Shammah Christian Hospital

In keeping with the hospital Christian ideology of giving back, Shammah Christian Hospital is committed to continually educating the public, using this blog as to medium to bring timely and educative publications, that enrich the lives and health of the public at large.

ONE-WEEK SURGICAL OUTREACH

The Nehemiah Community Health Foundation in partnership with Shammah Christian Hospital is organizing a one-week surgical outreach captioned “Operation Repairing All Broken Walls.” The foundation sponsors will pay the surgery bill while the recipients will pay the medical bill. Features of the outreach include: Health talk for community healthy living Surgical procedures Repairing all forms …

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DIABETES AWARENESS PROGRAMME

Diabetes is a major cause of kidney failure and limb amputations. As part of our corporate social responsibility, Shammah Christian Hospital is partnering with Nehemiah Community Health Foundation, a non-governmental organisation to organise a three-day lecture series on uncontrolled diabetes and its consequences. Date is Wednesday January 26th to Friday January 28th 2022. Venue is …

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IMMUNIZE YOUR CHILD AGAINST PNEUMONIA (Part 2)

What is Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine or PCV10? The vaccine will protect your child against the most severe types of pneumonia common in Nigeria. These account for the causes of pneumonia-related deaths among children under five years. If a child already vaccinated with PCV10 contacts pneumonia, it will be mild How can I protect and prevent …

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IMMUNIZE YOUR CHILD AGAINST PNEUMONIA (Part 1)

What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs which makes breathing difficult and affects children. It can sometimes lead to permanent disability and death. What causes pneumonia? Pneumonia is mostly caused by germs in the air we breathe. But sometimes these germs can overpower your immune system, even if your health is generally …

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GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS (GDM) 3

How is GDM treated? Treating GDM means taking steps to keep your blood glucose levels within a certain range. Treatment may include: Healthy eating Physical activity Insulin injections Oral anti-diabetes drugs Healthy Eating Using a healthy eating plan will help your blood glucose stay in your target range. The plan will help you know which …

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GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS (GDM) 1

What is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)? Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes that develops only during pregnancy. Diabetes means your blood glucose/sugar, is too high. Too much glucose in your blood is not good for you or your baby. What Causes Gestational Diabetes? During pregnancy, associated changes, hormones and weight gain cause …

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POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME(PCOS) AND NAPRO TECHNOLOGY

WHAT IS POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Women with PCOS may have infrequent or prolonged menstrual periods or excess male hormone (androgen) levels. The ovaries may develop numerous small collections of fluid (follicles) and fail to regularly release eggs. WHY NAPRO TECHNOLOGY? Polycystic …

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CREIGHTON MODEL FERTILITYCARE SYSTEM AND NAPRO TECHNOLOGY

The Creighton Model Fertility Care System is a form of natural family planning which involves identifying the fertile period during a woman’s menstrual cycle. The Creighton Model was developed by Thomas Hilgers, the founder and director of the Pope Paul VI Institute. NaProTECHNOLOGY (Natural Procreative Technology) is a women’s health science that monitors and maintains …

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CONDITIONS THAT CAN BE MANAGED USING NAPRO TECHNOLOGY

• Infertility Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most couples. Infertility may result from an issue with either you or your partner, or a combination of factors that prevent pregnancy.  • Menstrual Cramps Menstrual cramps are throbbing, aching cramps you …

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