The Christmas’ jingle bell sounds are rolling and between now and the new year, tables are going to be prepared with all the goodies that, besides satisfying a sweet tooth and enhancing the pleasure of eating, can add an extra inch to your waistline. Weight watchers including persons managing conditions like diabetes, high cholesterol levels,
High Blood pressure also known as Hypertension, is the leading risk factor for death and disability globally. The situation initially known to be “predominant” in developed countries is becoming increasingly prevalent in Lower Middle income countries, including those in West Africa. Ghana is indeed no exception to this public health threat. It currently records a
Global Health leaders gathered at the Novartis Campus in Basel (Switzerland) last Tuesday to discuss “Improving care for chronic patients in lower-income countries: the patient journey”, see how social media responded to dialogue. [View the story “#TalkingNCDs: How social media responded to the dialogue” on Storify] (Featured photo: Updated on December 5th, from Novartis Foundation)
Chronic Diseases, the Silent Killers – For years, all we do is feed. We don’t control what our parents feed us for dinner, we don’t control what they read to us (or don’t read to us) or what they let us watch. We are like jars of wet clay, and we are loaded full with
In our Photo of the week, we take a look at your Blood Pressure numbers and what they actually mean.
As part of activities making Republic Day, Exclusive Aged Foundation (XAF), a charitable Christian non-profit organization in collaboration with Alive Health Check (AHC), a health module under the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA), screened the aged at Ofankor, a suburb of Accra.