Getting and staying on HIV treatment because it reduces the amount of HIV in the blood (also called the viral load) to a very low level. This will keep the

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Introduction Alois was born on June 14, 1864 to Edward and Therese Alzheimer. Their family lived in southern Germany. After graduating with his medical doctor degree, Alzheimer took a position at

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Suicide Survivors Week

Close to 800 000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds. Suicide is a global phenomenon and occurs throughout the lifespan.

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World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Antibiotics are effective against a broad range of bacterial and fungal infections and are good to be taken under medical supervision. Something to consider is that antibiotics act over time.

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National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behaviour amongst school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviour is repeated or has the potential to be repeated over time.

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Bladder Health Month

Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive

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Bone and Joint Health National Action Week

According to the United States and World Report, arthritis is a disease characterised by the deterioration and inflammation in the joints. There are about 100 different types of arthritis, affecting

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

It is vital that we reflect on our history in order to pursue our future. Violence against women has been sanctioned throughout history. By knowing our history, we honour their

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World Suicide Prevention Day

In the book Time Quake the author, Kurt Vonnegut, wrote as a repeated statement in different ways the theme that children don’t ask to be born. The underlying theme: we

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World Sepsis Day

Introduction According to Shiel (2018) nosocomial infections are infections that have been caught in a hospital and are potentially caused by organisms that are resistant to antibiotics. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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