Public Health

Open Defecation

Open Defecation: Addressing Environmental Health Risks and Sustainable Solutions

By Ify Onyekwere   Open defecation remains a significant challenge in many parts of the world, particularly in rural areas where sanitary infrastructure is lacking.  Ijeoma Salome Ogwurumba, who was featured on the radio show,  a Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) personnel and UN-SDG Ambassador, provided a comprehensive analysis of the risks and necessary interventions. […]

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Cholera outbreak

Cholera Outbreak in Nigeria: Expert Calls for Improved Waste Management

By Ify Onyekwere On the 6th of January 2024, “The Development Report” on People’s 105.5FM delved into the escalating cholera outbreak in Nigeria and the critical role of waste management in curbing the outbreak. The program featured Dr. Chimere May Ohajinwa, an Environmental Toxicologist and Public Health Expert, who provided an in-depth analysis of the

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