Wednesday , September 28 2022

HEALTH

Causes and challenges of childhood cancer

BENIN CITY- A Consultant Paediatric Haemato-Oncologist of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Dr. Magdalene Odunvbun has said exposure to radiation, pesticides, oil spillage from extraction of petroleum products in oil producing communities and even genetics play key roles at predisposing people to cancer in society. She disclosed that …

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GLOBAL HEALTH SYSTEMS NOT READY FOR ANOTHER PANDEMIC, RESEARCH SHOWS

…49 percent of healthcare workers in WISH-commissioned survey agree health systems lack preparation for managing another health emergency Current pressures due to poor funding, staff shortages, and inadequate preparation mean that health systems around the world are unfit to cope with another pandemic, an international survey to assess the effects …

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