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From Curative to Preventive: Tackling the Cardiovascular Disease Burden in Nsukka

By Beti Baiye and Oluwatoyosi Aibinuomo (Lead Writers) Anyone watching 23-year-old Okenyi Collins as he went about his business at the Heart Disease Prevention and Training Centre (HDPTC) Nsukka, might have mistaken him for a caregiver to any of the elderly patients waiting to see the cardiologist. It was therefore interesting when he said he […]

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World Heart Day: Coalition calls for concerted effort to eliminate trans fats in Nigeria

As part of events marking this year’s World Heart Day, the Network for Health Equity and Development (NHED) and Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), have called for concerted efforts in the regulation of trans fats use in Nigeria. NHED and CAPPA, in a statement issued in Abuja said that the World Heart Day commemorated September […]