Category: Global Health Campaign

2016


03.01

It’s Cancer Awareness Month – Do you know these cancer facts?

February is worldwide Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cancer can be reduced if detected by early screening and diagnosis, and then treated early. Did you know these facts about cancer? Most Common Cancers: Here are the most commonly diagnosed cancers (in order of frequency) worldwide according to the CDC: Men:.... Read Full Article >

2016


02.12

Zika virus: WHO declares public health emergency!

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern after the rapid increase of microencephaly cases in newborn babies, which is strongly believed to be linked to women with an infectious history of the Zika virus (ZIKV) during pregnancy. http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html ZIKV recently emerged as an epidemic in Latin America, particularly in Brazil.... Read Full Article >

2015


12.01

World AIDS Day

Today, on World AIDS Day, people across the globe are raising awareness and joining in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  Despite many efforts, decades of research and clinical trials, an HIV vaccine has not been forthcoming.   The world has made great strides in halting and reversing the spread of this killer virus, through awareness campaigns, effective screening and prevention programs, yet,.... Read Full Article >