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Cholera Outbreak: What you need to know and how to stay safe

Recently, it has been reported that Lagos State, Nigeria, is experiencing a cholera outbreak, which has resulted in five fatalities and over 60 hospitalizations. Cholera, a highly contagious bacterial infection, causes severe diarrhea and dehydration, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly. This infection typically spreads through the intake of contaminated water or food. …

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Webinar: Unmasking the Truth about Immunization

Did you miss our webinar? click here to watch the session. During the recent World Immunization Week, we had the pleasure of hosting a highly informative webinar on Unmasking the Truth About Vaccines The webinar featured expert speakers who shared their insights on the Understanding Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Immunization Schedules, Tips for New Moms on …

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World Health Information Professional Week 2024

Driving Insights and Innovation in Healthcare: The Role of Data Analytics at Avon Medical Practice  In today’s data-driven world, healthcare is no exception. At Avon Medical Practice, we firmly believe that information is power. We’re not just talking about patient medical records; we’re harnessing the power of data analytics and health information to revolutionize the …

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HEART ATTACK IN WOMEN

Did you know women are less likely to survive heart attacks than men? The symptoms of heart attacks can sometimes differ between sexes and the attacks for women are more silent. A study from 2003 shows 80% of women experience the major symptoms before the attack but have no knowledge of it. Understanding the signs, …

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Combatting Cervical Cancer: Strategies, Awareness, and Access to Care

The highest rate of cervical cancer incidence and mortality are commonly found in the lowest and middle-income countries. This shows the inability to access the HPV vaccination, cervical medical screening, and treatment services due to social and economic determinants like poverty, sexual intercourse, gender, etc. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, …

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YEAR OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Dear  Valued Customer, As we slowly ease into the new year, I want to extend our warmest wishes for a healthy and happy 2024. At Avon Medical Practice, we are committed to supporting your well-being and providing exceptional care throughout the year ahead. Reflecting on the past year, I am grateful for the trust you …

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week

Title: Safeguarding Our Future Health on World Antibiotics Awareness Day. Navigating life with an uneducated mother has presented me with unique challenges, particularly when it comes to my health. The gravity of my condition has reached a critical point, leaving me astonished by the doctors’ disheartening verdict that no antibiotics can provide relief. While my …

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Understanding PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is a common hormonal disorder that affects women worldwide. Despite its prevalence, PCOS remains a misunderstood condition by many. The exact cause of PCOS is still unknown, but several factors are believed to contribute to its development. These include genetic predisposition, insulin resistance, and elevated levels of androgens. Lifestyle factors such as …

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