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Balance 2016: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

  fitnigeria-balance1 It's everyone's favourite time of the year - World Mental Health Awareness Day! Well, it's our favourite day, after World Autism Awareness Day  and Christmas, of course. This year, on Monday the 10th of October, people around the world will be raising awareness for mental health issues...
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Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu leads change in Nigeria’s health sector

Despite the apparent absence of the “Change” promised by APC leader and Nigerian Head of State, President Muhammad Buhari, there have been some recent steps in the right direction in five strategic health institutions.

These institutions are: The Centre for Disease  Control (CDC), National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), Nigerian Institute...

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asktoks.com kicks off the Children’s Resource Fund !

World Autism Awareness Day #WAAD is celebrated on April 2nd, so by default April is the awesome-est month in the world. Throughout the month, people all over the world work hard raising awareness and teaching acceptance for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Here's what we've been doing. Our earlier post from WAAD this year showed us at the...
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An evening with Dr Bode Akintan

Last week, Dr Bode Akintan - brilliant child psychiatrist from Ontario Canada, was in Lagos and held an informal discussion about mental health at local restaurant- Ginger Tapas and Grill. asktoks.com's Funmilade Taiwo spoke briefly about how the Nigerian culture discourages children from sharing their personal experiences without fear of reproach or a lecture and how...
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asktoks.com receives funding

Asktoks.com receives funding from AfricSearch for their work with children with neurodevelopmental disorders in Nigeria. Executive President, Didier Acouetey scouted the young entrepreneur at the Africa 2.0 Leadership Symposium in Maputo, Mozambique last week. The funding is set to facilitate the growth of the business in order...

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