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Mr. Okey-Martins Nwokolo, a psychologist, Founder Autism Associates and Coordinator of Centre for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD), in this interview with LARA ADEJORO, says though, early intervention is currently the best hope of treatment for persons affected, the level of awareness about this disorder in our country is extremely low.

What is Autism?
Autism is a pervasive developmental disability that manifests during the first three years of life and causes impairments in social communication, behaviour, social interaction, and imaginative skills. Many of those living with the condition present with a range of sensory difficulties. An individual with an autism spectrum disorder

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has advised the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to reduce difficulties in products registration processing.

THE University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, have concluded arrangements to facilitate the carrying out of 11 open-heart surgeries in April this year.
Chairman of the hospital's Department oaf Intervention Cardiovascular, Prof. Kamar Adeleke disclosed that the operation is tagged 'Awake Surgery' because the patients

Sequel to the resignation of the former Speaker, Mr Victor Ochei, as contained in a letter read by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr Basil Ganagana, the Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Mr Peter Onwusanye, (PDP Oshimili South) as its new speaker.

IT'S common to hear people complain of malaria all the time even when they are not sure of what they are suffering from . Experts including the World Health Organisation (WHO) urge that for everyone suspected of having malaria should be tested before treatment. However, the Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) assist in the

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