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.”
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 World Breast Feeding week is celebrated from 1st of August till the 7th of August towards the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. This year’s slogan for Breast Feeding is ‘Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding’.