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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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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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adherence

The Life-Saving Challenge

The Life-Saving challenge educates current and potential users of the Adhere App on the importance of A+ (90-100%) adherence to prescribed medications for better health outcome. Medication nonadherence for patients with chronic diseases is extremely common, affecting as many as 40% to 50% of patients. These patients are prescribed medications for management of chronic conditions …

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traditional medicine

African Traditional Medicine Day – Challenges and Opportunities

Traditional medicine has been saving lives for centuries but has recently been pushed to the background in the mainstream healthcare system. This is mainly due to it not being standardized and regulated, thus it’s gradually becoming a neglected aspect of medicine. In Africa, before the existence of modern medicine, we have used this form of …

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