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WELBODI Episode 219 World Sickle Cell Day

World Sickle Cell Day marked annually on June 19, calls for the building and strengthening of Global Sickle Cell Communities, Formalizing New-born Screening and Knowing your Sickle Cell Disease Status. It also aims to increase public knowledge and an understanding…

WELBODI Episode 218 World Albinism Day

International Albinism Awareness Day, IAAD, is marked annually on June 13 to raise awareness about the condition and to stop the brutalities against people with albinism. The day also illuminates the challenges faced by those with albinism and promotes their…

WELBODI Episode 217 Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

Globally, there is a regression in the progress of women’s rights protection, increased rates of domestic violence, and amplified poverty in women. Pregnancy and childbirth, compounded by gender inequalities, expose women and adolescent girls, especially, to sexual and reproductive health…

WELBODI Episode 213 Prostate Cancer

Today, we will be talking about Prostate cancer, a type of cancer that occurs in the prostate. The prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland located between the penis and the bladder. Its main function is the production of seminal fluid…

WELBODI Episode 212 World Malaria Day

This edition focuses on an important occasion, World Malaria Day, celebrated annually on April 25 to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention and control. This year’s theme is “Accelerate the fight against malaria…

WELBODI Episode 211 Hemophilia

In this edition, we will discuss hemophilia, a rare condition that affects the blood’s ability to clot. It is usually inherited and most people who have it are male. Normally, when you cut yourself, a clot forms and this makes…

WELBODI Episode 209 Autism

On Welbodi, we focus on health issues in the subregion, carry you along on developments across the board, and provide adequate information to enable you to make the right health decisions. Today, we spotlight autism, a growing global health issue,…