A Tour of The Solar System

THE SOLAR SYSTEM The Solar System is our local neighborhood in space. This incredible system of celestial objects contains one star, nine planets, more than160 known moons, and a variety of other objects such as asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets. At the center of our solar system is a yellow star known as the Sun. The nine planets and other bodies orbit the Sun and these planets are themselves orbited by … Continue reading A Tour of The Solar System

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World Contraception Day

World Contraception Day is observed every year on September 26. This day was observed for the first time in 2007, when it was initiated by ten international family planning organizations. World Contraception Day is an annual worldwide campaign whose mission is to improve awareness of contraception among young people and to enable young people to … Continue reading World Contraception Day

Telephone Interviews: Few Helpful Tips

Telephone and smartphone interviews are a lot more common these days than they used to be - mainly because many employers know that it is a quick and inexpensive way to effectively screen candidates and narrow down the number. Successful candidates are then invited for a second interview, in person; although on fewer occasions, successful … Continue reading Telephone Interviews: Few Helpful Tips

Child Health: Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC)

Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) is the circumference of the left upper arm, measured at the mid-point between the tip of the shoulder and the tip of the elbow. What is special about the MUAC?  Mid-Upper Arm Circumference is an essential measurement used to detect children with nutritional problems early on. Malnutrition is still a major cause … Continue reading Child Health: Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC)

Is The Church Forgiving Enough?

It is unfortunate that we happen to live in a religious community that preach forgiveness but when the opportunity presents itself to show it they just don’t do it!!!  The Church wants us to believe that we can always come and find solace, unconditional love, acceptance, forgiveness and restoration but when the situation comes, people … Continue reading Is The Church Forgiving Enough?

The Battle Against Abortions

It has been argued that there is no such thing as “NO ABORTION”; there is either “SAFE” or “UNSAFE” abortion. While some countries have accepted abortion as a legal entity and part of health care services, abortion remains illegal in many other places, including Nigeria and many African countries. All over the world, abortion still carries … Continue reading The Battle Against Abortions

Electronic Cigarettes: Healthy or Hazardous?

The struggle against cigarette smoking has been an impossible one. Smoking is an important social and health issue today as it was a century ago. In fact, the past century was dubbed the cigarette century. Despite the perceived extraordinary success in controlling combustible tobacco use, progress has stalled in reducing premature deaths from tobacco; primarily … Continue reading Electronic Cigarettes: Healthy or Hazardous?