World TB Day, March 24, 2016, is an opportunity to raise awareness about the enormous burden of TB. With 1.5 million TB-associated deaths per year, TB is a top infectious killer worldwide. Key Facts: In 2014, 9.6 million people fell ill with TB and 1.5 million died from the disease. Over 95% of TB deaths occur in low- and middle.... Read Full Article >
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 >