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Blood Donations

This is the day that the world celebrates and says thank you, both globally and nationally, to voluntary unpaid blood donors for giving the gift of life with their donations. Celebrated around the globe annually, on the 14th of June, World Blood Donor Day which is the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, a Nobel prize …

Healthier Eating Choices

The good news is you don’t have to invest in a gym membership to keep fit. There are simple yet effective ways to keep fit, that are easy to include into your daily routine. If you feel as though a gym membership is too much of a commitment for you then try the below suggestions …

Symptoms of Diabetes

We know that diabetes is a common disease that afflicts many in the modern world. Our lifestyles and dietary habits have contributed to this. Our bodies need insulin to use sugar as an energy source, as insulin is the hormone that controls the glucose level in our blood. Diabetes is the chronic disease where the …

The dangers of dengue cannot be ignored as the disease has gone viral with the number of dengue suffers increasing daily. It is a contracted by the bite of a mosquito, specifically the Aedes Aegypti mosquito. The mosquito acts as the carrier transmitting the disease from an infected person to another. However, the disease is …

Immunization is the process where by a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease. Immunization is a proven tool for controlling and eliminating life threatening infectious diseases and is estimated …

November 14th each year marks World Diabetes Day across the globe. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes which is aimed at promoting ‘the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce to the risk of serious complications’, according to the International Diabetes Federation …