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Over 1.2 million preventable adolescent deaths recorded annually – WHO

More than 1.2 million adolescents across the world die annually of mainly preventable causes including road traffic injuries, lower respiratory infections and suicide, the World Health Organisation reported on Tuesday. With more than two-thirds of recorded adolescent deaths in 2015 taking place in low and middle-income countries in Africa and south-east Asia, WHO said. It said that most of the …

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When professionals converge to mark World Physiotherapy Day in Abuja

World Physiotherapy Day

The Abuja Chapter of the Nigerian Society of Physiotherapy has marked the World Physiotherapy Day. The event which held at the Trauma Centre of the National Hospital Abuja, attracted members of the society from the Federal Capital and featured several lectures by professionals. According to a message from the society, “Physiotherapists help people of all ages affected by injury illness …

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