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Experts Warn Nigerians On Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases



With much health awareness focused on communicable diseases, Nigerian populace have been charged to take preventive health measures serious in order to be free from non communicable but chronic diseases.

This was the submission of association of clinical and academic physiotherapists at its 1st scientic conference and annual general meeting in Ile Ife osun state.

The association were also tasked on proper publicity about non communicable diseases.


Communicable diseases are deadly enough, But the non communicable but chronic diseases are also deadly. And to the association of clinical and academic physiotherapists, Though physiotherapy is more of curative measure, it is agreed by stakeholders in the industry that more must be done by Nigerians to prevent themselves from contacting diseases through proper hygiene.

Sot...Prof Rufus Adedoyin...President ACAPN

Osun stage governor Rauf Aregbesola represented by his special adviser on health Gbenga Oyinlola charged the guild of physiotherapists to engage in more publicity on prevention of noncommunicable  diseases in the society.


The Physiotherapists across Nigeria were also advised to make themselves employable with adequate training.

Present at the conference among others was the vice chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University Proffesssor Eyitope Ogunbodede and other dignitaries.



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