Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions
GINA 2021 REPORT SUMMARY & WORLD ASTHMA DAY MEETING OF THE GINA ADVOCATES:
World Asthma Day 2021: A meeting of the GINA Advocates discussing the burden of asthma around the […]
This health observance aims to increase the public’s knowledge and understanding of sickle cell disease, and the challenges experienced by patients, their families and caregivers.
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is […]
Epilepsy can affect anyone, anytime, anyplace and can change lives in a moment.
What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy is sometimes called a seizure disorder, which is a disorder of the brain.
A seizure is a short […]
The view or understanding of yourself as a person
The perceived worth or value someone holds
Your belief about your own value
The inability to cope with life demands
World Lung Cancer Day 2021
National Cancer Survivors Month 2021
During the month of June, we celebrate those who have bravely
and successfully battled cancer, to earn the designation
It is also an opportunity to recognize […]
What are Sexually Transmitted Infections?
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over one million (1,000,000) Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are acquired daily worldwide, with half of these […]
Hansen’s disease (also known as leprosy) is an infection caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae.
The disease can affect the nerves, skin, eyes, and lining of the nose (nasal mucosa).
Delayed d […]
In ancient times, resolutions took the form of oaths to kingdoms or religions. In modern times, most resolutions are generally personal and geared toward commitments to make some effort towards self-improvement. […]
Vaccination, also referred to as immunization, provides an individual with specific protection from certain viruses
and bacteria-causing illnesses.
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Exercise: During the holiday season we usually have a little extra time available – Take this opportunity to develop a regular exercise pattern.
Review Your Cooking Methods: There are many healthy ways in wh […]
International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women 2020
You can use healthy substitutions to reduce salt and saturated fat and boost fiber content to make your favourite recipes healthier. The table below gives alternatives for some common ingredients found in […]
Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attack, stroke and lower limb amputation.
Diabetes is a chronic disease, which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or when the […]
All persons with diabetes suffer hyperglycaemia i.e. high levels of dissolved sugar(s) in the blood. If left untreated, persistent hyperglycaemia can permanently damage the internal lining of blood vessels. T […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer among women, impacting 2.1 million women each year, and also causes the greatest number of cancer-related deaths among […]
“Zero Malaria Starts with Me”
Malaria Day in the Americas will be commemorated on November 6th, 2020.
This year we will observe the 14th Annual Malaria Day in the Americas.
This initiative, supported by the […]
September-29 , World Heart Day 2020
What are Cardio Vascular Diseases?
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a group of
disorders of the heart and blood vessels
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The North West Regional Health Authority Be Well TT mobile app commemorates its 🎉1 year anniversary 🎉during the month of July 2020. We have posted a big board advertisement within the North West Region to reach […]
On 11 July, World Population Day, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) aims to raise awareness about the sexual and reproductive health needs and vulnerabilities of women and girls during the pandemic, to […]
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