WORLD OBESITY DAY

WHAT IS OBESITY? According to the WHO (World Health Organization), obesity is defined as an excess of weight by increasing the fat mass of an individual. (1) Although physical constitution, age, gender are factors to consider, the Body Mass Index (BMI) remains the primary indicator for establishing a self-rated grid of overweight patients. A BMI … Continue reading WORLD OBESITY DAY

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MONKEY POX

Monkeypox is a rare disease that occurs primarily in remote parts of Central and West Africa, near tropical rainforests.The monkeypox virus can cause a fatal illness in humans and, although it is similar to human smallpox which has been eradicated, it is much milder.The monkeypox virus is transmitted to people from various wild animals but … Continue reading MONKEY POX

Outreach to the Automobile Mechanics in Ile-Ife

Outreach to the mechanics in Ile-Ife On the 29th of September 2017, IleraNigeria's train of  the gospel of health and well being was driven in an outreach, into the community of automobile mechanics in Ile Ife, Osun state. Nigeria. (Nigeria Association of Technicians, Ile-Ife chapter) The IleraNigeria team intimated them with the topic;  Hand washing … Continue reading Outreach to the Automobile Mechanics in Ile-Ife

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH World Environmental Health Day is annually observed in many countries around the world on September 26th. The observance was inaugurated in 2011 in Indonesia by the International Federation of Environmental Health Council. According to WHO, Environmental Health addresses all the physical, chemical and biological factors external to a person, and all the … Continue reading WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY

Ile-Ife Barber’s outreach: An Appraisal

The 20th day of July 2017 will continue to linger in the memories of barbers in Ile-Ife and its environs. The #IleraNigeria team reached out to the barbers in Ile-Ife. The barbers under the auspices of Barbers' Association of Nigeria, Ile-Ife chapter were excited to have the #IleraNigeria team around. We took our time to … Continue reading Ile-Ife Barber’s outreach: An Appraisal

CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKAEMIA (CML)

CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKAEMIA (CML) What is it? Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a type cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. In CML the bone marrow produces too many white cells, called granulocytes. These cells, sometimes called blasts or leukaemia blasts, gradually crowd the bone marrow, interfering with normal blood cell production. They also … Continue reading CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKAEMIA (CML)