If You Want a Healthy Baby, Men, Feed Your Wife Well

BY: Tijani Salami – About three years ago I met a young couple, Mr. and Mrs. Auta, with their first baby. The little girl was one month old but weighed less than two kilograms. As a doctor, I wanted to understand why the baby was so underweight, and asked the couple a lot of questions. …

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The Pandemic Within the Pandemic

BY: Loice Achieng Ombajo – Fear of COVID-19 is driving increased over-the-counter (OTC) sales and in-hospital prescriptions of antibiotics – and fueling a silent pandemic in its wake. Globally, antibiotic use in hospitals has surged since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though studies show that only 8% of patients admitted to hospital with …

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