10 Health Benefits of Medical Examination to persuade you

The word “medical examination” elicits fear in people, who would be best off without conducting one. “What you do not know won’t hurt you” is a common slogan. But in medicine, what you do not know can hurt you. Health professionals recommend general medical examination whenever possible. This need becomes more beneficial as you advance … Continue reading 10 Health Benefits of Medical Examination to persuade you

6 Fundamental Principles of Healthy Aging

Do you fear that one day you will be too old and lose the vigor and energy of youth? You are not alone. Fear of growing old (Gerascophobia) is a common phenomenon. But where does it stem from? Is it the fear of losing your power, influence, or independence? Whatever your reason is, it is … Continue reading 6 Fundamental Principles of Healthy Aging

6 Cost-effective Strategies to Optimize Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.

Childbirth is an incredible time for a mother and the entire family. But it can be a time of great grief and pain when the family losses a mother during delivery or a baby at birth. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics, about 130 million births occur annually, over 303,000 mothers lose their lives during the … Continue reading 6 Cost-effective Strategies to Optimize Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.

5 Life-Cycle Approach to Youth (15-24) HIV prevention

picture courtesy of 123rf.com HIV global overview HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), which causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) remains the most challenging public health pandemic since the first case diagnosed in 1981. Even though substantial efforts have gone towards the fight against the virus, it is estimated that 79 million people have been infected and 36 … Continue reading 5 Life-Cycle Approach to Youth (15-24) HIV prevention

Home Accidents and Emergencies: Open Wounds and Cuts

courtesy of 123rf.com A bleeding site is scary. Sometimes you may witness someone fall and get hurt. The question is, are you prepared to help the person, or is it easier to duck away and pretend nothing has happened? Whichever way you take, there are consequences. To bridge the health gap, we shall learn about open wounds … Continue reading Home Accidents and Emergencies: Open Wounds and Cuts

Optimizing Health-Seeking Habits: The Different Perspectives

Courtesy if clipart-library.com I am usually fascinated whenever I listen to my friend complaining about her last experience at our local hospital. You would think she will never set her feet in that hospital again. But, every time she visits the hospital for various reasons, her list of complaints only keeps on growing.    In … Continue reading Optimizing Health-Seeking Habits: The Different Perspectives

Heath Seeking Habits: The Youth Health

courtesy of prntr.com At our home, other than my husband and I, the rest of the family are youth. To nurture them has given me substantial experience that I can draw from as we explore youth health-seeking habits. Though the definition of youth differs, in this article, we shall adopt the United Nations definition. The … Continue reading Heath Seeking Habits: The Youth Health

Health Seeking Habits: Women’s Health

Disclaimer I will start with a disclaimer. During my career in health care, I have come across men, women, and children who do not understand the nature of their illnesses even after medical consultation and diagnosis. Lack of understanding means that patients are likely to default from care, have poor medication adherence, often with unwarranted … Continue reading Health Seeking Habits: Women’s Health

TOP 10 REASONS THAT LIMIT Men’s Health SEEKING HABITS

courtesy of pngitem.com A few days ago, a relative dropped at our home for a cup of tea. As we were talking, the issue of coronavirus vaccination came up. I inquired if he had received the vaccine hoping to enlighten him on the importance of the jab. The answer is as good as your guess. … Continue reading TOP 10 REASONS THAT LIMIT Men’s Health SEEKING HABITS