Jacqueline had been battling with Fibroids — an abnormal growth that develops in or on a woman’s uterus — for a long period in her adult life. When Fibroids grow big, they begin to put pressure on vital organs such as the rectum, bladder, stomach, and kidneys leading to many…


The birth of a newborn is usually accompanied by immense joy and satisfaction but having to watch one’s newborn struggle with a medical condition in the first few days of their life can be heart-wrenching for any parent especially when the means for treatment is either unavailable and unaffordable.

So…


It is 1:00 a.m in Nairobi, Kenya, and Amina is in labour in a hospital. Her baby has been delivered but she is haemorrhaging. The doctors are working hard to stop the bleeding, while frantically calling blood banks for pints of O negative blood. Without these pints, Amina might not…


PRESS RELEASE for the launch of COVID-19 Home sample test collection kits for 1500 healthcare workers in Ekiti State, Nigeria in partnership with Johnson&Johnson Foundation.

Every Breath Counts

Pneumonia is the number one killer of children under the age of 5 Worldwide especially children living in low to middle-income countries. In 2015 alone, this disease took the lives of 922,000 children under the age of 5 around the world with malnutrition as the major cause…


‘its twins — A boy and a girl!!

I said this so many times to family and friends who were obviously curious about my overly distended abdomen. As first time parents to be, my husband and I were ecstatic and equally anxious. We were waiting with bated breath to hold…


Using BOAT to tackle the waves!

“The girl is dying!”

“Where can we get 8 units of blood at this time”? Dr Clinton, the second doctor at the little hospital in Snake Island muttered absently to himself. His boss, Dr Gbolahun, was standing at the door of the little room…


Our creative calling for blood donations in support of the Ita Faaji building collapse victims

On Wednesday, March 13, a multi-use building in the Ita Faji neighborhood of Lagos Island collapsed killing some schoolchildren and leaving many others injured. Upon hearing about the tragic incident, LifeBank mobilized the general public to donate blood and ensure that no additional lives were lost due to blood shortage…


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Mrs Daramola’s joy at being a new mother turned into anxiety and then despair when her 14 month old child, Moyo, was diagnosed with Leukemia. …


The day the Aina twins, born 12 weeks premature, were discharged from the hospital was a day of great celebration. Their loved ones had feared that the tiny girls would not live past a few days and were overjoyed to witness them transition to their home. …

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