3 Sexual Health Issues To Shed Light On This September

3 Sexual Health Issues To Shed Light On This September

It’s Sexual Health Month! September is the perfect time to raise awareness and create a conversation about how to maintain exceptional sexual health. Here are a few of the most common sexual health issues in both men and women, along with what you can do to treat and prevent them. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Practicing safe sex is a major component of sexual health; using condoms and other forms of … Read More

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Shockingly Dirty Places You Need To Clean But Don’t

Shockingly Dirty Places You Need To Clean But Don't

No matter how well we clean, there are places in our homes swimming with bacteria, germs, dirt, and all kinds of invisible particles. And the craziest thing is that these sites are hiding in plain sight. For instance, how often do you sanitize the water dispenser or wash the knobs on your stove or your knife block? A month ago? Never? We’ve put together a list of the most common … Read More

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Avon CEO Discusses Opportunities for Healthcare Start-ups with African Entrepreneurs at TEF Forum 2019

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Over the past few decades, the perception of healthcare has gradually shifted from it being only a socio-political issue to be addressed by government intervention and spending alone, to being a viable business and investment opportunity as well as an avenue for overall economic development. Healthcare today has been acknowledged as requiring the attention and involvement of governments, developmental organizations as well as the Private Sector. This view was further … Read More

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3 Steps Toward Better Sexual Health This September

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In honor of Sexual Health Day, taking place on September 4th, we’re here to encourage everyone to be an advocate for their own sexual health all month long and beyond. Proper sexual health can be beneficial for your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here are three simple steps you can take toward bettering your sexual health in the long-run. Regular visits to your doctor Many people put off checking in … Read More

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Are Eggs Healthy? Myths And Facts

Are Eggs Healthy? Myths And Facts

Eggs have been a standard part of our meals for as long as anyone could remember, particularly breakfast. However, many people have been wondering if they’re really healthy. We’ll attempt to clear things up in this article. Benefits At just 78 calories per one, eggs are an efficient, rich source of protein and vitamins. A large egg contains about 6 grams of protein. Eggs also are a good source of … Read More

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Can Arousal Occur During Rape? A Medical Perspective

Can Arousal Occur During Rape? A Medical Perspective

Some people go, “How can you say she was raped when she didn’t struggle? It means she enjoyed it.” This is a wrong notion. According to research, of those who report their rape, around 5% also describe experiencing arousal/orgasm. This doesn’t mean they weren’t sexually assaulted. Contrary to popular belief, rape is not always violent. Some survivors surrender to protect themselves or their loved ones. Some are intoxicated, drugged, physically … Read More

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5 Diseases A 5% Weight Loss Can Help You Prevent

5 Diseases A 5% Weight Loss Can Help You Prevent

When discussing weight loss and health, a lot of people usually think it’s about losing 20-30kg. However, little changes can have big impacts. However, you don’t have to slim down to your high school size to get real health benefits. Losing just a few kilos makes a big difference. 5% of your body weight – just 5kg for a 100kg person can improve all kinds of health problems. Here are … Read More

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How Tech Will Reduce Healthcare Costs In Nigeria

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How technology will reduce healthcare costs in Nigeria was one of the key points from the presentation on health-tech made by our CEO, Adesimbo Ukiri at the 2019 edition of the Information Communication Technology and Telecommunication Exhibition (ICTEL EXPO). Organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Expo is a specialised conference and exhibition, attracting thousands of businesses and stakeholders from the ICT sector. The event serves as … Read More

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Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Blood Donation: What You Need To Know, Myths & Facts

Ever tried asking a Nigerian to voluntarily donate blood? It’s definitely one of the most awkward things ever, especially due to the ton of misconceptions about stuff like that. Blood is somewhat seen with some sort of reverence in our society so people are pretty conservative and superstitious about it. As a result, it’s easy for people to come up with a lot of stuff when you bring up blood … Read More

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Avon HMO is one of Best 10 Companies to Work for in Africa

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After an extensive 12-month Culture Audit Assessment of over 100 companies, Avon Healthcare Limited (Avon HMO) has been named among the top 10 ‘Best Companies to Work for in Africa’ (Small Corporates Category), by the Great Place To Work Institute. This was announced at the 2019 edition of the Best Workplaces Awards where Avon HMO also won the ‘Best Workplace for Millennial Generation’ award. The Great Place To Work Institute … Read More

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