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Simple Tips To Maintaining Good Mental Health

Simple Tips To Maintaining Good Mental Health with Anita Glover MD. Now that we've spent time talking about mental health and what it is (click here for the video), I think it's time to focus on why good mental health is important and how to maintain it. According to the WHO, "Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of li... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (September 2016) By Dara Oloyede

Botswana: Professionals Get Training to Tackle Addiction, Nigeria: Advocates Early Diagnosis For Kidney Disease, Kenya: Nyeri Residents Receive Subsidized Screenings for Non-Communicable Diseases, Africa Makes Progress in Reducing Communicable Disease Burden, Non-Communicable Diseases in Tanzania September 2016 Botswana: Professionals Get Training to Tackle Addiction Nigeria: Advocates Early Diagnosis For Kidney Disease Kenya: Ny... Read more

The Skipping Challenge: Four Friends Share their Inspiring Experience

Happy new month! September usually signifies a start of new things - some people start school, some resume back at school, some go back to work, some return back to their base from a vacation etc. Whatever you are starting or returning to this September, we hope that you can make some space on your schedule for workouts. In today’s Hitting Homes Series story, four friends share how they did a 30-day skipping challenge for the month of... Read more

Benefits of Orthotics

Fitness With Femi Odutola: Benefits of Orthotics Today, I’d like to share my orthotics discovery and hope it can help someone else get through some pain. I came across orthotics recently after my last physical examinations at the doctor’s. As with the previous times, she informed me that I was relatively healthy (which is always a good thing to hear) but this time she pointed out the flatness in my feet. No one had ever point... Read more

Health Care and Human Rights

Health care and Human Rights In modern day society, health care and human rights are often viewed from different spectrums and it’s getting harder to make a compelling case for health care as a human right. Even though it is apparent that health care is an important part of our everyday lives, a lot of people tend to shy away from discussing what is undoubtedly obvious – that the right to health care is indeed a human right... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (August 2016) By Dara Oloyede

Africa: To Beat Diabetes, Awareness Should Focus On Health, Not Disease, Low Life Expectancy In Nigeria, Tanzania: Alcohol Consumption Among Youth, Cancer’s Growing Threat In Africa, and Non-Communicable Diseases in Rwanda Africa: To Beat Diabetes, Awareness Should Focus On Health, Not Disease Low Life Expectancy In Nigeria Tanzania: Alcohol Consumption Among Youth Cancer’s Growing Threat In Africa Non-Communicable Dise... Read more

Israel Okwuje's Brave Journey Against Hypertension

Israel Okwuje from Nigeria shares his story, on how he is living with hypertension at a young age. His story clearly shows bravery and the importance of why one needs to be armed with knowledge about an illness he or she has, as this is a major step to ensuring that it is controlled. Israel Okwuje from Nigeria shares his story, on how he is living with hypertension at a young age. His story clearly shows bravery and the importance of w... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (July 2016) By Dara Oloyede

Tanzania Bans Shisha Smoking, Ethiopia: First Lady Stresses Need To Tackle Cancer and Malnutrition, Tanzania: Chronic Diseases Need State Action, Rwanda: Non-Communicable Diseases On the Rise, Nigeria: 51 Million Nigerians Will Get Universal Health Coverage By 2017, Confronting Nigeria’s Growing Epidemic Of Heart Disease July 2016 Tanzania Bans Shisha Smoking Ethiopia: First Lady Stresses Need To Tackle Cancer and... Read more

Engage Hitting Home Series : Fitness with Femi Odutola

Fitness with Femi Odutola Every time you read health and fitness blogs, for some reason the focus is typically on all the aesthetics. There appears to be an almost unrealistic correlation between shredded 6-packs and a healthy lifestyle. The reality is, a healthy lifestyle goes beyond having the perfect body (what is that anyway?). As a matter of fact, a shredded body doesn’t necessarily make you the healthiest person in the pack... Read more

Chronic Disease Brief For Africa (June 2016) By Dara Oloyede

East Africa: Tanzania Achieves First Heart Bypass, Rwanda to Host Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases, Sudan Urges Tobacco Companies to Place Warnings on Tobacco Packages, Cameroon Cancer Patients Seek Treatment Late, Or Not at All, Future Implications of Rising Life Expectancy In Africa June 2016 East Africa: Tanzania Achieves First Heart Bypass         Rwanda to Ho... Read more
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