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DocTalkNG is an online healthcare community and healthfunding platform created for the health professionals and the public, you can network with anyone on DocTalkNG and discuss your health concerns or that of your loved ones within any community of interest. Individuals, groups, NGO’s etc can create their health groups on DocTalkNG and start building a community of followers and interested members of the public, in addition to this service we have also added health fundraising where you can create a fundraising campaign for any health-related project and share your campaign across your social networks and the DocTalkNG community for crowdfunding.

DocTalkNG is built for anyone that has zero, little or expert knowledge in any health-related subject, you don’t need to have any health-related qualification to participate and belong to DocTalkNG groups. You only need to find any group of interest and join to build the happy health conscious community online.

unless this is a requirement set by the group administrators. There are over 100 health groups on DocTalkNG today, find any one of interest and join to build the happy health conscious community online.

It does not cost anything to be on doctalkng

Every Community and group on DocTalkNG has unique health conditions of interest they address or health related area of interest (E.g Health Insurance group, Healthy Living group etc), you only need to search for the group of interest and click on the join button to become a member of the group community.

Requests can be made by an individual or group of people with a DocTalkNG account, the request is vetted and if it passes approval notification is sent to the requester then the group can be created with requester as the admin of the group community with option to increase the group Admins later.

Joining a group gives you an opportunity to ask questions and contribute to discussions on the group.

You can only get notifications and post questions or comments on a group you belong to, without joining a group you can only access the community as a visitor.

Yes, you can. We encourage members of the DocTalkNG community to invite their health professionals and health care givers to join the DocTalkNG community and make great contributions to the general health community, your experience on a subject and the little contributions to questions or posts may be all someone needs to understand how to manage his critical health condition.

Your sensitive health information is protected, we only share data you have agreed to share. Our privacy policy on DocTalkNG is followed strictly and in compliance with the national health regulations policies.

Anyone can create posts, blogs and make contribution on health topics, you only need to register and join a group of interest to contribute to the community discussions, ask questions and create posts.

False publications and those response for them can be reported to the Admin of the group directly or you can flag a post as false or spam, this will be reviewed by the admins and right actions taken.

Yes, one can belong to as many communities as the person wants

A health funding campaign is created by any registered user of our platform for the solicitation of funds towards the treatment of an ailing individual or to finance a health-related project (E.g funds for medical research, funds towards a health innovation etc), you can raise a healthfunding campaign for yourself or your loved ones. All the funds realized from the campaign are given to the campaign owner or to the health institution requiring the payments and according to what you have set when creating the healthfunding campaign.

It cost nothing to create a health-based campaign

Anyone on the health funding page can see your campaign, you can also share your unique campaign links to your friends and on your social networks.

Yes, you can. Every campaign created on DocTalkNG has a unique link, you can share this with anyone and with any other social groups.

Amount contributed is shown on a campaign dashboard, changes and new contributions reflects each time a new contribution is received.

We have made it as easy as a campaign backer inputting the amount to fund (in Naira) and deduction from the naira debit/credit card, this happens in seconds and seamless.

Yes, campaigns can be cancelled

Yes, campaigns can be halted and resumed later

Yes, they can be known. There is option for a backer to contribute anonymously but the amount will always be visible.

No, it is the choice of the donors to state their names or remain anonymous

2% processing fee of the total donated funds are charged on the funds realized from each campaign, additional N25 is charged per transaction for platform fee. This covers the safe handling of the funds, as well as a tight layer of security for both the donor and the beneficiary.

Yes, you can send a direct message to the campaign owner.

Yes, all refunds raised before the campaign ends will be treated and payments remitted to the backers provided account.

The local currency accepted is Naira however you can donate in multi currencies in the future via any payment processing gateways, we currently accept payment using most major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Quick Teller etc

All donations made for a fundraising project or campaign are credited directly to the campaign purse and your details are updated, click on the list of backers to find your donations. At the end of the campaign a customized thank you message is sent to the campaign backers in addition to any gift provided by the campaign creator, we request backers to add their real emails or phone numbers when donating.

We will have to confirm the charity exists and speak with their admins before the fund-raising campaign is published.

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There is new update on this disease becominh mainstream, however the USAID funding will tend to improve the research and change this.

Ebola virus disease in Nigeria occurred in 2014, a small part of the epidemic of Ebola virus disease (commonly known as “Ebola”) beginning in Guinea that represented the first outbreak of the disease in a West African country. Previous outbreaks had been confined to countries in Central Africa.[1]

West African Outbreak[edit]

On 25 March 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that Guinea’s Ministry of Health had reported an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in four southeastern districts, with suspected cases in the neighbouring countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone being investigated. In Guinea, a total of 86 suspected cases, including 59 deaths had been reported as of 24 March.[2]

Researchers generally believe that a one-year-old boy,[3] later identified as Emile Ouamouno, who died in December 2013 in the village of MeliandouGuéckédou PrefectureGuinea, was the index case of the Ebola virus disease epidemic.[4][5] His mother, sister, and grandmother then became ill with similar symptoms and also died. People infected by those initial cases spread the disease to other villages.[6][7]

Although Ebola represents a major public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa, no cases had ever been reported in West Africa and the early cases were diagnosed as other diseases more common to the area. Thus, the disease had several months to spread before it was recognized as Ebola.[5][6]

Outbreak successfully contained[edit]

 

Nigerian health care workers at a training event, August 2014

On 9 October 2014, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) acknowledged Nigeria’s positive role in controlling the effort to contain the Ebola outbreak. “We wish to thank the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria, and the staff of the Ebola Emergency Centre who coordinated the management of cases, containment of outbreaks and treatment protocols in Nigeria.” Nigeria’s quick responses, including intense and rapid contact tracing, surveillance of potential contacts, and isolation of all contacts were of particular importance in controlling and limiting the outbreak, according to the ECDC.[12] Complimenting Nigeria’s successful efforts to control the outbreak, “the usually measured WHO declared the feat ‘a piece of world-class epidemiological detective work’.”[13]

The WHO’s representative in Nigeria officially declared Nigeria to be Ebola free on 20 October after no new active cases were reported in the follow up contacts, stating it was a “spectacular success story”.[14]

Relief contributions to West Africa Was Well Coordinated.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29696011

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The deadly virus brucei brucei has been discovered in the outskirts of Lagos , at a town called Maroko. The public are advised to beware and stay put for more news from the health department of Lagos state.

The deadly virus brucei brucei has been discovered in the outskirts of Lagos , at a town called Maroko. The public are advised to beware and stay put for more news from the health department of Lagos state.

The deadly virus brucei brucei has been discovered in the outskirts of Lagos , at a town called Maroko. The public are advised to beware and stay put for more news from the health department of Lagos state.

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They have been a confirmed ebola outbreak in Libera

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.

Various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, play a role in causing most cervical cancer.

When exposed to HPV, a woman’s immune system typically prevents the virus from doing harm. In a small group of women, however, the virus survives for years, contributing to the process that causes some cells on the surface of the cervix to become cancer cells.

You can reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer by having screening tests and receiving a vaccine that protects against HPV infection.

Cervical cancer care at Mayo Clinic

Symptoms

Early-stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms.

Signs and symptoms of more-advanced cervical cancer include:

When to see a doctor

Make an appointment with your doctor if you hav

Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix — the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.

Various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection, play a role in causing most cervical cancer.

When exposed to HPV, a woman’s immune system typically prevents the virus from doing harm. In a small group of women, however, the virus survives for years, contributing to the process that causes some cells on the surface of the cervix to become cancer cells.

You can reduce your risk of developing cervical cancer by having screening tests and receiving a vaccine that protects against HPV infection.

Early-stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms.

Signs and symptoms of more-advanced cervical cancer include:

When to see a doctor

Make an appointment with your doctor if you hav