Nigeria: Five young men go insane after intake of unknown herbal drink in Rivers community

Nigeria: Five young men go insane after intake of unknown herbal drink in Rivers community

File Photo Five young men have reportedly gone insane after drinking mixed herbs with gin fondly called ‘Kaikai’ at Omuakwuru community in Igboo-Etche, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State.   The victims, who are young men from the community,

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Youth smoking faeces, drinking sanitary pads worrying – NACOB

Youth smoking faeces, drinking sanitary pads worrying – NACOB

     Mr Issahaque Bakuri, the Upper West Regional Commander of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has expressed worry about some youth who smoke dried faeces and soak used sanitary pads to  drink. “There is a new trend in which

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Cervix in crisis: A preventive cancer that kills Ghanaian women

Cervix in crisis: A preventive cancer that kills Ghanaian women

Dear women, Cervical cancer is the killer that creeps up on you. It moves, grows and develops in stealth mode. It brings people psychological despair, mental breakdowns and social isolation. In advanced stages, it becomes dehumanising. If you don’t regularly

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Checkout list of health centres that provide cervical cancer screening

Checkout list of health centres that provide cervical cancer screening

Cervical cancer has been described as one of the most common cancers worldwide with about 528,000 new cases and 266,000 deaths recorded in 2012, according to Researchgate. 85% of cases of invasive cervical cancer occur in low- and middle-income countries

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Man hospitalised with 3-day erection after taking viagra meant for bulls

Man hospitalised with 3-day erection after taking viagra meant for bulls

    A man was rushed to hospital after taking “Viagra” meant for bulls and ending up with a three-day erection, according to reports. The unnamed bloke – who was reportedly planning a steamy encounter with a date – is

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Kpando Assembly asked to relocate public toilet

Kpando Assembly asked to relocate public toilet

  The Volta Regional Environmental Health Office has asked the Kpando Municipal Assembly to relocate a pour-flush public toilet under construction at Tsakpe Newtown, a residential area in the municipality, as it could pose health risks. Mr Richard Ahiagbede, the

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Don’t just apply any herbs on the eye – Traditional Healer

Don’t just apply any herbs on the eye – Traditional Healer

, GNA – Bishop John Peter Sackey, the Director-General for the United Nations’ Youth in Ghana, has advised the public against wrongful application of herbs on the eye as it could result in severe complications. The Director General, who doubles

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Lack of exclusive breastfeeding for babies could lead to future diabetes – Expert

Lack of exclusive breastfeeding for babies could lead to future diabetes – Expert

    A medical expert, Dr Bala Abawa, says lack of exclusive breastfeeding in the baby’s first six months can expose them to the risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus later in life. Abawa told the News Agency of Nigeria

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Kpoeta Celestial Church of Christ donates to patients of Hohoe Municipal Hospital

Kpoeta Celestial Church of Christ donates to patients of Hohoe Municipal Hospital

As part of its annual gesture of love and care for the sick, the Jehovah Elyon Parish of the Celestial Church of Christ, Kpoeta on the first Sunday of 2020 presented assorted fruits to patients at the Hohoe Municipal Hospital. 

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GHS to vaccinate 148,430 under five children in Oti against poliomyelitis

GHS to vaccinate 148,430 under five children in Oti against poliomyelitis

  The Ghana Health Service is finalising preparations towards the vaccination of 148,430 children under five in the Oti Region against poliomyelitis. This followed the detection and confirmation of a case in the Nkwanta North District of the Region by

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