Category: News

2017


03.02

National (U.S.) Colorectal Cancer Awareness

  March is National (U.S.) Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.   This year, Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month comes on the heels of a recent study by the American Cancer Society (ACS) revealing some staggering findings: People born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer compared to people in 1950 In 2017, the.... Read Full Article >

2016


10.31

43% of Children Under Five at Risk of Poor Development.What Can We Do?

43% of Children Under Five at Risk of Poor Development. What Can We Do? “An estimated 43 percent—249 million—of children under five in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) are at an elevated risk of poor development due to extreme poverty and stunting. Lancet – Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale Recommendations to help reverse this trend include implementing low-cost.... Read Full Article >

2016


10.01

What is the deadliest animal in the world?

What is the deadliest animal in the world? According to the World Health Organization Mosquitoes — one of the deadliest animals in the world  Their ability to carry and spread the disease to humans causes millions of deaths every year. There are several different types of mosquitoes and some have the ability to carry many different diseases. Can you identify.... Read Full Article >

2016


04.25

Today is World Malaria Day!

World Malaria Day On April 25, 2016 people around the world will participate in World Malaria Day, taking part in events to fight against and raise awareness about malaria. Facts about Malaria1 : 3.2 billion people in 97 countries – nearly half of the world’s population –  are currently at risk for malaria disease transmission Roughly 15 countries – mainly.... Read Full Article >