Combatting is reducing/ fighting against elder abuse which is an intentional act that creates a risk of harm. Older persons are usually descriminated in most societies and their rights abused because they are taken as less important due to the challenges that come along with old age e.g physical impairments and this is so common […]


First and foremost, postpartum refers to the period after child birth and emotional care is showing compassion for another person . This can either be verbal or non-verbal to help someone cope with emotions. Therefore such care is not given by anyone instead those who are passionate and understanding especially professional caregivers, counsellors, medical personnels […]


An approach that aims at improving quality of life of patient sand their families associated with life threatening illnesses. This is  usually through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and management of pain and other problems e.g physical, psychosocial and spiritual. PRINCIPLES OF PALLIATIVE CARE. Palliative care […]


This is when a certain disease becomes resistant to the drugs used in its treatment. In most cases, patients and their families complain of drug resistance but unfortunately they have not been able to find out the real cause. CAUSES OF DRUG ABUSE. Failure to take medicines as prescribed by physicians e,g taking low or […]


Cancer is a malignant neoplasia marked by the uncontrolled growth of cells often with invasion of healthy tissues locally or throughout the body. Cancer cells have several reproductive advantages over normal cells. They can make proteins that stimulate their own growth or new blood vessels to bring them nourishment. In the same way, they can […]


A skin disorder characterised by the localised loss of melanocytes with partial loss of skin pigment. The depigmented areas which appear most commonly on the hands, face, genital region are flat and pale surrounded by normal pigmentation. NB; Vitiligo affects all ages and races but most noticeable in dark skinned people. The cause is unknown […]

World Elderly Day

This is celebrated on every 1st October internationally since 1991 and this year’s celebrations will mark 30years of celebrating the elderly.This year’s celebrations will run on a theme “DIGITAL EQUITY FOR ALL AGES” where Digital Equity is a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in […]