Stories, facts and bants on this journey to ensuring access to medication for Africa
I recently attended the Africa Health Tech Summit, also known as #AHTS23, which took place from 17th of October 2023 to 19th October 2023. The summit was all about acknowledging and celebrating digital health innovations, exploring new and exciting ways to use technology to improve healthcare in Africa.
Breast cancer is a type of cancer that affects the breast tissue, and it's more common than you might think. Many people have heard of it, but not everyone knows what it really means. So, let's start by understanding what breast cancer is and why it's important for every female to be aware of it.
Prostate problems are more common than you might think. Many men, especially as they get older, face issues related to their prostate. One of the most concerning problems is prostate cancer, which is one of the most common cancers in men.
Our mental health is as important as our physical health. Just like we take care of our bodies, we also need to take care of our minds.
Pharmacies are the first point of contact for many Nigerians. They're places where you can get medicine and advice when you're not feeling well. In Nigeria, where not everyone can easily go to big hospitals, pharmacies become even more important. They are often the first place people turn to when they're sick or need some kind of medicine.
Today, I am thrilled to share that we've just secured a significant $50,000 grant under the prestigious Investing in Innovation (i3) program, and it's more than just a milestone; it's a testament to the incredible journey we're on at Pharmarun.
Ectopic pregnancy happens when a baby starts growing in the wrong place. Normally, a baby grows in a special part of a woman's belly called the uterus. But in ectopic pregnancy, the baby grows in a place it shouldn't, like in one of the tubes that connect the uterus to the ovaries. This can be very dangerous.
Bryan Randall, the longtime companion of Sandra Bullock, has passed away at the age of 57 due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a condition commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease....
Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that can cause a lot of stress and difficulty. It affects millions of people worldwide, and can be very difficult to manage. We have discussed how to manage the condition in this article.
Ulcers are a common health concern that can affect different parts of the body. They are not pleasant to deal with. We have discussed all you need to know about ulcers in this Article.
Our eyes play a vital role in our daily lives, allowing us to perceive the world around us and experience the beauty it offers. We should prioritize our eye health to maintain a clear vision and prevent potential eye conditions.
Dementia is a broad term used to describe a range of symptoms associated with a decline in cognitive abilities, such as memory, thinking, reasoning, and communication skills. Read more...
Sickle cell anemia is a type of inherited blood disorder that falls under the broader category of sickle cell disease. In Nigeria alone, there are an estimated 100,000 to 150,000 newborns living with sickle cell disease annually, accounting for 33% of the global burden of the disease. Therefore, it is necessary for everyone to be informed about this disease.
Brain tumors are extremely serious health conditions that everyone should be conscious of. These tumors can either be cancerous or non-cancerous, posing significant risks to individuals. It's particularly important for patients with other chronic illnesses to undergo frequent tests in order to prevent the spread of tumors to their brains. We have thoroughly analysed the various types of brain tumors, detailing their symptoms and available treatment options.
World No Tobacco Day is a global initiative aimed at raising awareness about the devastating consequences of tobacco use. It serves as a powerful platform to unite individuals, organizations, and governments in their collective efforts to combat the tobacco epidemic.
The severity of menstrual cramps can vary among women, with some experiencing significant pain during their periods while others may not feel any discomfort at all. We have outlined various treatment options that individuals can consider, along with their respective effects.
Hepatitis B is actually the most common type of Hepatitis in Nigeria. We advise that you to have all the necessary information about this disease so that you can effectively protect yourself from contracting it. We've dedicated a significant amount of time to discussing this disease in detail, providing you with comprehensive insights and knowledge.
Cerebral malaria is a highly severe and potentially fatal manifestation of malaria, specifically targeting the brain and nervous system. It predominantly affects young children and poses a significant public health challenge in Nigeria.
Our body functions best when all organs work together in harmony. If any organ starts to malfunction, it can have a negative impact on the entire body. The liver is particularly important, so it's important to protect it. We've gathered a list of effective methods to keep your liver healthy and ensure its well-being.
Shecluded and Pharmarun have partnered to empower women entrepreneurs and enhance healthcare access in Nigeria. Members will have access to authentic medication and health management services, along with monthly webinars on financial management and healthcare services.
Thinking of relocating abroad? Here are key factors to consider: healthcare systems, language, and cultural differences. We also discuss healthcare systems in popular choices like Canada, Australia, the UK, and the US. It'll help you make an informed decision!
Health crises lurk in various corners, but luckily, we have health monitors as our shield. These monitors reveal hidden issues that could potentially manifest. It's truly a remarkable gift of technology to healthcare. On this World Health Day, we'd like to highlight the numerous benefits of health monitoring apps in revolutionizing healthcare.
During the fasting season, individuals who are on medications often encounter difficulties in balancing their fasting requirements with their medication needs. We have extensively discussed the topic of fasting and provided guidance on how to effectively manage your medications while fasting.
Moms are an amazing gift in our lives and they deserve to be taken care of. We've gathered a wonderful selection of gift ideas that can truly promote their health and wellness. And to show some extra love and appreciation, we've included a collection of heartfelt messages to send to your mom on Mother's Day.
Being a doctor in Nigeria is often undervalued and financially unrewarding, leading many talented and dedicated doctors to seek opportunities abroad or pursue alternative career paths. We have analysed this situation and uncovered some of the consequences of this problem on our healthcare system.
We have simplified the parts of pharmacy that are complicated, cumbersome, and time-consuming. We believe in a pharmacy that is accessible to everyone and works for everyone.