Thursday, 13 December 2018

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

World Antibiotic Awareness Week

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW)
World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW

 

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase global awareness of antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.Since their discovery, antibiotics have served as the cornerstone of modern medicine. 

However, the persistent overuse and misuse of antibiotics in human and animal health have encouraged the emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance, which occurs when microbes, such as bacteria, become resistant to the drugs used to treat them.


Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Tongue cancer symptoms

The most common type of tongue cancer is called squamous cell carcinoma.
The primary symptoms of tongue cancer 

  • pain in the jaw or throat
  • pain when swallowing
  • feeling as though something is catching in the throat
  • a stiff tongue or jaw
  • problems swallowing or chewing food
  • a red or white patch forming on the lining of the mouth or tongue
  • a tongue ulcer that will not heal
  • numbness in the mouth
Ref
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322519.php

Friday, 14 September 2018

Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis Tied to Increased Diabetes Risk

Psoriasis/Psoriatic Arthritis Tied to Increased Diabetes Risk

 

Recent study suggested that the patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and psoriasis may have an increased problem for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Reference

Friday, 27 July 2018

World Hepatitis Day

 World Hepatitis Day


Worldwide, 300 million people are living with
viral hepatitis unaware. Without finding the undiagnosed and linking them to care, millions will continue to suffer, and lives will be lost. On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, we call on people from across the world to take action, raise awareness and join in the quest to find the “missing millions”.

Viral hepatitis is one of the biggest global health threats of our time
1.34 million deaths a year
Causes two in every three liver cancer deaths
300 million people living with viral hepatitis unaware

But together we can eliminate viral hepatitis
Global elimination strategy adopted in 2016
A cure for hepatitis C and treatment and vaccine for hepatitis B exists
Viral hepatitis included in Sustainable Development Goals

Ref:
http://www.who.int/who-campaigns/world-hepatitis-day/2018

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day 


Action against poverty


“We need to restore and reaffirm the dignity of the people of Africa and
the developing world. We need to place the eradication of poverty at the
 top of world priorities. We need to know with a fresh conviction that
 we all share a common humanity and that our diversity in the world is the
strength for our future together.” – Nelson Mandela





Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African 
 anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist
He studied law at the University of Fort Hare and the University of the Witwatersrand before working as a lawyer in Johannesburg.

 Imprisonment

Arrest and Rivonia trial: 1962–64
Robben Island: 1964–82
Pollsmoor Prison: 1982–88
Victor Verster Prison and release: 1988–90


Nelson Mandela served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

Nelson Mandela  awarded  2017 Nobel Peace Prize for outstanding contributions in peace.


Ref
https://www.mandeladay.com/
https://www.nelsonmandela.org/

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

World Emoji Day 

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World Emoji Day is held on July 17 each year. 

The purpose of World Emoji Day is to promote the use emojis and
spread the enjoyment that they bring to all of those around us.

Top emoji
Face With Tears Of Joy.
Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes.
Red heart.
Grinning Face.
Smiling Face With Sunglasses.
Party Popper.
Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes.
 Thumbs Up.

https://worldemojiday.com/faq/

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

World Population Day 11 July


 World Population Day 11 July

 World Population Day 11 July


World Population day is observed on July 11 every year . To raise
awareness of global population issues around the world.
This year 2018 theme as “Family Planning is a Human Right”
According to the medium-variant projection.

Global population is expected to reach
8.6 billion in 2030
9.8 billion in 2050
11.2 billion in 2100.
Each part of world shows different kind of population growth.
Highest birth rate in world
Rank Country Birth rate (births/1,000 population)
1 Angola 44.2
2 Niger 44.2
3 Mali 43.9
Lowest Birth Rates In The World By Country
1 Japan 8
2 Italy 8
3 Monaco 8
Population growth rate
1 South Sudan 3.83
2 Angola 3.52
3 Malawi 3.31
Negative population growth rate countries
Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Hungary, Japan, Italy, and Greece.
Highest birth rate in the world
fertility rate of almost 7 children per woman,
Niger is the country with the highest fertility rate in the world
followed by Mali.