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Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (February 2019) By Dara Oloyede

Gambia: First Lady Spearheads Child Protection and Nutrition Project, Nigeria: 41,000 Cancer-Related Deaths, Sierra Leone: Tobacco Use a Challenge to Sustainable Development, USAID: Funding Announcement for Cervical Cancer Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria: Organization blames Parents for Depression in Adolescents Gambia: First Lady Spearheads Child Protection and Nutrition Project Nigeria: 41,000 Cancer-Related Deaths Sie... Read more

Health promotion: Just a click away!

Health promotion: Just a click away! I am Olukemi Obajimi, a practicum student with Engage Africa Foundation. I am a part time Masters of Public Health student at the University of Waterloo, hoping to complete my program this year.My goal for my practicum at Engage Africa Foundation is to prepare a report on the best practices for social marketing for health promotion. This project would require me finding the best available evidenc... Read more

Mental Illness(es) Impacting the African Population

Blog post 1: How to Tackle Serious Public Health Issues in Resource-Poor Countries? Hello all, my name is Shelley McKee, and this is my first blog of what will be a series. Presently, I am in the midst of completing my Masters of Public Health at the University of Waterloo. As the course title suggests, it is expected that this program will provide me with a broad understanding of public health issues which involves: alcohol, tobacco and... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (January 2019) By Dara Oloyede

Nigerian Female Bikers Promote Women’s Health and Empowerment; Tanzania: Cervical Cancer Screening Event; Uganda: Addressing Mental Illness; Ethiopia: New Regulations for Tobacco and Alcohol; Africans over 60 at risk of Disabilities caused by NCDs Nigerian Female Bikers Promote Women’s Health and Empowerment Tanzania: Cervical Cancer Screening Event Uganda: Addressing Mental Illness  Ethiopia: New Regulations for Tob... Read more
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