10 WAYS TO WIN THE WAR AGAINST ASTHMA

10 WAYS TO WIN THE WAR AGAINST ASTHMA
by FRANCIS OKOYE

Asthma affects more than 300 million people world wide. Although Asthma cannot be cured, it can be treated and controlled. Good Asthma control means no or very minimal symptoms, and a low risk of Asthma attacks or other poor outcomes. More importantly, good Asthma control means, a person can live life normally. People with Asthma can live normal lives, if their asthma is managed properly. But low awareness, health systems

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HOW TO ACCELERATE EFFORTS TO END TB BY 2030

 

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

In a special webinar organized on 17th March 2017 in lead up to 2017 world TB day by Citizen News Service CNS, it was  revealed that governments of more than 190 countries globally have committed to end TB by 2030 by adopting the sustainable development goals (SDGS) at UN General Assembly in Sept 2015. This commitment to end TB is in line with the WHO End TB strategy, which was adopted by world Health Assembly in 2014.

According to one of the moderators of the webinar

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STEPS TOWARDS GETTING RID OF CANCER

by FRANCIS OKOYE

As we celebrate world cancer day 2017, experts have come together to map out steps towards getting rid of cancer, to reduce and delay preventable cancer deaths by 2030.

In a webinar on world cancer day 2017 organized by citizen news services, which featured Dr. Navneet Signh MD, DM, FACP, Fics,Member American society of clinical oncology, examined lung cancer. He revealed that 30% of all cancer is lung cancer, most common in men. It is 2nd cause of death of cancer in

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FIGHTING PNEUMONIA,NO 1 KILLER OF CHILDREN UNDER 5 IN DEVELOPING WORLD

BY FRANCIS OKOYE

Media experts and medical experts gathered recently in a webinar hosted by Citizen News service on the topic:”world’s leading infectious killer of children under 5:pneumonia “to deliberate on how to address the world’s deadliest childhood infection: childhood pneumonia.

According to the Global coalition against childhood TB{GCACP},pneumonia is the most deadly infectious illness for children under age five worldwide. From 2000 to 2015,the annual death toll from childhood

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NIGERIA IS A GRAVE YARD FOR ABANDONED AND UNCOMPLETED INFRASTRUCTURE

HON OSELOKA OBAZE
HON OSELOKA OBAZE

-OSELOKA. H OBAZE by francis okoye

A 3 times secretary to state government of Anambra state, author ,seasoned administrator and former gubernational candidate in Anambra State, Hon Mr. oseloka H. Obaze has described Nigeria as a grave yard for abandoned and uncompleted infrastructure.

He said this while presenting a paper titled infrastructural development: A panacea for economic and social well being at the Nigeria institute of Architects (NIA) Anambra state chapter

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The Military’s ‘’Operation Python Dance” In The Southeast: Igbos Fear No Useless Serpent Dance

Rev. Br. Kenneth Alamezie, BSS

Life is lived in seasons, which means we are to do different things at different times (John L. Mason) The Christmas season is here again, and people already are doing a whole lot of different things to make the swanky season count; it’s a fact what manner of changes we’re already witnessing. Here in Anambra the people can testify more to this, as the state is now wearing a new look with beautiful arty works of different types of stunning Christmas lights

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WHY THE WORLD CANNOT FIGHT AIDS BY IGNORING TB

by Francis Okoye
Medical and Historic evidence now abound, showing that the world cannot fight AIDS by ignoring TB.

According to world AIDS day briefing 2016, sent out by citizen news service, integrated care is critical to saving lives from TB-HIV co infection.

WHO says in a new report recently released that risk of developing TB is between 26 to 31 times greater in people living with HIV. TB being the most common illness of PLHIV. In 2015, the world recorded 10.4 million new TB cases with 1.2

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