World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Davies (England’s chief medical officer) has warned of a “post-antibiotic apocalypse” as she issued a call to action urging global leaders to address the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. Davies said that

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World Diabetes Day

  Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is

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(SADC) Malaria week (Part 2)

Southern African Development Community          (SADC) Malaria week (Part 2) Amidst the mounting concerns surrounding the impact of COVID-19 on the efforts to eliminate malaria across the

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(SADC) Malaria week (Part 1)

Southern African Development Community          (SADC) Malaria week (Part 1) What is malaria? According to Luo (2019), malaria is a life-threatening disease. It’s typically transmitted through the bite

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Trauma Awareness

Trauma Awareness   According to the American Psychological Association (APA), trauma is an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, rape, or natural disaster. However, a person may experience

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World Stroke Awareness Day

World Stroke Awareness Day There are 15 million people worldwide who suffer a stroke each year.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stroke is the second leading cause of

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International Infection Prevention Week

Nosocomial Infection Before focusing on the prevention of an infection, it is imperative to say something about nosocomial infection which is contracted because of an infection or toxin that exists

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International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the earth’s crust. Its widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many

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World Stroke Awareness Day

There are 15 million people worldwide who suffer a stroke each year.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stroke is the second leading cause of death for people above

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder characterised by symptoms of hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity. People with the condition are often prescribed a stimulant drug called methylphenidate, which treats

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