It’s #WorldHeartDay , an opportunity to reflect about our health and to make a promise to live a more heart-healthy life. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are disorders of heart and blood vessels. They include: coronary heart diseases, cerebrovascular disease, rheumatic heart disease, heart disease and other conditions. CVDs are the number 1 cause of death globally.Continue reading “World Heart Day 2018”
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Let’s beat NCDs
On 27 September 2018, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a High-level meeting to review national and global progress achieved on the control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). It’s important to raise awareness of the impact of NCDs since they are a major cause of mortality worldwide. We need to urge governments toContinue reading “Let’s beat NCDs”
Movember is back!!
It’s that time of the year again- Movember is back. What’s Movember? It’s an annual campaign that takes place in November to raise awareness and funds for men’s health. It’s held by the Movember Foundation, a global organization that focuses on men’s health with the ultimate goal of reducing the number of men dying prematurely.Continue reading “Movember is back!!”
Today is September 29 which means it’s #WorldHeartDay, a chance to raise awareness about Cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD, which includes any disease of the heart, vascular disease of the brain, or disease of the blood vessel such as strokes and heart attack, kills over 17.3 million people every year!!! There are many risk factors associatedContinue reading “#WorldHeartDay”