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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

Prioritizing Physical Activity in Ethiopia

Implementing physical activity interventions are urgent to tackle the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa including Ethiopia Background The term physical activity implies any movements that require expending or energies. It is broader than exercise and fitness. Physical activity can be performed in the form of brisk walk or bike during travels, as part of work at workplace or home, and as leisure enjoyments. It can be don ... Read more

Informing Public Health With Evidence

Learning more about unique research tools!  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 blogposts.Hello!M... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (December 2017) By Dara Oloyede

Lagos State Committed to Reducing NCDs, Tanzania to Launch Cervical Cancer Vaccinations, Nigeria: Hypertension—Leading Cause of Sudden Death, South Africa: Promoting the Health of Taxi Drivers, Men Have a Higher Rate of Suicide than Women Lagos State Committed to Reducing NCDsTanzania to Launch Cervical Cancer VaccinationsNigeria: Hypertension—Leading Cause of Sudden DeathSouth Africa: Promoting the Health of Taxi DriversMen Have... Read more
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