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We had parties in the North east of Nigeria and South west of Nigeria .we started by visiting the Tafabalewa teaching hospital Bauchi where we spoke with the chief neurosurgeon ,He shared with us some new inventions, techniques and rehabilitation for newly injured patients with spinal cord injury . We also visited some patients at […]

Bladder care How ive stayed Healthy After a Spinal Cord Injury no UTI

As a spinal cord injury survivor Bladder care is very important to me because of the lost of normal bladder function and control after spinal cord injury. This means that i need to use a bladder management option to empty my bladder regularly and completely. I use the Suprapubic catheter method for my bladder program […]

Living with a Spinal cord injury in Africa ,The Luxury of Owning an Assistive device

i am Yvonne , a woman living in Nigeria with a spinal cord injury. I have been using a wheelchair for over fifteen years now, and I know firsthand what it is like to live with a disability in Nigeria/Africa. One of the biggest challenges for people with disabilities in Nigeria/Africa is the lack of […]

Spinal cord injury and Employment in Africa[Nigeria]

I am Yvonne, a digital marketer, virtual assistant and content creator living with a spinal cord injury. I am the founder of sciaan network ,a spinal cord injury support group for people living with spinal cord injuries in africa. I want to shed light on this issue of employment for people with disabilities in Africa, […]

Navigating Depression and Spinal Cord Injury: Shedding Light on a Silent Battle

Depression is a common mental health condition that can affect anyone, regardless of their physical abilities. However, individuals with SCI face unique challenges that can make us more susceptible to depression. in my whole life living living with spinal cord injury ive had my own share of depression, Here are some statistics: 1. Prevalence: Studies […]

Starting a New Life After Spinal Cord Injury: What To Do-

Spinal cord injury can be life-changing but doesn’t have to be life-ending. With the right resources and support, individuals can learn how to start a new life after a spinal cord injury and adapt to their new normal. This blog will provide valuable information and guidance on the various aspects of starting a new life […]