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Public Health
Education

A Healthy Generation is a Wealthy Generation.
Created with the public in mind.

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Rural and Community
Outreaches

Health Care ought to be local for even the most remote of places
Public Enlightenment is Key to Disease Eradication.

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Service Excellence
with the PHN Team

Get answers to your health concerns with
our amazing team of health professionals.

  • Emergency Case

    If you need a doctor urgently outside of hospital opening hours, call emergency appointment number for emergency service.
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  • Ask a Doctor

    Do you have any Health Related Worry or Concern about how you feel lately? Ask us a question today on our Forum, and one of our Experts would get back to You as soon as possible.
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  • Opening Hours

    • Monday - Thursday
      8.00 - 17.00
    • Friday
      9.00 - 18.00
    • Saturday
      9.30 - 17.30
    • Sunday
      9.30 - 15.00

Public Health Care Guide: For Medical and Health Education

Public Health Care Guide is a health information portal aimed at enlightening members of public on common medical conditions that affects us as well as modern & best health practices and other health related matters.

Publications on Public Health Care Guide are all written or reviewed by Doctors who went to Medical school or other health care professionals in their respective fields, and are available to take your questions and provide possible solutions, thereby bringing the best in medicine and healthcare to your fingertips. We hope to provide quick, effective and dependable answers for your health concerns particularly for non-life threatening cases.

Know that publications posted on this website does not in any way replace the physical need to go to a hospital to see a doctor. Do not delay in seeking medical advice or assistance due to something that you saw or read on Public Health Care Guide.

    • HEALTH INSURANCE

      HEALTH INSURANCE

      Health insurance covers the medical expenditures, prescription drug of the insured person. If you are currently looking for health insurance, we can help you.

    • DENTAL SERVICES

      DENTAL SERVICES

      At Public Healthcare Guide, we connect you to the best dental specialists within your location who can take care of your tooth problems at affordable costs.

    • CONSULTATIONS & REFERRAL

      CONSULTATIONS & REFERRAL

      Healthcare should never be out of reach of individuals and Families, regardless of the presenting situation. With our E-Consultation,You are only a minute away from your regular medical consult.

Recent Submissions From Our Writers

Chronic Pelvic Pain: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Authors Amaeze Victor Ogechukwu Amaeze Victor Ogechukwu attended the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH in Ituku Ozalla, Enugu State, Nigeria. View all posts

Endometriosis: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Do you notice that you bleed from other places asides your private part during your menses? You could be having Endometriosis. In most cases, it comes with this severe pain around your lower abdomen or pelvis, that is called Chronic Pelvic Pain. Do you know anyone with this Condition?This write up is made for them.

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Departments

  • Primary Health Care

    Primary Health Care

    Primary Health Care should be made available to everyone wherever the are in the Country.

  • Pediatric Clinic

    Pediatric Clinic

    Lets talk about Children. We know how important your child is to you, and we value their health as much.

  • Outpatient Surgery

    Outpatient Surgery

    some surgeries, example, excision of a lipoma, can be done on an outpatient basis, where you come, and go the same day.

  • Gynaecological Clinic

    Here, we deal with medical conditions of particular concern to women’s health.

  • Cardiac Clinic

    Cardiac Clinic

    Here, we attend to conditions that affects the heart, and prevents it from functioning normally.

  • Otolaryngological Clinic

    Otolaryngological Clinic

    Here, we deal with Issues concerning your Ear, Nose and Throat. Having problems with your Ears?

  • Ophthalmology Clinic

    Ophthalmology Clinic

    Here we attend to conditions that affects the eyes. A lot of them are very common.

  • Dental Clinic

    Dental Clinic

    The teeth is a very important part of not just our body, but our life as a whole.

  • Outpatient Rehabilitation

    Outpatient Rehabilitation

    After your discharge, we make arrangements to continue your rehabilitation on an outpatient basis.

Convulsions

Convulsion in Children in Nigeria

Childhood convulsion usually have a specific cause which must be identified and treated in the management of the convulsion, else, the convulsion would continue to re-occur.

1. Convulsion/Epilepsy is not an infectious disease, so don’t run away from people with convulsion
2. A child having convulsion/Epilepsy does not mean he/she would die
3. Witchcrafts, evil Spirits are not the cause of convulsion/Epilepsy
4. Prayers, Charms, incantations, cow or human urine, kerosene, burning with fire does not treat convulsion/epilepsy.
5. Laying the person on his side can help the convulsion/epilepsy
6. Don’t put your hand, spoons, knife, fork, etc in the person’s mouth
7. Take the person to the hospital once the convulsion stops.

 

Common Causes of Convulsion in Our Environment Include:

Fever (Especially from Malaria) 76%
Meningitis 11%
Seizure Disorders 4%
Other Causes (e.g: Head injury, Hypoglycemia) 10%

Benefits of Immunization For Nigerian Children

Immunization is a medical practice which employs the use of vaccines, which are weakened or dead antigens(could be virus, or protozoa) to improve our immune system.

  1. Immunization is made to prevent diseases and not to cure sicknesses.
  2. Immunization/Vaccination is not a means/strategy to reduce population.
  3. Immunization/Vaccination doesn’t cause impotence/sterility or any other disease.
  4. Immunization is Free and It is your basic right as a Nigerian.

The Following diseases are Preventable by Immunization and given at the following Period:

  • PCV
    From 6 Weeks
  • Vitamin A
    From 6 Months
  • Measles, Yellow Fever
    At 9 Months
  • Meningitis
    At 12 Months
  • HPV Vaccine
    Girls 13 Years+
Public Health and Benefits of Immunization

Meet the Team

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Medical Walk-in Process

At Schools and Markets

It is important to meet people where they work if Health education must be provided adequately.

At Villages and Remote areas

Most individuals in this areas have less access to proper health care facilities. Hence the need for proper health education and Medical outreaches.

Medical Outreaches

With our deeply rooted medical outreaches, those in remote areas are able to benefit from basic health care access and proper health Education.

  • MDCN
  • NARD
  • NHIS
  • NMA
  • Privitest