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Why Eye Care Is Integral To Chronic Disease Prevention And Management

Barilee Abueh, The Founder of Sight Rescue Initiative Connects Eye Care and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Barilee Abueh, The Founder of Sight Rescue Initiative Connects Eye Care and Chronic Disease Prevention and Management   Tell us about Sight Rescue Sight Rescue Foundation is a non-profit organization that will serve the developing countries as a provider of primary eye care, education and advocacy for the pre... Read more

Your Africa Health News Bites For October 2015 by Dara Oloyede

Healthcare for Africa’s Older Population At Risk, Cameroon Finds Resistance to Polio Vaccination Campaign, Kenyan Men With Breast Cancer Fight Disease and Stigma, Uganda Tackles High Levels of Antibiotic Resistance Through Social Media and Community Outreach, Malawi Rehabilitation Center Suffers From Lack of Funding, Mental Health Is An African Problem Too October 2015 Health News Bites Healthcare for Africa’s Older Po... Read more

A silent killer: the story of cervical cancer in Africa

Examining the reasons behind the soaring statistics of cervical cancer among African women. There is a silent killer sweeping at an alarming rate through Africa, and its name - cervical cancer. The statistics reported are far higher than those from any developed region. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 34 out of every 100,000 African women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 23 out of 100,000 die from it. In North... Read more

Your Africa Health News Bites For September by Dara Oloyede

Diabetes a Growing Health Concern in Africa, Kenya Launches The National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy 2015 (ASRHP), Botswana Court Grants Access to HIV Testing/Treatment to Incarcerated Foreigners, Sierra Leone: Ebola’s Impact on Mental Health, Drugmaker Profits Undermine Malaria Diagnosis in Nigeria. September 2015 Health News Bites           Diabetes a Growing Health Concern in ... Read more

Your Africa Health News Bites For August by Dara Oloyede

Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project, Africa: Shortage of Meningitis C Vaccines, Nigeria Marks A Year Without Polio, Sierra Leone: Attention on Ebola Supersedes Efforts Towards Maternal Health, Non-communicable diseases and the Need for a different Health care model, NCD Alliance: Transforming Our World-The 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development Headlines Kenya Joins HIV DREAMS Project Africa: Shortage of Meningitis C Vac... Read more

Hitting Home Series: Femi Odutola visits a family doctor regularly. He says you should too!

Engage Africa Foundation had the pleasure of interviewing Femi Odutola - a Nigerian engineer residing in Canada - for the Hitting Home Series. His habit of going for regular medical check-ups is impressive and indeed requires emulation - as that habit is a necessity which is often taken for granted. Femi Odutola shares how the habit has helped him stay in charge of his body and safe from chronic illness. In addition, he gives several ot... Read more

Your Africa Health News Bites For July by Dara Oloyede

Headlines---Kenya: Nationwide Crackdown on Illegal Alcohol, South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak, Ethiopia: Remarkable Improvements in Nutritional Health, Botswana: Increase In Schools, Decrease in HIV Infection Rates, Liberia: New Ebola Outbreak, Nigeria: Obio Community Health Model Headlines Kenya: Nationwide Crackdown on Illegal Alcohol South Sudan: Cholera Outbreak Ethiopia: Remarkable Improvements in Nutritional Health B... Read more

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Nature, Prevention and Management of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) High blood pressure occurs when the force of blood against the walls of your blood vessels (artery) is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems such as heart diseases.Watch and learn about the symptoms, risk factors and prevention measures of high blood pressure.Link to video : https://youtu.be/O6ehcN0jra8PDF Pamphlet: http://www.engageafricafoun... Read more

Your Africa Health News Bites For June by Dara Oloyede

• Somalia Struggles With Maternal Health • South Sudan: Conflict and Hunger Forcibly Displace People From Their Homes • Cameroon: Mass Measles Vaccination Campaign • Niger: Meningitis Outbreak Worsens • Tanzania: Insufficient Health Budget • Nigeria: Multiple Funding Sources Yet, Poor Health Care System Headlines Somalia Struggles With Maternal Health South Sudan: Conflict and Hunger Forcibly Displace People From... Read more

Learn about Diabetes Type 2

Diabetes Type 2 Welcome to another edition of our health education series.This video talks about the following key points:Symptoms of diabetes type 2 include weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, excessive thirst and frequent urination. Causes: The cause of type 2 diabetes is unknown however, it is known that the body resists the actions of insulin. Risk Factors for this condition include family history, age, race, Inactivity.&... Read more
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