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Day: April 24, 2019

New Safety, Health Issues Emerge as Work Changes

New Safety, Health Issues Emerge as Work Changes

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A new report on Occupational Safety and Health, published ahead of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28th April, has revealed some of the emerging challenges and opportunities in creating better working environments. The new report indicated that changes in working practices, demographics, technology and the environment are creating new occupational safety and health concerns. Growing challenges include psychosocial risks, work-related stress and non-communicable diseases, notably circulatory and respiratory diseases, and cancers. The report added that all over the globe, more than 374 million people are either injured or became ill through work-related accidents, which called for more safety and health structures in the workplace. It stated, “Currently, more than
Avery Donates to Hospital

Avery Donates to Hospital

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As part of its corporate social responsibility to the health sector, Avery Nigeria Limited donated a digital weighing scale to the General Hospital, Odan in Lagos recently. According to the Managing Director of the company, Mrs Ebisan Onyema, the donation was a proof that Avery would continue to support the government of Nigeria. Onyema made this known on Tuesday in a statement sent to The PUNCH where she disclosed that Avery and SOFI had in the past distributed exercise books to some primary and secondary schools in the state and dewormed over 1,500 children and adults in Makoko community. The company also paid a visit to orphanages where cartons of food items and toiletries were donated. It called on public and private establishments to assist the government. Source: Medical...
Lagos Health Ministry, Hypo Partner on World Health Day

Lagos Health Ministry, Hypo Partner on World Health Day

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In commemoration of this year’s World Health Day, Hypo makers of Nigeria’s favourite bleach brand, collaborated with the Lagos State Ministry of Health, Environment and the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to organize a 5 kilometers sensitization walk, Health Symposium and a community cleaning exercise tagged “Team Up to Clean Up.” The activities were organised to encourage Nigerians to understand that cleanliness and hygiene are important health considerations everyone should imbibe in order to maintain a healthier nation. The health Symposium which held on Friday at LTV 8 Agindinbgi, Ikeja was preceded by a 5Km walk starting from the Ikeja Local Government and concluded with a medical health screening exercise made available to all attendees outside the symposium v