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Gov. Masari inaugurates Health Promotion Campaigns in Katsina

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Thursday inaugurated Health Promotion Outreach Campaign in Kurfi Local Government, decrying the alarming rate of child mortality rate in the state. The nation reports He noted that about 900,000 children and mothers die annually in the country. The Health Promotion Outreach Programme is being sponsored by the state’s […]


5 Tips On How To Pick The Perfect Watermelon Every Time

5 Tips On How To Pick The Perfect Watermelon Every Time You expected a sweet, juicy bite of watermelon, but it tasted like air. Here are five tips on choosing the perfect melon every time.  1.Go heavy, or go home. Watermelons are 90 percent water, so the heavier they are, the sweeter and juicier they’ll […]

Health Tips: 10 Wonderful Benefits and Uses of Neem (Delbejiya) 

10 Wonderful Benefits and Uses of Neem (Delbejiya)  1. Wound healer : Make a paste out of the neem leaves and dab it on your wounds or insect bites a few times a day till it heals. 2. Dandruff: Boil a bunch of neem leaves till the water turns green, allow it to cool. After […]

Katsina gov’t takes aggressive measures to curtail meningitis outbreak

The Katsina State Government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has started an aggressive enlightenment campaign against the ongoing Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in the state. The enlightenment Officer of the Health Management Agency in the state, Alhaji Ibrahim Sogij, confirmed this development to newsmen in Katsina. According to him, the enlightenment was to […]

3 Common Fruits That Helps you Last Long On Bed

The easiest way to completely get rid of premature ejaculation is this. A healthy diet + regular exercising + natural supplements. It is as simple as that, part of having a clean and healthy diet is the fruits you take in. Most of us don’t even take fruits at all except during the fasting period […]

Health tip: 11 Impressive Health Benefits of ‘ Tsamiya’ (Tamarind)

11 Impressive Health Benefits of Tamarind Tamarind is packed full of nutrition and has a surprisingly high calcium content as compared to other fruits. Its scientific name is Tamarindus indica. The list of nutrients present in it is quite lengthy. It is both delicious and beneficial for the body, which is a rare combination. It […]

Prevalence of HIV in Katsina stands at 0.3%

Prevalence of HIV in Katsina stands at 0.3% Results released today by the Government of Nigeria indicate a national HIV prevalence in Nigeria of 1.4% among adults aged 15–49 years. Previous estimates had indicated a national HIV prevalence of 2.8%. UNAIDS and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS estimate that there are 1.9 […]

Suspected meningitis outbreak claim 13 lives in Katsina community

No fewer than 13 people lost their lives in an outbreak of communicable disease suspected to be meningitis at Karfi Village in Malumfashi local government area of Katsina State. It was gathered that 12 of the victims died at their home while one out of the three persons rushed to the Primary Health Care (PHC) […]

NYSC corp members offer free medical services in Katsina

Over 120 less privileged persons have benefited from free medical services in Daddara, Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina State by the Community Development Service medical group under the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC). The leader of the group, Dr Amayo Kelvin Onyebuchi, said that 88 persons were diagnosed with eye ailments, while the remaining […]

Health: 7 reasons why too much salt is bad for you

We need salt to survive as our bodies rely on sodium for muscle contractions, nerve transmissions and the control systems for balancing body fluids, together with other electrolytes like potassium. However, our bodies react negatively when we consume too much salt, and this can affect our brain, kidneys, arteries and heart. The overuse of salt […]