are made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue that develop in the uterus. It is estimated that between 20 to 50 percent of women of reproductive age have fibroids, although not all are diagnosed. It has been estimated that 1 in 4 Nigerian women develop one or more fibroids in her lifetime.

  • Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever – All You Should Know!

    If you have been following up on recent events in the news, you definitely must have come across the various stories about the outbreak of the Ebola Virus. The news that an infected man made his way to an hospital in Nigeria has created fear and panic in everyone and all sorts of stories and rumors abound. Well, here is the basic information you need to know about the Ebola virus and how you can protect yourself. What Is the Ebola Virus? Ebola disease—also called Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola fever—is a rare and often fatal illness that humans and nonhuman primates (such as monkeys and gorillas) can contract. There…