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postinor-2

“I Took Postinor-2 Twice in 3 Days” – A Play 

SYNOPSIS: BIRTH CONTROL PILLS EXPLAINED. A dialogue. “Baby-la-hot” and her pharmacist are discussing the fact she has taken postinor-2, twice already in the last three days; and the inherent consequences of this.  CHARACTERS “Baby-la-hot”:  A concerned patient Pharm:  The Pharmacist. Postinor-2: P2 SETTING: A modern Community Pharmacy. ‘Baby -la-hot’ walks into the pharmacy in a hurry. She …

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contraceptive

Contraceptive Use and Fertility: All the answers you need

Contraceptive use remains the most preferred means of preventing pregnancies and practicing safe sex, asides abstinence. Contraceptives allow the users to put off unwanted pregnancies till they are ready to have children. These help them prevent situations where they have to do abortions which could be potentially life threatening. This especially in countries where they …

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Healthcare Beyond Hospital Walls

Many times our thinking about healthcare mainly centres around what is done in the hospitals and various health facilities around the country. The policy makers in government are not left out. Most of their attention seem to focus on hospitals, hospitals and more hospitals. Of course it’s no secret that our hospitals are grossly inadequate, …

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supplements and vitamins

Vitamins and Dietary Supplements: Are We Being Scammed!?

OPINION PIECE.. It wasn’t surprising that the trending hashtag on Nigerian Twitter following the Federal Government’s ease of lockdown restrictions was centered around supplements as “Immunity Boosters.” In fact, social media platforms, especially WhatsApp and Facebook groups were full of very lengthy posts telling the readers which combinations of vitamins and dietary supplements would boost …

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