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Hitting Home Series: Abas Ibekwe is living her best life, the fit way

Today’s Hitting Home Series feature is more than close to home for us! Our feature today is a member of the Engage Africa Foundation team. She keeps the team’s social media pages up-to-date, while pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Toronto. Abas Ibekwe is the social media manager at Engage Africa Foundation. We are very pleased to feature, Abas. Today’s Hitting Home Series feature is more than close to ho... Read more

An array of hope for Eritreans: A secondary prevention mechanism strategy to eradicate Uterine Cervical Cancer in Eritrea

With the mission to fight non-communicable diseases in Africa through the voices and creativity of everyday people, Engage Africa Foundation, engages students, bloggers, volunteers, trained professionals to create global awareness about chronic diseases. One of the bloggers of Engage Africa Foundation is Nusrat and she is researching to develop content around human rights, conflict and non-communicable disease prevention and management ... Read more

Healthy Couple = Happy Couple!

How couple based interventions has the potential of combatting non-communicable diseases Engage Africa Foundation works with future public health leaders to mentor them in public health as it relates to chronic disease prevention and control. Through their practicums, their grow in their understanding of and ability to contribute to emerging public health challenges. One of those students is Afnan Ullah and she will be reflecting on her ... Read more

Improving Administrative Practices For Global Health Impact – 2

February Blog Post Engage Africa Foundation works with future public health leaders to mentor them in public health as it relates to chronic disease prevention and control. Through their practicums, their grow in their understanding of and ability to contribute to emerging public health challenges. One of those students is Samiah Khan and she will be reflecting on her growth through monthly blogposts.In February I spent some time in... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (February 2018) By Dara Oloyede

Nigeria: Striving To Achieve The WHO Global NCD Action Plan Alliance And Agenda For Sustainable Development, Nigeria: 75% Increase In Cancer Related Deaths By 2030, Sudan: 80% Drop In The Availability Of Psychiatric And Cancer Medicine, Zimbabwe: The First Lady's Cervical Cancer Campaign, Ethiopia: Increase Prevention for Cervical Cancer Nigeria: Striving To Achieve The WHO Global NCD Action Plan Alliance And Agenda For Sustainable Dev... Read more

Mobile Technologies in Combatting Chronic and Non-Communicable Diseases

Understanding the prospect of mobile health technologies in Africa Engage Africa Foundation works with future public health leaders to mentor them in public health as it relates to chronic disease prevention and control. Through their practicums, their grow in their understanding of and ability to contribute to emerging public health challenges. One of those students is Afnan Ullah and she will be reflecting on her growth through monthly... Read more

Population Health Improvements And Challenges In Rwanda

Blog #1 Engage Africa Foundation works with future public health leaders to mentor them in public health as it relates to chronic disease prevention and control. Through their practicums, their grow in their understanding of and ability to contribute to emerging public health challenges. One of those students is Yllka Sejdiu and she will be reflecting on her growth through monthly blogposts. Hello All,My name is Yllka Sejdiu and thi... Read more

Challenges in Implementing the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity (GAPPA) in Ethiopia

Physical inactivity is behind the highest burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa including Ethiopia Overview Physical inactivity is behind the highest burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa. However, urgent actions were not made to tackle the pandemic of physical inactivity [1-3]. Ethiopia is moving in the road of development. In other words, the country is getting more urbanized and industrialized. This can i... Read more

Improving Administrative Practices For Global Health Impact

Masters of Health Evaluation, Practicum Student - Blog #1 Learning...Evaluation...Current State Assessment...Outcomes Engage Africa Foundation works with future public health leaders to mentor them in public health as it relates to chronic disease prevention and control. Through their practicums, their grow in their understanding of and ability to contribute to emerging public health challenges. One of those students is Samiah Khan and s... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (January 2018) By Dara Oloyede

Ethiopia: Raising Awareness to Prevent and Control NCDs, Nigeria: Niger State To Screen 1 Million Cancer Patients, and Treat 20 Diagnosed, Ghana: Call for National Healthy Diet Policy, Kenya: Government Scales Up Efforts to Reduce NCDs, Nigeria: Edo State Set To Upgrade 450 Primary Healthcare Centers Across the State Ethiopia: Raising Awareness to Prevent and Control NCDs Nigeria: Niger State To Screen 1 Million Cancer Patients, and ... Read more
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