EU, UNICEF: more than 300,000 dead in the conflict in the north-east

* 5.129 receive mental health treatment in Borno Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The European Union (EU) and the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have estimated that more than 300,000 children have lost their lives in the troubled northeastern region of the country. The two international organizations said they were …

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Self-Injury in Children and Adolescents by Ethnicity: An Observational Cohort Study from the England Multicenter Self-Injury Study

Background Studies report an increasing incidence of self-harm in children and adolescents, but the extent to which this is observed in different ethnic groups is unclear. Our objective was to study the rates of emergency department referrals for self-harm among children and adolescents by ethnicity, as well as to examine …

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Breeding areas abound at home and outdoors

People are worried about the increase in seasonal illnesses. Clogged pipes and rutted roads filled with rainwater have turned into breeding ground for mosquitoes, which cause a multitude of diseases like malaria and dengue. The growing number of patients in community health centers and hospitals reflects the situation. District collector …

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