Duchess Hospital’s 2nd Medical Outreach: Free Health Services for the Community

Duchess Hospital Medical Outreach

On June 1, 2024, Duchess Hospital held its 2nd medical outreach event, reaffirming its commitment to providing accessible and excellent healthcare services to the community. The event, which took place at The Duchess Car Park, was a resounding success, attracting a large crowd of enthusiastic participants.   The outreach offered a variety of essential screenings, […]

Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey Addresses Students at the Duchess Students Career Fair

Duchess Career Fair

This is by Far One of the Most Important Things We Have Done at The Duchess – Dr Tokunbo Shitta-Bey Last week, The Duchess Hospital hosted its maiden edition of her Students Career Fair, a vibrant event brimming with the energy and potential of future healthcare heroes.  In his opening speech, our Chief Executive Officer, […]

Expert Tips for Managing Picky Eating in Children

Expert Tips for Managing Picky Eating in Children

Parents encounter challenges when dealing with picky eating in their children. Meal times can become battlegrounds, and concerns about adequate nutrition can loom large. However, there’s hope! With the right strategies and support, you can broaden your child’s culinary horizons and help them build a positive relationship with food. In this blog post, we’ll share […]

Signs and Symptoms of Haemophilia

Signs and Symptoms of Haemophilia

Haemophilia is a rare genetic disorder where the blood doesn’t clot properly due to a deficiency in specific proteins called clotting factors. This can lead to excessive bleeding after injuries, surgeries, or even spontaneously. While it primarily affects males, females can also carry the genetic mutation and pass it on to their children. In this […]

Five ways to support children with Autism

Five ways to support children with Autism

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is a developmental disability that can cause social, communication, and behavioural challenges. According to the WHO, 1 in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder. Autism begins in childhood and tends to persist into adolescence and adulthood. Understanding and supporting children with autism requires patience, empathy, and a willingness […]



PRESS RELEASE: DUCHESS HOSPITAL CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL LANDMARK OPEN-HEART SURGERY PROCEDURES IN CHILDREN Duchess International Hospital, Ikeja, has continued to record landmark clinical procedures and treatments in a variety of medical and surgical specialties since it opened its doors to patients in October 2021. The Hospital, which commenced its cardiac (“open-heart”) surgery programme in earnest in […]

Essential Nutrients for Expecting Mothers – International Mother’s Day Special

Essential Nutrients for Expecting Mothers

Pregnancy is a transformative journey that demands special attention to nutrition. What you eat during pregnancy not only nourishes you but also directly impacts the growth and development of your baby. Understanding the essential nutrients and incorporating them into your diet can greatly contribute to a healthy pregnancy. Folic Acid: Folic acid, also known as […]

Debunking 10 Myths on Hearing Health – World Hearing Day 2024

Debunking Hearing Myths - World Hearing Day 2024

March 3rd marks a global initiative dedicated to one of our most vital senses—World Hearing Day. This year, we are proud to join the cause, focusing on overcoming societal misperceptions and stigmatizing mindsets surrounding hearing health. The key to this transformative journey is awareness-raising and information-sharing, not just among the public but also within the […]

World Encephaltis Day

It’s World Encephaltis Day. Every year on February 22nd, the world unites to raise awareness about encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that can have devastating consequences. Whether you’re a healthcare professional, caregiver, or simply someone seeking knowledge, understanding this complex condition is crucial. What is Encephalitis? Encephalitis is a serious inflammation of the brain, […]

Dental Health Tips for Children

Dental Health Tips for Children

Dental Health Tips for Children February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a perfect time to highlight the importance of preventive care and healthy habits for your little one’s smile. As parents, you play a crucial role in laying the foundation for good dental health that can last a lifetime. Here are some proactive tips to […]

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month - January

January marks a significant month in the health calendar – Glaucoma Awareness Month. At Duchess Hospital, we are dedicated to educating our community about this often-silent eye condition that affects millions worldwide. Let’s shed light on what glaucoma is, its types, risk factors, and the crucial importance of regular eye exams. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma […]

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disorder characterised by the immune system mistakenly attacking the protective covering of nerve fibres in the central nervous system (CNS), including the brain and spinal cord. It’s a lifelong condition that can sometimes cause disability, although it can occasionally be mild. In many cases, it’s possible to treat […]