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World Tuberculosis Day 2014: Reach the 3 million
- Editorial Team
March 24, 2014 at 11:46am
March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day.  In 2014, the slogan for World Tuberculosis Day is 'Reach the 3 million'. TB is curable, but current efforts …

WHO’s new guidelines to fight HIV/AIDS
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July 02, 2013 at 02:14pm
The WHO’s new guidelines to deal with HIV/AIDS includes offering antiretroviral therapy (ART) earlier. Scientific evidence suggests that ART will …

‘One in three women around the world are physically or sexually abused’
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June 23, 2013 at 01:24pm
The World Health Organization has found that physical or sexual violence affect more than one third of all women globally! The report, Global and …

Interesting facts about ageing
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October 01, 2012 at 08:39am
The world population is rapidly ageing. Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world's population over 60 years will double from about 11% …

Ten facts on ageing and the life course
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October 01, 2012 at 08:15am
Here are ten interesting facts about ageing  The world population is rapidly ageing Between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world's …

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Fighting stereotypes of old age
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September 30, 2012 at 07:19pm
Ageism We all generally value and respect the older people we love or know well. But our attitudes to other older people within the broader …

World Heart Day 2012: Why you should quit smoking
- Admin
September 29, 2012 at 07:40am
29th September is World Heart Day Still smoking? In this day and age. Maybe understanding how your body starts to recover after you quit smoking …

Why smoking is more dangerous for women
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July 13, 2012 at 08:40am
Women smokers are on the rise. Here are some facts you didn't know about women and smoking:   About 200 million of the world’s one billion …

The world is getting fatter and fatter: WHO
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June 19, 2012 at 07:10am
Since 1980, the obesity around the world has doubled. In 2008,there were over 1.4 billion adults overweight (BMI 25 -30) and out of these 500 million …

10 facts about passive smoking
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June 15, 2012 at 04:15pm
Second-hand or passive smoking is almost as dangerous as active smoking. According to WHO, passive smoking causes 600,000 deaths every year. Here are …

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