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Thursday, December 18, 2014


El' Pear Tours will be stirring the waters of Ibeno beach with its CUBE FEST beach party on the 23rd of December 2014. It's gonna be the largest beach party in Akwa-Ibom state with all it takes to blow your mind. This event will feature games and sports- Beach volley, Basket ball, Tug-of-war, Sack racing, Twerking competition, Concentration, Skipping competition and lots more.
    Santa seemed to have dropped boxes of happiness at Ibeno, you sure wanna grab yours. So if you're thinking Vacation, thinking holiday, thinking Christmas, you probably need to start thinking Ibeno, thinking CUBE FEST, and thinking Akwa-Ibom.
    Tickets for this groove is just a smashing sum of #1000 before the event date and #2000 at the venue. Transportation to and from the Venue is also a #1000. For tickets and participation, please call- 08060167611, 07080227501. Follow on twitter @cube_fest. Let's just say christmas came early in Akwa-ibom state.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Dr Fehintola Omidele Found.

Fehintola Omidele, the medical doctor who went missing in Texas on November 30th has been found well and alive. Her friends made the announcement on Facebook but didn't give much details. Thank God that she's been found.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Nigerian Doctor Residing residing in Houston, Texas USA (Dr Fehintola Omidele) is Missing.

A Nigerian Medical Doctor residing in Texas, USA, named Fehintola Omidele is missing. The 25 year old was last seen on Novenber 30th in Houston. Her car, a gray 2011 Toyota Camry is also missing. Her family and friends are begging for any information that will lead to her being found.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Cheers to my Childhood

Cheers to my childhood when Friday was the best day of the week. When I didn’t have to wake up on Saturdays to any chores, cos all I had to do was read comics and story books.  When it was okay that my only future ambition was to become pink ranger (of the Power rangers comic).  To my childhood when I drank pronto beverage and ate 2minutes noodles, a childhood when I woke up to a pot of freshly cooked beans and plantain on Saturdays.  When I did my homework early to gain permission to watch ‘Sledge Hammer’ and ‘Tales by moonlight’.  When computer socks and basket shoes were in trend. When ‘names of noise makers’ were written with cube and square roots.

Lagos Doctors Protest Non-payment of Salary Since July

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


"...she provides food for her household and a portion for her maidservant". To be like The proverbs 31 woman is ever woman's dream. Note, she had help. The need to protect our family influences our gender choices for domestic staff. Most women prefer male domestic staff to protect their partners, and others prefer females to protect their daughters from molestation. What's your gender choice on Domestic staff. Let's talk people. 

The Story of Omotola (A mentally challenged woman), Updates and Relative Tracing. We need you to read this!!!

Omotola like all other teenage girls said she always planned to raise a daughter, but she never planned to do this by roaming the streets of Abaji as a mentally deranged woman for over 6 years. Strapped behind her back or hanging loosely around her arm, her baby always remained with her, even residents of Abaji Local government, a community well over 100km from the heart of the FCT had become accustomed to seeing the duo regularly.

Sometimes they were seen sitting together outside during heavy rainfall, other times simply walking around hand in hand, but most of the time both of them sit in front of the Abaji General Hospital where residents passing by occasionally hand them food or money.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Early Detection of Cancer and Screening

Early detection of cancer 

Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. There are two major components of early detection of cancer: education to promote early diagnosis and screening.
Recognizing possible warning signs of cancer and taking prompt action leads to early diagnosis. Increased awareness of possible warning signs of cancer, among physicians, nurses and other health care providers as well as among the general public, can have a great impact on the disease. Some early signs of cancer include lumps, sores that fail to heal, abnormal bleeding, persistent indigestion, and chronic hoarseness. Early diagnosis is particularly relevant for cancers of the breast, cervix, mouth, larynx, colon and rectum, and skin.


Screening refers to the use of simple tests across a healthy population in order to identify individuals who have disease, but do not yet have symptoms. Examples include breast cancer screening using mammography and cervical cancer screening using cytology screening methods, including Pap smears. 

FG to Provide Anti-Retroviral(ARVs) drugs to Private Hospitals (PMTCT)

The FCT Agency for the Control of AIDS (FACA)  has said that  the Federal Government will provide private hospitals with HIV drugs under the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programme.
The Programme Manager, Uche Okoro, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that the hospital staff would also be trained on how to capture the data for comprehensive HIV and AIDS services.
“This year, we are looking at 25 percent HIV scale up in private centres; the government will provide  HIV testing kits, drugs, registers and then train their staff on how to capture the data.’’
Okoro said such measure would enhance the PMTCT (Preventing Mother to child transmission) services in the FCT as most pregnant women preferred to access the services offered by private hospitals.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Cancer Prevention... A Must Read

Cancer prevention

At least one-third of all cancer cases are preventable. Prevention offers the most cost-effective long-term strategy for the control of cancer.


Tobacco use is the single greatest avoidable risk factor for cancer mortality worldwide, causing an estimated 22% of cancer deaths per year. In 2004, 1.6 million of the 7.4 million cancer deaths were due to tobacco use.
Tobacco smoking causes many types of cancer, including cancers of the lung, oesophagus, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach and cervix. About 70% of the lung cancer burden can be attributed to smoking alone. Second-hand smoke (SHS), also known as environmental tobacco smoke, has been proven to cause lung cancer in nonsmoking adults. Smokeless tobacco (also called oral tobacco, chewing tobacco or snuff) causes oral, oesophageal and pancreatic cancer.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Dear World..... A Story of Liberia

A Letter written from the Liberian President to the world.......

Dear World
In just over six months, Ebola has managed to bring my country to a standstill. We have lost over 2,000 Liberians. Some are children struck down in the prime of their youth. Some were fathers, mothers, brothers or best friends. Many were brave health workers that risked their lives to save others, or simply offer victims comfort in their final moments.
There is no coincidence Ebola has taken hold in three fragile states – Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea - all battling to overcome the effects of interconnected wars. In Liberia, our civil war ended only eleven years ago. It destroyed our public infrastructure, crushed our economy and led to an exodus of educated professionals. A country that had some 3,000 qualified doctors at the start of the war was dependent by its end on barely three dozen. In the last few years, Liberia was bouncing back. We realized there was a long way to go, but the future was looking bright.
Now Ebola threatens to erase that hard work. Our economy was set to be larger and stronger this year, offering more jobs to Liberians and raising living standards. Ebola is not just a health crisis – across West Africa, a generation of young people risk being lost to an economic catastrophe as harvests are missed, markets are shut and borders are closed.

Cancer; What You Need To Know

Cancer is the uncontrolled growth and spread of cells. It can affect almost any part of the body. The growths often invade surrounding tissue and can metastasize to distant sites. Many cancers can be prevented by avoiding exposure to common risk factors, such as tobacco smoke. In addition, a significant proportion of cancers can be cured, by surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy, especially if they are detected early.

Key facts

  • Cancers figure among the leading causes of death worldwide, accounting for 8.2 million deaths in 2012 (1).
  • Lung, liver, stomach, colorectal and breast cancers cause the most cancer deaths each year.
  • The most frequent types of cancer differ between men and women. 
  • About 30% of cancer deaths are due to the five leading behavioral and dietary risks: high body mass index, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of physical activity, tobacco use, alcohol use.
  • Tobacco use is the most important risk factor for cancer causing over 20% of global cancer deaths and about 70% of global lung cancer deaths. 
  • Cancer causing viral infections such as HBV/HCV and HPV are responsible for up to 20% of cancer deaths in low- and middle-income countries (2). 
  • More than 60% of world’s total new annual cases occur in Africa, Asia and Central and South America. These regions account for 70% of the world’s cancer deaths (1).
  • It is expected that annual cancer cases will rise from 14 million in 2012 to 22 within the next two decades (1). 
Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. Other terms used are malignant tumours and neoplasms. One defining feature of cancer is the rapid creation of abnormal cells that grow beyond their usual boundaries, and which can then invade adjoining parts of the body and spread to other organs. This process is referred to as metastasis. Metastases are the major cause of death from cancer.

Thursday, October 16, 2014


I was so sure it didn’t come from the tree I had just passed cos it’s been as dry as harmattan lately. Then the clouds began to hum a familiar tune, that’s when it dawned on me that the droplet on my nose did fall from the sky. Another. And another. And yet another. Then the wind started to smell dusty, so it clicked. Rain. The rains are here again, I couldn’t have seen that coming, I thought it was supposed to be the august break, but the rains are obviously back. I reached for the umbrella pocket of my bag and found just a shower cap, and I was stuck in a no-shade part of the road. Already wet, I might as well just carry on, and then a new thought opened up just as the sweet-smelling, lightly-pouring , virtually-unserious rain continued; because it was august break, I had totally forgotten about the rains.

Health Workers Commence Indefinite Nationwide Strike Today

                                National President of Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals.

*What is going on in this country, God have mercy!!!*
Health workers in the country will begin an indefinite strike today, Thursday, 16th of October, over sundry issues, including the unresolved leadership crisis in the health sector, non-commencement of residency training programme for health professionals, non-implementation of new call duty allowance and non-payment of arrears.

The National President of Nigeria Union of Allied Health Professionals, Felix Faniran, who announced the commencement of the strike yesterday in Ibadan accused the presidency and Minister of Health as being behind the crisis in the health sector, saying the effect of the strike should be blamed on government that ignored all avenues to avert it.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Passengers on Flight 1143 (Frontier Airlines on 10/13) Asked To Check In With The CDC

How has your day been dear readers?
This is worry-some, dont Panic dear readers from Texas, please wash your hands as many times as actively possible. Simple hygiene  and yes with a lot of soap.

God protect us all....

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Beautiful OCPD (Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder)

She took a few steps back, examined her work and a smile played at the corners of her mouth. She ran to her notepad stuck to the wall at the left hand corner of the bedroom entrance, and with eyes wide shut, she recited her list of chores to herself. She opened her eyes, read through the list and ticked the fourth item- “lay bed”. She peeped at the bed again to make sure the edges were hospital corners. With that done, she proceeded to the next item on her list which was –“fix cereal”, she tore out a sheet and started to write-
 -warm milk
 - pour cereal into bowl
 -add warm milk
 - add desired quantity of honey

Thursday, October 9, 2014

WHO to Officially Certify Nigeria Ebola Free, Advice Survivors to avoid unprotected sex for 90days

World Health Organization (WHO) will soon declare the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease over in Nigeria and Senegal after 42 days with no infections.
The 42 days is the standard period for declaring an outbreak over, twice the maximum 21-day incubation period of the virus.
However, one of the discoverers of the deadly virus said on tuesday that sex could keep the Ebola epidermic alive even after the WHO declares an area free of the disease.
" In a covalescent male, the virus can persist in semen for at least 70 days; one study suggests persistence for more than 90days, the WHO said in an information note on Monday.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Mumps (Have You Had Mumps)

Mumps is a viral infection, primarily affecting the salivary glands. The virus is transmitted by direct contact, or via airborne droplets from the upper respiratory tract of infected people. Initial symptoms usually appear 2–3 weeks after infection, and include headache, muscle pain, low-grade fever and malaise. Soon after, swelling of one or both parotid glands appears.
There is no specific treatment for mumps. The virus usually causes mild disease in children, but in adults can lead to complications, such as meningitis and orchitis. Mumps can be prevented by immunization.

Nigeria will Offer Specialized Training To Guinea, Seirra Leone and Liberia Health Personnel.

Nigeria will train 15 health workers from three West African countries worst-hit by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), health minister,  , said Thursday.
Nigeria appears to have successfully contained its Ebola outbreak and the response model has become a reference point to other affected countries.
Mr. Chukwu spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, about the new plan while reacting to a recent request by the United Nations and the World Health Organization, WHO, to offer the training as part of efforts to combat the disease.
“Nigeria will offer specialised training to the health personnel from the three severely affected West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia,’’ he said.

Influenza aka Flu

Influenza is a viral infection that affects mainly the nose, throat, bronchi and, occasionally, lungs. Infection usually lasts for about a week, and is characterized by sudden onset of high fever, aching muscles, headache and severe malaise, non-productive cough, sore throat and rhinitis.
The virus is transmitted easily from person to person via droplets and small particles produced when infected people cough or sneeze. Influenza tends to spread rapidly in seasonal epidemics.
Most infected people recover within one to two weeks without requiring medical treatment. However, in the very young, the elderly, and those with other serious medical conditions, infection can lead to severe complications of the underlying condition, pneumonia and death.

Nigeria at 54 (Healthcare and How it Should Be)


WHILE one appreciates the fact that since Nigeria got independence in 1960 from her colonial Godfathers there have been noticeable improvements in some pre-independence health indices (particularly with respect to health infrastructure, availability of Health Human Resource and training institutions for medical doctors/dentists and Allied Health Professionals), one is constrained to state that these developments notwithstanding, Nigeria is still sadly contending with most of the basic problems identified during the pre-colonial and immediate post-colonial periods.
Truly, aside from recent successes in the containment of the Ebola Virus Disease as well as publicized improvements in some health indices like Infant and Maternal Mortality Rates, Nigeria's health care system is still largely deficient with Government at all levels yet to decisively address most of the basic challenges confronting the health sector, such as:
Poor and decadent state of health infrastructure, and equipment; The Federal Government's promise in 2013 to institute a Health and Hospital Development Intervention Fund (HHDIF) as well as establish six regional world class hospitals have remained mere rhetorics.

Mortein Anti- Malaria Campaign Reaches 50,000 Pregnant Women.

Leading insecticide brand from the stables of Reckitt Benckiser, Mortein has successfully concluded its post-2014 World Malaria Day Anti Malaria Campaign in Nigeria during which over 250 Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and 100 communities were visited while around 50,000 pregnant mothers were reached in the course of the month-long campaign.
The interactive and highly educative campaign targeted at pregnant mothers and children below the age of five, was activated in PHCs in Lagos, Abuja (Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory) and Abia State in the south – eastern part of Nigeria.

US Working on New Ways To Screen For Ebola (You should Read This)

By Roberta Rampton and Richard Valdmanis
WASHINGTON/DALLAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States.
The first patient diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, Thomas Eric Duncan, remained in critical condition in a Dallas hospital, as Obama was briefed by agencies involved in fighting the spread of the deadly virus.
The president said it was important to follow existing protocols strictly.
"But we're also going to be working on protocols to do additional passenger screening, both at the source and here in the United States," Obama said.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

US Sends Experts To Nigeria to Study Her Containment Model on Ebola

The United States’ Center for Disease Control and Prevention has sent medical experts to Nigeria to study her containment model on the Ebola outbreak. 

This decision was necessary after a Liberian man, got to the US few days ago with the deadly disease. Aside visiting Nigeria, the officials will also visit Senegal to study theirs.

keep calm, keep Ebola out of Nigeria for good. Wash your hands every chance you get.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Why We Need The National Health Bill Signed Into Law!!!!! Dr Olusegun Akinwotu

A mental health physician, Dr Olusegun Akinwotu, on Tuesday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sign the National Health Bill into law to address numerous challenges facing the nation’s  health sector.
Akinwotu, who is the president, Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba chapter, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
According to him, signing the bill into law should be a top government priority as the country celebrates its 54 years of independence.

Happy 54th Independence

Happy 54th Independence dear Nigerians in Nigeria and Diaspora.
It has been a series of events through the year but the idea is to keep hope alive.

The idea is to love your neighbor as you love yourself, be vigilant, most of all be kind to everyone you meet for we are all in the race together.

Have faith that things will get better and only radiate happiness and positive thoughts towards one another because that way we are covered and our families both far and near can feel the ripple effects of our kindness.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Lagos State Please Pay Our Doctors We Love Them !!!!!

Members of the Lagos state Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday appealed to the Lagos State Government to pay up withheld emolument of doctors under the state's employment.
Making the appeal at a press briefing in Lagos, Chairman of the Association, Dr. Tope Ojo expressed worry that the State Government withheld the emoluments of its doctors for the month of August and September 2014 as a result of the July 1 NMA nationwide strike.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

"My HIV child is playing with your child" A MUST READ....

A mother's account of living with two HIV positive children has gone viral .While many would go for healthy children,the photojournalist Jen Mosher adopted HIV positive children .She got tired of the stigma associated with it and decided to pen down her feelings in an write up shared over 37,000 times..She told Buzzfeed
After doing some research and talking with other families, we absolutely knew that we could do it and that HIV was a manageable chronic disease. We took a leap of faith and asked our adoption agency if there were HIV children available for adoption in China, and were told, ‘Probably not. China has lots of HIV-positive children in orphanages but they are believed to be unadoptable so they do not make them available for adoption.’
In spite of this, the very next day, we got matched with our HIV-positive daughter, and then later, we also got matched with and adopted another amazing HIV-positive child.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Nyanya Blast Survivor Says FG Has Abandoned Her To Die

''On May 1, I  was going to work. I alighted  from commercial motorcycle and decided to buy mango at Nyanya bus stop,after which I was waiting to catch a 
bus to town.Not quite 10 minutes after, I turned and saw a man standing behind me while I was on  queue.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ebola Alert From US State Department.

In order to help our Embassy Community better understand some of the key points about the Ebola virus we have consulted with our medical specialists at the U S State Department and assembled this list of bullet points worded in plain language for easy comprehension. Our medical specialists remind everyone that they should be following the guideline from the center for Disease Control and the World Health Organisation.

Saturday, July 19, 2014


Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and signs of damage to another organ system.

Our Mission is to raise awareness to the general public irrespective of class, provide patient support, reduce maternal & infant illness and death due to Preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy .

Our vision is to sensitize the entire population of women of child bearing age whether literate or illiterate on the severity of Preeclampsia and the signs & symptoms to look out for. 

We want to make our voices loud enough so we don't have to record as many unnecessary infant and maternal illnesses and deaths. 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Hello, long time no see!!

Hello beautiful people,

Yes it has been a long while since you read anything at all from this my end oh! The thing is, the last few weeks in this our country has been more of alarming than interesting enough to share.

From the 234 girls who went missing over night to the 60 abducted recently in the same Borno state, to the numerous lives lost on the daily or bi-weekly bombing episodes, to the 40 innocent boys slaughtered in their sleep over night, to the numerous random and deliberate kidnappings, the list is endless. How many can i share? the sad news can be depressing even if you were not born an empath you start to feel more than you ever thought you could.

Today is not the day for sad news, on my small end here i really want to make you smile in any form, so i thought to share the complete picture story of the Ajegunle Deworming project, hoping you will see another side of lagos, Nigeria.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Deworming Tolu, Ajegunle tomorrow. #getInvolved

Helllloooooo, Good evening.. How was your day? This is a reminder for you..... 

Quick Medical Consult, QMC is inviting all our friends and interested volunteers to a Free Deworming Programme this Saturday ( tomorrow morning) 10th May 2014. We will be collaborating with Youths Passion Initiative to deworm children in the Araromi community, at Market street, Tolu, Ajegunle.
We will assemble at City Mall, Onikan, Lagos by 9.00am to leave by 9.30am on Saturday then proceed to the Baale's palace from there. Please be prompt as the exercise is scheduled to start by 10am. Any interested volunteers or sponsors should please contact us.
Thank you very much for your time.

Dr Busola Shonowo 
For Quick Medical Consults Ltd 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Deworming Project in Pictures.


The First Phase of the de-worming was a beautiful success and we (QMC) appreciate your kindness towards our course, your passion grows our passion to help eradicate worms in the children like our parents did us. We are indeed grateful yet again.

It was an experience filled with a lot of character, laughter and of course the occasional unco-operative children who would refuse anything from strangers no matter the disguise.

We are pleased to inform you that your efforts will never go unremembered in the hearts of every child that was dewormed on the 12th of April 2014.

Special thank you to:

EYDI ( Etiosa youth Development Initiative)

Friday, April 11, 2014

It's Happening Live Tomorrow

Quick Medical Consult-would like to invite you to her FREE Deworming Programme for all children between the ages of 2- 15 years who show up.
It will hold tomorrow, 12th April 2014, at 13 Manuwa street, off Keffi road, off Awolowo road, Ikoyi, Lagos. We will be there from 9am-5pm.
Please bring along a child who needs it. Thank you.
Tell a friend to tell a friend

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Science of Bios Life Slim - To all who need to Understand.

Family Genetics can be a good thing....... or a bad thing.

Let's preserve the ones we love......

Help then lose Weight........ to look and feel great!


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Ok..... Enough of the adverts, what does this nutritious tasting liquid does to your body:

1. It Reduces Appetite and cravings.
2. Balances your blood Sugar.
3. Increases Energy without the use of stimulants.
4. It Regulates Bowel Function
5. Lowers Cholesterol
6. Decreases Bad Cholesterol (LDL)
7. Increases Good Cholesterol (HDL)
8. Lowers Triglycerides
9. Clinically proven, Natural
10. Safe for CHILDREN
11. NAFDAC Approved.

Bios Life Slim, Get Results Now! watch now!!!!!!!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Free De-Worming Exercise in Eti-Osa Lagos

Quick Medical Consult ltd, QMC and Eti Osa Youth Development Initiative, EYDI are collaborating to bring a free Deworming exercise to 15,000 students across all Government Primary and Secondary schools in Eti Osa LGA. All students between ages 2-15 will be given a dose of Albendazole in a Mass Deworming Campaign.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Night Sweats and What They Could Mean

Doctors in primary care fields of medicine often hear their patients complain of night sweats as they are common. Night sweats refer to any excess sweating occurring during the night. However, if your bedroom is unusually hot or you are using too many bedclothes, you may begin to sweat during sleep - and this is normal. In order to distinguish night sweats that arise from medical causes from those that occur because one's surroundings are too warm, doctors generally refer to true night sweats as severe hot flashes occurring at night that can drench sleepwear and sheets, which are not related to an overheated environment.

All You Need to Know About Cysts

What is a cyst?
A cyst is a closed capsule or sac-like structure, usually filled with liquid, semisolid, or gaseous material. Cysts usually occur within a body's tissue; they vary in size from microscopic to large structures that can displace internal organs. Although "cysts" can also refer to any normal bag or sac formation in the body, in this article, we will use the definition stated above and consider it to be an abnormal formation. Consequently, the cyst is not a normal part of the body. It has a distinct membrane or cyst wall. If the sac is filled with pus, it is usually considered an abscess, not a cyst.
What causes a cyst?
There are many causes of cyst formation. The following are some of the major causes of cyst formation:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

President Jonathan to Chair Universal Health Coverage

President Goodluck Jonathan would on Monday, March 10, preside over the Presidential Summit on Universal Health Coverage(UHC),the Minister of Health, Prof. Oyebuchi Chukwu has said.
Chukwu who disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the forthcoming summit on Monday in Abuja, said the aim of the summit is meant to demonstrate government's commitment to achieving universal health coverage in Nigeria.
The theme of the summit is "UHC-Vehicle for Sustainable Growth and Development’’.
According to him, to ensure health for majority of people would require both availability and accessibility to health infrastructure and  services.

The Girl Child

CHILD marriage is said to be a form of modern slavery of young and beautiful girls. Throughout the world, the problem of early, forced marriages of children is considered to be a violation of basic human right. It has been reported that 49 countries have a significant child bride problem. Breaking out of the tradition to marry young is difficult. And most of these young girls do not receive respect or support of their parents in saying no to early marriage. Imaging young girls who have dreamed of better things ahead of their future only for parents to give them out like a price of shit, just like that, without regard to what that child’s condition will be.

Child marriage is said to be a formed marriage or informed union before adulthood, while child bride is observed in both boys and girls, more especially the girls.

However, this is related to child betrothal and unmarried teenage pregnancy and in some cases only one partner is a child, usually the female, due to the importance placed upon female virginity.
Some reasons for giving out daughters may include poverty, bride price, and also laws that allow child marriage in some rural areas, as well as the fear of remaining unmarried (bachelorette) and perceived inability of women to work for money.