Waterborne Diseases: Their Causes and Prevention Measures
Very often, we ignore basic good habits such as washing our hands, or flushing the toilet or cleaning our homes properly. The result can be detrimental to our health and well-being and that of our families and loved ones. Children are particularly more susceptible to Waterborne diseases than adults due to weaker immune systems. The threat of people falling sick is magnified when our surroundings and personal hygiene are compromised.
World Prematurity Day 2019
The news of a pregnancy is truly wonderful. The mother-to-be is really excited along with her family and loved ones. Everybody is taking extra special care of her and her unborn baby.
Lung Cancer Awareness Month 2019
The World Health Organization states that cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. There were 2.09 million cases of lung cancer. In 2018, lung cancer alone was responsible for 1.76 million deaths.
World Poverty Eradication Day in the Context of Health
“Wherever men and women are condemned to live in extreme poverty, human rights are violated. To come together to ensure that these rights be respected is our solemn duty.”
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Every year, cancer affects and kills millions of people worldwide. Cancer comes in many forms and can happen to anyone. Today breast cancer is the most common cancer in women and overall the second most common cancer in the world (World Cancer Research Fund, 2019).
Heart Disease – A Global Killer
Our heart is the most vital and important organ of our body. It is the very reason our body functions and exists. The heart is responsible for processing oxygen and supplying blood to the rest of our body.
The most precious thing we can give one another is “care”. It is a value that is universal and this World First Aid Day we are proud to call ourselves caregivers to hundreds and thousands of people seeking care and helping them heal.